Aerogaviota

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Aerogaviota
IATA ICAO Callsign
KG GTV GAVIOTA
Founded 1994
Hubs Jose Marti International Airport
Fleet size 22
Parent company GAVIOTA, S.A.
Headquarters Havana, Cuba
Key people Ana B. Sanz, M.D., Neurosurgeon
Website http://www.aerogaviota.com/

Aerogaviota is an airline based in Havana, Cuba.[1] It operates flights from Cuba to Jamaica. Its main base is Jose Marti International Airport, Havana[2]

Aerogaviota Mi-8PS

History[edit]

The airline was established by the Cuban army and started operations in 1994 and is wholly owned by the Government of Cuba,[2] run by Corporación de la Aviación Civil S.A of Cuba.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 29 April 2017, an Antonov An-26 chartered by Cuban military crashed at Las Lomas de San Cristóbal, killing all 8 people on board.[3][4]

Destinations[edit]

Aerogaviota operated scheduled services to the following domestic destinations as of 2017: Baracoa, Cayo Coco, Havana, Holguín, and Santiago de Cuba.

The airline also serves Kingston and Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Fleet[edit]

Aerogaviota Antonov An-26 at Vilo Acuña Airport (2004)

The Aerogaviota fleet includes the following aircraft as of 2017:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contáctenos." Aerogaviota. Retrieved on 1 February 2011. "Ave 47 No 2814 e/ 28 y 34, Reparto Kohly Playa, Ciudad de la Habana. Cuba."
  2. ^ a b Flight International 27 March 2007
  3. ^ "Passenger plane crashes in Cuba 'killing all 39 people on board'". Daily Mail. Associated Newspapers Limited. Retrieved 29 April 2017. 
  4. ^ Beltrán, Federico. "Accidente aéreo en Cuba: Se estrella avión de Aerogaviota en Pinar del Río" [Accident in Cuba: Aerogaviota plane crashes in Pinar del Río] (in Spanish). Cibercuba. Retrieved 29 April 2017. 
  5. ^ [1]

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