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Dominican Republic holidays in Punta Cana are on the up as airport increases capacity

Dominican Republich holidays in the public resort area of Punta Cana prepare for a continuously increasing number of tourists as airport expands seat capacity by 5% for 2010 flights.

Dominican Republic holidays in Punta Cana are on the up as airport increases capacity
The ever popular Dominican Republic holidays in Punta Cana will benefit from an immediate capacity increase at its airport which has expanded in size by 5% in order to accommodate to the ever growing international demand for Dominican Republic holidays.
For 2010 flights the Dominican Punta Cana International Airport will feature a 5 % in seat capacity to cope with the increasing trend of more tourists selecting this as their holiday destination.
Furthermore, the airport also announced that it will add 363 new flights in the current year. Already accounting with the greatest volume of traffic in the country as Punta Cana remains the top number one destination for Dominican Republic holidays. This airport is served by the largest number of airlines for a single airport in the Caribbean, will experience a 5.7% growth in the number of flights next year (363), compared to the 6,378 registered for the high winter season in 2009.
The Information and Communication Center (CICOM) said availability of seats into Punta Cana Airport is increasing by 66,874, 5.1% more compared to the 1.3 million seats available for the 2008-2009 winter season. The report states 6,741 flights with 1,371,794 seats have been scheduled so far.
There will also be a 4.3% increase in flights from the United States and 7.8% in number of seats, for 4,117 flights and 239,000 seats. American Airlines, US Airways and Delta lead in regular flights to Punta Cana.
Flying in from Canada are Air Canada, which added 10 flights, Canjet and Sunwing. There will be 2,118 flights, up 10.1%, with 34,000 more seats (up 9.2%), totaling 406,000 seats. Air Transat is still the principal carrier –with 125,000 seats–, but is down 10% compared to 2009
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