Tortug’ Air (Port-au-Prince) has applied to the the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to be able to fly a daily service from Cap Haitien on the north shore of Haiti to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood according to this article by Routes News. Haitian carriers are currently banned from flying to the United States due to FAA safety and security concerns.
Established in March, 2003, the Haitian carrier currently operates domestic and regional routes with BAe Jetstream 31s (see the route map below). In its application, the airline proposes to operate the new route with a wet-leased Bombardier CRJ100 (CL-600-2B19) from CemAir (Johannesburg) of South Africa (see below).
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Copyright Photo: CemAir. CRJ100 (CL-600-2B19) ZS-CRJ (msn 7338) flies over South Africa waters.