Skyhigh Dominicana announces five new routes
From Punta Cana International Airport there will be three frequencies per week to Miami International Airport. They will be every Monday, Thursday and Sunday.
The Dominican Republic is pursuing the goal of reaching 10 million tourists by 2023 and with the good news it is projected to achieve it. Tonight the airline Skyhigh Dominicana announced five new routes as part of its expansion plan that are available now.
It has two new destinations from the José Francisco Peña Gómez International Airport. From Santiago de los Caballeros they will connect with the city of Miami with a direct flight that will travel three times a week: Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays, and from the city of Providence, Rhode Island, on Thursdays and Sundays.
While from Punta Cana International Airport there will be three frequencies a week to Miami International Airport. They will be every Monday, Thursday and Sunday, to make it easier for passengers to enjoy one of the most important and attractive tourist destinations in the Dominican Republic.
The news was announced at a press conference at CavaAlta, which was attended by representatives of various related entities: Opinio Díaz, vice minister of Migratory and Consular Affairs; Fabién Gourdón, commercial director of AERODOM; José Ernesto Marte Piantini, president of the Civil Aviation Board; Héctor Porcella Dumas, acting director of the Dominican Civil Aviation Institute, brigadier general pilot, Floreal Suárez Martínez, general director of the Specialized Corps for Airport and Civil Aviation Security, Manuel Sajour, marketing director of Punta Cana International Airport, and Alina Nicasio, commercial and billing manager of Cibao International Airport, General Enrique García, Consul General of the Dominican Republic in Boston.
Cesarina Beauchamp, commercial director of Skyhigh Dominicana, said that the new routes reaffirm the commitment to connect the Dominican Republic with the North, South and the rest of the Caribbean, thus promoting air connections and promoting the constant economic and tourism development of the region.
She also informed that from Punta Cana International Airport there will be three flights a week to Miami International Airport. “With this important addition, Sky High is determined to continue expanding the possibilities of promoting tourist destinations, thus contributing to their development,” she said.
Likewise, the airline has included Valencia in its route portfolio. “This important industrial and commercial city becomes our second destination in Venezuela, with two weekly frequencies, every Wednesday and Saturday”, Beauchamp highlighted, adding that they have incorporated St. Croix, US Virgin Island; in addition to the route to St. Thomas, which was already there.
He explained that they will be operated in comfortable Embraer 190 aircraft with a capacity of 97 seats, nine seats in business class and 88 in economy class.
Speeches at the event
José Ernesto Marte Piantini, president of the Civil Aviation Board, said that in the entity he presides, Dominican airlines have priority and that Skyhigh Dominicana stands out for its punctuality and good service: “If it is up to us, you will fly for a long time and with many airplanes”.
Fabién Gourdón, commercial director of AERODOM, considered that with the new routes, tourism is strengthened, highlighting that this country has an excellent location and that the airline offers many facilities for more people to come to know this destination.
Manuel Sajour, Marketing Director of the Punta Cana International Airport, indicated that one of the goals of this airport is to reach 9 million passengers this year and that the airline is helping to achieve it.
Meanwhile, Alina Nicasio, commercial and billing manager of the Cibao International Airport, confirmed that the flights launched are in great demand, so she predicted the success of this opening.