Pawa Dominicana launches 1st flight
Santo Domingo.- Dominican airline Pawa on Monday held its inaugural flight with a ceremony at Las Americas Airport with the arrival of flight 721from St. Martin.
Pawa becomes the first Dominican based airline since the late 1980s, when Dominicana de Aviacion went bankrupt.
The airline has direct flights to Aruba, Curacao and St. Martin, then add new routes such as San Juan, Havana, Miami and New York within six months.
Pawa president Simon Garcia thanked the Civil Aviation Institute and the Industry and Commerce Ministry for the facilities provided.
He said the carrier will start begin 24 flights weekly and expand operations in the Caribbean, with routes not covered by other airlines thus far.
Cardinal Nicolas de Jesus Lopez Rodriguez blessed the facilities and aircraft that will bear the Dominican flag in each flight.
August 18, 2015
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