Copa Airlines joins the fight against cancer

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Copa Airlines joins the fight against cancer
Source: Hill+Knowlton Strategies
October 25, 2021

The airline unveiled at the Tocumen International Airport the logo of the "United Against Cancer" campaign that will carry 15 aircraft from its fleet

In the month of awareness in the fight against breast and prostate cancer, Copa Airlines unveiled at the Tocumen International Airport the logo of the United Against Cancer campaign, which will be carried by 15 Airline aircraft, as a symbol of the awareness message for the prevention and early detection of this disease.

“During the month of the pink and blue ribbon, Copa Airlines joins this and other awareness initiatives to raise the message among our passengers and customers, with the aim of creating awareness around the early detection of a disease that affects millions of people each year. We want to bring this message to each of the countries that make up the Hub of the Americas®”, indicated Ivette Franco, Director of Legal Advice for Copa Airlines.

For 19 years, Copa Airlines has been part of the prevention campaigns promoted by the Office of the First Lady of the Republic, currently chaired by Mrs. Yazmín Colón de Cortizo. This year, the Airline joins the Uniting Forces Against Cancer campaign, with the aim of bringing a message of prevention to all corners of Panama, and which is now expanding to the entire continent.

“It is an honor for me to accompany you in the unveiling of the Pink Ribbon decal, in commemoration of breast cancer prevention month on one of your airplanes. I thank the Copa Airlines team for joining once again the 'Uniting Forces Against Cancer' campaign and helping the National Government to carry the message of prevention throughout the country", said the First Lady of the Republic Yazmín Colón of Cortizo. 

The Pink Flight with which this initiative was inaugurated was the CM832 bound for New York City, which left the Tocumen International Airport at 3:26 pm The passengers on board the aircraft received a gift from the Airline with a message of prevention and hope in commemoration of the month of fight against breast and prostate cancer.

Copa Airlines, as a socially responsible company, reiterates its commitment to the communities and well-being of all Panamanians, and in particular to cancer patients, highlighting the value of promoting and leading a healthy lifestyle. In this sense, as part of the prevention campaign, the Airline promotes among its collaborators talks about the importance of getting regular exams, health fairs and routine exams for the early detection of this disease. 


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