Latin American airlines gradually resuming passenger flights as industry bounces back from pandemic
Wednesday, May 5th 2021 – 06:58 UTC
Passengers are still required to observe all protocols in accordance with their airport of destination
Passenger airline services are gradually returning to pre-pandemic levels, with three carriers already announcing new routes and frequencies Tuesday.
Panama’s Copa Airlines will resume flights between Panama City’s Tocumen International Airport (PTY) to Belize (BZE) as of next month after lifting that route in March 2020 as a result of the current pandemic.
Copa has initially scheduled one weekly flight on a changing day between Monday and Friday operated by Boeing 737-800 aircraft which can accomodate up to 154/160 passengers for a monthly offer of 1,256 seats.
Meanwhile, Aeroméxico has announced the addition of two weekly flights between Mexico City (MEX) and Quito (UIO) in Ecuador, rising the total services from 7 to 9. Having started serving Quito in 2013, Aeromexico was the first Latin American carrier to resume operations in Ecuador after the first wave of covid-19.
While passenger travel was not available, Aeroméxico transported 30 tons of essential medical supplies in its Boeing 787 Dreamliner, through the Aeroméxico Cargo franchise…