As part of the expansion Copa Airlines has planned for 2014, it will be building up its fleet, increasing flight frequencies, and opening two new destinations in the United States, so as to continue positioning itself as a leader in the region.

Foreign exchange earnings registered in the period of January to September 2013 were $1,836.7 million (excluding international transport), which amounts to $163.6 million more than the $1673.1 million recorded in 2012 and represents a 9.8% increase.

The figures of cruise ship tourism show that as of October 265,586 passengers have disembarked at the ports of Colón and Panama City, indicating a 12.64% growth in this industry.

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The number of visitors arriving in Panama via Tocumen International Airport increased by 17.78% in October 2013 compared to the same month last year.