The Hon. G. A. Dwyer Astaphan, Minister of Tourism, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, has announced that American Airlines will begin scheduled direct service to St. Kitts (SKB) from Miami (MIA) on November 3, 2004.
The American Airlines flight will originate from JFK airport in New York en route to Miami using a Boeing 737 aircraft with 142 seats. Effective January 31, 2005 the flight will increase to five times a week, operating daily from Wednesday through Sunday.
“We are very fortunate to be on our way to becoming a premier vacation destination with increased airlift to the island,” commented Minister Astaphan. “Not only will a top airline be flying into St. Kitts five times a week, but we have been fortunate enough to secure an ideal departure time out of Miami, which provides more opportunities for travelers to connect, and to do so more easily, from other parts of North America. We are hoping to have the flight numbered as a flight out of New York, where it originates.”
Flights will depart three times weekly, on Sundays, Wednesday and Fridays as follows