Cuba, Dominican Republic expand air connections
Published on Tuesday, May 22, 2007
HAVANA, Cuba (ACN): Cuba and the Dominican Republic will expand air
connections with the increasing of flights between both countries every
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, as of next June.
Sources at Cubana de Aviacion airline said that current flights by IL-62
planes will be joined by modern TU-204-300 jets next September 1, with
very competitive tariffs for the region.
Meanwhile, Cuba's Aerocaribbean airline will continue to flight between
Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic, and Santiago de Cuba every
Monday and Friday. The airline company enjoys high demand as
celebrations of the Caribbean Festival in eastern Santiago de Cuba
approach; this year dedicated to the Dominican Republic.
The Cuban Tourist Sector website says that the initiative to increase
flights between the two Caribbean nations is part of national efforts to
further promote local tourist attractions and boost current