Arajet sets new record with 54,000 passengers in November

Santo Domingo.- Arajet, a Dominican airline, has established a new record in its 14 months of operation by transporting a total of 54,243 passengers in November. This figure represents 75% of the total passengers transported by all airlines registered in the Dominican Republic. The information comes from a recent report from the Civil Aviation Board (JAC), which highlights Arajet's prominent role in the Dominican Republic's commercial aviation sector.

The airline has become the second busiest at Las Américas International Airport (AILA), surpassing major international airlines such as American Airlines, Delta and Copa.

Víctor Pacheco Méndez, CEO and Founder of Arajet, was proud of these achievements, highlighting the airline's growing importance in national air operations and its contribution to making the Dominican Republic a new air hub in the Americas. He shared that of the more than 54,000 passengers, more than 10,000 used Arajet for connecting flights, totaling more than 66,000 passengers in the month. Pacheco Méndez foresees more than 70,000 passengers in December.

He also reiterated Arajet's commitment to making Santo Domingo a new Caribbean hub that connects the continent. The airline aims to transport between 5 and 10% of the tourists arriving in the Dominican Republic by 2024.

The JAC report further revealed that in November 2023, airlines based in the Dominican Republic collectively carried 72,687 passengers, representing 5% of total passenger traffic to and from the country. After Arajet, Sky High was the second domestic airline in terms of passenger traffic with 18%, and Air Century was third with 6%.

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