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Aruba Airlines Expands Its Route Network To Further Position Aruba As An Important Hub In The Caribbean Region
ORANJESTAD, Aruba (CSN) -- On Friday July 25, Aruba Airlines launched its inaugural flight to Miami, Florida, U.S.A.. During his address, Minister Oduber informed of the vision of the Aruban government to attract more tourists and business to the island.
“The addition of Miami to the flight schedule of Aruba Airlines further strengthens the position of Aruba as an important hub in the Caribbean Region.”
Since his installment in 2009, Minister Oduber, held several meetings with KLM to present the vision of the government to strengthen Aruba’s position as a hub in the Caribbean. Several investments and adaptations were done at the infrastructure of the Aruba International Airport to reinforce the vision and better accommodate international renown airlines. Nowadays Aruba offers more direct flights to the US, Central and South America and also the West European Continent.
Minister Oduber added; “We do not start a new airline, or expand a new destination just for doing so. It is all part of a vision of our government to make Aruba an important hub in the Caribbean region. We want to position Aruba as a distribution center for all airline businesses in this region. With the addition of Miami as a new destination to the Aruba Airlines flight schedule, the local airline reinforces our vision. ”
Aruba Airlines announced that it will continue adding new destinations and expanding the amount of times it will be flying from, and to, destinations as Curaçao, and countries in South America such as Brazil. With these expansions Aruba Airlines creates more work quota. The total of professionals working for the airline at the moment is 230.
Minister Oduber finished his address congratulating the employees of Aruba Airlines for the quality service they have been offering to their clients and wished them luck with the growth route the airline steadily embarks on.