Tocumen International readying for reopening

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With no date set Tocumen International Airport is preparing for a gradual reopening of commercial flights. Currently, activity is limited carrying out humanitarian flights and transporting cargo, medicines and supplies.

On Friday, May 8 more than 150 people were repatriated to the United States and raising the number of humanitarian flights to  different countries  to over 30

The United States Ambassador to Panama, Phillip Laidlaw, highlighted that so far they have been able to facilitate the return of more than 200 Americans. Meanwhile, an air terminal manager said that they have the implementation of various security systems such as the placement of thermal cameras, in addition to alcohol gel and the use of masks.