Punta Cana gets more flights from Germany
Minister of Tourism Francisco Javier Garcia, heading the Dominican delegation to the Berlin Tourism Fair (ITB) announced that Condor would be adding two more flights to Punta Cana, the DR’s busiest airport, one from Munich and another from Frankfurt. Lufthansa affiliate Eurowings is also launching a weekly flight to Punta Cana and two to La Romana, both from Cologne. Garcia expressed satisfaction with the upward trend in German travel to the Dominican Republic in 2014 (8.1%), which is expected to continue in 2015 with the new flights. He forecast a 15% increase in travel from Germany this year.