Abinader and Collado meet with national airline representatives
They seek to turn the Dominican Republic into an Air Hub and strengthen aviation in the country.
President Luis Abinader and the Minister of Tourism, David Collado, held a meeting with representatives of national airlines to turn the Dominican Republic into an Air Hub (Distribution Center).
During the meeting, the head of state showed the government’s interest in strengthening Dominican aviation in order to achieve a reduction in air fares.
During the meeting, issues related to the facilities to be granted by the government for Dominican airlines to establish their operations centers in the country were discussed, as well as their commitment to the Dominican State, the increase of tourism and the low cost of tickets for the benefit of travelers.
The meeting also addressed the issue of facilities for airport service providers to guarantee airline operations.
The meeting was attended by officials from the aviation, airport, aeronautical and financial sectors of the government.
Such is the case of the governor of the Central Bank, Héctor Valdez Albizu; the Minister of Finance, Jochi Vicente; the directors of Internal Taxes, Luis Valdez; the Airport Department, Víctor Pichardo; the Comptroller General of the Republic, Freddy Correa; the director of the Dominican Institute of Civil Aviation (IDAC) and the director of the Civil Aviation Board, José Marte Piantini, as well as the general commander of the Dominican Air Force (FAD), Major General Carlos Ramón Febrillet Rodríguez.
The private sector was represented by the director of Aerodom, Mónica Infante; Frank Rainieri and Frank Elías Rainieri of the Punta Cana Group, as well as the representative of Iberojet, Joel De Moya and the presidents of Sky Punta Cana and Arajet, Víctor Pacheco.