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    RD Air Operations Up 27%

    September 3, 2017
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    Diogenes Tejada
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    d.tejada [@] hoy.com.do

    Alejandro Herrera, director of the Civil Aviation Institute, cited political and social stability as a major influence factor

    AEROPUERTO DE LAS AMERICAS .- Air operations have increased by 27% this year 20l7, registering in the period January-August the amount of 72 thousand 403 international flights, revealed the director of the Dominican Institute of Civil Aviation (IDAC) ).

    Dr. Alejandro Herrera reported that more than 200 airlines operate in the country and that one million 250 thousand passengers are mobilized monthly by Dominican international airports.

    "At this moment, the Dominican Republic is as never before in its aeronautical history, recording record operations of international flights," said Alejandro Herrera during a meeting with journalists covering the airport source.

    He considered that tourism and aviation are the main supports of the country's economy.

    He emphasized that more and more international airlines are interested in flying to the Dominican Republic.

    The official said that there are many factors that influence so that at the moment there are so many international airlines interested in doing business in the country.

    He cited, among others, political and social stability, facilities, guarantees and security of foreign investment.

    "We have on file requests from international airlines of great prestige that want to fly to the Dominican Republic and that we are pondering," said the director general of Civil Aeronautics.

    Dr. Herrera said that the monthly average of passengers that is mobilized by national airports, mostly tourists of different nationalities, is one million 233 thousand 540 passengers, on flights of different airlines.
    He said that the largest flow of foreign travelers is recorded by Punta Cana, followed by Las Américas airport José Francisco Peña Gómez, Gregorio Luperón, Puerto Plata, third place Cibao, Santiago, Punta Cana, La Romana, and Catey, Samaná.

    The director of the IDAC, Dr. Alejandro Herrera, said that domestic flight operations have registered a considerable increase this year, since many people are doing domestic tourism.

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    President Danilo Medina has projected that with the policies implemented by the Government, to achieve a greater boost to tourism and by the end of its mandate in 2020 the number of foreign tourists to 10 million.

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    Post this in the Samana/el Catey Jet Blue cancellation thread and listen to the screams !!!

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