Monday, 24 September 2018

New route to Panama City from Air Europa

Panama City to get new air service from Madrid Air Europa, the Latin America specialist airline has confirmed.  The growing carrier says it will start the new route 25th February 2019.

Air Europa will introduce flights to Tocumen International Airport, the international airport of Panama City, further cementing itself as a Latin American specialist as the addition of Panama will bring the number of Air Europa routes to the Latin America region to 20 destinations, in thirteen countries.

The flight will be operated by the latest Dreamliner B787-9 aircraft: it will depart from Air Europa’s hub at Madrid’s Barajas International Airport, with connections feeding in from all over Europe including London Gatwick airport. This new service will be operating five flights a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

The Panama flight will depart Madrid at 15.05 arriving at 19.40 the same day. As for the return flight from Panama to Madrid, it will depart at 21.40 arriving at 13.15 the next day. Air Europa operates twice daily flights between Madrid and Gatwick, which will provide convenient connections for both inbound and outbound Panama flights for UK travellers.

Air Europa’s UK director Colin Stewart said: “already well known as the Latin America specialist airline, Panama, after Honduras, is Air Europa’s second destination in Central America. Panama City is an important city of commerce as well as tourism and we will cater for both business and leisure travellers who will have the pleasure of experiencing travel on the environmentally friendly Dreamliner aircraft with its superior level of passenger comfort and on-board services”.