Haiti – Economy: The Haitian Sunrise Airways Co. seeks to open a road to Chile
At the end of October, Olivier Jean, Director General of the National Office of Civil Aviation in Haiti (OFNAC), accompanied by the businessman and philanthropist Philippe Bayard, owner and CEO of the private Haitian airline Sunrise Airways based in Port-au-Prince, visited the accredited Chilean Ambassador in Haiti Pedro Utreras.
The purpose of this visit to the Sunrise Airway, to obtain an air service between Haiti and Chile.
opportunity, Sunrise Airways presented its plans to expand its activities in the Caribbean, but also to expand in South America, taking advantage of the Haitians living in Chile. According to the company, this year, it has opened three new lines (Havana, Holguin, Camaguey) and aims to transport 300,000 passengers by the end of 2019 (250,000 in 2018). https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-26527-haiti-sunrise-airways-the-haitian-company-has-transported-250-000-passengers-in-2018.html)
Bayard is not only the owner of the airline, he is also an asset as a philanthropist for the conservation of the environment, as President and founder of Audubon Haiti. He is also one of Haiti's most influential entrepreneurs in 2019.
Sunrise Airways' intention to open a road to Chile comes after the failure of the Latin American Chilean Wings Company (LAW) which, in 2016, aims to respond to the
Sunrise Airways does not currently have the necessary authorizations to operate in Chile. However, the General Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGAC) of Chile confirmed that “the Haitian airline filed an application in July 2017 to obtain the air operator certificate, recalling that in March 2018 “
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Founded by Philippe Bayard, entrepreneur and pilot (born in Gonaives), Sunrise Airways is developing a domestic and regional air network with the aim of linking capitals and islands that share the same space and the future future in the Caribbean region. Sunrise Airways, Airbus A320 (150 seats https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-19865-icihaiti-sunrise-airways-commissioning-of-an-airbus-a320.html) ) and a Boeing 737-800 (166 seats https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-22369-haiti-economy-sunrise-airways-takes-delivery-of-its-new-boeing-737-800. html)
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