Aero Caribbean

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Aero Caribbean
Aero Caribbean Logo 2010.svg
IATA
7L
ICAO
CRN
Callsign
AEROCARIBBEAN
Founded 1983
Hubs José Martí International Airport
Focus cities Antonio Maceo Int'l Airport
Fleet size 7
Destinations 17
Parent company Corporación de la Aviación Civil S.A
Headquarters Plaza de la Revolución, Havana, Cuba
Website aerocaribbean.cu

Aero Caribbean (Empresa Aerocaribbean SA) is an airline based in Vedado, Plaza de la Revolución, Havana, Cuba.[1] It operates scheduled domestic passenger services to four domestic destinations and international services, and charter flights mainly within the Caribbean and South America. Its main base is José Martí International Airport, Havana.[2]

History[edit]

The airline was established in 1982 as Empresa Aero and started operations on 2 December 1982. It was set up by the Cuban government to provide domestic flights and regional charters to supplement national carrier Cubana. It is wholly owned by the government of Cuba.[2][3]

Services[edit]

Aero Caribbean operates the following services:[4]

Fleet[edit]

The Aero Caribbean fleet includes the following aircraft (as of November 2012):[5]

Aerocaribbean ATR 72 at Holguin airport, Cuba

ON 19 September 2008, the average age of the Aero Caribbean fleet was 15.8 years ([6]).

Previously operated[edit]

Aerocaribbean has operated the following aircraft in the past:[3]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines." Flight International. 16–22 March 2004. 47. "Calle 23, No 64 esq. a PVedado, Havana, Cuba"
  2. ^ a b Flight International 27 March 2007
  3. ^ a b North American Airlines Handbook published by Airways International Inc 1997
  4. ^ Aero Caribbean flight schedules
  5. ^ Endres 2010, p. 8
  6. ^ http://www.fly-aerocaribbean.com/fleet.asp
  7. ^ [1] Aviation Safety Network. Accessed 26 August 2008.
  8. ^ [2] Cronología Histórica Dominicana. Accessed 26 August 2008.
  9. ^ "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Archived from the original on 8 November 2010. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 

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