The Civil Aviation Board (JAC) -the Dominican Republic’s aviation authority- has granted authorization for 30 new connections to the operator DW Dominican Wings S.A., owner of AraJet. It has also granted permits for new routes to Colombia’s Avianca and Russia’s Azur Air.
Specifically, AraJet has been granted permission for scheduled and non-scheduled air transport of passengers and cargo from the United States, Canada, Aruba, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, France, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, the Netherlands, Panama, Peru and Trinidad and Tobago. Such operations will commence in January 2022.
Likewise, the authorization granted to Avianca will allow the airline to fly between:
Bogota (Colombia) – Punta Cana (Dominican Republic).
Bogota – Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic).
Azur Air will be allowed to operate the following routes:
Rostov-on-Don (Russia) – La Romana (Dominican Republic).
Novosibirsk (Russia) – La Romana.
Ufa (Russia) – La Romana.
Each of the Russian airline’s connections will have a frequency of twice a week and the service will be provided with a Boeing 777-300ER, with capacity for 531 passengers.