Haiti’s Sunrise Airways expands to Dominica

Haiti’s family-owned Sunrise Airway is expanding into the Caribbean and Dominica is one of its destinations.

Beginning on May 25, the airline will connect Antigua, Dominica, Saint Kitts, and Saint Lucia using a twin-turboprop aircraft (EMB-120), offering a maximum capacity of 30 passengers.

The new flights will operate every day, except Tuesday with two daily flights connecting Antigua-Dominica and Antigua-Saint Kitts, while the Antigua-Saint Lucia service will operate once daily.

Sunrise Airways is presently the only commercial flight between Haiti and Miami, with its plane operating out of the international airport in Cap-Haïtien away from the gang violence plaguing the capital, Port-au-Prince.

The move into the Eastern Caribbean is the airline’s biggest expansion yet.

“All of us at Sunrise Airways have cherished each new route that we’ve inaugurated over the 12-year history of our airline,” said CEO and chairman Philippe Bayard. “This latest expansion, though, is extra special as it brings the mission we started in the Western Caribbean, to better connect our islands under our One Caribbean concept, to the Eastern Caribbean in the biggest way yet.

He described the expansion as the “dawn of a new day for intra-regional air travel within the Eastern Caribbean.”

The CEO also said that travelers can expect frequent and convenient service.

“The double daily flights between Antigua, Dominica, and St. Kitts offer fantastic flexibility for travelers,” Bayard explained. “Furthermore, our new Antigua-St. Lucia service is the only direct connection between these two popular tourist destinations, opening exciting possibilities for multi-island adventures. Imagine relaxing on the pristine beaches of Antigua one day, and then immersing yourself in the volcanic beauty of St. Lucia the next. Sunrise Airways makes this dream a reality!”

Sunrise Airways’ expansion in the Eastern Caribbean follows its October 2023 announcement of its first-ever flights to/from Miami. The airline also serves an additional 12 gateways across six Caribbean and Central American destinations – Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Panama City, and St. Maarten.

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  1. if we knew better
    May 9, 2024

    They were going to set up their base here, but Dominica again with its “being ready for business” caused them to choose Antigua instead. At least their services will be available to Dominica even if their opted to have their base of operations elsewhere.

    • Abbas
      May 18, 2024

      Dominica is opening its gates to the modern progressive movement among the developed countries 💐🌺👍🙏🌺💐

  2. En Ba La
    May 8, 2024

    kakaratt there they stay. Put that dowm in Guadelouoe and calling everbody”s name. and on the achool-s campus “that pass there already” and you know who is embarasing whom – and that this is cominf out underwater and out this down in people’s homes for example in phillips home. You know where it is and you are not taking it out.

    Excuse my language “salop” – these are kinda of things.that Dominicans are engaging in. Those from Dominica in the US Military dont forget TREASON is real.

    Dog eat dog world SELF Interest i am looking after at this point. and as ethical as humanly possible.

  3. En Ba La
    May 8, 2024

    earthquake in guadeloupe.now

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