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Dominican Republic is a republic of the West Indies, comprising the eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola. The country is bordered on the north by the Atlantic Ocean, on the east by the Mona Passage, which separates it from Puerto Rico, on the south by the Caribbean Sea, and on the west by Haiti. The Dominican Republic has an extreme length in an east to west direction of about 380 km (about 235 mi) and a maximum width, in the west, of about 265 km (about 165 mi). The frontier with Haiti is some 315 km (some 195 mi) long. The area is 48,400 sq km (18,700 sq mi). A number of adjacent islands, among them Beata and Saona, are possessions of the Dominican Republic. Santo Domingo is the capital of the Dominican Republic as well as its largest city

Amendments

 

18 May 2018

Dominicana Internacional was established at Santo Domingo in 1984 to offer jetliner services to points in Central America [added]

18 May 2018

Following its change in ownership in 2017, Dominican Wings [updated]  rebranded itself as flycana on 15May2018 [added]

28 Feb 2018

AIRBOX Cargo is operating cargo flights from the Dominican Republic to Curacao and Aruba [added]

ACSA (Air Century)  last update: 07Mar2018
Status : Active

Dates :

1992 - date
Airline Code : -- : CEY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : ACSA (Air Century) was founded by Captain and Pilot Omar Chahin on 01Mar1992. Commenced operations in Mar1992
Aircraft : CRJ-200
ADSA (Aerolineas Dominicanas SA)  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1978* - 2001*
Airline Code : SS : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Martin 4-0-4
Aero Continente Dominicana   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2004
Airline Code : 9D : CND
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aero Continente Dominicana was founded in 2002
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aero de Dominicana   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aero Inter   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2006* - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : STI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aerochago Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1983 - 2006
Airline Code : G3 : AHG
Genealogy : Aerotours Dominicano >Aerochago
Comments : Aerochago was founded in 1973 & began operations in 1974 as Aerotours Dominicano
Aircraft : Nil at this time
AeroDomca (Aeronaves Dominicana)   
Status : Active

Dates :

1980 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : AeroDomca was formed & started operations in 1980
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aerolineas Argo   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989* - 1989*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aerolíneas Mas   
Status : Active

Dates :

2005 - date
Airline Code : N3 : MAS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aerolíneas Mas was founded in 2005 & started operations as a charter airline
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aeromar Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1968 - 2003
Airline Code : BQ : ROM
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aeromar Airlines was formed in 1968 as a scheduled and charter, international passenger and cargo carrier operating out of Santa Domingo. Ceased operations late 2003
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aeronaves Borinquena   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aeronaves Queen (Queen Air)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998* - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aeronaves Queen was founded in 1998 and closed in 2004
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aerorental Cargo del Caribe   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1986 - 1989*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aerotim Cargo   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1991* - 1994
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aerotours Dominicano   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1974 - 1983
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aerotours Dominicano >Aerochago
Comments : Aerochago was founded in 1973 & began operations in 1974 as Aerotours Dominicano
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aerovias Nacionales Quisqueyanas  last update: 19Jan2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1962* - 1963
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aerovias Nacionales Quisqueyanas >Aerovias Quisqueyanas
Comments : No further information at this time [AEROVIAS QUISQUEYANAS was formed as AEROVIAS NACIONALES QUISQUEYANAS in 1962, One of the earliest private airlines in the country. Was the last airline flying passenger Constellations]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aerovias Quisqueyanas  last update: 19Jan2018
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1963 - 1978
Airline Code : QQ : ---
Genealogy : Aerovias Nacionales Quisqueyanas >Aerovias Quisqueyanas
Comments : AEROVIAS QUISQUEYANAS was formed as AEROVIAS NACIONALES QUISQUEYANAS in 1962, One of the earliest private airlines in the country. Was the last airline flying passenger Constellations
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Agro Air International Dominicana   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Ambar (Amber Air)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996* - 1996
Airline Code : -- : AMY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Atlantic Dominicana   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998* - 1998*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Dominicana   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2008 - 2009
Airline Code : -- : RDO
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Dominicana was founded on 09May2007. Started operations on 16Oct2008 & ceased on 21Sep2009. Initially as charter carrier, with plans for scheduled services. Flag carrier
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Inter Island   
Status : Active

Dates :

2003 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Inter Island was founded 15Aug2003 by Martin Maldonado Frómeta
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Santo Domingo (i)  last update: 19Nov2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 2005
Airline Code : EX : SDO
Genealogy : Air Santo Domingo >>SAPAIR (Servicios Aereos Profesionales)
Comments : Air Santo Domingo was founded in 1996. Merged with SAPAIR (Servicios Aéreos Profesionales) (Scheduled and charter to major centres in the Dominican Republic from it's base in Santo Domingo. International services to New York began in 2003. ceased operations)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Santo Domingo (ii)  added: 19Nov2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2016* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Santo Domingo (ii) is a scheduled carrier based out of Santo Domingo La Isabela International (JBQ) (Air Santo Domingo currently operates five Jetstream 32s, two Beech 1900Cs, and two Shorts 360s)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
AIRBOX Cargo  added: 28Feb2018
Status : Active

