Seaborne Airlines launched flights between San Juan in Puerto Rico and Santiago de los Caballeros in the Dominican Republic on 15 February. Pictured at the ribbon cutting ceremony were: Lisa Pérez, Lead Agent, Seaborne Airlines; Maylene Diaz, Customer Service Agent, Seaborne Airlines; Walter Gomes, Ramp Agent, Silver Airways; and Wesley Pagan, Supervisor, Seaborne Airlines. The route will be operated three times weekly using Saab 340s.
- Seaborne Airlines, which is owned and cooperatively operated by Silver Airways, launched flights between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic on 15 February, with it launching a three times weekly service between San Juan (SJU) and Santiago de los Caballero (STI). “We are thrilled that Seaborne Airlines has returned to the Dominican market,” said Jesus Medina, COO, Seaborne Airlines. “Santiago shares important historical, cultural and economic ties with Puerto Rico and we are delighted to be providing safe, reliable and customer-friendly service for travellers in the region.” The carrier will operate the 494-kilometre sector three times weekly using its fleet of Saab 340s, with departures on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. No other carrier currently operates between the two airports.