Continental Airlines announced it will begin nonstop Saturday service on Dec. 17 from LaGuardia International Airport to the Caribbean island of Aruba, pending governmental approval.
Continental already offers nonstop to Aruba from its hubs at Newark Liberty International Airport and Houston, Texas. Also in December, Continental will begin nonstop service to two new Caribbean destinations in the Netherlands Antilles: Bonaire (from Houston) and Curacao (from New York/Newark), Continental’s 19th and 20th Caribbean destinations, respectively.
The Saturday flight from LaGuardia to Aruba will depart at 7:50 a.m., arriving in Aruba at 1:20 p.m. The return flight will depart Aruba on Saturdays at 2:30 p.m., arriving at LaGuardia at 6:15 p.m. Continental will utilize a Boeing 737-700 aircraft with seating for 12 in first class and 112 in coach for the flight.