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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

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Country aircraft registration code = HI

30 Jan 2018

The Dominican Republic's civil aviation board has suspended PAWA's Certificate of Economic Authorization for a period of ninety (90) day due to debt issues [updated]

19 Nov 2017

Air Santo Domingo (ii) is a scheduled carrier based out of Santo Domingo La Isabela International (JBQ) [added]

26 Dec 2016

AVA Airways (Dominican Republic) hope to secure its AOC and launch during the first half of 2017 [added]

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

ACSA (Air Century)  last update: 19Nov2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1992 - date
Airline Code : -- : CEY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : ACSA (Air Century) was founded by Captain and Pilot Omar Chahin on Founded on 01Mar1992. Commenced operations in Mar1992
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 utilised: ? >
Aero Continente Dominicana   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2004
Airline Code : 9D : CND
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aero Continente Dominicana was founded in 2002
Aero de Dominicana   
Status : Not sure if launched

Dates :

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

Dates :

2006* - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : STI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
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
AeroDomca (Aeronaves Dominicana)   
Status : Active

Dates :

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

Dates :

1989* - 1989*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
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
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
Aeronaves Borinquena   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
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
Aerorental Cargo del Caribe   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Dates :

1991* - 1994
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
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
Aerovias Nacionales Quisqueyanas  last update: 19Jan2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1962* - 1963
Airline Code : -- : ---
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]
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
Agro Air International Dominicana   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

1998* - 1998*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
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
Air Inter Island   
Status : Active

Dates :

2003 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Inter Island was founded 15Aug2003 by Martin Maldonado Frómeta
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)
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)
Alas del Caribe   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Dates :

1996* - 1996
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
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
Antillana de Navigacion Aerea   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Argo   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1971* - 1987*
Airline Code : DI : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Argo was founded in 1971
AT Air Taxi   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
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
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
CAD (Carga Aerea Dominicana)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
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)
Caribbean Air Service   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

1992* - 1992*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
CDA (Compania Dominicana de Aviacion)  last update: 15Jan2018
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 in that year. All CDA's stock was owned by the Corporacion Dominicana de Empresas Estatalas (CORDE), a Government institution. Scheduled passenger services are operated from Santo Doming
Domaire SA   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Dates :

1974 - 2004*
Airline Code : YU : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Dominair was founded in 1974
Dominican Wings   
Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Dominican Wings commenced revenue operations with its first commercial flight (Santo Domingo Las Américas-Port of Spain) on 05Feb2016
Dominicana de Aviacion   
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
Gol Dominicana  last update: 05Dec2017
Status : Not sure if 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
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
Hispaniola Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Dates :

1982* - 1986
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Inair (International Air) was formed in 1982
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
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
Merengue Airlines Dominicana   
Status : Not sure if 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
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]
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
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
SAPAIR (Servicios Aereos Profesionales)   
Status : Active

Dates :

1981 - date
Airline Code : 5S : PSV
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : SAPAIR was formed in 1981
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
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
Sun Airways   
Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

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

Dates :

1977* - 2001*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Transcarga Dominicana   
Status : Not sure if launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Transportes Aereas Dominicano*   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Dates :

1991* - 1991*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Viva Dominicana   
Status : Not sure if launched

Dates :

(2003)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
Volair   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time : ----- < Aircraft utilised: ? >
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.
World Merengue Airways   
Status : Not sure if 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
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