Tourism September 8, 2021 | 4:03 pm

Sky Cana New York ready to connect with Santo Domingo and Santiago

WILL OFFER LOW FARES ON FLIGHTS, WILL NOT CHARGE FOR THE FIRST BAG OR HAND LUGGAGE

 

Will link NY with the AILA and the Cibao on December 2, 2021

 

Frank Diaz, president of the new airline Sky Cana, announced that the company would offer low fares on flights, not charge for the first suitcase or hand luggage, and serve Creole food.

He explained that Sky Cana would begin its routes from New York to Santiago and Santo Domingo on December 2, 2021, with two daily flights operated by Air Century.

Diaz also said that there would be a daily flight to Santiago and another one to Santo Domingo. On the schedules, we expect the Airport Authority of New York to confirm the assignment of the schedules, and all aircraft will leave Terminal 1 of J.F. Kennedy Airport, which has 13 gates and is the only one that offers that comfort. From the checkpoint, there’s no walk of more than three minutes.

“We do not come to compete with the traditional airlines that fly from Santiago and Santo Domingo, we come to serve the market that corresponds to us, as a Dominican company. We come to offer a warm and dignified service, we come to give it the human warmth that our compatriots deserve, offering them the best attention and that smile that no one who is not Dominican can offer them,” Diaz added.

He guaranteed safety, and on-time departures and arrivals to the different destinations, explaining that Sky Cana will use state-of-the-art Airbus A330 aircraft with 24 seats for business class and 275 in economy class.

“Promoting our country, it will carry the slogan Go Dominican Republic,” he said about the identification that the planes bound for those destinations would carry.

He indicated that they would offer a competitive rate, and the ticket would include the first suitcase and hand luggage. You can also pay for up to four additional suitcases.

“On both routes we will provide 18,189 seats monthly to the Dominican diaspora resident in New York and especially supporting international tourism who wish to visit our country,” he added.

Diaz noted that creating a project of this magnitude, a country brand assumes a tremendous and expensive challenge. However, he says it is well worth it if you are accompanied by a great team of collaborators committed to the same dream that give their best every day to achieve that goal.

In addition, he said that there would be differences between Sky Cana and other airlines, such as treatment of passengers, service on board, punctuality, and operational safety, which is what we need. There will also be Dominican Spanish spoken by staff, although they also have pilots of other nationalities.

These statements were provided during the airline’s official launch at the Riu Plaza Times Square hotel on 46th Street and Eighth Avenue in Manhattan.

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Luis Ramirez
September 9, 2021 4:41 am

In principle it all sounds great! Now let’s execute, wish them nothing but success!

Martin Berg
September 9, 2021 5:42 am

Punta cana maybe soon?

Evelyn
September 9, 2021 6:33 am

DEFINITELY WISHING THE AIRLINE THE BEST AS MOST MAJOR AIRLINES GOING INTO DOM REP LATELY ARE RARELY ON TIME. DOM REP HAD DOMINICANA DE AVIACION BACK IN THE DAYS AND OFFERED NICE PERKS BUT OMGGGGG THE AIRLINE WAS A HOT MESS. I AM HOPING THIS DOESNT TURN Into that past airline, THAT CUSTOMERS COOPERATE AND OF COURSE THAT IT FLIES TO OTHER AREAS of the country. A Dom Rep plane is rarely empty so im hoping the service is on point. I will definitely try the airline even though Living in NJ takes my family and I a year to get into Kennedy Airport. WE ARE LITERALLY LIKE 5 MINUTES FROM NEWARK AIRPORT

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Oscar Guerrero
September 9, 2021 7:51 am

I am so happy to see a new airline that will offer great service to the huge market between N.Y. and Dominican Republic.
I just hope they will be willing to understand our culture and treat us with royalty..

Mary
September 30, 2021 1:50 pm
Reply to  Oscar Guerrero

Expecting too much, do you what kind d of food will be served?!

Rafael Calderon
September 9, 2021 8:50 am

mucha falta hacia una compania asi. Dios quiera que el pueblo Dominicano apoche esta nueva linea, que sea tanto asi el apollo que se vean obligado a tambien incluir aunque sea uno o dos a puerto plata que es al lgar donde viajo cada siempre. Suerte Sky Cana.

Roody
September 9, 2021 9:02 am

Sound good , but…will they be on time????, will the passengers behave?

