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  • SBA Airlines Airline Name
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Rebranded from Santa Barbara Airlines (1995-2008)

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Maracaibo La Chinita (MAR)
Venezuela B
South America B

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3 Countries served
3 Destinations served
2 Routes served




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PAWA Dominicana sets August 14 launch date

PAWA Dominicana (7N, Santo Domingo Las Américas) has scheduled a Friday, August 14 launch date with 3x flights from its Santo Domingo Las Américas hub to Aruba, St. Maarten, and Curacao. Operations will presumably be on-board one of the start-up's two DC-9-30s and its MD-82, HI-914 (msn 49476).

PAWA expects to add flights to San Juan Luis Muñoz Marin, Miami Int'l, New York JFK, and Havana Int'l during the second phase of its expansion plan.

Founded in 2007, PAWA's first incarnation ...

Venezuelan regulator temporarily suspends airlines' ticket sales

Aserca Airlines (R7, Caracas Simón Bolivar) along with LTA - Linea Turistica Aereotuy, Conviasa, and Aeropostal - Alas de Venezuela were all mandated to temporarily suspend ticket sales earlier this week after the Venezuelan civil aviation authority (Instituto Nacional de Aeronáutica Civil - INAC) snap inspection of the country's airlines revealed glaring irregularities in the aforementioned carriers' operations.

Venezuela's El Nacional states that INAC sanctioned the carriers after it ...

Venezuela's SBA Airlines axes Tenerife Norte flights

SBA Airlines (S3, Maracaibo) has terminated its only international longhaul route - to Tenerife Norte - until further notice. While the Venezuelan carrier has offered no specific reasons for the suspension, it is believed it is linked to the country's foreign currency crisis.

Earlier this year, SBA suspended its Tenerife Norte operations when it a lack of foreign exchange hampered its ability to buy spare parts and pay for MRO services.

As it stands, SBA still serves Miami Int'l and ...

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Aircraft TypeActiveInactiveTotalOn Order* BØ Age PCapacity P  
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MD-832 2hiddenhiddenhidden
* Includes new or used aircraft not yet delivered for which a construction/manufacturer serial number is already known.


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