In Connect: Seeking to promote the DR in international aviation

CONNECT will be held for the first time in the American continent, in the city of Santo Domingo, on May 30, 31 and June 1 in the events room on the fifth floor of the JW Marriott Hotel.

AERODOM -a subsidiary of VINCI Airports- announced the confirmation of international guests at the CONNECT New World event, a forum where aviation decision-makers will participate in a series of seminars with high-level speakers, one-on-one meetings and a program of outstanding evening events.

The Dominican Republic was selected to host this international event in recognition of the extraordinary post-pandemic air traffic recovery and the outstanding performance of our country’s tourism industry globally.

With more than 15 years of existence, CONNECT is an outstanding event in Europe and other markets. Throughout its history, it has established itself as one of the main meeting points for airlines, airports and tourism authorities to discuss air transport strategy in the region.

CONNECT will be held for the first time in the American continent, in the city of Santo Domingo, on May 30, 31 and June 1 in the events room on the fifth floor of the JW Marriott Hotel. Relevant CEOs and executives of airlines, airports and service companies in the air transportation industry have already confirmed their participation.

“We will have the privilege of having the presence of top executives from COPA Airlines, LATAM Airlines, Spirit, Westjet, Turkish Airlines, Sunrise Airways, Arajet, Sky High, Sky Cana, Viva Aerobus, ETF Airways, Fly One Sky, Blue Sky Airlines, Eurowings Discover… just to mention some of the airlines already confirmed. We will also be joined by executives from the main airports of Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Honduras, Costa Rica, Canada, the United States, as well as several Caribbean islands.

In addition, we will have the outstanding presence of all the country’s airports and important service companies,” said Mónika Infante Henríquez, general director of AERODOM.

CONNECT is a route development event established by The Airport Agency. The forum offers its participants unlimited face-to-face meetings and a diverse conference program, as well as social events including evening functions, morning activities and excursions.

“We are confident that CONNECT will enable the country to establish new routes, as well as strengthen existing ones, which will support passenger traffic growth. From AERODOM, we are working to increase the boarding gates at the AILA-JFPG, with the vision of transforming our airport into a new regional hub that will provide new opportunities for the launch of more routes to multiple destinations,” added Mónika Infante.

The Ministry of Tourism, AERODOM and VINCI Airports are the main sponsors of CONNECT. Likewise, to welcome delegates the event has 3 official operators offering discounted fares: Arajet, Air Europa, and Sky High Dominicana.

CONNECT New World also has the support of Air Europa, Altice, Aps International, Arajet, Aviam, Banco Popular Dominicano, Banreservas, BD Experience, Dufry, Globocambio, Grayline, Iberia Líneas Aéreas, Induban with its Café Santo Domingo brand, Inprotec, MGI, Samsic Handling Dominicana, Servicolt, Avis Rent a Car, Budget Rent a Car, Hertz Rent a Car, Nelly Rent a Car, Europcar, Sichala, Simlimites, Sky Cana, Sky Cateers, Sky High, Terpel, Universal Aviation.

Likewise, CONNECT will have the presence, participation and support of all the country’s airports: Punta Cana International Airport, Cibao International Airport, La Romana International Airport, in addition to the state-owned airports operated by AERODOM.

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