Wingo consolidate in Panama and region in first six months

Wingo es la primera aerolínea panameña de bajo costo.

The Colombian airline Wingo, a subsidiary of Copa Holdings, in six months of operations in Panama, has sold more than $38 million and carried more than 334,000 passengers.

The low-cost airline started low-cost flights depart from Panama with direct flights to four cities – San José (Costa Rica) Cali, Medellín and Bogotá (Colombia).

In February the company inaugurated the Panama-Cartagena-Panama route.

At the moment Wingo does not plan to fly to a new destination, but […]

Quijano makes Lloyd’s 2016 list of most powerfulmen in the maritime world

Jorge Luis Quijano.

The administrator of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Jorge L. Quijano, was chosen by Containerisation International (CI) a subsidiary of Lloyd’s List, among the “25 personalities, families and companies” who are a key in the transport of containerized cargo in 2016.

Considering Quijano a “true veteran” in the industry for having spent most of his adult life working for the Panama Canal, CI believes that this experience was crucial for him to overcome all obstacles […]

Terminal for private jets takes shape at Tocumen

The company Asig Panama SA, a subsidiary of BAA Aviation and a services provider at the airport’s main terminal, will be responsible for building and operating the new private aircraft terminal, which will process immigration requirements for private jet travelers in an area of 7,000 hectares that will also have lounges and duty-free shops.

According to Michael Scheeringa, CEO of BBA Aviation Flight Support, the company made an overall investment of $18 million over five […]

Third Canal bridge construction underway and on schedule

By Dennis Smith

All has been quiet in the media regarding the construction of the third bridge to span the Panama Canal on the Colon side of the waterway.

The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has awarded the contract to France’s VINCI, which has turned the logistics of construction over to its subsidiary VINCI Construction Grands Projets.

The bridge will cost $366 million. Adding to the mystery, the bridge has no official name at this time, […]