The Civil Aviation Board approved in a session on 9 September 2021 the permit for Aeroflot Russian Airlines to operate regular flights on the Moscow-Punta Cana-Moscow flight. Aeroflot is the fourth oldest airline in the world and the most important in Russia. It has requested to carry out three flights a week to Punta Cana on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays using an Airbus A359 with capacity for 316 seats.
Jose Ernesto Marte Piantini, director general of the JAC says the Dominican Republic is the most important Caribbean destination for Russian tourists. Several other airlines are already flying direct to airports bringing beach-seeking Russian tourists.
JAC also approved Condor flights starting in October on the Dusseldorf/Punta Cana/Dusseldorf route. The airline will use a Boeing 737-300 with capacity for 259 seats on the once-a-week frequency.
Likewise, JAC approved a new flight for Spirit Airlines. The airline is authorized to fly the Miami/Santo Domingo/Miami route using Airbus 320 with capacity for up to 228 seats.
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14 September 2021