Friday, January 28

Air Panama flights reactivate Panama – Pedasi from December 30

Panamanian airline Air Panamá will reactivate the skyway between Panama City and the district of Pedasí in the province of Los Santos frequently 2 flights per week from the December 30, 2021These will operate on Fridays and Sundays, back and forth; Caravan aircraft will be used type with capacity of 12 passengers.

The announcement was made general manager of the Tourism Authority of Panama, Ivan Eskildsen, during a press conference held in the Marcos A. Gelabert Airport in Albrook.

Eskildsen stressed that “Pedasí is one of the main tourist destinations according to our Sustainable Tourism Master Plan, which will receive significant investments from the government and private investment. The revival of this flight is essential to realize the high potential for tourism development in the region. “

The company AMF development company focused on creating value in the beach area Venao and adjacent areas of the district of Pedasí and the community of Cañas in Tonosí, with a product portfolio including Plaza shopping coastal, business center, hotel, the only and first zipline Azuero; and real estate projects, has formed a strategic alliance with Air Panama to market and operate the Panama route – Pedasí; initial step to formalize the permanence of this frequency and strengthen domestic tourism in the region.

The director of Civil Aeronautics, Captain Gustavo PérezHe said: “We will always be proud to be part of important moments like this, for you and for domestic aviation. The Civil Aviation Authority will continue to work to strengthen national connectivity, which is a fundamental axis betting the safe recovery of tourism. Fulfilling the government plan as regents of the Panamanian airspace for the benefit of domestic aviation expressed my sincere congratulations to Air Panama for its new frequency Pedasi – Panama “.

Pedasí is one of the priority tourist areas of the Sustainable Tourism Master Plan 2020 – 2025 in which through the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Tourist Office are executed investments amounting to $ 25 million in road projects, tourist facilities and utilities such as electricity, garbage collection and water supply.

Has several of the main tourist attractions of Los Santos, Azuero folklore, five kilometers inland mangroves and has the largest coral reef in the Panamanian Pacific coast. Is a destination which highlights the attractiveness of sun and beach, with beautiful beaches and is among the favorites for lovers of surfing worldwide.

It also allows observation of cetaceans and turtles has become a major attraction for domestic and foreign tourists during the months of August to September.

Your Wildlife Refuge Isla Iguana is one of the most visited in the country, and, based on the TCI strategy, it is essential to ensure their conservation through sustainable management.

A few kilometers in the adjoining district of Tonosí, Isla Cañas, a community that is part of the project is also located the Panamanian Tourism Alliance Community (PACT), which promises to become a destination focused on conservation, as it is one of the main points of nesting sea turtles in the Pacific of Panama.

Every year in the months of July through December come to nest more than 20 thousand turtles, including species: ridley, green or black of the Pacific, hawksbill, loggerhead and leatherback turtle.

, In the press conference the mayor of Pedasí, Miguel Batista were present Deputy Eric Broce as well as representatives of tourism associations of the country and businessmen in the Azuero region.