Monika Infante, the executive director of the Airports management company Aerodom, announced that the terminals under contract are ready to receive 10 million tourists this year as president Danilo Medina announced on February 27th.
“We have the structures, services and security necessary to ensure that the President receives not just 10 million tourists, but a much higher number.” she said.
She said Aerodom has fulfilled the first phase of the contract to manage the six national airports with investments of more than RD$1.0 billion, and that over 7,000 regular and charter flights arrive through the Las Americas, Luperon, Catey and La Isabela airports monthly, bringing hundreds of thousands of tourists.
Speaking during Aerodom’s luncheon for reporters held at Las Americas to mark journalists’ day, Infante said the company has complied fully with the contract, expanding and remodeling all airports. “We’ve concluded the first phase of this agreement, refurbishing, expanding and building new areas, with investments exceeding one billion pesos.”