Why Being Grounded for Months Was the Best Pandemic Outcome for This Airline
A Copa Boeing 737-700. The airline is retiring this fleet type. Dave Montiverdi / Flickr
Skift Take: U.S. airlines are flying all they can and selling cheap fares to fill planes. Copa was required by its government to do the opposite. It effectively stopped flying for months. It lost a lot of money in the second quarter, but perhaps not as much as you might think.