May 25, 2022

Air services agreement between the Dominican Republic and Dubai will boost tourism



The Dominican Republic and dubai signed an amendment protocol for air services between the two nations in order to develop actions for the promotion and promotion of air traffic.

According to a press release, the Civil Aviation Council ( JAC ) explained that the agreement also aims to promote the Dominican Republic as a tourist destination and to strengthen cooperative ties with other civil aviation authorities in commercial aviation services.

In this sense, the President of the JAC, Jose Marte Piantinidescribed the signing of said protocol “as a significant advance” for the national air sector and explained that the promotion of the country’s air transport to other nations positions the strategic importance of the Dominican territory.

He stressed that the agreement will also strengthen new opportunities that contribute to the economic growth of the country, promoting the quality of air transport service to and from the Dominican Republic.

The document was signed by Marte Piantini and the Director General of the General Civil Aviation Authority of Dubai, Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, and the sector authorities of the two countries.

During the development of the “Dubai Airshow” event, the JAC delegation met with representatives of Etihad Airwaysthe national airline of United Arab Emiratesfor the approval of the codeshare agreement signed between Air Europedated January 19, 2014, whereby they can perform a series of seasonal operations on the Madrid-Santo Domingo and Madrid- Itinerary Abu Dhabi.

In this agreement, Air Europa is the effective operator and Etihad Airways, the market operator; Final approval was granted by Resolution 248-2021 of October 27, 2021, with which progress was made in the process of creating an airline in the Dominican Republic that can embark and disembark passengers, mail and cargo .