Aerogaviota

Aerogaviota is an airline based in Havana, Cuba.[1] It operates domestic flights within Cuba as well as flights from Cuba to Jamaica. Its main base is Playa Baracoa, Havana,[2] although it occasionally flies out of and into Jose Marti International Airport, Havana.

Aerogaviota
IATA ICAO Callsign
KG GTV GAVIOTA
Founded1994
HubsPlaya Baracoa (UPB/MUPB)
Secondary hubsJose Marti International Airport
Fleet size22[citation needed]
Parent companyGAVIOTA, S.A.
HeadquartersHavana, Cuba
Websitehttp://www.aerogaviota.com/
Aerogaviota Mi-8PS

HistoryEdit

The airline was established by the Cuban army and started operations in 1994 and is wholly owned by the Government of Cuba,[2] run by Corporación de la Aviación Civil S.A of Cuba.

Accidents and incidentsEdit

  • On 29 April 2017, an Antonov An-26 chartered by Cuban military crashed at Las Lomas de San Cristóbal, killing all 8 people on board.[3]

DestinationsEdit

Aerogaviota operated scheduled services to the following domestic destinations as of 2017: Baracoa, Cayo Coco, Havana, Holguín, and Santiago de Cuba.

The airline also serves Kingston and Montego Bay, Jamaica. In the past, it also served the route Holguín-Nassau (The Bahamas).

FleetEdit

 
The Aerogaviota Antonov An-26 that crashed in Las Lomas de San Cristóbal the 29 April 2017 seen at Vilo Acuña Airport in (2004)

The Aerogaviota fleet includes the following aircraft as of 2017:[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Contáctenos." Aerogaviota. Retrieved on 1 February 2011. "Ave 47 No 2814 e/ 28 y 34, Reparto Kohly Playa, Ciudad de la Habana. Cuba."
  2. ^ a b Flight International 27 March 2007
  3. ^ Beltrán, Federico (29 April 2017). "Accidente aéreo en Cuba: Se estrella avión de Aerogaviota en Pinar del Río" [Accident in Cuba: Aerogaviota plane crashes in Pinar del Río] (in Spanish). Cibercuba. Retrieved 29 April 2017.
  4. ^ Aerogaviota site - in Spanish
  5. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2019 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2019): 12.

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