Copa Airlines offers refunds to pregnant travelers over Zika

jueves 28 de enero de 2016 20:30 GYT

PANAMA CITY Jan 28 (Reuters) - Panama-based airline Copa said on Thursday it would offer refunds or the option of an itinerary change to pregnant women planning to travel to Latin American and Caribbean countries impacted by the Zika virus.

Copa has joined other airlines in acting upon worries about Zika, a mosquito-borne virus linked to brain damage in thousands of babies in Brazil. (Reporting by Elida Moreno and Enrique Pretel)