The Dominican airline Low cost arajet In its first seven months of operation, it transported more than 202,000 people, 32,000 of them last April alone, figures that keep it at the forefront of passenger transport in the Dominican Republic, the company reported Thursday.
“We are proud that, with only 7 months of operations, more than 202,000 people have flown with us to and from our country on our route network that includes 17 destinations” in 11 countries and territories, said the CEO and founder of Arajet, Víctor Pacheco, according to a company statement.
Only from April 1 to 30, according to figures from the Civil Aviation Board, this airline transported 32,191 passengers, followed by Sky High with 9,636 and Air Century with 4,924, for which it “maintains a solid first place in the Dominican Republic,” added the note.
“With the recent launch of our 42 connections in 9 countries of our network, we fulfill the promise of turning the Dominican Republic into the new low-price hub in the region and we will contribute even more travelers to the record-breaking numbers of tourist arrivals to the country,” Pacheco said.
In addition to being the leading Dominican airline in passenger transport in the country, since January Arajet has been leading the international movement of people at the Felipe Ángeles terminal that serves Mexico City.
This company connects the Dominican Republic with various destinations in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean region, specifically Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Aruba, Saint Martin, Curacao, Ecuador and Jamaica.
Earlier this month, the Dominican Civil Aviation Board announced the incorporation of new Arajet air operations to connect the Caribbean country with seven Suramerica: the routes between Santo Domingo and Buenos Aires, Santa Cruz (Bolivia), Asuncion, Montevideo and Santiago de Chile and between Santiago (second city of the Dominican Republic) with Bogota and Medellin (Colombia).
Arajet, which began operations in September 2022, uses new Boeing 737MAX8 aircraft that consume 14% less fuel than any other single-aisle aircraft on the market and reduce noise pollution by 40%.