Cayman Islands, Caribbeanand International News
Saturday, Jan 28, 2023

Dominican Republic Airports Surpass Pre-Pandemic Traffic Levels

Dominican Republic Airports Surpass Pre-Pandemic Traffic Levels

During the month of October, the Dominican Republic’s airports registered a significant increase in passenger traffic, as reported by the Civil Aviation Board (JAC) in its monthly report.

The data included in the «Air Transport Statistics Report» indicates that during October 2021, 949,783 passengers were transported, of which 483,037 correspond to inbound flights and 466,746 to outbound flights in a total of 7,681 operations. This represents a 9% increase over the same period in 2019.

The Dominican Republic’s aero commercial activity shows that the air sector registers a robust recovery with respect to the same activity pre-Covid. All airports located in tourist destinations showed growth: Punta Cana, La Romana, Puerto Plata, and Samaná, highlighting the airports of Samaná and La Romana, which doubled their passenger traffic» said José E. Marte Piantini, President of the Civil Aviation Board.

Leading markets

*  United States

U.S. airlines have significantly increased their operations to the Dominican Republic. American Airlines has added capacity on several routes with the introduction of wide-body aircraft, while low-cost carriers such as Frontier and Spirit have introduced new routes.

*  Spain

The Spanish market is one of the most outstanding growth markets. Iberia has increased its seat and frequency offerings to higher levels than in 2019. LEVEL resumed operations to Punta Cana (PUJ), Iberojet announced new routes from Barcelona (BCN) and during the year-end holiday season increases its operation in the Caribbean country, as did Air Europa, while there was the landing of leisure operator World2Fly.

*  Germany

German leisure airlines have committed to the Dominican market. Condor announced flights from Dusseldorf (DUS) and Munich to Punta Cana (PUJ) and Lufthansa Group subsidiary Eurowings Discover, which entered the long-haul market this year, has a current operation between Frankfurt (FRA) and Punta Cana (PUJ), and expects to add Munich (MUC) by summer 2022.

*  Russia

Aeroflot began operations between Moscow (SVO) and Punta Cana (PUJ) in Airbus A350-900 aircraft, Azur Air started flying from St. Petersburg (LED) and Yekaterinburg (SVX) to La Romana (LRM), whereas other tour operators such as Pegas Fly launched connections from Sheremetyevo (SVO) to Punta Cana (PUJ), Samana (AZS) and Puerto Plata (POP).


Related Articles

Tesla reported record profits and record revenues for 2022
Prince Andrew and Virginia Giuffre Photo Is Fake: Ghislaine Maxwell
Opinion | Israel’s Supreme Court Claims a Veto on Democracy
Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin Gets Married On His 93rd Birthday
Who’s Threatening Israeli Democracy?
Federal Reserve Probes Goldman’s Consumer Business
China's first population drop in six decades
Microsoft is finalising plans to become the latest technology giant to reduce its workforce during a global economic slowdown
China's foreign ministry branch in Hong Kong urges British gov't to stop the biased and double standards Hong Kong report
Tesla slashes prices globally by as much as 20 percent
1.4 Million Copies Of Prince Harry's Memoir 'Spare' Sold On 1st Day In UK
After Failing To Pay Office Rent, Twitter May Sell User Names
Lisa Marie Presley, singer and daughter of Elvis, dies aged 54
FIFA president questioned by prosecutors
Britain's Sunak breaks silence and admits using private healthcare
Hype and backlash as Harry's memoir goes on sale. Unnamed royal source says prince 'kidnapped by cult of psychotherapy and Meghan'
Saudi Arabia set to overtake India as fastest-growing major economy this year 
Google and Facebook’s dominance in digital ads challenged by rapid ascent of Amazon and TikTok
FTX fraud investigators are digging deeper into Sam Bankman-Fried's inner circle – and reportedly have ex-engineer Nishad Singh in their sights
TikTok CEO Plans to Meet European Union Regulators
UK chaos: Hong Kong emigrants duped by false prospectus
France has banned the online sale of paracetamol until February, citing ongoing supply issues
Japan reportedly to give families 1 million yen per child to move out of Tokyo
Will Canada ever become a real democracy?
Hong Kong property brokerages slash payrolls in choppy market
U.S. Moves to Seize Robinhood Shares, Silvergate Accounts Tied to FTX
Effect of EU sanctions on Moscow is ‘less than zero’ – Belgian MEP
Coinbase to Pay $100 Million in Settlement With New York Regulator
FTX assets worth $3.5bn held by Bahamas securities regulator
A Republican congressman-elect is under investigation in New York after he admitted he lied about his education and work experience.
Brazilian football legend Pele, arguably the greatest player ever, has died at the age of 82.
Hong Kong to scrap almost all its Covid rules
EU calls screening of travellers from China unjustified
US imposes Covid testing for visitors from China
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy Addresses Joint Session of Congress - FULL SPEECH
If a country is denied the right to independence by another, it is not in a union. It is in a dictatorship.
Where is Rishi? Chancellor Jeremy Hunt's excuses about the UK's economic challenges just don't make sense
Former FTX CEO Bankman-Fried finally arrested in Bahamas after U.S. files charges
Corruption works: House Financial Services Chair Waters doesn't plan to subpoena her donor, Sam Bankman-Fried, to testify at hearing on FTX collapse
Ronaldo's new contract...
Prince William's godmother resigns honorary royal role after exposing her/their racism
British PM Rishi Sunak pledges further action on strikes to 'protect lives'
Tax fraud verdict again exposes illusion of Trump the master businessman
Tax fraud verdict again exposes illusion of Trump the master businessman.
Double standards: UK lawmakers attack EU chief over Ireland claims
Yellen hints at ‘national security’ probe into Twitter purchase
Elon Musk reinstates Donald Trump's Twitter account.
George W. Bush and Barack Obama will hold back-to-back disinformation conferences
Mission Improbable: Tom Cruise & Queen Elizabeth
Miss Argentina and Miss Puerto Rico are not single anymore