Business travelers already rank it as Latin America’s best for ease of connections.
BY ERIC SABO
PANAMA CITY -- After flying over skyscrapers and cargo ships waiting to enter the Panama Canal, the first view upon landing in Panama is the modestly built Tocumen airport, a no-frills hub that mostly serves to connect passengers to other flights. Until a few months ago, there were just a handful of duty free-shops and one restaurant. Visitors couldn't buy a newspaper or last minute gift, like a post card, to prove they'd been in Panama.
Now, as part of an expansion plan that may transform Tocumen into Latin America's busiest airport, travelers can wait for ...