Economy July 11, 2024 | 8:31 am

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Dominican Republic expands airline industry with 281 new connections

Santo Domingo.- José Marte Piantini, president of the Civil Aviation Board (JAC), emphasized the critical role of air connectivity in the Dominican Republic’s economic development. From August 2020 to June 2024, a total of 438,836 air operations were conducted, averaging 1,275 flights per week. These operations, involving passenger and cargo movements, generated an estimated $49,807 million in direct and indirect income for the economy.

Marte Piantini highlighted the significant achievements during President Luis Abinader’s first term. The JAC authorized 46,002 non-regular or charter air operations and approved 18,940 flights under Special Permits, underscoring the sector’s resilience and progress despite challenges.

In his fourth management report, Marte Piantini detailed the administration’s efforts to strengthen civil aviation, resulting in 281 new connections and establishing routes to various global destinations. He stressed the importance of expanding the country’s air connectivity network to enable national air operators to access more markets, reflecting President Abinader’s commitment to enhancing the national airline industry and promoting trade and investment.

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gerald lee dammann
July 11, 2024 4:14 pm

please finish the signing of the open air treaty with the USA so we can come home for Christmas without going broke.

July 12, 2024 10:44 pm

They already did my friend!!????????????????????????

Rafael Abreu
July 14, 2024 1:03 pm

Good for DR