Arajet, the Dominican Republic’s new low-fare airline, formally launched operations within the Caribbean skies, main the rebirth of the Dominican aviation with a robust connecting hub in Santo Domingo.
Arajet will construct a strong route community of twenty-two locations in 12 nations within the upcoming months, proudly carrying the Dominican flag, and offering a customer-oriented service throughout the continent.
After two days of profitable operations on September fifteenth and 16th with flights to Barranquilla and Cali in Colombia and to Aruba, Arajet marked its first official flight to San Salvador in El Salvador, in an occasion hosted by Mr. Luis Abinader, President of the Dominican Republic, and Mrs. Morena Valdez, Minister of Tourism of El Salvador.
“We have a good time the launch of Arajet as our latest nationwide provider,” stated President Abinader.
“Our authorities will proceed supporting Arajet and the general aeronautical trade to guarantee its competitiveness and create an air hub that promotes tourism, commerce and cultural alternate, and supplies a chance for all Dominicans overseas to go to their nation at reasonably priced costs.”
Víctor Pacheco Méndez, CEO of Arajet, highlighted that the Low-Fare enterprise mannequin and designation as a nationwide provider for the Dominican Republic will appeal to extra vacationers, enhance connectivity, and supply Dominicans the chance to journey at decrease fares, aboard new plane with the very best requirements of security and distinctive heat Dominican customer support.
“We’re excited to begin operations and supply Dominicans and all our visitors with low fares, world class buyer expertise and a brand new rising community from and to Santo Domingo to main cities in The Americas,” expressed Mr. Pacheco.
“Our mission is to construct providers for our visitors by using state-of-the artwork plane fleet with the most recent know-how, to strengthen and facilitate the nation’s connection to the world, whereas selling home tourism internationally.”
Arajet will proceed increasing its operations later this month with the addition of routes to Saint Maarten within the Caribbean, Lima in Peru, Mexico Metropolis, Monterrey and Cancun in Mexico and Guatemala Metropolis in Guatemala.
In October, Arajet will add Curaçao, San José in Costa Rica, Quito and Guayaquil in Ecuador, Medellín and Bogotá in Colombia in addition to locations in North America.
“From the attitude of the federal government of President Nayib Bukele, air connectivity is essential to spice up tourism, making it simpler for vacationers to maneuver between nations and uncover the big selection of choices supplied by El Salvador: from the everlasting consistency of its browsing waves, its imposing volcanoes, and cities and cities with nice historic worth,” stated Mrs. Morena Valdez, Minister of Tourism of El Salvador.
Within the subsequent 5 years Arajet plans to move greater than 7 million passengers, producing greater than 4,000 direct and near 40,000 oblique jobs within the area.
“With Arajet’s launch our nation will start to really feel the influence the airline may have within the Dominican Republic,” stated Tourism Minister David Collado.
“Arajet will contribute to the expansion of the tourism trade and appeal to extra guests from new locations so we are able to proceed reaching report numbers in vacationer arrivals and diversify the nationality of our guests with honest charges that join Santo Domingo with the continent.
“We reaffirm our dedication, assumed collectively with the Tourism Cupboard led by President Abinader, to strengthen public insurance policies associated to the tourism and the aeronautical sector to advertise its improvement.”
Arajet has already acquired 5 of 8 direct leases of recent Boeing 737 MAX plane, and has a direct order for 20 new Boeing 737 MAX.
The provider will proceed to develop and put money into its fleet with 15 extra choices to be delivered over the subsequent 5 years.
“The 737 MAX household of airplanes is nicely suited to Arajet’s community with the 737-8 enabling worthwhile new routes and the 737-8-200 offering unequalled efficiencies,” stated Ihssane Mounir, Boeing senior vp of Industrial Gross sales and Advertising.
“The pliability of the 737 MAX ensures Arajet can meet its aim of creating flying extra reasonably priced and accessible throughout the Caribbean and past, with secure, sustainable and dependable service.”
Arajet enters the market as the most recent Low-Value Service within the area, strategically supported by skilled world aviation traders Bain Capital and Griffin World Asset Administration to consolidate as a world-class airline for the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean.
“By working intently with our traders in addition to with our strategic companion and main world aerospace firm Boeing, we’re well-positioned for operational success and to offer Dominicans and worldwide guests with flights at reasonably priced costs that join the nation with key locations within the American continent and the Caribbean,” added Pacheco.
Arajet’s ultra-quiet and fuel-efficient CFM LEAP-1B engines scale back noise air pollution and permit the airline to avoid wasting on operational prices that help low fares so everybody can fly and simply e-book at Arajet.com
“Now we have ready for years to effectively and conveniently join the Dominican Republic with key worldwide markets,” Mr. Pacheco concluded.
“We’re assuming the accountability of the rebirth of the Dominican aviation as the brand new nationwide provider with an skilled worldwide group that can guarantee our operations meet the very best security requirements and customer support for our visitors.”