Wingo’s inaugural flight between Panama City/Balboa and Cartagena was welcomed with a water arch salute on 23 February. The airline will offer three weekly flights between the two airports, facing indirect competition from Copa Airlines and its subsidiary, Copa Airlines Colombia, which both serve the city pairing, but operate from Panama City’s main airport – Panama City.
- Wingo, the Colombian airline which commenced operation in December, launched flights between Panama City/Balboa (BLB) and Cartagena (CTG) on 23 February. The carrier will offer flights three times weekly (Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays) between the two airports, with no other carrier offering direct competition on the 451-kilometre sector. However, while no direct rivalry is offered between the two airports, Copa Airlines and and its subsidiary, Copa Airlines Colombia, both fly from Panama City’s main airport to Cartagena. Wingo currently has a fleet of four 737-700s, which is the aircraft that will also operate its latest airport pairing. See how Panama City/Balboa and Cartagena airports FTWAs compare to other airports from around the world.