Sunrise Airways

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Sunrise Airways
Sunrise Airlines logo2.jpg
IATA ICAO Callsign
S6 KSZ
Founded2010
HubsToussaint Louverture International Airport
Fleet size6
Destinations8
HeadquartersPort-au-Prince, Haiti
Key peoplePhilippe Bayard (President)
WebsiteSunriseairways.net

Sunrise Airways, founded in 2010, is an airline in Haiti that provides commercial and charter flights. Sunrise Airways specializes in scheduled passenger flights, passenger charters, and chains of charter flights.

History[edit]

Sunrise Airways commenced flights on a charter basis January 1, 2011.

In February 2011, the carrier began scheduled flights between Port-au-Prince and Jacmel in Haiti offering passenger, cargo and mail services. In July 2011, all scheduled flights stopped and the airline operated only on a charter basis.

On December 20, 2012, it returned to scheduled service, offering two daily commercial flights between Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haïtien with its BAE Jetstream 32 aircraft.[1]

In October 2014, Sunrise Airways started a regularly scheduled service to Santiago de Cuba, the company's first commercial flights to Cuba. In March 2016, a second route to Cuba (Camaguey) was opened.[2]

In 2016 Sunrise was approved to by the United States Department of Transportation to offer flights between Haiti and multiple US destinations. From October 2016 through March 2017, it offered a seasonal service to Orlando International Airport (MCO).

2019-currently the airline has acquired in its entirety a Dominican subsidiary airline Servicios Aereos Geca for 2019-2020 the main base for sunrise airways will be the Las americas International Airport, for the year 2020 Servicios Aereos Geca has planned to acquire 2 B737-400 aircraft with Dominican crew operating under the livery Sunrise Airways

july 2019,currently servicios aereos geca has a bae 32 plane registration HI-1049 sunrise airways plans are to register all aircraft to HI-Records

Destinations[edit]

As of January 2019, Sunrise Airways offers more than 110 weekly flights between Port-au-Prince and Cap Haitien, Havana, Camaguey, Santiago de Cuba, Santo Domingo and Curacao. The airline also offers direct services between Santo Domingo and Havana, and Santo Domingo and Curacao.

Sunrise Airways Destinations
Country City Airport Notes Refs
Cuba Camagüey Ignacio Agramonte International Airport [2]
Cuba Havana Jose Marti International Airport [3]
Cuba Holguín Frank País Airport [4]
Cuba Santiago de Cuba Antonio Maceo Airport [2]
Curacao Willemstad Hato International Airport
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Las Americas International Airport Base
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo La Isabela International Airport
Haiti Cap-Haïtien Hugo Chávez International Airport
Haiti Port-au-Prince Toussaint Louverture International Airport Base

Fleet[edit]

The Sunrise Airways' fleet currently consists of two Boeing 737s (144 and 168 seats), three BAE Jetstream 32s (19 seat turboprop) and a Beechcraft B1900D (19 seat turboprop).

Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Refs/Notes
Boeing 737 1 - 168
Boeing 737 1 - 144
BAE Jetstream 32 3 - 19
Beechcraft B1900D 1 - 19
Total 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Haiti - Economy : "Sunrise Airways" will offer daily flights Port-au-Prince / Cap-Haitien". Retrieved 27 December 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "Haiti's Sunrise Airways Expands in Cuba". Caribbean journal. 1 March 2016. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Sunrise Airways Launches New Flights to Havana - AviationPros.com".
  4. ^ "Sunrise Airways adds Holguin service from August 2019". routesonline.com. 19 July 2019.

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