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New X-Ray Scanner at Airport Hugo Chavez of Cap Haitien

Recently, in order to meet international standards of trade exchanges, at the Hugo Chavez airport of Cap Haitien, the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development (MARNDR) has installed an X-ray scanner at the arrival lounge to check the passengers and baggage.

This will help easier and faster detection and prevention of the entries of agricultural items which have no import permit or pose threats to the environment and health. This initiative is an extension of MARNDR's effort to modernize and protect Haitian agriculture from sanitary risks, including through quarantine inspection services in ports and airports open to foreign trade.

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Montreal Airport Association Gifts Airport Inventory for Cap Haitien Airport

Aeroports de Montreal (ADM) is working with the Republic of Haiti's Autorite Aeroportuaire (ANN), with funding provided by the Canadian Embassy in Haiti, to donate airport inventory, used at the former Mirabel terminal, to Cap Haitien International Airport (CHIA). The inventory includes 100 ticket counters, baggage scales, 2,000 luggage vehicles, and 500-plus lounge seats, all retrieved by ADM when Mirabel terminal closed. Now the equipment is being shipped to Miami and then back to Haiti to be installed at CHIA.

ADM CEO James Cherry says this first shipment of inventory to CHIA will start a process of eventually supplying all major airports in Haiti with adequate furnishings and equipment to make them more operable and tourist-friendly.

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American Airlines to start flying to Cap-Haitian in September

New Cap-Haitian Airport Design

Haitian President Michel Martelly has announced that American Airlines will start flying to Cap-Haitian, comes September 2014. This announce was made during the inauguration of his political party, Party Haitien Tet Kale (PHTK).

As the work of improving the second Airport in Haiti is going on, including the expansion of the arrival room. According to Mr. Jean Joseph Larosiliere who has been in charge of the project to improve Cap-Haitian Airport, we will be able to welcome airplanes carrying over 200 passengers.

I can already see tourism booming in Cap-Haitian, Hotels business taking off, those historic sites in the north being visited

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Completion of Cap-Haitian Airport expansion demanded

New Cap-Haitian Airport Design

The people of the city of Cap-Haitian come to realize that one of the few things that works well with the Haitian government is public pressure. In these lights, they recently took to the streets of the second city of the country to demand that the government complete the expansion work on the Cap-Haitian Airport

"Se Pot ki fè bri Ki beswen gresse"

Headed by the coordinator of the federation of "comités quartiers" of cap-Haitian,(Fekokap) organized a successful march in the streets of Cap-Haitian, starting at place de Carénage to end in front of the office of Department "Delegue".

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Sunrise Airways to Bring More Tourism to Haiti

Sunrise Airways and Tourism in Cap Haitien Haiti

Cap Haitien is about to get an uptick in tourism this summer. Sunrise Airways, a new airliner, has submitted an application to Turk and Caicos Islands (TCI) Air Transport Licensing Authority (ATLA) to ferry passengers between Providenciales and Cap Haitien International Airports (IA).

Sunrise Airways' application must be made public to permit competing air-passenger carriers to make objections. If objections are made, a hearing will be held to determine their validity. The outcome of the hearing will be the deciding factor to either approve or refuse the air carrier an operating license. If no one raises objections, the application will proceed through the review process and sign-offs more quickly. TCI ATLA Director, Tom Swann, has reported to the news media he is not aware of any objections to Sunrise Airways' planned service route.

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Will Toussaint L'ouverture International Airport be named Hugo Chavez International Airport?

Francois Duvalier International Airport - Toussaint Louverture International Airport

There has been some rumors and also confusion with this information just to say the least. Haiti Press Network had reported that the Haitian Prime Minister, Laurent Lamorthe announced during a visit in the United States that Haiti International Toussaint L'ouverture would be renamed. According to the online News media, the International Airport in Port-au-Prince is to be named after the Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez for his contribution to several infrastructure projects in Haiti. Haiti Press Network stated that the information was announced by the Creole service of Voice of America (VOA) in Washington, D.C.

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Haiti Renames Cap-Haitien Airport to Hugo Chavez International Airport

The international airport second largest city in Haiti, Cap-Haïtien will be named after former Venezuela's President, late Hugo Chavez. The announcement was made by Laurent Lamothe, Prime Minister of Haiti using micro-blogging website called Twitter. Lamothe sent out the tweet on Thursday afternoon (18th April) when he was on a 6-day tour to USA to boast about the achievement of the Martelly-Lamothe administration.

Lamothe sent out his tweet in French one day after a confusion that spread across the social media platforms regarding homage to be paid to Chavez. Before the tweet was sent out, it was reported by some of the Haitian blogs that Toussaint L'Ouverture International Airport of Port-au-Prince will be named after late Hugo Chavez.

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Tortug Air To Consider Flight Cap Haitian - Fort Lauderdale

Tortug Air is a privately owned carrier in Haiti. It has made an application to US DOT, the United States Department of Transportation to seek permission to operate flights to the US.

Filing The Petition

Tortug Air has made a petition to operate flights non-stop from Cap Haitein International - Fort Lauderdale International service on a daily basis. Haiti is considered as a 'category two' country and it is a non compliant under the safety standards of aviation under FAA IASA or the ICAO the program. Hence the rental contract becomes necessary.

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Cap-Haitian, A Fine Vacation Destination In Haiti

Cap-Haitian also known formerly as le Cap, Cap-Henri and Cap-Francais is located on Haiti's northern coast. It is the capital of the Department of Nord and is located near Milot, a historic town. It has around 190,000 inhabitants with indigenous migrants from South and Central America. During the colonial rule it was an important city where it served as the capital of the French Colony of Saint Dominigue from 1711 to 1770.

Anti Government And Revolutionary Movements

The capital was moved to Port-au-Prince. Initially, under the rule of King Henri Christophe, it was Kingdom of Northern Haiti's first capital. Infrastructure for transportation was not very good during that time. The city was destroyed by the 7th May 1842 earthquake.

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