Copa Holdings CEO Pedro Heilbron told ATW that as Copa Airlines' capacity increases upon completion of the expansion of Panama City's Tocumen airport in May 2011, the carrier wants to cement the strong position of its "Hub of the Americas," which he said can handle flow traffic better than competitor hubs such as Lima or Bogota. Speaking at the ALTA Airline Leaders Forum in Panama City, Heilbron said the airport expansion, which includes adding 12 gates, will increase ...

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