Aero Caribbean

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Aero Caribbean
Aero Caribbean Logo 2010.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
7L CRN AEROCARIBBEAN
Founded 1983
Ceased operations 2015 (merged with Cubana De Aviacion)
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 link dead

Aero Caribbean (Empresa Aerocaribbean SA) was an airline based in Vedado, Plaza de la Revolución, Havana, Cuba.[1] It merged with Cubana in 2015[citation needed]. It operated scheduled domestic passenger services to domestic destinations and international services, and charter flights mainly within the Caribbean and South America. Its main base was at 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 operated the following services:[4]

Fleet[edit]

The Aero Caribbean fleet included 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. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 2012-11-20.  link dead September 2015
  7. ^ https://www.planelogger.com/Aircraft/View?Registration=CU-T114&DeliveryDate=05.84
  8. ^ [1] Aviation Safety Network. Accessed 26 August 2008.
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 February 2009. Retrieved 2008-08-26.  Cronología Histórica Dominicana. Accessed 26 August 2008.
  10. ^ "Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Archived from the original on 8 November 2010. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 

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