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Haiti-based Sunrise Airways charts course for accelarated growth with new Airbus A320

180-seat jet airliner opens the door for added route expansion throughout the Caribbean and North America.

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI – Sunrise Airways has positioned itself for aggressive expansion in 2017, initiating service aboard a new 180-seat Airbus A320 aircraft. Sourced through a wet-lease agreement with Dominican Wings, a subsidiary of Lithuanian wet-lease specialist Avion Express, the Airbus A320 is currently operating along Sunrise Airways routes connecting Cuba with Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

“This upgrade to jet service represents a momentous step forward for our company and our valued customers,” said Philippe Bayard, President of Sunrise Airways. “The added capacity and comfort of the A320 elevates our intra-Caribbean service to Cuba to a level unmatched in the marketplace. At the same time, we’re now firmly positioned for robust expansion throughout the Caribbean, as well as our first-ever routes to North America. For Sunrise and our passengers, this is a game-changer.”

The move to the Airbus A320 marks the first time in Sunrise Airways’ history that it has offered jet service. Previously, the carrier operated an all-turboprop fleet consisting of ATR 42-320 and Jetstream 32 EP aircraft.

“Continued investment in the very best aircraft, technology, training, and personnel is a hallmark of our strategic development plan,” noted Bayard. “Our commitment to providing our customers with the very best service in the skies is absolute.”

Vicky Karantzavelou
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Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.

She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.