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More than 2 million passengers in 2018 went to the Dominican Republic


NEW YORK – From January 2017 to October 2018 there are 2,143,175 passengers for the last and last flights of the Dominican Republic, representing an increase of 5.28% and an absolute increase of 607,959 people, compared to the same period last year. about.

The Dominican Civil Aviation Board (JAC) announced that the passengers transported in October of this year is 939.892 for an absolute growth of 4%.

With regard to the performance of the airports, a 69% increase in the number of passengers transported by La Romana International Airport (southeast), followed by the Joaquín Balaguer – El Higueero International Airport in Santo Domingo and the International Airport Cibao, Santiago. north), 36% and 13% respectively.

In January-October 2018, the international airport of Punta Cana led the passenger movement, passing 54% of the overall total, followed by Las Americas – José Francisco Peña Gómez terminal with 25.6%.

In terms of airlines with the highest passenger traffic, Jet Blue Airways follows 21% of the head, followed by Delta Airlines, American Airlines, Copa and United Airlines. Then, Southwest, Avianca, Thomsonfly, Azur Air and Air Europa.

These airlines are responsible for 64.5% of the total passengers mobilized in October 2018.

For the most active airways of the same period, first of all is between New York and Cibao; Tocumen Panama with the same destination as America (Santo Domingo) and Punta Cana (east); America and Miami; Toronto and Punta Cana; Madrid with Las Américas; Atlanta and Punta Cana and the same destination with New York and Lima.

In addition, the route combining Bogota with Punta Cana has an increase of 69% compared to October 2017, which has the highest relative growth recorded in terms of passenger traffic. Lauderdale (La. FLorida) and Cibao arrived in October 2017 from 2.509 passengers in October 2018 to 8.759.

According to the estimates of the Civil Aviation Board, the number of passengers carried by the country's airports will exceed 14.5 million in December 2018 and will exceed 700 thousand passengers according to the previous year's figures.

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