No fewer than 512 flights have been scheduled during this holy week by Las Américas
Santo Domingo, RD.
No fewer than 512 flights, including 28 round-trips, were identified by the Las Americas International Airport, Jose Francisco Peña Gomez, during this Easter holiday, from the United States, Europe and other points abroad.
The Flight Operations Department of Dominican Airways XXI (Aerodom) announced that according to preliminary data, an increase in the flow of passengers to and from the Dominican Republic is expected this week.
Traditionally on Easter, hundreds of Dominicans and tourists come to visit the country to enjoy the country’s hotels, resorts and beaches.
According to details provided by Aerodom, the largest passenger flow is routed through JetBlue Airways, followed by United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines, which operate regular flights to New York, Atlanta, Boston, Miami, and others. Cities.
As well as airlines Iberia, Air Europa, Air France, Copa Airlines and Venezolana de Aviacion operating regular operations from Las America International Airport to Madrid, Spain; Paris, France and Panama City; Caracas, Venezuela, and other destinations in the Caribbean, Central and South America.
March 19 was the year the Dominican government ordered the country to lockdown due to the impending progression of the coronavirus pandemic.
Then-president Danilo Medina announced a series of measures, including closing all land, sea and air borders for 15 days, and suspending teaching in all schools and universities.
While in those days only ferry planes were allowed to leave for foreign citizens wishing to return to their countries and for the arrival of planes, cargo and fuel ships to ensure supplies for the population.