Hispaniola Airways

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Hispaniola Airways
Founded 1981
Ceased operations 2000
Operating bases Puerto Plata La Union Airport

Hispaniola Airways was an airline from the Dominican Republic, that operated flights to Europe and the United States out of its base at Puerto Plata Airport. The company was founded in 1981 and disestablished in 2000.[1] Hispaniola operated Boeing 707 and Douglas DC-8 jetliners.


A Douglas DC-8 of Hispaniola Airways approaches John F. Kennedy International Airport in 1992.

Hispaniola Airways offered scheduled passenger flights to the following destinations:[when?]

 Dominican Republic
 United Kingdom
 United States of America


On 16 December 1981 at 12:16 local time, a Hispaniola Airways Boeing 707 (registered HI-384HA) was damaged beyond repair when its right main landing gear collapsed upon landing at Miami International Airport. The aircraft had been on a positioning flight from Puerto Plata with only five crew members on board, none of which was severely injured.[2]