October 2nd, 2014 was the Inauguration day of the Hugo Chavez International Airport in Cap Haitian, and American Airlines launching of its inaugural flight on the same day. 
American Airlines launched new daily service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Cap-Haitien, Haiti (CAP), adding a new international destination to the airline's growing global network. "We have proudly served Haiti for more than 40 years and believe this new service is important not only for our customers, but also as an important catalyst to develop the north coast and open up this historically significant destination," said Art Torno, senior vice president – MexicoCaribbean and Latin America. Present during the Inaugurations where President Michel Martelly his Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, the Minister of Tourism Stéphanie Villedrouin, all emphasized that Haiti is Open for Business and that this new International Airport will open up the historic northern coast to the rest of the world.