After over six months of inactivity, more than 25,000 people passed through Tocumen International Airport in the first four days after the reopening of international flights,
According to preliminary reports, between Monday, October 12 and Thursday, October 15, a total of 27,569 passengers used the Panamanian airport including departures, arrivals and transit passengers
The Airport resumed activities last Monday with 80 daily operations to more than 20 countries in America and Europe.
Before the restrictions due to the pandemic, around 420 daily flights were registered, to 94 destinations in 39 countries in America, Europe, and Asia.
As part of the measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, three swab stands were set up for passengers who do not have their Covid-19 negative certificate. The test costs $50 and the result is revealed in about 25 minutes.
On, Friday, October 16, the Ministry of Health confirmed that in five days since the opening of the airport, 13 people who have tried to nter the country without the test certificate were detected
On the first day of restarting operations, a woman tested positive for the virus and was moved to a hospital hotel.