New connections to Panama to receive more tourists

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The travel industry has announced new connections to Panama that will allow more tourists to be received and in this way the country's tourism opportunities continue to expand.

The latest big news comes from Air Europa, the Spanish airline, which has announced direct flights between Madrid and Panama City starting next February. With a frequency of five flights a week, leaving Madrid at 3:05 p.m. and arriving in Panama at 7:40 pm. of the same night and return flights will leave Panama at 9:40 p.m. to get to Madrid at 1:15 p.m. the next day.

The airline will use the modern Dreamliner B787-9 aircraft

"The city of Panama is an important city of commerce and tourism, we will serve both business and leisure travelers," said Air Europa director in the United Kingdom, Colin Stewart.

The announcement of Air Europa comes immediately after Air France will increase its number of weekly flights from six to seven, starting on October 29. The Air France-KLM group will offer 14 weekly flights to Panama (7 from Paris and 7 from Amsterdam), according to Telemetro coverage.

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Thanks to the daily flight of Air France to Panama, the members of our frequent flyer program will be able to obtain more of the agreement we have with the Copa Airlines company, which allows Flying Blue members to accumulate and use their miles on the Copa Airlines Network. "Air France said in a statement. The Tourism Minister of Panama, Gustavo Him, stressed the importance of expanding the number of flights. "This shows the growing interest that Panama is generating internationally, after its international tourist campaign and the work that the ATP does to promote the country in the European market," said Him.

Port of Crucero de Amador Meanwhile, in the cruise industry, the Chilean government recently announced plans to launch cruise routes between Panama and the port of Valparaíso, taking advantage of the new cruise terminal under construction at Amador Causeway.

The new route should be launched in 2020 The new cruise connection will serve as a "starting point" for future routes with connections to other cities, Becker told La Estrella de Panamá. "All the measures are being taken to advance the project, as quickly as possible," he said.