Sunrise Airways Slates Nov. 1 Start Date for New Haiti-Cuba Service

The new flights, initially announced September 23, 2013, will operate twice-weekly on an air/hotel charter basis at the onset, with packages available for purchase exclusively via travel agencies throughout Haiti and Cuba.


PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – (October 30, 2013) – Sunrise Airways (IATA: S6, ICAO: KSZ) has set a November 1, 2013 start date for its new flights between its home base in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and Holguín, a resort city in southeastern Cuba. The new flights, initially announced September 23, 2013, will operate twice-weekly on an air/hotel charter basis at the onset, with packages available for purchase exclusively via travel agencies throughout Haiti and Cuba.
 
“All of us at Sunrise Airways are extremely excited to establish this vital new air link between Haiti and Cuba, providing leisure and business travelers in both countries with a reliable, customer-focused means of transport worthy of their business” said Hamish Davidson, COO of Sunrise Airways. 
 
The new Holguín service marks the second international route for Sunrise Airways, following the August 26, 2013 launch of its first-ever flights between Cap Haitien in northern Haiti and Providenciales, Turks & Caicos.
 
Sunrise Airways will deploy 19-seat Jetstream 32 EP aircraft on its new Port-au-Prince- Holguín service, providing ample head- and leg-room, plus the added comfort of refurbished cabins and fresh upholstered seating.
 
For more information on Sunrise Airways, please visit www.SunriseAirways.net.
 
About Sunrise Airways (www.SunriseAirways.net)
Sunrise Airways (IATA: S6) is a new Haitian owned commercial airline launched in November 2012 that aims to establish a hub in Port-au-Prince to better serve air travel needs within the Western Caribbean. The airline currently operates daily scheduled passenger service between Cap Haitien and Providenciales, Turks & Caicos, as well as domestic routes within Haiti, and charter flights to various gateways throughout the Western Caribbean. New service to Holguin, Havana and Santiago in Cuba, Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, and Kingston, Jamaica are planned for 2013. Sunrise Airways owns and operates a fleet comprised of Jetstream 32 EP aircraft offering the comfort of leather seating and ample in-cabin cargo room for a maximum capacity of 19 passengers. Headquartered in Port-au-Prince with a dedicated maintenance facility in Santiago, Dominican Republic, Sunrise Airways is owned by noted Haitian businessman and philanthropist, Philippe Bayard. Members of the airline’s leadership team average more than 15 years of aviation experience with such well-known industry brands as Aerocaribbean, Air Jamaica, BAE Systems, Condor Airlines, Jamaica Air Shuttle, and LAN Airlines.

 

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