DutchBird will begin flights to the Dominican Republic later this month. The Dutch airline began operations in November 2000 and by April 2001 had already acquired its third Boeing 757. The airline provides charter flights for tour operators to popular destinations. The 5th Dutch airline will operate from Amsterdam (AMS) to Puerto Plata (POP) and Punta Cana (PUJ) starting from 23 April 2002, as reported by Cristian Garcia to DR1. The Dutch airlines moving the most traffic are KLM (Royal Dutch Airlines), Martinair Holland (from Amsterdam to Puerto Plata, Punta Cana and Santo Domingo), Transavia, Air Holland and now DutchBird.