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Marek Sidor and Bingo Airways A320
Marek Sidor and Bingo Airways A320
Apr 26, 2012 - Bingo Airways is a Polish charter airline starting operations May 15, 2012 from Poland to the Mediterranean Sea area.

Started in November of 2011 by Marek Sidor (CEO) and a group of Polish airline specialists having wide aviation experience, Bingo Airways states that flight safety is their highest priority but that they “delight, in good entertainment and have a sense of humor”. 

That was why they decided to call their airline BINGO – as a symbol of ease and good time on board aircraft straight from a takeoff to landing. Their clients will include major tour operators from the Polish market. Additionally, they will offer ad-hoc charter flights.

Their colorful logo and livery definitely testify to this airline’s playfulness.

April 15, they released this press announcement “We are pleased to announce that new Polish charter airline Bingo Airways has signed a lease contract with MCAP (Mitsubishi Corporation Aircraft Partners) for its first Airbus A320 aircraft. On April 18, they announced their first A320 was already showing the Bingo Colors!

Piotr Samson, (Marketing and PR in Bingo Airways) reports the first Bingo Airways flight is scheduled for May 14, 2012 and two A320 aircraft are planned to join Bingo Airways fleet by July 2012.

Bingo Airways will operate charter flights from two bases in Poland – Warsaw Chopin Airport and, Katowice primarily to Mediterranean Sea area. Bingo plans to carry around 300,000 passengers during this summer season.


Marek Sidor – CEO of Bingo Airways, is a graduate of Warsaw School of Economics, then worked for LOT Polish Airlines, holding many commercial positions - among them - Marketing Director, General Manager Scandinavia, General Manager North America, Vice President Commercial. Then, he became a CEO of Eurolot - a regional subsidiary of LOT. Later on, he became a President of Polish Civil Aviation Authority, CCO of Malev Hungarian Airlines, Aviation Consultant with MARS before starting Bingo Airways.

Marek Sidor is also a Member of the TEAM.Aero Business Community and TEAM.Aero Members can view his profile and contact details by clicking here

Sources: Bingo Airways - TEAM.Aero

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