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    Start-up Ultra Air plots key role in Colombian market reaching 50m passengers


    The chief executive of Colombian start-up Ultra Air believes the airline can play a significant role in growing the country’s air transport market to 50 million passengers over the next five years, citing similar trends in other Latin American countries.

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    ​Copa’s Wingo names new chief executive


    Wingo, the Colombian low-cost subsidiary of Panama’s Star Alliance carrier Copa Airlines, has appointed Carolina Cortizo Colon as its new chief executive.

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    Wingo to use fifth 737 for handful of cities from Panama Pacifico


    ​Copa Airlines low-cost affiliate Wingo will use its fifth Boeing 737 to serve a handful of destinations out of Panama Pacifico that can sustain nonstop low-cost service, says Copa chief executive Pedro Heilbron.

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    Copa foresees Wingo profit in 2018


    Panama's Copa Airlines says its new Colombian low-cost affiliate Wingo is performing better than expected, but doesn't foresee it will produce a profit until 2018.

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    IATA urges pro-aviation push in Latin America


    Ultra-low-cost carriers continue to largely steer clear of Brazil, highlighting economic and regulatory challenges that are particularly acute in the country but also common throughout South America, a top IATA official has argued.

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    ANALYSIS: The rise of low-cost in Latin America


    This time last year, the low-cost carrier was a minority in the Latin American airline industry. Aside from a handful of carriers in Mexico and Brazil, the low-cost airline was more the anomaly than norm in other countries.