The Air France-KLM group has announced that this winter they will have a major presence at Punta Cana’s International Airport. Beginning October 2 KLM started flying twice a week between Amsterdam-Schiphol and Punta Cana. At the same time, Air France announced that it will fly everyday into the Punta Cana airport, except on Tuesdays.
For its Monday and Thursday flights KLM is using an “MD11,” featuring 24 seats in the “Affaires” section. Air France, flying from Paris-Roissy to Punta Cana is operating a B777-300 with 42 seats in the “Affaires” class and an additional 24 seats in the Premium Voyageur section.
As of December 12 Air France will add three additional flights to its Santo Domingo – Paris-Roissy flights. These particular flights will use B747-400 carriers equipped with 40 “Affaires” class seats.
In total, this winter Air France-KLM is adding an additional 11 weekly flights to its regular schedule to the Dominican Republic, said Nicolas Delaporte, the group’s local manager.
The announcement confirms that these new KLM flights will expand the Punta Cana-European connection by adding to its regular schedule nine additional European cities.