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Continental to fly from Newark to Puerto Plata

Continental Airlines announced that it would resume its Newark-Puerto Plata route daily flight. The flight resumes in June, to coincide with the summer season, the peak season of travel to the DR. The Continental flights would depart from Newark International Airport in New Jersey. Alex Santana, regional manager of Continental for the Caribbean area, said …
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AA travel agent ticket commission reduction is illegal

The Civil Aviation Board rejected the American Airlines’ decision to reduce travel agents commissions in the DR. The organization ratified Resolution 96 of 1 June 1988 that fixes a 10% commission in favor of the travel agents. The president of the CAB, Armando Castillo Peña, said the CAB will be notifying all parties following taking …
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Eastern expressway to be ready by May

News reports indicate that work is well advanced along the Autovía del Este, the expressway that will connect Santo Domingo with San Pedro de Macorís. Engineer Miguel Logroño told national press that toured the construction that they expect the 56-kilometer expressway will be completed by April. The expressway has a cost of RD$1,200 million (including …