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The national airline of the small nation of Panama, Copa Airlines is a mid-sized carrier based in Panama City. Copa is a member of the Star Alliance, as well as the parent company of Copa Airlines Colombia, which offers enhanced service within that nation. Copa's fleet of 85 aircraft operate hundreds of flights per day to locations throughout North and South America, as well as the Caribbean, with 74 full-service routes offered in total. In addition to its Star Alliance partners, Copa is affiliated with KLM, Condor, AeroMexico, and Emirates, among others.