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Punta Cana Airport's automated border checks speed passengers'journey

SITA’s automated immigration technology processes passengers in seconds Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), the busiest airport in the Dominican Republic, is using SITA’s Automated Border Control Gates to automate the border process for passengers from the US and Canada, as well as Spain, UK, and France, as they leave the country. Punta Cana International Airport serves 7.6 m...

Universal Aviation ground support network continues to expand: opens Dominican Republic location

Universal Aviation, the worldwide ground support division of Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. (exhibit #2611), announced the continued expansion of its global network with the opening of Universal Aviation Dominican Republic at La Romana International Airport (MDLR). Based at the MDLR Executive Aviation Terminal, Universal Aviation Dominican Republic is the network's 18th location in La...

Tribunal: Flight Was Private, Pilots On Hook for Cargo

Bruno Odos and Pascal Fauret, the two convicted pilots who fled the Dominican Republic before an appeals trial in the so-called “Air Cocaine” case, have been taken into custody in France, where a judge is to hear them shortly. Meanwhile, more details are emerging about why the Dominican tribunal decided to consider the pilots' flight in a Falcon 50 as private. Odo...

'Air Cocaine' Pilots Flee Dominican Republic

Pascal Fauret and Bruno Odos, the two French pilots of the cocaine-laden Falcon 50 who were arrested in the Dominican Republic in 2013 with their passengers, have fled and are now in France. TV reports suggest they were assisted by friends and used two boats and forged passports to escape from the country. They then took an Air Caraïbes scheduled flight from an island in the French&...