The Dominica Tourist Board have indicated in a statement that the island will have new nonstop daily service from Caribbean Sun Airways beginning in December 2005.
Starting December 15, 2005 Caribbean Sun flight #502 will depart San Juan, Puerto Rico at 2:50pm, arriving in Dominica at 4:30pm. The flight will then continue on to Barbados, departing Dominica at 4:55pm and arriving in Barbados at 5:55pm.
Beginning on December 16, Caribbean Sun flight #503 will depart Barbados at 11:00am, arriving in Dominica at 12:00pm and continue on to San Juan, Puerto Rico departing at 12:25pm and arriving in San Juan at 2:05pm.
“We are extremely pleased to introduce this new service from Caribbean Sun, which opens up key new markets on the East coast of the U.S. for tourism to Dominica,” commented Yvor Nassief, Minister of Tourism for the Commonwealth of Dominica.
“The increase in airlift will be a significant benefit to us, providing more frequent flights to our island and increasing the number of options from which travelers can select to get here. The timing is also ideal, with these flights beginning in time for our peak tourism season.”