New Flights by Air Canada, Condor Flugdienst, and NEOS Approved by JAC Plenary

The Plenary Session of the JAC Civil Aviation Board heard about the requests for new flights that will connect Punta Cana and La Romana with other destinations, which highlights the sustained growth of air transport in the Dominican Republic.

José Marte Piantini, president of the Civil Aviation Board, emphasized the commitment of the Dominican government, through the Civil Aviation Board (JAC), to promote cargo and passenger transportation and improve the country’s air connectivity. These statements were made within the framework of the beginning of the fifteenth ordinary session of this year.

The president of the organization highlighted that the sustained growth of the country’s air transport in the last three years (August 2020-August 2023) is the result of the joint work of the Civil Aviation Board, the different government institutions, and the sector.

During the meeting, applications for new flights were reviewed, such as Air Canada’s Special Permit to operate flights on routes to and from Punta Cana, and Condor Flugdienst’s Special Permit for cargo and passenger operations to La Romana. In addition, the request of the foreign air operator NEOS for flights to and from La Romana was analyzed.

Marte Piantini highlighted the benefits of air connectivity in the Dominican Republic and highlighted the interest of foreign operators in establishing flights to and from the country.

Likewise, during the same session, the request for a Special Permit from the foreign operator Condor Flugdienst was learned, to carry out cargo and passenger air operations on the Düsseldorf/La Romana/Düsseldorf route, starting on November 3, 2023.

In addition, the request of the foreign air operator NEOS to carry out round-trip flights on the Malpensa/Rome/La Romana/Rome/Malpensa routes was known; Rome/La Romana/Rome and Verona/La Romana/Montego Bay/Verona.

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