Starting in December, Copa Airlines will connect Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit to Panama City, with two flights a week from the International Airport of Panama to the Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz Airport.
With the addition of this new destination, Copa Airlines will be expanding their route network to 79 destinations in 32 countries in North, Central, South America and the Caribbean, through the Hub of the Americas in Panama City, five of which are in Mexico.
Javier Aranda, general director of Puerto Vallarta Tourism Trust said that the new route comes after several years of promotional work in Central and South America by Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit. “We are very pleased to announce this new direct flight from Panama to the Puerto Vallarta Airport with a renowned commercial partner such as Copa Airlines.
Copa Airlines will start with two weekly flights on Thursday and Sunday, departing from Panama City at 9:05 a.m. and arriving at the Vallarta-Nayarit Airport at 1:25 p.m. The return flight will depart the same days from Puerto Vallarta to 3:40 p.m., arriving in Panama City at 8:00 p.m. The route will be operated with a Boeing 737-700 with capacity for 12 passengers in business class and 112 in the main cabin.
Source: Mexico News Today