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Air Canada Cargo Inaugurates Service Into Punta Cana International Airport

Air Canada Cargo launched their inaugural flight into Punta Cana International Airport in the Dominican Republic on Monday (May 22nd). The route will operate once weekly with a dedicated Boeing 767-300ER Freighter.

Air Canada Cargo's Inaugural Flight to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic is Greeted With a Traditional Water Cannon Salute on Monday, May 22, 2023 - Courtesy Air Canada

On Tuesday (May 23, 2023), Air Canada Cargo announced the launch of new service to Punta Cana international Airport in the Dominican Republic, with the inaugural flight touching down on Monday, May 22, 2023. The route will now operate once weekly with a dedicated Boeing 767-300ER Freighter. Punta Cana is Air Canada Cargo’s latest destination, joining recently launched service to San José, Basel, Liege, Dallas and Bogota.

In Tuesday’s announcement, Air Canada’s Vice President - Cargo, Jon Turner, said,

“We are excited to add yet another destination to our expanding freighter network. This new service builds upon our capabilities to serve the island through Air Canada’s passenger network, providing consistent year-round cargo capacity for our key customers in the region.”

Punta Cana International Airport’s Director of Airside Operations, Giovanni Ranieri, added,

“We are pleased to welcome the first freighter flight from Air Canada Cargo. As winners of the Airports Council's International Airport Service Quality Awards for seven consecutive years, we are confident that this will contribute to the excellence and diversification of our cargo operations.”

Air Canada Cargo is Canada’s largest air cargo provider, as measured by cargo capacity, and has a presence in over 50 countries, as well as self-handled hubs in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, Chicago, London and Frankfurt. As Air Canada’s dedicated freight division, Air Canada Cargo offers global connectivity across six continents with domestic and international passenger flights, as well as cargo-only flights with their fleet of dedicated Boeing 767-300ER freighters and trucking services.

Source: Air Canada


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