The Dominican Republic and the country of Haiti make up the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean. The Dominican Republic is the wealthier half of the island and has many tourist attractions such as the beautiful beaches in Punta Cana and the remains of the colonial era in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic. The three busiest airports in the country are Punta Cana Airport (50%), Santo Domingo Las Américas Airport (28%) and Santiago de los Caballeros Cibao Airport (12%), they are responsible for 90% of the total number of passengers at airports in the country. Arajet is a low-cost carrier originating from the Dominican Republic, started in 2022.
Practical information about the Dominican Republic:
Time zone: UTC -4
Currency: Dominican peso
National Day: 27 February