Tortug' Air - Corporate info

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Tortug' Air - Corporate info

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Tortug' Air

Callsign - TORTUG AIR
Founded - 2003
Hubs - Toussaint Louverture International Airport
Fleet size - 7
Destinations - 8
Headquarters - Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Key people - Olivier Jean (President)
Website - TortugAir.com

Tortug’ Air is a domestic airline in Haiti, and serves as Haiti’s national flag carrier. The airline was founded in March 2003, and is based in Port-au-Prince. According to the airline, more than 200 people are employed with the company.

Tortug’ Air is a part of Haiti’s transportation infrastructure. Despite the country’s small size, the road network is in poor condition. Thus, air transportation takes on an oversized importance for Haiti. Tortug’ Air serves that need with its domestic schedule. For example, its short flight from Port-au-Prince to Jacmel could be driven instead; but it would take approximately four hours by road. It is only 40 minutes by air.

Destinations
  • Tortug’ Air serves six destinations within Haiti, including the capital Port-au-Prince, the northern city of Cap-Haïtien, and the southern city of Jacmel. Flights to Les Cayes were suspended in early 2012.
Local (Haiti)
  • Port-au-Prince
    Jacmel
    Jérémie
    Cap-Haïtien
    Port-de-Paix
International
  • Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
    Nassau, Bahamas
    Provo, Turks & Caicos
    With charter permits for almost all Caribbean islands
Fleet
JetStream 31 - 2 (19)
Let L-410 Turbolet - 1 (?)
Total - 3

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