Roblex Aviation

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Roblex Aviation
IATA ICAO Callsign
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Commenced operations 1997
Ceased operations 2011
Operating bases Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport
Rafael Hernandez Airport
Fleet size Fleet below
Headquarters San Juan, Puerto Rico

Roblex Aviation was a cargo airline based in Puerto Rico. This airline started flying in 1997 throughout the Caribbean and surrounding areas. The airline had two bases in Puerto Rico, one at San Juan's Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport and another at the former Air Force base in Aguadilla, now known as Rafael Hernandez Airport.


Roblex Short 360 on final approach into Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (September 2009)

As of July 2013 the Roblex Aviation fleet included:


On January 8, 2011 Roblex Aviation filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy. As reported by Caribbean Business, Roblex Aviation was one of the top 15 commercial bankruptcy filings in Puerto Rico also filed again on June 2013. Pilots and mechanics are currently fired by the administration since July 13, 2013 as no money is available to continue the operation and fix the last aircraft of the fleet.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On 4 April 2001, Douglas DC-3A N19BA ditched in the sea off Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, Carolina, Puerto Rico after suffering a double engine failure while on a local training flight. Both crew escaped. Damage to the aircraft was described as minor.[2][3]


  1. ^ "World Airline Directory", Flight International, 3–9 July 2013
  2. ^ "N19BA Accident description". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 22 June 2010. 
  3. ^ "Accident Report MIA01IA110". National Transportation Safety Board. January 2, 2008. Archived from the original on August 12, 2007. Retrieved June 9, 2015. 

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