Turks and Caicos Islands based commuter airline, Caicos Express Airways, on Friday launched its new service to the Dominican Republic. The inaugural flight departed on Friday morning for Santo Domingo in what will be a twice-weekly service.
The 70 minutes flight to Santo Domingo will operate on Mondays and Fridays, while the 50 minutes flight to Santaigo will operate on Thursdays and Saturdays using the Beechcraft 1900 airplane.
Ahead of the launch, Operations Manager, Stephane Menelas stated, “We are a very proud of what we have built and accomplished over the years. I think that we have passion for aviation and also the ability to listen to the consumer to give them what they demand. This has lead us to follow the market and commit to offering excellent service to the people that support us and we thank them so much for their loyalty.”
Caicos Express has been growing since the airline launched domestic services in 2011. The Santo Domingo and Santiago airports have now bring the airline’s scheduled international flight destinations to four. This Airline currently offers scheduled flights to Grand Turk, Salt Cay, South Caicos, Cap Haitien and Port-Au-Prince from Providenciales Airport.
The airline offers charter flights to several Caribbean destinations, including Cuba.