PAWA Dominicana

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Pan Am World Airways Dominicana, C x A. dba PAWA Dominicana
Pan Am World Airways Dominicana (logo).jpg
Founded 2003
Focus cities

Santo Domingo, Punta Cana

Frequent-flyer program Yes
Airport lounge Yes
Alliance Aserca Airlines / SBA Airlines
Fleet size 5
Destinations National & International
Company slogan Tu Nueva Opcion para Volar (Your new choice to flight)and Tan dominicano como tu (As Dominican as you)
Headquarters Santo Domingo
Key people Hector Gomez - President

Pan Am World Airways Dominicana was established as one of the national and international flag carriers of the Dominican Republic. It was created as a subsidiary airline for Pan American Airways. This airline had scheduled flights between the Dominican Republic and Haiti, Puerto Rico, Curaçao and other Caribbean destinations. Its based at Santo Domingo-Las Américas International Airport).


Pan Am World Airways Dominicana is a Dominican airline based in Santo Domingo-Las Americas. It has some charter flights to other Caribbean islands and domestic destinations within the Dominican Republic, but the majority of flights are to Aguadilla, Venezuela, Aruba, Curazao and Punta Cana. It's a Dominican airline under Part 121 actually operating in the Dominican Republic, since May 2007.

PAWA Dominicana's hub is in Santo Domingo-Las Americas Intl Airport,[1] where the airline operates and maintains their fleet.

Luis Muñoz Marín Airport was expected to become a secondary hub for PAWA Dominicana; however, the majority of the airline's flights operate into Aguadilla and connect through the Dominican Republic.

On June 4, 2010 the company was purchased by a group of airlines professionals and they appointed Mrs. Mirtha Espada as Company's President.

On February 2012 the airline ceased temporarily scheduled services and maintains operating of charter services.

On March 2012 the company appointed Mr. Hector Gomez President with the task of re-orienting the company, and also calling back the former company's founder and owner as part of the organization.


DC-9-32 PAWA Dominicana Ex N949N now HI-869

PAWA Dominicana authority includes national and international Charter services and schedule services to Miami, Fort Lauderdale, San Juan, Curaçao, Aruba, Caracas, Turks and Caicos and other Caribbean Islands.


Charter flights inside the Dominican Republic, Caribbean Region, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Curaçao, Aruba and USA.


PAWA Dominicana's fleet consisted of one JetStream series 31, one McDonnell Douglas DC-9 series 30 and one McDonnell Douglas 82 .

PAWA Dominicana fleet
Aircraft Total Based at Notes
Jetstream 31 1 SDQ Stored
DC-9-32 3 SDQ
MD-82 1 SDQ

PAWA Dominicana's future plans also include possibilities to acquire a wide body aircraft for long-range flights.


  1. ^ CH-Aviation (November 21, 2008). "PAWA Dominicana hubs and airline details". Retrieved 2009-02-24. 

Junta de Aviacion Civil de la Republica Dominicana (JAC). Instituto Dominicano de Aviacion Civil de la Republica Dominicana (IDAC).

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