Dates :

2017* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : AIRBOX Cargo is operating cargo flights from the Dominican Republic to Curacao and Aruba
Aircraft : ATR72-202/F
Alas del Caribe   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1967 - 1979*
Airline Code : VY : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
ALAS Nacionales   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996* - 1996
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
AMSA (Aerolineas Mundo SA)  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986 - 1992*
Airline Code : -- : MUQ
Genealogy : AMFS >AMSA
Comments : Aerolineas Mundo SA was founded in 1986 and it was first known as AMFS (Air Mar Freight Systems). This airline first began in the early 1980s with a fleet of two C-46s based at San Juan. Once AMSA was founded it relocated to Santo Domingo and incorporated two Super Constellations. Amsa freight operations, to Miami and San Juan, were in direct competition with Aerochago. Both Super Connie’s were lost, one crashed off the coast of Puerto Rico and the other was damaged by a ground incident at Borinquen. Instead Amsa switched to the Douglas DC-7
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Antillana de Navigacion Aerea   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989* - 1990
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Antillas Air Cargo (i)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1991* - 1998*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Antillas Air Cargo (ii)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992* - 1993
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
APA International Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1980* - 1999
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : APA International Air was founded in 1980
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Apair   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Argo  last update: 28Feb2018
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1971* - 1987*
Airline Code : DI : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Argo was founded in 1971 & operated cargo and mail services to San Juan and Miami from points in the Dominican Republic. Based out of Santo Domingo Airport
Aircraft : Curtiss C-46
AT Air Taxi   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
ATI (Alas de Transporte Internacional)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1987* - 1993
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : ATI (Alas de Transporte Internacional) was formed in 1987
Aircraft : Nil at this time
AVA Airways  added: 2017 + last update: 03Jan2018
Status : Unsure if still planned

Dates :

(2017)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : AVA Airways (Dominican Republic) hope to secure its AOC and launch during the second half of 2017 with flights from Santo Domingo to St. Maarten, Curacao, Jamaica and the US
Aircraft : Nil at this time
CAD (Carga Aerea Dominicana)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Caribair  last update: 20Jan2018
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1962 - 2009
Airline Code : B9 : CBC
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : The Dominican Civil Aviation Institute suspends Caribair from operating for "operational irregularities on 20Jan2009 (Santo Domingo based local carrier)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Caribbean Air Service   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991* - 1999**
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Caribe Air Cargo   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1992* - 1992*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
CDA (Compania Dominicana de Aviacion)  last update: 18May2018
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1944 - 1991*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : CDA (Compania Dominicana de Aviacion) was founded in 1944 by local interests and Pan American. Scheduled domestic operations began 04May1944. All CDA's stock was owned by the Corporacion Dominicana de Empresas Estatalas (CORDE), a Government institution - Scheduled passenger services are operated from Santo Domingo
Aircraft : B.707 | B.727-200 | B.747-100 | Carvair ATL-98 | DC.3 | DC.4 | DC.6 | DC.9-30
Domaire SA   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Dominair (Aerolineas Dominicanas)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1974 - 2007
Airline Code : YU : ADM
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Dominair was founded in 1974. Regional scheduled and charter passenger carrier based in Santiago
Aircraft : de Havilland Canada Dash 8 | L-410 Turbolet | Martin 4-0-4
Dominican Wings  last update: 18May2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2016 - 2018
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Dominican Wings >flycana
Comments : Dominican Wings commenced revenue operations with its first commercial flight (Santo Domingo Las Américas-Port of Spain) on 05Feb2016. Following its change in ownership in 2017, Dominican Wings rebranded itself as flycana on 15May2018
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Dominicana de Aviacion  last update: 18May2018
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1944 - 1995
Airline Code : DO : DOA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Dominicana de Aviacion was founded in 1944 as the flag carrier of the Dominican Republic - Scheduled and charter, international and domestic carrier that was the flag carrier of the Dominican republic
Aircraft : ATL 98 Carvair | B.707 | B.727-100 | B.747 | Curtiss C.46 | DC.3 | DC.6 | DC.9
Dominicana Internacional  added: 18May2018
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1984* - 1988
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Dominicana Internacional was established at Santo Domingo in 1984 to offer jetliner services to points in Central America. Revenue flights commenced linking the carrier’s base with Guatemala City, San Salvador, and San Pedro Sula but ended in 1988.
Aircraft : Douglas DC-8-54
flycana  added: 18May2018
Status : Active

Dates :

2018 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Dominican Wings >flycana
Comments : Dominican Wings commenced revenue operations with its first commercial flight (Santo Domingo Las Américas-Port of Spain) on 05Feb2016. Following its change in ownership in 2017, Dominican Wings rebranded itself as flycanaon 15May2018
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Gol Dominicana  last update: 05Dec2017
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Gol Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes announced plans to establish a new subsidiary based at Santo Domingo Las Américas (SDQ) and tentatively called Gol Dominicana (Santo Domingo Las Américas (SDQ)). The new carrier was expected to launch operations in the second half of 2013 and will be a joint venture between Gol and private Dominican investors. Did not launch
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Helidosa   
Status : Active

