As of July 7, Turpial Airlines will resume operations between Valencia and Punta Cana with two weekly flights, making the eastern Dominican Republic the company’s second destination.
The flights will be operated in Boeing 737 Classic aircraft with between 144 and 158 passengers, depending on the configuration. Passengers will also have the option of making onward connections to other destinations.
According to data from the Aviation Board (JAC), during the first quarter of 2022 Turpial Airlines has mobilized a total of 4,373 passengers between Venezuela and the Dominican Republic, an increase of 4.5% over the same period last year, according to Aviacioline.
Punta Cana becomes the second most connected airport in the Dominican Republic to Venezuela through scheduled flights. In addition to Turpial’s return from Valencia, Rutaca Airlines offers non-stop service from Caracas (CCS) and Maracaibo.
According to data obtained from the JAC during the first quarter of 2022, 3,540 passengers have flown between Maiquetia Airport (CCS) and Punta Cana.