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Seaborne Airlines Returns to the Dominican Republic with Nonstop San Juan – Santiago Service

February 15, 2019
Seaborne Airlines officially returns to the Dominican Republic with nonstop San Juan – Santiago service. Pictured left – right: Lisa Pérez (Seaborne Lead Agent), Maylene Diaz (Seaborne Customer Service Agent), Walter Gomes (Silver Airways), Wesley S. Pagan (Seaborne Supervisor). (Photo: Business Wire)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 15, 2019--Seaborne Airlines today returned to the Dominican Republic with nonstop service between San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) and Santiago de los Caballeros Dominican Republic’s Cibao International Airport (STI).

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Seaborne Airlines officially returns to the Dominican Republic with nonstop San Juan – Santiago service. Pictured left – right: Lisa Pérez (Seaborne Lead Agent), Maylene Diaz (Seaborne Customer Service Agent), Walter Gomes (Silver Airways), Wesley S. Pagan (Seaborne Supervisor). (Photo: Business Wire)

The new flights operate three days per week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and will increase to daily service on May 23, 2019.

In addition, the new service offers opportunities to experience nearby favorite vacation destinations, including the beaches of Puerto Plata, the birthplace of tourism in the Dominican Republic, and the peace, tranquility and nature of Jarabacoa, the country’s most popular eco-tourism destination.

“We are thrilled that Seaborne has returned to the Dominican market,” said Seaborne’s Chief Operating Officer Captain Jesus Medina. “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 travelers in the region.”

“With the start of this route Seaborne will transport hundreds of Dominicans and tourists through Cibao International Airport to enjoy the charms of the north and much of the country,” said Cibao International Airport’s Public Relations Officer Santiago González. “We are happy to have Seaborne back at Cibao Airport and we appreciate Seaborne Airlines executives once again placing trust in our services for the reopening of their operations in the country.”

Seaborne Airlines’ San Juan, Puerto Rico – Santiago, Dominican Republic service effective February 15, 2019 – May 22, 2019:

Service increases to daily on May 23, 2019.

For reservations, visit www.seaborneairlines.com. Travelers in the Dominican Republic may also call 809-566-8574.

About Seaborne Airlines

Seaborne Airlines has been operating in the Caribbean for over 25 years and is one of the largest regional carriers in the Caribbean with over 1,500 monthly flights. Seaborne serves San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport, St. Thomas airport and seaplane base, St. Croix airport and seaplane base, Anguilla, Antigua, Tortola, Dominica, Saint Maarten, St. Kitts and Nevis with convenient online check-in and TSA pre-check offered in most destinations.

Seaborne is owned and cooperatively operated by Silver Airways. The acquisition brought together the two strongest independent regional airlines with similar Saab 340B fleets, complementary route networks, and common codeshare and interline partners. With the upcoming deployment of Silver’s new fleet of state-of-the-art ATR-600s across both networks, the combined airline will have an expanded range, allowing it to better serve passengers and markets.

The combined airline operates Silver Airways’ route network in Florida, the Bahamas and beyond under the Silver Airways brand and Seaborne’s route network throughout Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and the Caribbean under the Seaborne name. The total fleet consists Saab 340s and de Havilland Twin Otter seaplane aircraft. Silver is also the North American launch customer for the new eco-friendly ATR-600 aircraft in the U.S. For additional information, visit www.seaborneairlines.com.

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CONTACT: Media Contact:

Misty Stoller

954-292-8169

mediarelations@silverairways.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CARIBBEAN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC FLORIDA PUERTO RICO

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: WOMEN OTHER CONSUMER TRANSPORT AIR TRAVEL DESTINATIONS VACATION TRANSPORTATION OTHER TRAVEL CONSUMER MEN

SOURCE: Silver Airways

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