Saturday 18 August, 2018

WATCH: Barbadians flying first direct flight Panama to Barbados

Marc Holford is at the wheel of the inaugural Copa Airlines flight from Panama City to Barbados. 

The flight is set for 2 hours and 59 minutes. It has boarded already and his mother Marva Holford is on board. This is the first time she'll be flown by her son.

The flight is almost full and many Panamanians are excited to make the trip on this historic flight. This journey will no doubt be a sentimental one for many Barbadians who have roots in Panama, having had relatives and friends who travelled there for the construction of the Canal back in the early 1900's. 

 

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