To explore new routes and markets
Santo Domingo.The Plenum of the Civil Aviation Board (JAC), in ordinary session and in the exercise of the prerogatives established by Art. 233 of the 491-06 Civil Aviation Act of the Dominican Republic, approved the request of the Canadian airline Air Transat to operate 318 special flights to the airports of Santo Domingo, Samaná, La Romana, Punta Cana and Puerto Plata, from November 2017 to April 2018, corresponding to the fall - winter season.
These special flights would explore twenty new routes from Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Vancouver, Hamilton, Fredericton, Regina, Windsor, Saskatoon, Quebec, Winnipeg and London.
"The approval of special flights from Canada, in order to explore new routes to the country, confirms that we are a destination that still have a lot of potential in terms of market growth. From the Civil Aviation Board, we support these initiatives that bring us closer to the goal of 10 millions of tourists every day, "said Luis Ernesto Camilo, President of JAC.
In another order, the Plenum of the Board approved the renewal for three years of the Permits of Operation of the foreign airlines United Airlines and Air France, to continue operating regular air transport services of passengers, cargo and mail in the established routes.
In the case of United Airlines, its routes depart from Newark, Houston, Chicago and Washington, DC, while Air France operates from Paris to Santo Domingo and Punta Cana.