VINCI Airports, S.A.S., a subsidiary of the French-based VINCI group, recently purchased the “Aeropuertos Dominicanos Siglo XXI” (AERODOM), until recently the company that managed the country’s six international airports.
Last year alone, some 4.5 million passengers traveled through the country’s airports.
The D.R. airports that will be managed by VINCI Airports are Santo Domingo’s Las Americas International Airport (between January-March the airport handled 425,131 passengers and 1.7 million in 2015); Puerto Plata’s International Airport (164,490 passengers during the first quarter of 2016 and 392,000 in 2015; Santiago’s International Airport (148,320 passengers during the same time period); the Isabela Airport in Santo Domingo (3,077) and Samana’s International Airport (30,341), on the country’s northeast region.
All together, these six airports handled 4.5 million passengers during 2015, and 47 airlines that connected the Dominican Republic with 53 cities throughout the world.
The French group handles more than 100 million passengers per year, served by over 140 airlines at airports throughout the world.