Seaborne Airlines

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Seaborne Airlines
Founded 1992 (1992)
Fleet size 10
Destinations 15
Headquarters San Juan, Puerto Rico[2]
Employees 320

Seaborne Airlines (IATA: BBICAO: SBSCall sign: SEABORNE) is an FAR Part 121 airline based in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It was established in 1992 and operates domestic seaplane and land plane services among Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands, Martinique, Dominica, Guadeloupe,St Kitts Nevis, St Maarten, and three stations in the Dominican Republic: La Romana, Punta Cana and Santa Domingo.[3][4] In late 2008, Seaborne Airlines began land based flight service between St. Thomas, St. Croix, and San Juan TJIG Isla Grande Airport under the brand name "Seaborne Airshuttle." In January 2011, Seaborne Airlines began service to San Juan TJSJ Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. On December 18, 2013, Seaborne announced a headquarters change from Christiansted, St. Croix to San Juan, Puerto Rico, completed by March 2014. With this, adding service to Punta Cana and St. Maarten.


Seaborne Airlines operates scheduled services to the following destinations:[4]

Codeshare and Interline Agreements[edit]

Seaborne has started codesharing flights with American Airlines, on routes which correspond in both timetables. This includes service from San Juan to all of Seaborne's destinations, excluding St. Croix and St. Thomas. Miles from Seaborne (SeaMiles) are not currently convertible to AAdvantage miles, and cannot be used for travel on American. All passenger services, including baggage and assistance, are provided by American on codeshared flights.

Seaborne has also started an interline agreement with Jetblue Airways and Delta Air Lines.

As of September 30 2014, Seaborne has an interline agreement with United Airlines.[8]

Turboprop aircraft fleet[edit]

Seaborne DHC-6-300 (N562CP) at Henry E. Rohlsen Airport in St. Croix, January 2012. (Photo: Lars Schmidt)

As of October 2014, the Seaborne Airlines fleet includes:

  • 2 De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter Series 300 equipped with Wipline 13000 floats
    • C-GKBR and C-GKBV: Aircraft leased from Kenn Borek. Provides service between St Croix Harbor and St Thomas Harbor
  • 8 Saab 340B aircraft began scheduled services in 2013 and service all airport destinations . Six were originally American Eagle aircraft: N283AE, N327SA, N334CJ, N341CJ, N343CJ, and N350CJ. Two were originally delivered to Formosa Airlines: N336SA and N353SA.


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