Dates :

2001 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Helidosa is the largest helicopter company in the Dominican Republic. Its official operations began in Jun2001
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Hispaniola Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1981* - 2000
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Inair (International Air)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1982* - 1986
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Inair (International Air) was formed in 1982
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Lan Dominicana  last update: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2003 - 2005
Airline Code : 4M : LNC
Genealogy : Líneas Aéreas Nacionales de Navegación Dominicana SA >Lan Dominicana >>LAN Airlines
Comments : Lan Dominicana was established in May2003 and started operations on 16Jun2003. It was formerly Líneas Aéreas Nacionales de Navegación Dominicana SA
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Líneas Aéreas Nacionales de Navegación Dominicana  last update: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2000* - 2003
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Líneas Aéreas Nacionales de Navegación Dominicana SA >Lan Dominicana >>LAN Airlines
Comments : Lan Dominicana was established in May2003 and started operations on 16Jun2003. It was formerly Líneas Aéreas Nacionales de Navegación Dominicana SA
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Merengue Airlines Dominicana   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2010*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Merengue Airlines Dominicana >World Merengue Airways
Comments : World Merengue Airways, formerly known as Merengue Airlines Dominicana, is a proposed airline of the Dominican Republic, which was planned to be based at Las Americas International Airport, offering scheduled flights within the Caribbean and to the United States. Neither airline started operations
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Pan Am World Airways Dominicana  last update: 30Jan2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2003* - 2012
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Pan Am World Airways Dominicana >PAWA Dominica
Comments : [PAWA Dominica traded until 23Mar2012 as Pan Am Dominicana (formed in 2003). Has resumed commercial operations following three years of inactivity. The Dominican Republic's civil aviation board (Junta de Aviación Civil - JAC) said in a statement issued on 28Jan2018, that it had suspended PAWA's Certificate of Economic Authorization (equivalent to an Air Operator's Licence) for a period of ninety (90) day due to debt issues]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
PAWA Dominica  last update: 30Jan2018
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2012 - 2018
Airline Code : 7N : PWD
Genealogy : Pan Am World Airways Dominicana >PAWA Dominica
Comments : PAWA Dominica traded until 23Mar2012 as Pan Am Dominicana (formed in 2003). Has resumed commercial operations following three years of inactivity. The Dominican Republic's civil aviation board (Junta de Aviación Civil - JAC) said in a statement issued on 28Jan2018, that it had suspended PAWA's Certificate of Economic Authorization (equivalent to an Air Operator's Licence) for a period of ninety (90) day due to debt issues
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Queen Air  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2003*
Airline Code : OQ : QNA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Queen Air suspended operations in early 1999 but was purchased by Viva Airlines in late 2002. Believed to have ceased operating
Aircraft : Nil at this time
SAPAIR (Servicios Aereos Profesionales)   
Status : Active

Dates :

1981 - date
Airline Code : 5S : PSV
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : SAPAIR was formed in 1981
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Sky High Aviation Services   
Status : Active

Dates :

2012* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Sky High Aviation Services received its AOC by the FAA in Oct2012
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Sol Airlines (Sol Dominicana Airlines)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2008 - 2009
Airline Code : DA : SDA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Sol Airlines (Sol Dominicana Airlines) was founded in 2007. Operated charter flights from the Dominican Republic to Mexico, Canada, U.S., South America, Germany and Spain
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Sun Airways   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Taino Airlines (Taino Airways) (Taino Tours)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1977 - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : TIN
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Taino Airlines was founded in 1977
Aircraft : Nil at this time
TALSA (Transporte Aereo Latinoamericanos)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991 - 1991
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
TRADO (Trans Dominican Airways)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1977* - 2001*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Transcarga Dominicana  last update: 05Apr2018
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Transcarga International Airways established a new subsidiary - Transcarga Dominicana (Santo Domingo Las Américas). Itbegun its certification process with the Caribbean nation's civil aviation authority (Junta de Aviación Civil de la República Dominicana - JAC) in Sep2013
Aircraft : Planned: A300B4-203(F)
Transportes Aereas Dominicano*   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1989* - 1989*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Victoria Air   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1991* - 1991*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Viva Dominicana  last update: 28Feb2018
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2003)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Set up by Viva Airlines and agreed to purchase Aerocontinente Dominicana
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Volair   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
West Indian Aerial Express   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1927 - 1928
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : West Indian Aerial Express +>PanAm
Comments : West Indian Aerial Express started with mail contracts and began scheduled services in late 1927. Assets were sold to a holding company & absorbed by Pan Am
Aircraft : Nil at this time
World Merengue Airways   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2011)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Merengue Airlines Dominicana >World Merengue Airways
Comments : World Merengue Airways, formerly known as Merengue Airlines Dominicana, is a proposed airline of the Dominican Republic, which was planned to be based at Las Americas International Airport, offering scheduled flights within the Caribbean and to the United States. Neither airline started operations
Aircraft : Nil at this time
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