The Central Bank of the Dominican Republic reports that in September 2018 the Dominican Republic received 300,916 foreign air arrivals, up 16.4% compared with the 258,588 received in September 2018. The country received 108,441 non-Dominican residents of the USA in September, up 36.9% compared to the 79,229 received in September 2017. It should be noted that the Dominican Republic suffered a substantial drop in traffic in 2017 as a result of the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria through the region.
Through the first nine months of 2018 the Dominican Republic has received 4,328,536 foreign air arrivals, up 5.1% from the 4,210,362 received in the same nine months of 2017. Non-Dominican arrivals from the USA grew by 8.8% during the same nine months, from 1,712,370 in 2017 to 1,863,533 this year.