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Mail Online: "Tomorrow British Airways starts twice-weekly flights from Gatwick to Punta Cana, at the eastern end of the Dominican Republic. The Caribbean country has long been served by charter flights, but BA's new service will be the first direct scheduled service there from the UK - although flights do stop off briefly in Antigua both ways. Fares start at £644 return, though packages will be far better value. For more details see www.ba. com/dominicanrepublic."

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