COPA Flying to PUJ


"Creature of Leisure"
Jan 3, 2002
Good news:

New destinations: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and Washington, D.C.
Thursday, April 26, 2007

Panama City, Panama ? April 26, 2007 ? Copa Airlines, subsidiary of Copa Holdings S.A. (NYSE: CPA), today announced it will offer new service from Panama and connections in Latin America to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and Washington, D.C., in the U.S., beginning July 15, 2007. The launch of these two new destinations reinforces Copa Airlines? extensive existing route network throughout the Americas and reaffirms its commitment to more flights and connectivity.

?We are committed to offering more direct flights to more cities throughout the Americas, with more scheduling options for the convenience and comfort of our passengers,? said Pedro Heilbron, CEO of Copa Airlines. ?This expansion strengthens the position of Copa Airlines and its Hub of the Americas in Panama City as the best travel option for passengers who wish to make connections with the major cities of North, Central and South America and the Caribbean.?

Flight schedules for the new routes are:

Weekly Frequencies




Panama ? Punta Cana
9:55 a.m.
1:36 p.m.
Boeing 737NG

Punta Cana - Panama
5:35 p.m.
7:24 p.m.
Boeing 737NG

Panama - Washington
6:46 p.m.
12:39 a.m.
Boeing 737NG

Washington - Panama
6:35 a.m.
10:36 a.m.
Boeing 737NG

*For flight information and ticket purchases, visit Copa Airlines Web site: Copa Airlines, Airline Tickets, Last minute airfare to Latin America, Central America Travel.

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Punta Cana, located on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic, is one of the main tourist attractions of the Caribbean, offering beautiful beaches, attractive resorts and an active nightlife. The Punta Cana International Airport, located a short distance from the city, is the starting point for tourists visiting other nearby popular resort areas such as B?varo and

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Uvero Alto. In 2006, more than half the tourists who traveled to the Dominican Republic visited Punta Cana. The new Copa service will connect Punta Cana with the major cities of Latin America through the Hub of the Americas in Panama.

Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, is a historic city known both for its tourist attractions and for being a business center. It is the headquarters of the Organization of the American States, the Inter-American Development Bank and other important international organizations. Washington?s numerous cultural attractions include museums and monuments relating to the history of the U.S. and the American continent. The new route will offer options for both business and leisure travel, with connections through Copa Airlines? Hub of the Americas to and from the main cities of Central and South America.

About Copa Holdings

Copa Holdings, through its Copa Airlines and AeroRepublica operating subsidiaries, is a leading Latin American provider of passenger and cargo service. Copa Airlines currently offers approximately 110 daily scheduled flights to 36 destinations in 21 countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. In addition, Copa Airlines provides passengers with access to flights to more than 120 other international destinations through codeshare agreements with Continental Airlines and other airlines. AeroRepublica, the second-largest domestic carrier in Colombia, provides service to 12 cities in Colombia as well as international connectivity with Copa Airlines? Hub of the Americas through daily flights from Bogota, Cali and Medellin.