KINGSTOWN, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Monday March 12, 2018 – Caribbean Airlines will launch its first nonstop flight between the United States and St Vincent in two days.
The weekly service between the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and St Vincent’s new Argyle International Airport will operate every Wednesday, starting March 14, which is National Heroes Day in the Caribbean nation.
“Caribbean Airlines is in the business of connecting people, and this non-stop service between St. Vincent and New York will provide closer links for travel and commerce between the eastern Caribbean and North America,” Caribbean Airlines CEO Garvin Medera said in a statement.
“Our mission is to connect the region more closely and as we realise this ambition, our valued customers can look forward to a schedule that allows for easy and convenient travel, to facilitate their needs.”
Chief Executive Officer, St Vincent and the Grenadines Tourism Authority, Glen Bleache said in addition to giving a boost to tourism, the new service would boost commerce and the business community who are regular exporters to the United States.