Red Air informed that it will start operating three daily flights on the Santo Domingo-Miami route as of July 25, giving it a total of 21 weekly flights to the city of the sun.
Astrid Pérez, commercial manager of Red Air, said the new operation will be flight L53993, which will depart from Las Américas International Airport (AILA) at 5:00 pm to arrive in Miami at 7:30 pm.
“When making a comparison of the data of the number of passengers that flew from Santo Domingo to Miami, in the first quarter of 2022 and 2021, there has been an increase of 78%. If we take into account the nationalities, the Dominican has a 57.4% relevance of the total amount, followed by the American,” he added.
He explained that “its shareholders, a group of businessmen with extensive experience in the civil aviation and airport services sector are committed to the aeronautical sector, its development and contribution to the economy and above all, to the creation of value as a country brand”.
It is recalled that as a new Dominican airline, the company has competitive quality parameters. Therefore, in economy class, in addition to a cabin baggage allowance of 8 kilos, it allows passengers a hold baggage allowance of 32 kilos.
“The company wants to achieve its objectives in phases, but focusing on the human quality of its staff, close and above all, with a vocation to serve. A total of 97 collaborators, including crew, administrative and operational personnel to meet passengers’ needs,” said Pérez.
RED Air’s main markets are the United States, Central America, the Caribbean, Latin America and Europe. The growth plan has begun in Miami with two daily frequencies, with four of its own Mcdonell Douglas Series aircraft (MD-82 and 83).
In a second phase, operations are planned to cities in Central and South America, as well as to cities with high traffic of Dominican nationals, such as South Florida. In a third phase, long-range flights to cities in the Southern Cone and Europe are planned.
According to the company’s growth phases, the acquisition of medium-range aircraft (B-737-400, 700 and 800) and long-range aircraft (B-767, Air Bus 330) is planned. The important thing is that we have all recovered the illusion of flying again, concluded Perez.