After months of suspension of commercial flights, the Tocumen International Airport was reactivated this Monday, October 12 with 80 daily operations to 36 cities in 20 countries, and 7 airlines providing the service.
Air transport is an essential service, either for tourism or health, said President Laurentino Cortizo, who was at the reopening and during the tour paid to be tested for COVID
-19 in one of the three swab centers installed at the air terminal.
Those who do not carry said certificate upon arrival, the decree indicates, will have the obligation to carry out a quick test, prior to their registration in airport migration, which will be charged at the cost of the traveler, who must pay 50 dollars.
Panama's Tocumen Airport is ready to reopen with a safe and efficient operation, to protect passengers, nationals and foreigners, because as an air hub that is our greatest commitment, said Cortizo.
98% of the businesses that operate in the terminal, opened their doors from today.
The movement of passengers in the air terminal, began from early hours.