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Exciting News From American Airlines!

PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2007 5:29 pm
by liz pereira
It was just announced that American Airlines will be starting direct jet service between JFK International Airport and St. Kitts effective November 18th on Wednesdays and Sundays. The flight departs JFK at 10:45AM and returns at 5:05PM arriving into JFK at 8:30PM.

PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2007 9:29 pm
by Palmtrees
Direct? Or nonstop? If direct, where are the intermediate stops?

PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 9:19 am
by liz pereira
The flight from JFK to St. Kitts will be non-stop.

PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2007 6:47 pm
by Palmtrees
And the return? Is this one of those triangular routes that makes another close stop or two before heading north? Like in Antigua or St. Martin, or something?

PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2007 12:06 pm
by liz pereira
The new American Airlines flight will be non-stop both ways.


PostPosted: Tue May 01, 2007 9:46 pm
by Palmtrees
Beautiful. Thanks. Now all we need is some price competition. Jet Blue, are you listening?

PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2007 6:33 am
by Anthony
Here is a press release:

Basseterre, St. Kitts -- April 23, 2007 -- More good news for the tourism industry in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.

American Airlines is to officially announce Monday night, the introduction
of direct service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International into St.
Kitts’ Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport.

According to well-informed sources the New York-St. Kitts service is to
commence on Sunday November 18th 2007. American Airlines already operates a direct flight between St. Kitts and Miami.

Since taking office in July 1995, the governing St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party has enhanced the Federation’s tourism industry and has attracted US Airways from Philadelphia and North Carolina, Excel Airways from London-Gatwick, England; American Airlines from Miami and several charters from Europe and North America.

A new terminal, new parking apron and Met Office have been constructed at the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport; the cruise pier has been
re-designed and reconstructed and several shops built at Port Zante; more
cruise ships are calling at Port Zante; The construction and opening of the
St. Kitts Marriott Resort and Royal Beach Casino; the opening of the
refurbished world class golf course at Frigate Bay; and the expansion of
Ocean Terrace Inn, Ottley’s Plantation and Rawlins Plantation Inn.