The Copa Airlines Company announced today that it has re-established flights from Panama to several Caribbean islands following Hurricane Irma.
The Panamanian airline said in a statement that it has "reestablished operations from and to San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Santo Domingo, Santiago and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, since September 8. On the other hand, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, since yesterday, September, and Nassau, Bahamas, from today, September 10 ".
"For now, operations in Havana, Santa Clara and Holguín (Cuba), Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa and Orlando, Florida (US), and St. Marteen are temporarily suspended, subject to authorization to open airports by the corresponding authorities, "the statement said.
"With the objective of offering flight alternatives to its passengers flying to and from cities affected by Hurricane Irma, Copa Airlines offers the option to those who have issued their ticket until September 5, 2017, with flight dates between 5 and 19 September, to change their travel date by exempting them from penalties."
"The changes will be subject to the capacity of flights. In the case of flights that have been canceled due to the hurricane, passengers can also request, if they wish, the reimbursement of the cost of their ticket," the statement says.