SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arajet, the newest low-fare airline in the Caribbean region, today announced that it has commenced operations to Medellín and Bogotá, making the airline a leading carrier between Santo Domingo and Colombia. Arajet is offering 4,800 weekly seats to Colombia, connecting Santo Domingo with point-to-point flights to Cali, Barranquilla, Cartagena, Medellin and Bogota.
Since launching in September 2022, more than 60,000 passengers have experienced the service of Arajet aboard its state-of-the-art fleet of Boeing 737MAX8 aircrafts. The airline currently serves 18 destinations in 11 countries in North, Central, South America and the Caribbean.
Arajet offers non-stop service from Santo Domingo to:
- Mexico City, Monterrey and Cancun, Mexico
- San Salvador, El Salvador
- San Jose, Costa Rica
- Guatemala City, Guatemala
- Cali, Barranquilla, Cartagena, Medellín and Bogotá, Colombia
- Lima, Peru
- Quito and Guayaquil in Ecuador
- Saint Marteen, Aruba, Curacao and Jamaica in the Caribbean
“We are very proud of our service growth to Colombia,” said Víctor Pacheco, CEO and founder of Arajet. “We believe that commercial and tourism ties between the Dominican Republic and Colombia will increase in the coming years, which will benefit thousands of Latin Americans and reinforce our mission to democratize the skies of the region.”
According to the Colombian Association of Travel and Tourism Agencies ANATO, the Dominican Republic is among the top 10 destinations that Colombians prefer when vacationing. Additionally, in 2022 Colombian travelers to the Dominican Republic grew by 154%.
“The Dominican Republic is leading the after-pandemic recovery of tourism in the world, and Arajet is proud to contribute with more options for travelers in the Americas to come to Santo Domingo and visit nearby paradisiacal destinations such as Punta Cana, Puerto Plata, Samaná or Bayahibe,” added Pacheco. “We are very proud to carry the Dominican flag and bring the distinctive warmth and joie de vivre of our people to the skies of the Americas.”
Arajet recently launched Arabonito, a corporate bonus that can be used by companies to demonstrate appreciation for their collaborators or celebrate successes allowing them to buy plane tickets or services at www.arajet.com
Arajet is the first low-fare airline in the Caribbean region and started operations in September 2022 from its base at Las Americas Airport in Santo Domingo, under its airline operator certificate (AOC) from the Dominican Republic. Arajet will operate a new fleet of Boeing 737MAX-8 aircraft that provide safe and affordable travel to and from the Dominican Republic to several destinations in North, Central and South America, and the Caribbean region. For more information, visit www.Arajet.com.