The Low-Fare airline Arajet lands in the Dominican Republic
The connection will build a strong route network of 22 destinations in 12 countries with a powerful hub in Santo Domingo in the coming months.
After two days of successful operations on September 15 and 16 with flights to Barranquilla and Cali in Colombia and Aruba, Arajet marked its first official flight to San Salvador in an event organized by Luis Abinader, President of the Dominican Republic, and Morena Valdez. , Minister of Tourism of El Salvador.
“We celebrate the launch of Arajet as our new national airline. Our government will continue to support Arajet and the aeronautical industry in general to ensure its competitiveness and create an air hub that promotes tourism, trade and cultural exchange, and provides an opportunity for all Dominicans abroad to visit their country at reasonable prices. accessible,” said President Abinader.
Víctor Pacheco Méndez, general director of the firm, highlighted that the Low-Fare business model and the designation as the national airline of the Dominican Republic will attract more tourists, increase connectivity and offer Dominicans the opportunity to travel at lower rates, at board new aircraft with the highest safety standards and the warm and distinctive service to Dominican customers.
The company will continue to expand its operations later this month with the addition of routes to Saint Martin in the Caribbean, Lima in Peru, Mexico City, Monterrey and Cancun in Mexico, and Guatemala City in Guatemala. In October, it will add Curaçao, San José in Costa Rica, Quito and Guayaquil in Ecuador, Medellín and Bogotá in Colombia, as well as destinations in North America.
In the next 5 years, it plans to transport more than 7 million passengers, generating more than 4,000 direct jobs and nearly 40,000 indirect jobs in the region. To date, the airline has already received 5 of 8 direct leases for new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and has a direct order for 20 new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.
Arajet enters the market as the newest low-cost airline in the region, strategically backed by experienced global aviation investors Bain Capital and Griffin Global Asset Management to establish itself as a world-class airline for the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean.
The ultra-quiet and fuel-efficient CFM LEAP-1B engines reduce noise pollution and allow the airline to save on operating costs and support low fares.