Director del IDAC destaca marca histórica de pasajeros en los primeros 7 meses del 2022

Director of the IDAC highlights historical passenger mark in the first 7 months of 2022

LAS AMERICAS AIRPORT.- The Dominican Republic registered during the first 7 months of the year 2022, a historic record of passengers in the country’s aviation, exceeding the average of the last five years by 28 percent, in a trend that should increase progressively with the incorporation of new domestic and foreign airlines.

Offering the information, the interim general director of the Dominican Institute of Civil Aviation (IDAC), Héctor Porcella, affirmed that the country’s aeronautical sector will continue to raise its levels of compliance as a regulatory entity and in matters of operational safety to strengthen the sustainability of the process. tourism growth achieved by the country in the first two years of the government of President Luis Abinader.

He explained that 2022 is projected as the year with the highest flow of air traffic in the entire history of the Dominican Republic, which has already positioned itself as one of the first countries in the world to exceed the number of passengers prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. 19.

Congratulates and appreciates the launch of ARAJET

Porcella highlighted the contribution of civil aviation by participating in the start of operations of the ARAJET airline, the new low-price line that immediately announced the sale of tickets with prices starting at $55 one way and $149 one way. return, taxes included.

During the activity, in which the Minister of Tourism David Collado, aeronautical authorities and representatives of the tourism sector also participated, Porcella congratulated the president of ARAJET, Victor Pacheco Méndez, for overcoming all the obstacles he had to face in recent years. to launch such an important project.

President Abinader’s prediction is fulfilled

Porcella indicated that with the launch of this line, the prediction made last March by President Luis Abinader, during the formal presentation of ARAJET, that the end of high airfares had begun in the country is fulfilled.

At that time, President Abinader said that with the incorporation of this new air transport company, tourism and Dominican residents in the country and in foreign communities will benefit, to the extent that the routes and destinations of ARAJET and of lines and routes certified in the last two years.

With a fleet of brand new Boing aircraft, ARAJET is authorized to connect the country with 12 countries and 20 destinations, including Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Aruba, Saint Martin, Curaçao and Ecuador. , while progress is being made to operate on different routes in the United States.


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