On Tuesday, Wingo, the low-cost carrier brand by Copa, inaugurated its first non-stop Bogotá to San José service.
The flight will be twice weekly, will be twice a week, on Tuesdays and Fridays, between the El Dorado International Airport in Bogota (BOG), Colombia and Juan Santamaria International airport in San Jose (SJO), Costa Rica.
From Bogota, the flight Tuesday, September 17 leaves at 3:03 pm, arriving in San Jose at 4:18 pm; the return flight from San Jose on Tuesday, September 24 leaves Bogota at 5:18 pxpm and arrives in Bogota at 8:28 pm for the fare of US$239. (All times are local).
Fare includes one personal bag (ie backpack) and one carry-on, includes all taxes and airport charges. Additional services, ie checked bags: US$26.25 for 1 extra from San Jose and US$25 from Bogota, US$63 and US$60 for 2 bags and US$99.75 and US$95 for 3 bags (the limit), express check-in, WingoFlex (change in travel dates) and more are available at extra charge.
Special assistance for travelers in a wheelchair, limited mobility, blind or hearing disability, seeing eye dog, insulin syringe, oxygen concentrators is available at no extra charge.
In addition to Wingo, Avianca offers daily non-stop flights between Colombia and Costa Ric, while Copa Airlines offers daily flights with a stop-over in Panama.
Editor’s note: While checking flights and prices for this report, the Wingo.com website experienced some problems, would report an error if no flights available for the dates chosen. And the nasty practice of opening a new window for hotel accomodations by Booking.com. Nasty.