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JetBlue ready to start its Boston-POP flight

JetBlue Airways, the largest carrier to the Dominican Republic, has announced the start of seasonal non-stop winter flights to Puerto Plata from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). The flights are to Puerto Plata’s Gregorio Luperon International Airport (POP) and will commence on 1 November 2014 operating once weekly on Saturdays. The flight departs Boston at …
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BwaKore of Martinique to perform in Sosua on 11 October

Listen to the beats of Martinique this Saturday, 11 October 2014 when the Caribbean jazz ensemble BwaKore of Martinique takes the stage at the Parque Mirador in Sosua, Puerto Plata at 7:30pm. The event is presented by the Dominican Republic Jazz Festival’s Foundation (Fedujazz), Sosua City Council, the French Embassy in the Dominican Republic, the …
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The DR may get pre-clearance after all

The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced plans to encourage countries and airports to install US customs and immigration facilities in the next decade. The Dominican Republic had completed almost all the paperwork for pre-clearance 10 years ago, a requirement that JetBlue encouraged at the time in order to expedite flight turn around, when …