Punta Cana Airport to Welcome 79 New Flights and 652 Arrivals This Week

Punta Cana, RD.- The Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) presents this week a large increase in the arrival of international flights. Specifically, for this week from December 18 to 24, the PUJ will receive an avalanche of 652 international connections, 72 flights more than last week when it registered 579 arrivals.

According to weekly reports issued by the Eastern Airport CorporationFlights have been showing considerable increases since mid-November. The connections that are growing the most are those from Canada, the United States, the Caribbean and South America.


From Canada, a large increase in flights is reported for this week, with Toronto (YYZ) leading with 67 connections, 6 more. Montreal (YUL) follows with 40, increases 1 connection this week; and from Quebec (YQB) there are 9 connections.

Sunwing Air airlines operate; AirTransat, Air Canada and West Jet. In addition, direct flights continue from other cities such as Halifax, Vancouver; Edmonton, Ottawa, Calgary and Hamilton.


The hasty arrival of winter and low temperatures in the northern hemisphere is causing interest and a great increase in flights to our sun and beach vacation destination, with New York (JFK) being the city in the United States with the most connections to Punta Cana. with 48, add 15 more; Miami (MIA) follows with 31; Atlanta (ATL) with 32, 5 more this week and Newark, NJ (EWR) with 15.

South America

South America also has a large number of connections, with Panama City (PTY) leading with 44 flights, Bogotá (BOG) rising to 21 and Medellín (MDE) maintaining 10 connections. Lima (LIM) increased its direct flights with Punta Cana to 21; Caracas (CCS) and Buenos Aires (EZE) increase to 4 connections, and San Pablo (GRU), Guayaquil (GYE) and Quito (UIO) maintain 1 connection.


Europe also contributed to this increase in flights to Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), from Frankfurd (FRA) in Germany there are 13 direct flights from Condor and Discover Airlines. From London (LGW) connections increase to 5, 3 from British and 2 from TUI Airways, and from Manchester (MAN) the 3 weekly TUI Airways flights remain. Lot Polish increases to 4 direct flights from Warsaw and 1 from Prague, Czech Republic.

From Madrid (MAD), Spain, weekly flights from iW2Fly, iIberojet and Air Europa increase to 11. Belgium returns to connect with 3 flights from Brussels (BRU) of TUIFly Belgium. From Amsterdam (AMS) in the Netherlands 1 flight by TUIFly Netherlands and 3 from Orly in Paris (ORY) by Air Caraibes.

Caribbean connected to the Punta Cana International Airport

This week also marks the beginning of Air Century's new connections to the Caribbean from Punta Cana International Airport with a total of 8, with flights to Saint Marteen (SXM) with 2 connections, Havana (HAV) with 2 connections, Cartagena (CTG) with 2 connections; Curacao (CUR) and Aruba (AUA) with 1.

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