Cuba and Panama Are Connected by Opening Charter Flight

Cubana de Aviación aims to restore its presence and influence in the Latin American market

Cuba and Panama were reconnected through the inauguration of a charter flight that the Cuban Aviation airline will carry out weekly on Monday and Friday.

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“With the takeoff of the IL96 aircraft from the José Martí International Airport to Tocumen Airport, the weekly charter operations linking the cities of Havana and Panama are officially inaugurated,” said Cubana de Aviación.

He also indicated that the rescue of this route will allow “position” the airline “in this important destination in Latin America”.

For his part, the Cuban ambassador to Panama, Victor Manuel Cairo Palomo, stressed that this action takes place in the context of the 95th anniversary of Cubana Aviación.

En contexto #95Aniversario de #CubanaAviación, arribó a Aeropuerto de Tocumen, #Panamá, el vuelo chárter CU-218.

Este vuelo contribuye al fortalecimiento de los vínculos entre ambos países y ratifica que #Cuba y #Panamá son una gran conexión.

— Victor Manuel Cairo Palomo (@CairoPalomo) June 17, 2024

The text reads,
In context #95Aniversario of #CubanaAviación , charter flight CU-218 arrived at Tocumen Airport, #Panamá . This flight contributes to strengthening the ties between both countries and confirms that #Cuba and #Panamá are a great connection.

“This flight contributes to strengthening the ties between the two countries and confirms that Cuba and Panama are a great connection,” the diplomat said.

Cubana de Aviación, which currently operates in codeshare with the Panamanian flag airline Copa Airlines, established a regular route to the Central American capital on July 24, 1974.