Privately owned Haitian carrier Tortug’ Air has applied to US Dept. of Transportation (DOT) for permission to operate flights to the US. The carrier has petitioned to operate daily nonstop Cap Haitien International-Fort Lauderdale International service. Since Haiti is a “category two”  country—not compliant with aviation safety standards under ICAO or the FAA IASA program—Tortug’ Air said it would operate the service under a wet lease agreement ...

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