dominican republic american airlines
The Casas del XVI hotel in Santo Domingo's Colonial Zone.
News

American Airlines Adding New Flights to Dominican Republic

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - February 22, 2019

By the Caribbean Journal staff

American Airlines is adding a new route to what has quickly become one of the hottest destinations in the Caribbean: Santo Domingo.

The Dominican Republic’s capital has been seeing a huge wave of new flights, as the country looks to position the energetic city as a new tourism hub.

dominican republic american airlines

Santo Domingo is seeing a significant jump in airlift.

American’s newest Caribbean route will operate from Charlotte, with plans to launch service in June.

dominican republic american airlines

The Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo.

Charlotte is American’s second-biggest hub, and the new Santo Domingo route comes as AA has rapidly expanded its Caribbean offering from the city, including new routes to both Eleuthera and Marsh Harbour in The Bahamas at the end of 2018.

“With new gates opening at the end of this year, increases in frequencies on popular routes, new international service and a renovated Admirals Club, there’s so much to look forward to in Charlotte,” said Vasu Raja, Vice President of Network and Schedule Planning for American. “We’ll continue to be the best airline with the most choices in Charlotte for business and leisure customers.”

american airlines dominican republic

The JW Marriott in Santo Domingo.

Santo Domingo, home to one of the Caribbean’s most beautiful historic quarters, the Colonial Zone, has emerged as a leading urban getaway in the region.

That has attracted new routes from a host of carriers in the last year, including JetBlue and United, among others.

dominican republic american airlines

The Billini hotel.

American Airlines also ramped up its daily flights from Miami to Santo Domingo in December.

It’s all a huge boost for the capital, which is home to a number of ultra-stylish hotels, from the Casas del XVI and the Billini Hotel to the state-of-the-art JW Marriott in the capital’s commercial center.

— CJ

Popular Posts belize hotel mayan world

At the Falling Leaves Lodge in Belize, a Portal to the Maya World

SAN IGNACIO — There has been some form of settlement on this site for more than 3,000 years, here on a leafy hill above the town of San Ignacio, Belize. In other words, this is no ordinary hill. This is Cahal Pech, […]


In San Ignacio, Belize, The Art of Adventure (And Pupusas)

pupusas belize

The sizzle is calling you. In the early morning, corn tortillas stuffed with cheese and beans and meat sing a particularly strong siren song.  It could be that perfect blend of dough and heat, or the aroma. It might just […]


Delta Is Adding More Nonstop Curacao Flights, Citing “Booming Demand”  

the beach at the avila hotel in curacao

Curacao is hotter than ever, with a wave of new hotels and record-breaking tourism numbers. And just a few months after Delta made its long-awaited return to the island, the carrier is adding even more flights.  The reason? What Delta […]


Related Posts pink sand beach

The Bahamas Is the Caribbean’s Hottest Spring Destination 

The Bahamas is the most popular destination in the Caribbean for spring travel, according to a new report from travel insurance company Squaremouth.  The Bahamas was the only Caribbean destination to make the top 10 among the most popular destinations […]


Saint Lucia Is Getting a New Luxury Beach Resort  

cas en bas

Even if you haven’t been to the island, you’ve almost certainly seen Saint Lucia’s most famous imagery — the Pitons, around which stand most of the destination’s most luxurious resorts. In recent years, though, the island’s northern tip has been developing […]


Another Reason for Wine Lovers to Come to Nassau  

wine lovers in nassau

Nassau has long been a haven for wine lovers, with a host of restaurants with impressive wine lists — none more so than the Graycliff Hotel, which has the third-largest wine cellar in the world.  Now, wine lovers have another […]


SUBSCRIBE!

Sign up for Caribbean Journal's free newsletter for a daily dose of beaches, hotels, rum and the best Caribbean travel information on the net.


No. Thank You