AIRBOX Cargo is the first Dominican cargo airline to offer cargo services to the United States.
The initial route is from La Isabela Airport (AILI) in El Higuero to Miami (MIA)
Santo Domingo, March 2017: The airline Air Century and Rep-Air Company signed a commercial agreement that began, in the second quarter of this year, the operations of the first cargo airline from La Isabela Airport (AILI) in the Higuero, Santo Domingo.
In a joint statement, the companies point out that the alliance offers new opportunities for exports and imports, from a new strategic alternative such as the International Airport La Isabela Dr. Joaquín Balaguer, better known as El Higüero (JBQ), in Santo Domingo Norte, Dominican Republic, located just 20 minutes from the city.
It adds that this union of forces benefited both agricultural producers and free zones, messengers also companies that need to export or import products or merchandise.
Referring to the agreement, the president of Rep-Air Company Danilo Rosario Jiménez, said: “According to the market studies we carry out for this new venture, there is a clear need among commercial agents to have a more accessible way to operate their cargoes. The airline Air Century, which has its HUB at the La Isabela International Airport, became our first choice as a strategic objective for its prestigious cattle as an operator of charter, regular and cargo flights. “
“It is opportune to highlight the support of the official institutions that regulate the aviation sector such as the Dominican Institute of Civil Aviation (IDAC), and the Civil Aviation Board (JAC) as well as the Export and Investment Center of the Dominican Republic. . (CEI-RD) what is an example of public-private partnership “Conclude Rosario.
On his side, Omar Chahín Lama, President of Air Century, expressed that “This cargo solution becomes our portfolio of services within the expansion plan that we started in 2016 with regular flights to Port-au-Prince, Haiti and San Juan, Puerto Rico, and with a greater diversification of our offer, which places us in a privileged position within the sector “.
About Air Century
Local and international air transport company in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, in March 1992 by a group of aeronautical professionals led by Pilot Captain Omar Chahín Lama, its current president. Currently it serves regular flights to San Juan, Puerto Rico and Port-au-Prince, Haiti and charters to the entire Caribbean area.
About Rep-Air Company
Founded in 2003, it is a multi-service aviation company, a pioneer in the areas of maintenance, charter, aircraft sales, handling services and aerial advertising, presided over by Pilot Captain Danilo Rosario Jiménez. Based in the International Airport La Isabela (AILI) where also operates the most complete maintenance service center approved by the IDAC and the JAC of the Dominican Republic.