Monday, May 29

Copa Airlines is the most punctual airline in Latin America for the eighth consecutive year

Copa Airlines, subsidiary of Copa Holdings, S. A, {NYSE: CPA} and a member of the global airline network Star Alliance, was recognized by Cirium leading company in aviation data analysis, such as “The most punctual airline in Latin America” for the eighth consecutive year, registering a punctuality index of 90.25%, in a total of 44,126 flights in 2021.

“It is a great honor for us to be recognized for the eighth consecutive year as the most punctual airline in Latin America, also standing out with the highest index in the Americas. This recognition is the result of the work, effort and dedication that each of the members of the Copa Airlines team carries out on a daily basis, once again raising the name of Panama and reaffirming our commitment to connect the Americas in a safe and reliable manner,” he said. Pedro Heilbron, CEO of Copa Airlines.

The punctuality and safety of the crew and passengers are two of the main differentiating elements of Copa Airlines, which, with this distinction, maintains its position as the only airline in the world to lead a region for so many consecutive years.

“At Cirium, we are pleased to recognize Copa Airlines as the most punctual airline in Latin America for 2021. Copa Airlines has been recovering and expanding its network of routes and itineraries with a very high level of punctuality during 2021, marking 90.25% on time on arrival for their flights. Congratulations to the Copa Airlines team” he pointed out. Jeremy Bowen, CEO of Cirium praising the airline’s performance.

in the report The 2021 On Time Performance (OTP) Review” of Cirium, all the data presented has been collected and curated from more than 600 sources of flight information in real time, including the airlines themselves, some airports, global distribution systems, position data and Civil Aviation Authorities.

Eligibility for OTP review requires an actual arrival time data coverage requirement of 80% for all airline categories.

Although of the restrictions and obstacles imposed by the pandemic, Copa Airlines indicated that it is gradually recovering, aiming to reach in 2022 about 90% of the traffic that it maintained in 2019.

Currently, the airline has a total of 72 active aircraft and currently operates an average of 275 daily flights through the Hub of the Americas, the hub with the most international flights in the region.