World Atlantic Airlines
|Founded||2002 (as Caribbean Sun Airlines)|
|Headquarters||Virginia Gardens, Florida|
|Key people||Tomas Romero (President and CEO) |
Jose 'Pepe' Garcia (CFO)
Ray Bradley (Vice President)
World Atlantic Airlines is the trading name of Caribbean Sun Airlines Inc. a United States airline operating on-demand and scheduled charter services. Its corporate headquarters are located in Virginia Gardens, Florida.
The airline was founded in September 2002 as Caribbean Sun Airlines.
World Atlantic was one of the charter providers to Myrtle Beach Direct Air until the airline's bankruptcy in 2012, and was fined by the Department of Transportation in 2012 for regulatory violations in connection with this business.
As of April 2018, World Atlantic Airways operates the following aircraft:
|McDonnell Douglas MD-82||1||—||8||142||150|
|McDonnell Douglas MD-83||7||—||12||134||146|
Accidents and incidents
- A World Atlantic MD-80 made an emergency landing with 108 deportees on board in which its landing gear collapsed at Alexandria, Louisiana on April 20, 2018.
- "Federal Aviation Administration - Airline Certificate Information - Detail View". Retrieved 30 June 2016.
- "Caribbean Sun Airlines, Inc.: Private Company Information - Bloomberg". www.bloomberg.com. Retrieved 2018-04-24.
- "Welcome to WAA". www.flywaa.com. Retrieved 2018-04-24.
- "Caribbean Sun Airlines dba World Atlantic Airlines 2012-7-31". US Department of Transportation. 2012-07-27. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
- "Ellis Island in reverse: Where deportees go when they get home to Guatemala". Washington Post. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
- "Dozens gather at Gary/Chicago International Airport to protest ICE deportations". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
- "Doral Mayor Gearing Up To Fight A Recall Petition". 2013-11-26. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
- "Venezuela's Avior Airlines reiterates Miami-Caracas desire". ch-aviation. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
- "Laser Airlines to cancel the debt in PAWA and assume its routes". AVIATOR. 2018-06-09. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
- "More than 100 aboard ICE-chartered plane forced to make emergency landing". 13 WTHR Indianapolis. 2018-04-21. Retrieved 2018-07-18.