American Airlines Expands Flights to St. Kitts

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Dana Niland (Caribbean Journal) reports that, due to an increase in air passenger arrivals to St. Kitts, American Airlines has expanded flights to the island, starting December 18, this year.

St Kitts is in the midst of an airlift boom, and now the world’s largest airline is adding another new flight to the destination.

American Airlines will launch a second weekly nonstop flight from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to St. Kitts on Wednesdays, Caribbean Journal has learned.

This new flight will complement the carrier’s existing non-stop Saturday service from JFK, with service set to begin Dec. 18. [. . .]

American Airlines will operate the flight utilizing a 176-seat Boeing 757 with 16 business class seats through February, and then a 160-seat Boeing 738 with 16 business class seats with the following schedule. [. . .]

Already for the first four months of 2019, St Kitts is reporting a system-wide increase in air passenger arrivals of 14.5 percent as compared to the same period in 2018.

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