Copa Airlines 737-800. Courtesy, Boeing Copa Airlines CEO Pedro Heilbronn confirmed that Copa and Avianca-Taca will join Star Alliance in April 2012 (ATW Daily News, Nov. 11, 2010). Speaking in Rio de Janeiro during the ALTA conference, Heilbronn told ATW, “We hope that Star carriers from overseas will fly into Panama City (PTY). But so far nothing is concrete right now.” Earlier this year, the carrier increased arrival/departure banks to 6X-daily at its Hub of the ...

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