Copa Airlines Launches Web Site in Portuguese; Web Page Offers e-Ticketing and...

Copa Airlines Launches Web Site in Portuguese; Web Page Offers e-Ticketing and Travel Information



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Panama City, Panama–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–December 10, 2004–Copa Airlines’s Web site (http://www.copaair.com) now is fully available in Portuguese, adding to its Spanish and English functionality. Travelers now can buy e-tickets, make reservations, obtain information on fares, destinations, flight schedules, loyalty programs, company history and the latest corporate news.

Members of Copa Airlines’ OnePass(R) frequent flyer program can earn 2,000 additional miles by buying their tickets online. In addition, the airline’s e-rresistible fares — last-minute deals — are available online. Travelers can sign up on the Web site to receive information on these special promotions.

Easy to navigate, the Copa Web site is divided into 10 sections: Plan Your Trip, Services, Customer Service, Our Company, OnePass, Corporate, Vacations, Conventions, Courier and Cargo.

By logging on to http://www.copaair.com customers can review Copa’s on-board services including special meals, movie and music guides, and can obtain OnePass(R) frequent flyer program benefits.

“This is an additional advantage that we are offering to our passengers in the Brazilian travel market,” said Alexandre Camargo, Copa Airlines manager in Brazil. “The Portuguese-language Internet page will make it easier for our passengers to make travel plans.”

Copa Airlines (http://www.copaair.com), which began service in 1947, today flies to 31 destinations in 20 countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean from its Hub of the Americas at Tocumen International Airport in Panama City, Panama. Copa offers flights to 120 other international destinations through codeshare agreements with Continental and Mexicana airlines. Copa and Continental also share a strategic alliance partnership that includes joint participation in Continental’s award-winning frequent flyer program, OnePass(R). A leader in aviation industry technology, Copa is the first airline in the Americas to utilize the Vertical Situation Display (VSD) flight deck instrument and has one of the best on-time performance records worldwide. SkyTrax classified Copa as “Best Airline in Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean” in April 2004, based on a passenger survey. In June 2004, America Economia Magazine named Copa one of the “25 Best Employers in Latin America.” For more company information, visit http://www.copaair.com.

Copa Airlines offers nonstop service to Panama City from four U.S. cities: daily from New York city, twice daily from Miami, daily from Los Angeles, and four times a week from Orlando. For more company information, visit http://www.copaair.com.

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CONTACT:

Copa Airlines

Patricia Roquebert, 507-225-7655 (Panama)

or

Mayra Meza Zulayka, 210-619-2020 (U.S.A.)

Copa Airlines Launches Web Site in Portuguese; Web Page Offers e-Ticketing and Travel Information