Canada Jetlines to start routes to airports in the Dominican Republic

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Canadina low-cost carrier Canada Jetlines is to provide future routes to several sun destinations in the Dominican Republic including Puerto Plata, Samaná, and Santo Domingo.

The carrier has reached an agreement with Aeropuertos Dominicanos Siglo XXI (Aerodom) to provide future service to Puerto Plata’s Gregorio Luperón International Airport and the Samaná El Catey International Airport, or Santo Domingo Airport.

Aerodom manages and operates several airports in the Dominican Republic, servicing an average of over five million passengers travelling to 58 cities around the world annually.

Jetlines chief executive officer, Javier Suarez said: “We are very excited to announce future service to these destinations. Adding these Caribbean airports to our network will enable Canadian’s to travel affordably during the cold winter season. Our very low fares will allow our customers to visit these destinations at a very low cost.

“Dominican Republic is one of the fastest-growing and most-visited tourist destinations in the Caribbean and the diverse geography, rich culture, and warm hospitality make it an attractive vacation spot for many Canadians.”

Aerodom chief commercial officer, Alvaro Leite added it was “delighted” to enter into a partnership with Canada Jetlines, which will allow more Canadian tourists to visit the nearly 1,000 miles of coastline.

The company said it ability to service these routes is subject to the completion of the airline licensing process and the receipt of applicable regulatory approvals. The exact arrival and departure airports for routes to the Dominican Republic will be determined once regulatory approvals are received.