Copa Airlines New Business Class
Copa Airlines Introduces New Flat Bed Business Class

Copa Airlines presently operates a fleet of 90 aircraft, made up of 78 Boeing 737s and 12 Embraer 190s. The airline is now in the process of refreshing their fleet, as Copa has 60 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on order. This includes a mix of 737 MAX 8, 737…

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Lufthansa First Class – 11
Copa ConnectMiles Plan: Subscribe To Buy Miles For 12 Months

In 2015, Panama based Copa Airlines formed their own frequent flyer program, called ConnectMiles. Previously they used United MileagePlus as their frequent flyer program, given their history with Continental which dates back many years. Even though they…

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Copa 737
Copa Awards Are Bookable With Aeroplan Miles Again

Aeroplan is Air Canada’s spun off frequent flyer program (well, at least until 2020), and is transfer partners with Amex Membership Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest. They’re generally a good program for redeeming miles on Star Alliance airlines,…

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Copa 737
Copa ConnectMiles Is Making Changes To Upgrades And Mileage Earning In 2018

In 2015, Panama-based Copa Airlines launched ConnectMiles, their own frequent flyer program. Prior to that, Copa used United MileagePlus as their frequent flyer program, a relationship that dates back to the Continental days. That's because Continental…

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Copa 737
Buy Copa ConnectMiles With A 50% Bonus

For years, Panama-based Copa Airlines used United MileagePlus as their loyalty program, which goes back to Continental having a stake in them. However, in 2015 Copa decided to launch their own ConnectMiles program, which very closely mirrored MileagePlus.…

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Copa Club Panama Airport – 9
Review: Copa Club Panama City Airport

Before I begin my next major trip report, I have a couple of random reviews to catch up on. Last month I did a mileage run to Panama City, where I spent a night. American publishes some great business class fares to Panama, and nowadays American offers…

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Copa Platinum Card
Copa Airlines Suspending Status Match Program

In mid-September, Travis wrote about how Copa Airlines was offering status matches all the way to their Platinum tier, which gets you Star Alliance Gold status. This was an easy way for United flyers to get United Club access when traveling domestically,…

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Copa Business Class
Review: Copa Airlines Business Class Los Angeles To Panama City To Buenos Aires

Copa Airlines has a fascinating business model. World-class, it ain’t, but it is a uniquely efficient carrier focusing on what might be one of the most convenient hubs in the world. With the Panama Canal in its backyard, Panama City has always been a…

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Copa Business Class
United.com Not Displaying Copa Award Space

South America has never been the Star Alliance's strong point, but it's even weaker now than before. Previously TAM was in Star Alliance (not that they released much award space), but due to their merger with LAN, they transitioned over to oneworld.…

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