Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic ticket sales down, but air travel to other Caribbean destinations swells

Air travel distribution and intelligence company Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) says that the Dominican Republic’s (D.R.) tourism crisis is diverting more visitors to Mexico and other Caribbean destinations. ARC reports that air ticket purchases made in the U.S. from June 1-23, 2019 for travel to the D.R. fell 10% when compared to the same period […]

Punta Cana International Airport reveals plans for third terminal, confirms DFA as concessionaire

Award-winning Punta Cana International Airport in the Dominican Republic is aiming to launch its U.S. Pre-Clearance facility in November this year, and has begun designing a third terminal, according to Rafael Smith, PUJ Director of Landside & Terminal Operations. Named one of ACI’s “Best Airport’s by Size and Region” in Latin America and the Caribbean […]

Vinci Airports acquires AERODOM, which operates six airports in the Dominican Republic

Vinci Airports, the airport subsidiary of French concessions and construction company VINCI Group, signed an agreement with private equity firm Advent International to acquire Aeropuertos Dominicanos Siglo XXI, SA (AERODOM). AERODOM, which reported revenues of US$130 million in 2014, is one of the biggest airport operators in Central America and the Caribbean. The company has […]