Alex Rodriguez
October 7, 2021 3:27 pm
Reply to  Roody

Exactly. I AM DOMINICAN. And I know we always LATE for everything. lol. But I DO hope it’s a success. SkyCana has guts to start flying into jetblue’s home. Let’s see how old these A330s are. 1 cancelation and it creates a Domino effect. That’s when we start complaining. Jetblue tho, has spare aircrafts that can replace one with a maintenance problem.

Andrew lindsay
September 9, 2021 10:21 am

Samana would be great. Direct flight ✈

Nilda
September 9, 2021 10:40 am

Thanks God you’re here finally!!! We suffered all kinds of mistreatment and couldn’t do much. Now that we have a Dominican option we are delighted.

Roland
September 9, 2021 11:13 am

What about flight in E

Roland
September 9, 2021 11:16 am

What about flight in Newark New Jerey that will be great.

Jose
September 9, 2021 12:40 pm

Ya era hr de que los dominicanos tengamos nustras aerolineas nacionales good luck in this projects

Flerida Goris
September 9, 2021 1:50 pm

Congratulations! so happy to hear that

Rachelle Objio
September 9, 2021 2:34 pm

Que buenooooo ojalá y todo les salga bien! Quisiera si les va bien que se expanda. A otros estados, como Massachusetts 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻

Joseph
September 9, 2021 3:41 pm

I’m surprised no one has asked the only question that matters: How much?

Pablo
September 9, 2021 8:48 pm
Reply to  Joseph

450.00 una maleta de mano y una chequeada incluida, en temporada baja solo serán dos tarifas una de temporada alta en invierno y otra en temporada alta.
La aerolínea trato de poner una sola tarifa todo el año pero en invierno el tratamiento para el deshielo del avión cuesta 10,000.00 por viaje…por eso no será una solo tarifa todo el año

Pablo
September 9, 2021 8:50 pm
Reply to  Pablo

Una temporada alta y una de temporada baja

Elsa Garcia- Bobadilla
September 9, 2021 7:51 pm

Oh My God 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼Sky Cana should be come to Boston . There are a lot of Dominican here🥰

Fred Severt
September 9, 2021 10:18 pm

Flight to Santiago

Calls Etienne
September 9, 2021 11:08 pm

I Could agree more with Frank Diaz . We definitely need more airline’s options that’s traveling to the Caribbean specifically DR & HT because it’s too much headaches while waiting for airplane been delayed or canceled to coming back to USA.

Solange Calcano
September 10, 2021 6:51 am
Reply to  Calls Etienne

I agreed with you 💯 Etienne JetBlue is not going good delaying people for many hours and maltreating my Dominican people I refused to flight with them I flue with United Airlines instead they are good but definitely I will truly try this airline to help promote for the better hope all work for the best

Solange Calcano
September 10, 2021 6:42 am

Well deserved we flight constantly to our country to gather with our family and our beautiful country I loved the fact that it’s about time that we have our own airline especially for us Dominican people God bless this project

Pedro Florentino
September 10, 2021 8:29 am

Flights to El Cateu Samana is what we need,

Thomas Torres
September 10, 2021 8:44 am

I just love this…
To the airline- don’t forget that good service, low prices, punctuality and professionalism are the key.
As a Dominican, I would love to always use a dominican airline for my traveling needs.

Edward
September 10, 2021 8:49 am

Why creole food ? That’s not Dominican.

Wendy
September 11, 2021 12:15 am
Reply to  Edward

Yes it is … comida criolla

Karina
October 13, 2021 12:24 pm
Reply to  Edward

They translated criolla to creole lol. They will be serving dominican food.

Thomas Torres
September 10, 2021 9:59 am

Great!!
As a good dominican, I would love to be able to always use a dominican airline for my traveling needs, I am sure that many other dominicans feel the same way too.
Sky Cana -do not neglect the good service, do not ignore that the dominican travelers( people) must be treated with respect and dignity, do not overlook the importance of the low prices and, above all, exercise good communication with the customers, reduce or eliminate the obstacles that may come to interfere with the excellence of your service.
The dominican people is a great people deserving great service.
Sky Cana congratulations!

Lucia Dela cruz
September 10, 2021 11:24 am
Reply to  Thomas Torres

I’m so happy for us Dominican to have our own Arlines m. Any suggestions I work for American Arlines I’m here to help !!!

Jose Maria Figuereo-Moreta
September 10, 2021 11:44 am

I really give this company great success and hope that corrupt Dominican Politicians don’t start to force this Company to hand them out unlimited freebies and perks under the table also would love to see them service the south west coast of the country like Barahona which has a full size international airport and it’s just rotting away. To think that this Zone is considered a hot tourist area for years and they do not service it ……why??

