NEW YORK, United States, Friday September 28, 2018 – American Airlines has announced new and resumed service between major cities across the United States and St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport.
St. Maarten-bound travelers will be able to fly American Airlines from Newark International Airport and Philadelphia International Airport from December 19 this year. American Airlines had announced earlier in June, a resumption of service from Charlotte, North Carolina’s Charlotte Douglas International Airport to St. Maarten on November 4.
“The new airlift from American Airlines and other carriers from across the US is a true testament of our island’s resilience and strength,” said Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunications Stuart Johnson.
“These new and resumed flight routes provide even more ease of access to St. Maarten and other destinations within the region, truly showing the importance of our airport as a hub.”
St. Maarten’s Director of Tourism, May-Ling Chun added that the services demonstrated the confidence American Airlines has in the comeback of St. Maarten/St. Martin.
“The public and private sector have been working continuously with American Airlines to ensure that the flights return in a balanced way complementing the re-opening of various accommodations,” she said.
Both the Charlotte and Philadelphia flights will operate daily while service from Newark will be on a weekly basis, on Saturdays.