AIC receives first Madrid-Santiago flight from World2Fly

Cibao International Airport received the first flight of the direct Madrid-Santiago route, operated by World2Fly, an airline of the World2Meet Group.

The flight, which will have a weekly frequency, departing every Wednesday, operated with an A350, arrived with a total of 413 passengers and 10 crew members. Upon its arrival at Cibao International Airport, the World2Fly aircraft was welcomed by a delegation headed by Teofilo Gomez, General Administrator of Cibao International Airport, Loida Diaz, director of Global Airlines Representation in the Dominican Republic, Jose Clase of the AIC Board of Directors, Tony Yaport, president of the Airports Association and member of the Civil Aviation Board of the Dominican Republic and other personalities.


Teófilo Gómez, General Administrator of the Cibao Airport, expressed that they are delighted to receive a flight connecting the Cibao Airport with Europe, a promise that the airport had made. He took the opportunity to give a warm welcome to those passengers who have decided to take the first flight and to those who have chosen to travel from here to Madrid.

Gomez emphasized that the success of this flight has been possible thanks to the support of various parties involved. “We would like to recognize and thank Word2Fly for having decided to operate this route, together with its partner World to Meet. We would also like to express our gratitude to the Ministry of Tourism and the Aviation Board for their efforts and collaboration. For us, connecting the Cibao airport with the world is a significant milestone, and with this connection to Europe, we are truly fulfilling a promise that we are sure will be a success,” concluded Gómez.

Katya Taneva highlighted the importance of the Iberostar Group’s travel division and its own company World2Fly, in the ongoing commitment to the Dominican Republic. She informed that for the past two years, the airline has been operating flights, starting with a route to Punta Cana. Currently, they offer four weekly frequencies from Madrid, two from Lisbon and Oporto, and two from Santo Domingo, in addition to starting operations in Santiago.

Taneva highlighted the idea of working together to promote tourism in this part of the Dominican Republic and stressed the need to maintain this collaboration in the long term.

Loida Díaz expressed her joy and happiness in representing a company that has bet on the Dominican Republic and has had an excellent reception in the four international airports, and they are confident that the airline will continue to prosper.

He informed that World2Fly has a fleet of comfortable Airbus A350s, which offer ample space and excellent pressurization for passengers to travel in comfort. They also provide excellent onboard service with a highly attentive crew.

World2Fly will operate the route to Santiago on Wednesdays, departing Madrid at 3:00 p.m. local time and arriving in the city at 7:20 p.m. The return flight to Spain will take off at 9:50 local time.


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