Aerolíneas Argentinas resumed operations this Monday, January 3, 2022, to the Dominican Republic, after they were suspended due to the sanitary situation caused by Covid-19 at global level.
The reestablishment of flights by this airline to the Dominican Republic is a recognition that this destination is safe and reliable, and reaffirms the constant growth in the arrival of tourists to the Caribbean country in recent months.
Operations will be carried out three times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, in a Boeing 330 with a capacity of 262 seats, from the Ezeiza airport in Buenos Aires, Argentina to the Punta Cana airport in Quisqueya.
The first passengers, post-pandemic, from the South American country, arrived in the Dominican Republic on flight 1324, completely full, with the capacity allowed by health safety protocols and were welcomed by the folkloric ballet of the Ministry of Tourism, directed by Oscar Batista.
“The resumption of Aerolineas Argentinas flights as of January 3, 2022, will undoubtedly mark the beginning of the recovery of the Argentine market for our country,” said Rhina Olivares, director of the Dominican Republic’s Tourism Promotion Office (OPT) in Argentina.
She said that the Dominican Republic is currently among the most sought-after countries by Argentines looking for the sun and beach segment.
He indicated that the preference of the Caribbean country as a tourist destination is also due to the good management carried out by the Dominican Government to maintain and offer a reliable and safe place, with entry and circulation requirements according to the present time and easy to handle.
“The demand of Argentines for the Dominican Republic as a holiday destination exceeds the available air seats, a situation that we hope will improve in the coming months. For our part and from our place, we will be accompanying and supporting this to happen”, said Olivares.
Argentina for years remained among the top ten issuing markets to the Dominican Republic, placing in 2018 in 4th position, with 219,027 passengers, in 2019 it marked the 5th position in the ranking.