PANAMA CITY, April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Copa Airlines, a
subsidiary of Copa Holdings S.A. (NYSE: CPA), registered an on-time
performance of 90.6 percent during the first quarter of 2009, and a flight
completion factor of 99.6 percent.
"Our on-time performance is an extremely important component of the
world-class service we offer our passengers, along with having the most
extensive route network in Latin America and one of the youngest fleets on the
continent," said Pedro Heilbron, CEO of Copa Airlines.
Copa Airlines' on-time performance continues to be among the best in the
world in the aviation industry. The airline measures and reports quarterly
on-time performance based on international aviation industry standards.
About Copa Holdings, S.A.
Copa Holdings, through its Copa Airlines and Aero Republica operating
subsidiaries, is a leading Latin American provider of passenger and cargo
services. Copa Airlines currently offers approximately 144 daily scheduled
flights to 45 destinations in 24 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 code
share agreements with Continental Airlines and other airlines. Aero Republica,
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 flights from Bogota, Bucaramanga, Cali, Cartagena,
Medellin and Pereira. Additionally, Aero Republica has direct daily flights to
Caracas, Venezuela, from the cities of Bogota and Medellin. For more
information, visit http://www.copaair.com.
SOURCE Copa Airlines