St. Kitts Celebrates New JetBlue Flight from New York JFK

A JetBlue A320 on the runway.
Anna Zvereva from Tallinn, Estonia, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

The Island of St. Kitts has this week celebrated the inauguration of a new JetBlue flight from New York JFK, which launched on November 2.

The tourism authority of the island mentioned that this new route “is an integral step towards expanding international travel opportunities and enhancing accessibility to the island.”

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

St. Kitts Celebrates New JetBlue Flight from New York JFK…

St. Kitts Celebrates New JetBlue Flight from New York JFK
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Commenting on this new route launch between St. Kitts and New York JFK with JetBlue was Honourable Marsha T. Henderson, Minister of Tourism, International Transport, Civil Aviation, Urban Development, Employment, and Labour:

“This new route is an important milestone that provides convenience to New York-based travellers and connects our island with the United States”.

“We are excited to welcome more U.S. visitors with this route, allowing them the opportunity to experience the exceptional Caribbean experiences that St. Kitts has to offer.”

Adding to this was Ellison Thompson, the CEO of St. Kitts Tourism Authority:

“The [island] team has much to celebrate following the inaugural JetBlue flight and events at JFK”.

“We look forward to hosting both our new and returning visitors on the island to experience the genuine hospitality, warm-hearted people, and exciting experiences that await in St. Kitts.”

This route between the island & New York JFK is operated by JetBlue’s Airbus A320 aircraft on a three times per week basis operating on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Onward connections to the likes of London Gatwick & Miami were flagged by the tourism authority, offering significant connection going into the future.

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