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New Flights Connect Panama with Amazon Region

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The city of Iquitos, Peru will see the return of international flight connections this year with new routes between the Amazon River in Peru and Panama City.

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Original Article Text From Estrategia y Negocios via Google Translate :

Iquitos Have International Flights to Panama

Thus, the most important Peruvian Amazon city will have an international flight connections from the eighties, when the defunct Faucett Peruvian airline flew from Iquitos to Miami (United States).

To realize this commercial air operation last March in Lima met representatives of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC) and the Civil Aeronautics Authority of Panama.

Later, at the end of the month, the MTC issued a resolution authorizing the Panamanian airline Copa Airlines to operate on that route and increase fifth daily frequency on the route Lima – Panama City.

Iquitos is a great opportunity to generate passenger traffic since the tourist attractions of the region and due to Panama’s strategic location that allows for interesting connections to or from Miami and New York U.S., Toronto (Canada) and the Caribbean, other.

At the opening of the new route has been supported by the MTC and the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur) and the regional government of Loreto.

The flights on the route Iquitos – Panama will begin on July 14 with two weekly flights on Wednesdays and Saturdays, during the first year of operations is projected to mobilize about 5,000 passengers between business travelers and international tourists.

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