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A leaked internal communication indicates the no-objection for the construction of the new International Bavaro Airport was issued based on information provided strictly by the promoters of the project. Luis Leonardo, supervisor of air navigation services for the Dominican Civil Aviation Institute (IDAC) made the observations on the “technical irregularities” in a note addressed to Johann Estrada Pelletier, director of operational surveillance of the IDAC, with a copy to Felix Rosa Martínez, in charge of the Air Transit Management division of the IDAC. Estrada was who signed the no-objection for the airport.
In the document, Leonardo writes that the conclusions for the project’s viability are based solely on the information provided by the interested party. He says the technical annexes with details on the changes that would have to be made in...