Punta Cana airport to conduct flights almost like a US terminal
Santo Domingo.- Punta Cana Airport has been certified to operate flights to the US almost as a domestic terminal where passengers will be pre-checked at the facility in the near future, avoiding the hassle of American immigration and customs with connecting flights.
US Customs and Immigration officials will conduct the checks at a special salon set within the premises of Punta Cana, which will become the country´s first airport with that international rating.
Punta Cana airport received 2.9 million passengers during 2014, or 65.2% of the country´s total, and has led in air operations during the last few years.
Dominican Civil Aviation Institute (IDAC) director Alejandro Herrera said Punta Cana it will obtain permits and facilities to conduct its flights after beating Cancun, in Mexico in a rating of terminals.
August 3, 2015
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