The full of Civil Aviation Board (JAC) awarded five airlines permits for new passenger and cargo air operations to and from Dominican territory.
The information is contained in a press release, in which the president of the JAC, José Alberto Piantini, explained that during the 17th ordinary session of the organization, the permit was granted to the national air operator Sky High Aviation Services Dominicana to include the routes: Santo Domingo/Miami/; Punta Cana/Miami/; Santo Domingo/Boston/; Santo Domingo/Tampa/; Santo Domingo/Orlando; Santo Domingo/San Juan/; Santo Domingo/Saint Thomas and Santo Domingo/Fort Lauderdale.
According to information from the Statistics Division of the Air Transport Department of the JAC, it is estimated that, during the last quarter of 2022, based on the frequency of two flights on each route and the load factor indicated, this The operator would be offering approximately 37,830 seats to the market, with approximately 20,428 passengers transported.
This Dominican operator is authorized to carry out non-scheduled passenger and cargo air transport services in international operations, as well as the regular routes established in its economic authorization certificate; will be using Embraer E-Jets 190 type aircraft with a capacity for 97 seats.
Also during this Wednesday’s session, the plenary heard the request for Airline Cupit is Y Lufthansa to carry out operations under the Shared Code modality on the Panama/Santo Domingo/Panama and Panama/Punta Cana/Panama routes. This agreement establishes that Copa will be the effective operator, and Lufthansa will be the market operator.
Similarly, the plenary of the JAC also heard the request for a Special Permit from the foreign air operator Air Caraibes to operate 26 flights on the Paris, Orly/Port-au-Prince/Punta Cana route, which will take place from October 4, 2022 to March 28, 2023, on a weekly flight, on Tuesdays.
Finally, the plenary meeting heard the request for an amendment to the Operating Permit (PO) of the foreign operator Avior Airlines to include the route Barcelona, Venezuela /Santo Domingo. Avior was authorized a Special Permit to operate the route requested as an amendment, through Resolution 194-2022 dated August 24, 2022.
Currently, the requested route is not contained within any Operating Permit, or Economic Authorization Certificate, as well as, it is not being operated under any modality.
During the period from January 2021 to August 2022, the operator Avior mobilized a total of 88,017 passengers in 1,120 air operations in arrivals and departures.