Air Canada Cargo touches down in Punta Cana

Air Canada Cargo has touched down in Punta Cana, starting weekly services using a Boeing 767 Freighter.

Flights to the Dominican Republic are the latest addition to Air Canada’s freighter network following the launch of services to San Jose, Basel, Liege, Dallas, Atlanta and Bogota.

Jon Turner, Vice President Cargo at Air Canada, says, “We are excited to add yet another destination to our expanding freighter network. This new service builds upon our capabilities to serve the island through Air Canada's passenger network, providing consistent year-round cargo capacity for our key customers in the region.”

Giovanni Rainieri, Director of Airside Operations at Punta Cana International Airport, adds, “We are pleased to welcome the first freighter flight from our allies of Air Canada Cargo. As winners of the Airports Council's International Airport Service Quality Awards for seven consecutive years, we are confident that this will contribute to the excellence and diversification of our cargo operations.”