Aerogaviota

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Aerogaviota
IATA ICAO Callsign
KG GTV GAVIOTA
Founded 1994
Hubs Jose Marti International Airport
Fleet size 22[citation needed]
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 internal flights within Cuba as well as 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]

The Aerogaviota Antonov An-26 that crashed in Las Lomas de San Cristóbal the 29 April 2017 seen at Vilo Acuña Airport in (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' - article no longer states 39". 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. ^ Aerogaviota site - in Spanish
  6. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2017): 12. |access-date= requires |url= (help)

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