Bernard Thomas
September 10, 2021 1:55 pm

And the fact that the airline is serving creole food it is a great thing.

Nelson Rosario
September 10, 2021 3:18 pm

Yes yes super excited

Gina
September 11, 2021 6:44 am

Come to Houston soon!

Minerva
September 11, 2021 8:41 am

When will fl[ghts start to be sold?

Jose j Ortiz jaquez
September 11, 2021 3:57 pm

Si me uno

Jacqueline
September 12, 2021 8:41 am

Cuando puedo reservar

Stephanny Suriel
September 12, 2021 12:28 pm

When will the airline begin to sell flights ?

Joel
September 12, 2021 9:56 pm

Is about time hopefully we will pay less taxes on our flight also I think we pay more taxes than any other country in the world I wish them all of success I hope we can have more flights not only one it be great to see the Dominican flag on our son airline

Ari Med
September 16, 2021 11:07 pm

Finally!!!! A new airline for the Dominican Republic, we the New Yorkers really need more respect. Not like that other airline that treated us with no respect. So good bye JB

Rosa Hernández
September 25, 2021 5:15 pm

Holaaaaaaaaaaaa éxitos

Edward cabrera
September 28, 2021 8:03 am

May God bless Diaz and May everything goes well we need someone like you to give more pride

Bernardo Reyes
September 28, 2021 7:50 pm

Thank God! FINALLY!!! A little over a month ago, I made what I HOPE WILL BE MY LAST RESERVATION WITH “that other airline…” In that phone conversation with jb ( I felt the need to contribute to their phone recordings, “ for training purposes only.” ) I told a representative ; that I was fed up with their business practices; that I was sick and tired of how jb treated US/DOMINICANS; and, furthermore, I ADMONISHED, that some time soon the very same community which put them on the map (when they were the “new kid in town”) would be the very same to put them in their place… My prayers were answered.
Thank you! I sincerely hope that you become a strong and JUST presence in the airline industry. I hope that all our people rally behind you so that you can give US 🇩🇴 LO NUESTRO!!!

Bernardo Reyes
September 28, 2021 8:56 pm

😎🇩🇴🌴

JOSE D POLANCO
September 29, 2021 10:48 am

Cuando podremos comenzar a comprar los ticket yo quiero ir en diciembre

JOSE D POLANCO
September 29, 2021 10:52 am

I am very happy about this initiative because I am a frequent traveler, I congratulate you and I would like to be one of your first clients, please send me the address to share this information with my followers and I can buy my ticket for myself and my wife

Abel 2021
September 29, 2021 12:33 pm

This is a wonderful news se acabó el relajo de jet blue

CORNELIO OLIVARES
September 29, 2021 4:45 pm

Por la alta demanda a R.D. esperamos que puedan agadir más vuelos

Simon M Almonte
September 29, 2021 9:29 pm

Me gustaria ser unos de los primero en volar con ustedes.

Mary
September 30, 2021 1:48 pm

The destiny should not be DR. WE DO NOT EAT CREOLE FOOD. WHY HE IS USING DR, ITS DESTINY SHOULD BE 🇭🇹

Marcia Fernández
September 30, 2021 10:17 pm

Le deseo mucho exito ya era hora que R D volviera a tener una línea aérea nacional y que todos los dominicanos los apoyen, bendiciones

Disilia Hiraldo
October 1, 2021 8:30 am

Na

Rocio
October 1, 2021 10:17 pm

When can I do my reservation

Víctor
October 2, 2021 4:22 am

Me gustaría saber si ya están vendiendo tiker para experimentar si es cierto lo que ofrecen o solo se queda en ofrecimiento y la realidad es otra

Cindy Reynoso
October 2, 2021 11:42 pm

Great, about time we got ours own airline.

MIGUEL THOMAS
October 5, 2021 3:42 pm

hola sus intenciones son muy buena y me alegro
pero veo que no estan preparado para lansarse en una temporada tan inportantes como es diciembre _enero ellos solo disponen de dos aviones el cual no sera suficientes para las demanda que se les aproximas si no se preparan mejor se veran peor que jetblue

MIGUEL THOMAS
October 5, 2021 3:56 pm

very good idea but I think you are not prepared to face a Christmas season with only two planes. I hope and it does not happen the same as jetblue

Yngrid Ramos
October 5, 2021 9:24 pm

Muchas felicidades en hora buena para la navidad . Esperamos buenas tarifas y buenas atenciones.
Bendiciones para todos.🌹

Jonathan gomez
October 6, 2021 2:52 pm

Para fecha van estar disponibles las compra de los ticket