shadez
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Tortug'Air (Haiti) Applies For FLL-CAP

Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:21 am

Tortug' Air, Haiti's flag carrier, has applied with the DOT to launch daily service between FLL and Cap Haitien (CAP).

They intend to use a CRJ-100 wet leased from South African carrier CemAir.

IBC Airways currently flies this route.

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RE: Tortug'Air (Haiti) Applies For FLL-CAP

Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:45 am

Cap Haitien sounds like a relatively nice place, at least when compared to the notoriously dangerous Port-au-Prince. If I ever had any desire to go to Haiti, I'd probably choose this destination over the troubled capital...
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RE: Tortug'Air (Haiti) Applies For FLL-CAP

Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:06 pm

I doubt this is viable as a daily flight.
 
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RE: Tortug'Air (Haiti) Applies For FLL-CAP

Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:18 pm

I've never been, but I've heard Labadee is a nice spot near Cap Haitien. Pretty much Labadee is a spot that has been "separated" from the rest of Haiti for cruise ships and their passengers. Certainly not the "real Haiti"
 
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RE: Tortug'Air (Haiti) Applies For FLL-CAP

Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:30 pm

Quoting shadez (Thread starter):
IBC Airways currently flies this route.

IBC flies MIACAP. Florida Coastal flies FLLCAP.

Also, CAP is a market I think AA will give strong consideration to in the short-term; 3-5w ERJ-145 will work.

[Edited 2013-01-18 12:31:17]
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RE: Tortug'Air (Haiti) Applies For FLL-CAP

Fri Jan 18, 2013 9:46 pm

Quoting mah4546 (Reply 4):
IBC flies MIACAP. Florida Coastal flies FLLCAP.

Also, CAP is a market I think AA will give strong consideration to in the short-term; 3-5w ERJ-145 will work.

If AA started this market, they would own it overnight.
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RE: Tortug'Air (Haiti) Applies For FLL-CAP

Sat Jan 19, 2013 3:04 am

the airport is a nightmare... people and animals can walk across the runway; when your plane pulls up you'll have 5-10 people all trying to help you (only because they want $$). So I doubt you'll see any "real" commercial flights here soon...
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