The reception ceremony was held at the Las Américas International Airport and was led by Victor Pacheco Méndez, CEO and Founder of Arajet, who was accompanied by Sigmund Freund, general director of the General Directorate of Public-Private Partnerships (DGAPP) and the Trust Pro-Pedernales.
Víctor Pacheco Méndez explained that the airline names its aircraft after protected areas of the Dominican Republic as part of its social responsibility policy to promote the importance of preserving and caring for the environment.
“It is an honor at Arajet to be able to name an aircraft with the name Bahía de las Águilas, one of the most beautiful corners of our country, and a destination that the State has been promoting in this administration to bring development and hope to the Dominicans from the deep south," said Pacheco, who added that "we are committed to increasing the country's connectivity and the arrival of visitors, highlighting the main attractions of the
local tourist offer so that they can explore Bahía de las Águilas."
Sigmund Freund valued Arajet's invitation to receive this aircraft and congratulated the airline's team and its general manager, Víctor Pacheco Méndez, for the initiative, with which he said he felt doubly honored, for the distinction and for the recognition of the great work. that is being carried out to develop the Cabo Rojo tourist destination.
Freund valued the work and courage of Arajet executives to develop an airline that connects the Dominican Republic with complex destinations, never before dreamed of, an action with which he said it makes a great contribution to the positioning of Dominican tourism, making possible new connections that promote the arrival of a greater flow of tourists and visitors to the country.
“I feel honored that you have thought of us to receive this plane today, which means that what we have been doing in the Pro-Pedernales Trust has transcended. That we are identified as possible representatives of a region as spectacular as Pedernales, Bahía de las Águilas, Cabo, Rojo, means that we are doing well,” said Freund, when offering a few words at the reception ceremony.
Bahía de las Águilas is a Boeing 737 MAX 8 with a configuration of 185 seats, it landed on Dominican soil coming directly from the Boeing factory in Seattle, United States, and next to Pico Duarte, Valle Nuevo, Jaragua, Ojos Indígena, los Tres Ojos, Isla Saona, Lago Enriquillo and Laguna Redonda continue to increase Arajet's capacity and fleet, offering the lowest prices to all its passengers, with a reliable and world-class service to turn Santo Domingo into the Caribbean Hub that will allow better connection between the Americas.