The Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) played a major role in the reception and meetings held by the Panama Olympic Committee (COP) for the ODECABE delegation, who were on an inspection visit to Panama to choose the country that will host the next XXIII Central American and Caribbean Games in 2018.
Passengers on Copa Airlines' first flight from Montreal bound for Panama were surprised by the airline's welcome festivities held in honor of this occasion.
Tocumen International Airport, one of the most important in the region, receives European passengers arriving into the country on direct flights. Major European airlines have recently announced that they will be adding either new routes or frequencies to the Panamanian capital.
Executives of the German airline Lufthansa are awaiting authorization from their headquarters to establish a direct flight between Frankfurt and Panama City, as published by the news agency ANPanamá. Dirk van Nieuwkerk, general manager for Mexico and Central America, told the Panama News Agency that it all depends on the headquarters giving authorization and assigning a plane, but they already have many destinations.