Copa Airlines announced its new direct flights to Salta, located in northern Argentina, starting December 12. With two weekly flights from the Hub of the Americas in Panama City, this Argentine region will be connected with Copa’s 79 destinations in 32 countries in North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. In addition, travelers will be able to enjoy the world-class service and punctuality that Copa offers, differentiating it from other airlines.
Salta joins the cities of Buenos Aires, Rosario, Cordoba and Mendoza where the airline currently operates, totaling five destinations in Argentina with 51 total weekly flights between the Hub of the Americas in Panama City and this South American country.
Copa Airlines will begin service in Salta with two weekly flights on Wednesdays and Saturdays, departing from Panama City at 3:42 p.m. and arriving at the International Airport of Salta Martín Miguel de Güemes at 11:27 p.m. (local time). The return flight will depart on Thursdays and Sundays from Salta at 2:34 a.m., arriving in Panama City at 6:16 a.m. (local time). The route will be operated by a Boeing 737-800 with capacity for 16 passengers in Business Class and 144 in the main cabin.
Salta is the capital of the Argentine province of its namesake, located in the mountainous northwest region of Argentina. It is characterized by the vibrant combination of Spanish colonial architecture and the modernity of a bohemian and sophisticated city. A tour of the old town can be combined with an incredible walk through the famous “Train to the Clouds,” which goes through the majestic valleys and remote rural towns of the province reaching over 4,200 meters above sea level. In addition, tourists can savor the harvests of the wineries in the area, enjoy adventure sports and indulge in the traditional nightlife of the city.
Copa Airlines currently operates an average of 350 daily flights through the Hub of the Americas located in Tocumen International Airport in Panama City, connecting 80 cities in 32 countries in the Americas.