Copa Airlines Announces Order for Four Boeing Next-Generation 737 Aircraft
Monday 31/12/2018 - Source: Airline news
Boeing Company today announced
Copa's firm order for four Boeing 737-800 Next-Generation aircraft for
delivery within the next three years. Copa now has increased its orders for
Boeing 737 aircraft from nine to 13, with options for future orders.
"These additional aircraft will enable Copa to continue strengthening its
leadership position in the Latin American airline industry, as well as provide
our passengers an attractive product and a highly efficient aircraft," said
Pedro Heilbron, CEO, Copa Airlines. "Our fleet plan is flexible, allowing us
to replace aircraft as their leases expire or to support additional growth."
Copa's current fleet consists of 42 aircraft, 27 of which are Boeing
Next-Generation 737 and 15 are Embraer 190. The Boeing 737-800 seats 160
passengers, 16 in Executive Class and 144 in the main cabin. The comfortable
aircraft has a spacious interior, ample overhead luggage space, seats with
adjustable headrests, and a 12-channel audio-visual entertainment system.
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