The Pros and Cons of Copa Airlines
For most international flights, I choose a major carrier, but for my trip to Colombia, in order to find decent connection times, I opted for Copa Airlines. I have used the airline for intra-South America flights, but it had a been a while, and I wasn’t sure what to expect flying from Denver International Airport.
Copa Airlines began operations in 1947 as a domestic airline in Panama. Over time, it dropped its domestic flights and expanded to international flights in South America. Before Continental merged with United, Continental was a 51% owner of the airline. Copa flies 737s and while it generally focuses on South America, it has expanded into additional North American cities and even to a few European destinations. With only one crash with fatalities, its safety record seems better than many airlines. Continue reading “Why To Fly Copa Airlines”