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Salsa d'Haiti Offering More Long-Flight Destinations to Diaspora

Haitian airline Salsa d'Haiti occupies parking and hangar space at Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince. Salsa d'Haiti, whose acronym translates in English as Latin American Air Services Corporation of Haiti, serves as a domestic airliner for round-trip service between Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haitien. It makes several daily runs between the two cities.

A private airline, Salsa d'Haiti was established in 2008. Its mission has been to offer excellent, quality service at affordable price-rates for travelers within Haiti borders. Salsa d'Haiti is not restricting its service only to the Port-au-Prince-Cap-Haitien corridor, but is planning to extend flight destinations for the Diaspora residing beyond Haiti's borders. The airline also wants to offer the Haiti tourism industry the ability to present travel packages to foreign tourists for destinations beyond Port-au-Prince.

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Caribintair, Booking Flights Easily

Caribintair had serviced local and international flights to and from Port-au-Prince. Its fleet consists of four British Aerospace and Let Kunovice airplanes. Its parent company was Caribair, which was based in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, with its headquarters located at the La Isabela International Airport.
One of the good things about Caribintair is that you can book a ticket online. This way, you do not have to personally buy your tickets. You can already do it in just a few clicks. Moreover, you can even find deals and promos that can help you save up money.

When booking either a local or international flight, there are factors you have to consider and things to remember. The timing of your booking is essential. Usually, airlines, including Caribintair, offer travel promos during the holidays. Looking for flight deals during this time can help you buy a more affordable ticket.

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Titanic passenger Joseph Laroche was born in Haiti

Did you know there was a black Haitian man in the titanic, Joseph Laroche

Titanic is celebrating its 100th anniversary on April 15th. The movie has also been launched in 3D. Titanic is done by renowned producer James Cameron. Did you know there was a black Haitian man in the titanic? He was neither rich nor famous. Joseph Laroche is that man.

He was brought up in a wealthy family in Haiti. His uncle was the president of Haiti at that time. Being from a well to do family, Joseph Laroche travelled to France to do an engineering course when he was only 14. On arrival in France he pursued his engineering and graduated. He met Juliette, a young beautiful white girl and they fell in love. Juliette's father did not object to her daughter going out with a black man.

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Delta Airlines to start Atlanta Flights to Haiti

Delta Airlines on April 7, 2012, launched flights from Atlanta to Haiti. The airline started operations at the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, with a weekly flight on a Boeing 737-800.

The inauguration ceremony took place at Hartsfield-Jackson airport Atlanta, where Delta Airlines was pleased to announce its newest Saturday flight on a comfy aircraft. It will connect business people and aid workers travelling to Haiti from Atlanta.

Georgia is the home to an estimated 5,000 people of Haitian origin. Delta Airlines will thus connect the people to their families. The Delta flight 685 will depart from Atlanta airport at 11:15 am and arrive in Port-au-Prince at 2:21 pm. The flight 684 will leave Port-au-Prince at 3:25 pm to arrive in Atlanta at 6:49 pm. It will strengthen the process of internationalization of investment in Haiti.

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November 21, 2007, the flight that did not take place for Michel Martelly

The date of November 21, 2007 and Michel Martelly

What is going on? Wasn't the decision for President Michel Martelly to finally give his passport as proof that he is in fact a Haitian citizen take care of any doubt? What is the deal with November 21, 2007?

On Thursday, President Michel Martelly accompanied by representatives of several religious groups in Haiti and by U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Kenneth Merten, made a public presentation to the press of 8 passports. President Michel Martelly hoped that these passports given to the Haitian senate for verification would put the question about his nationality to rest once and for all.

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Tortug' Air: Haiti's National Flag Carrier

Tortug' Air plays a key role in Haiti's transportation infrastructure. Founded in March 2003, the airline is the country's national flag carrier, with over 200 employees. The road condition in Haiti is quite poor, giving people a difficult time to travel by land. With Tortug' Air, however, air flights to local and international destinations are made easier. Being one of the largest regional airlines also allows Tortug' Air to greatly contribute to the country's transportation industry.

The airline offers local flights to five destinations, which are Port-au-Prince, Jacmel, Jeremie, Cap-Haitien, and Port-de-Paix. Not only it services local flights, it also has international ones. Passengers can book air tickets to Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, as well as the Bahamas' Nassau, Provo, and Turks and Caicos. It also has charter permits to fly to other Caribbean islands.

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Facts On Haiti Ambassador Airlines

There are several airlines in Haiti, one of which was Haiti Ambassador Airlines. It was established in April 2002 and was based in the national capital of Port-au-Prince. Though it was formed in 2002, it was not until 2003 that it started operations. Haiti Ambassador Airlines was privately owned, with shares held by four businessmen.

Christopher Doyle owned 48% of the airline, while Georgemay Figaro had 48% of the company too. Figaro also served as the airline president. It was under him that the airline operated for years. Other owners of the Haiti Ambassador Airlines were Jean-Philippe Padern and Kathleen Buteau, who both held 2% of the company.

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Gaillot Dorsinvil hit with Interdiction to leave Haiti, as he was removed from American Airline

Gaillot Dorsinvil hits with Interdiction by  Minister of Interior, Thierry Mayard-Paul

I don't thing the former President of the Provisional Electoral Council in Haiti is going anywhere soon. Gaillot Dorsinvil was removed from

At Toussaint Louverture, everything was set for depart. The American Airlines plane already left the gate, doors closed, the engine running, the pilot told all flight attendants: " All flights attendants, please take your sit as we are ready for take off". Suddenly, Order for Gaillot Dorsinvil to return to the runway and to get back to the airport. The Minister of Interior, Me Thierry Mayard-Paul, called to block the American Airlines plane from leaving.

Would he be able to get refund for his airplane ticket?

I don't think I want to be President of the Provisional Electoral Council if it is given to me.

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Both United Airlines and Continental Airline flying Haiti's sky

Both United Airlines and Continental Airlines flying to Haiti

It is for real. Did you book you flight to Haiti yet?

If not, then wait. Just in time for the Summer. As of July one, both United Airlines and Continental Airlines will fly to Haiti.

The Haitian airspace is going to be even more crowded as United Airlines and Continental Airlines announced the addition of flights to Toussaint L'Ouverture Airport in Port-au-Prince.

United Airlines will flight to Toussaint L'Ouverture International Airport three times per week. It will come directly from Newark Liberty International Airport three times a week.

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List of CEP Members not allowed to leave the country

Members of the CEP prohibited from leaving Haiti after election

The "Haitian Joudalist" finally has the list.

What list are you talking about?

"Quesque ca cette affaire?"

We are talking about the list of the CEP member not allowed to travel until an investigation is completed.

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