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Wingo is a brand of a low-cost airline owned by Copa Holdings, S.A.. Copa announced Wingo in October 2016 as a replacement for most of its Copa Airlines Colombia business, which had been losing money for several years, and had lost $29.7 million in the first half of 2016.
|Commenced operations||1 December 2016|
|Hubs||El Dorado International Airport|
|Parent company||Copa Holdings, S.A.|
|Key people||Catalina Bretón (CEO)|
Copa said that Wingo would be led by Catalina Bretón, a former JetBlue and Avianca executive, and that Eduardo Lombana, the CEO of Copa Colombia, would be in charge of the airline's administration, finance and operations. Copa said Wingo would use four Boeing 737-700s previously used by Copa, would fly under Copa Colombia’s call sign and codes, and would mostly take over Copa Colombia's routes, adding flights from Bogota and Medellin to Panama Pacifico airport. Copa said that Wingo would offer one class of seats and would charge for baggage, food and beverages, seat assignments, and priority boarding.
Wingo served the following destinations as of March 2017:
As of March 2017, Wingo used the following aircraft:
- "Copa Launches New LLC to Stem Colombia Losses". flightglobal. 20 October 2016. Retrieved 23 March 2017.
- "Wingo se tomó el Aeropuerto El Dorado para celebrar su primer vuelo". Publimetro Colombia (in Spanish). 1 December 2016. Retrieved 3 February 2017.
- "Destinations". Wingo. Retrieved 4 February 2017.
- "Aerolínea Wingo suspendió servicio entre Costa Rica y Panamá". Lá Nacion. 25 October 2017. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
- "Wingo cancela ruta hacia Guatemala por 'comportamiento del mercad". Lá Nacion. 11 January 2017. Retrieved 3 October 2017.