United Airlines adds further flights to Bonaire

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United Airlines, in collaboration with Tourism Corporation Bonaire, the Government of Bonaire, BONHATA and Bonaire Flamingo International Airport (BON), has announced the addition of two additional weekly flights from New York/Newark (EWR) to Bonaire (BON) in anticipation of a busy winter and spring travel season.

United currently offers once weekly flights to Bonaire from Houston (IAH) and once weekly from New York/Newark (EWR), and will be expanding their New York/Newark (EWR) service to three times a week to meet the continued demand of US travelers wanting to visit the Dutch Caribbean island.

A Warm Welcome to New Flights

In anticipation of the upcoming winter and spring travel season, United Airlines has teamed up with key players to introduce two additional weekly flights from New York/Newark (EWR) to Bonaire (BON).

United’s commitment to meeting the growing demand of US travelers is evident as they expand their New York/Newark (EWR) service to three times a week, starting from January 10, 2024.

This is in addition to their existing once-weekly flights from Houston (IAH) and New York/Newark (EWR).

With these new offerings, United Airlines will provide a total of 61 scheduled round-trips between the United States and Bonaire from January 10 to April 24, 2024.


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Miles Mercera, the CEO at Tourism Corporation Bonaire, expressed their excitement about the collaboration with United Airlines.

“We are ecstatic to be working with United Airlines to bring two new weekly flights to the island this upcoming winter,” he stated.

This sentiment is backed by the understanding that this expansion reflects the increasing reputation of Bonaire among US travelers. The island’s unique charm and attractions are drawing more visitors than ever before.

Matt Stevens, Vice President of International Planning at United, emphasized their pride in strengthening their Caribbean presence.

“These additional flights provide our customers with even more options to travel to Bonaire and help position United as the airline of choice for customers planning their leisure travel,” he explained.

Exploring Bonaire: A Snapshot

A Natural Wonderland: Bonaire is known as the world’s first Blue Destination, famed for its unrivaled scuba diving experiences and year-round sunshine.

The island’s crystal-clear waters and diverse marine life make it a paradise for underwater enthusiasts. From vibrant coral reefs to awe-inspiring wrecks, Bonaire’s underwater world is truly breathtaking.

Cultural Riches: Beyond its stunning natural beauty, Bonaire boasts a rich history and colorful culture. The architecture and tropical fish are just a glimpse of the vibrant tapestry that makes up the island’s heritage.

Exploring Bonaire means immersing yourself in a world of stories and traditions that have shaped its identity.

Culinary Delights: Bonaire’s culinary scene has undergone a remarkable transformation, attracting Michelin-star talents and foodies from around the globe.

Whether you’re savoring local delicacies or indulging in international flavors, the island’s dining options are as diverse as its culture.

Outdoor Enthusiasts: The island’s captivating landscapes range from salt flat coastlines to cactus-filled deserts, offering a playground for outdoor enthusiasts.

From kayaking through serene waters to kite surfing on the waves, Bonaire presents endless opportunities for adventure and exploration.

Sustainability: Bonaire’s commitment to conservation goes hand in hand with its remarkable beauty. From animal sanctuaries to national parks, the island is dedicated to preserving its natural wonders.

The focus on sustainable use of ocean resources and conscientious development makes it a beacon of eco-friendliness in the Caribbean.

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