By Elida Moreno
Panama's Copa Airlines will promote World Youth Day (JMJ) in the countries in which it operates, placing the fuselage 19 Aircraft Fleet, the logo of the meeting to be held 22 al 27 of January of 2019 In Panama, and will be presided over by Pope Francisco.
Vice President of Sales airline, Christopher Didier, He said aware of the importance of the meeting to be attended by thousands of young people over 100 countries, since 2017 They are working in partnership with the organizers to ensure effective transfer of pilgrims, and general visitors who come through the Hub of the Americas based in Panama City.
Didier recalled that Copa Airlines has designed a comprehensive strategy to promote WYD since Panama was announced as the venue, It is including only proposed as a plan for carrying more than 30 thousand pilgrims from all over the continent individually and in groups, with special rates and conditions, while enable charter flights from Brazil, Ecuador and Haiti.
The airline will also offer pilgrims the option to choose alternative dates with the same special fares to fly during the week following the meeting, which will maintain the efficiency of operations at a large number of connecting passengers and leaving the country after completion of the meeting.
Didier explained that in addition to these measures more flexible schedules and fares, Copa Airlines sponsors support to WYD tickets and logistical assistance to the Organizing Committee, promotion carried on board in more than 350 Daily flights, and he carried the WYD Cross, the icon of Santa Maria Salus Populi Romani and signs of WYD Central America and the Caribbean.
Didier presided over by the Archbishop of Panama, Monsignor José Domingo Ulloa and President of the Local Organizing Committee of WYD, the unveiling of one of the aircraft bearing the hallmark of the global meeting.
The Catholic prelate highlighted the contribution of the Panamanian airline to the success of WYD, which it is considered by the Catholic Church as "the most important world youth meeting" open to all, "for us, WYD is the appointment of Panama ", Ulloa added.
Copa Airlines and Copa Airlines Colombia are subsidiaries of Copa Holdings, which together serve more than 80 destinations 32 countries, North, Central and South America and the Caribbean with a fleet 105 aircraft.
The company is part of the global Star Alliance network offers customers the ability to reach 1,300 Airports 190 countries and over 18,450 Daily flights, also has codeshare agreements with major airlines around the world.
Copa operates the Hub of the Americas, located at Tocumen International Airport in Panama, considered one of the most important hubs of the continent, in the last year attended a 15 million passengers.