Santo Domingo welcomed a new daily JetBlue Airways link from New York Newark on 3 May. Cutting the ribbon to mark the launch were (from right to left) Glen Bautista, Airport Director, Santo Domingo Airport; Riad Simon, Head of Airline Marketing, Aerodom; Alvaro Leite, CCO, Aerodom; Monika Infante, CEO, Aerodom; Keith Slotter, VP Security, JetBlue Airways; General Aracenis Castillo de la Cruz, CESAC General Director; Alexis Morel, Regional Manager, JetBlue Airways; and Ronald De Jesús Santo Domingo Station Manager, JetBlue Airways.
- JetBlue Airways launched new services from New York JFK (JFK) to Worcester (ORH) on 2 May, from Boston to Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) and New York Newark (EWR) to Santo Domingo (SDQ) on 3 May. The 1,802-kilometre Boston-Minneapolis-St.Paul connection will be operated three times daily with the airline’s A320s and will face incumbent competition from Delta Air Lines (39 flights during week commencing 8 May), Sun Country Airlines (16) and Spirit Airlines (7). The 2,511-kilometre Newark-Santo Domingo route will be served daily by its A320 fleet and faces competition from United Airlines which also offers daily flights on this sector. The 240-kilometre JFK-Worcester link will also be flown daily, but this short hop will be operated by E190s and faces no direct competition. See how Santo Domingo Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.