Wingo flight from Medellin is successful

Dit item is gearchiveerd op 13-04-2023.

ORANJESTAD - The Aruba Airport Authority addressed the recent rumors that Wingo would supposedly stop its flights to and from Medellin to Aruba.

“Wingo is an important and valuable partner for Aruba Airport. Since October of last year, they fly their additional route from Medellin as a new gateway to Colombia. The flights are full, and at Wingo, they are happy, and so are we," stated Barbara Brown, Director of Revenue Development and Communications (CRO) of the Aruba Airport Authority N.V.  

Wingo planeIt is good to highlight that since October 2022, Wingo is operating a total of five (5) weekly flights from Colombia, which are three (3) from Bogotá and two (2) from Medellin; “And in that there is no change. Flights continue to be full and on schedule,” as noted by Barbara Brown.


Since October 2022, the Colombian airline Wingo has had two additional weekly flights from Medellín. The flights are on Wednesdays and Saturdays, with its B737-800 aircraft with a capacity of 189 seats. On Wednesday, the flight leaves at 2:18 pm from Medellin, and the return flight leaves at 5:56 pm from Aruba. On Saturdays, the flight leaves at 10:08 am from Medellin, arriving in Aruba at 1:08 pm, and the return flight leaves Aruba at 1:46 pm and arrives in Medellin at 2:30 pm.

About Wingo

Wingo planeAero República S.A., operating under the trade name Wingo, was founded on October 19, 2016. The company belongs to Copa Holdings and began flying to Aruba in December 2016 as the first low-cost carrier to serve Aruba from Colombia. Giving local and pleasure markets a low fee, a good atmosphere, and flexibility. Apart from Aruba, Wingo flies to Colombian cities such as Armenia, Barranquilla, Bogotá, Cali, Cartagena, Medellín, San Andrés, and Santa Marta. It has regular flights to Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, and Peru.

Wingo started flying 737-700s two years ago and changed all their planes. Now they fly Boeing brand aircraft, model 737-800. They have eight of this type of aircraft, which carry no less than 189 passengers.

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