Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Terrance Drew, has updated regarding the recent announcement by the Tourism Authority that flights of Inter Caribbean Airways will begin to fly from RLB International Airport from Barbados and Puerto Rico from March 2023.
According to the reports, on occasion, Minister of Tourism Authority Marsha Henderson noted that “The flights organized by Inter Caribbean Airways will assist in connecting the entire Caribbean region.”
In addition, she further added, “Tourism Authority of St Kitts and Nevis has agreed on a common ground with the Inter-Caribbean airways officials into convincing them to commence flights from Barbados and Puerto Rico into St Kitts.”
In her remarks, she confirmed that the flights would allow the people of the Caribbean to fly and reach their destination on the same day by providing one-stop service along with much-facilitated foreign travel.
Furthermore, Marsha also expressed her joy and pleasure while addressing that the nation continues to rebuild in different aspects after the plague of a global pandemic; she stated that today is surely a memorable day in the nation’s tourism industry.
Under the supervision of Prime Minister Drew, St Kitts and Nevis administration has been putting constant efforts to revive the nation from the threats of inflation and international airlift challenges along with the ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia, said reports.
Minister, Henderson noted that the Caribbean was known as the second-largest source market before the global pandemic covid-19. “The market of St Kitts and Nevis is mostly driven and revolve around business travel, event such as CPL (Caribbean Premier League), Carnival along with several music festivals; on the other hand, insufficient airlifts in the region significantly impacted the regional travel as there is a limited availability of regional carrier,” said the minister.
Meanwhile, Tourism Minister extended her remarks and pointed out that travel time has been developed as the present travel situation is associated with expensive trips to the United States with overnight stays, which sometimes takes multiple days to reach the destination. However, she said the Twin-island Federation had delivered again while dealing with all the adversities and challenges.
Additionally, Marsha Henderson shared the schedules and details of the flight service ought of the Grandly Adams International Airport of Barbados to commence on Sunday, March 12, 2023. In contrast, the benefits from Puerto Rico will be announced after that.
While explaining the services, Tourism Minister conveyed that the aircraft with a seating capacity of 30 passengers called Amebrio 120 will begin its services from St Kitts and Nevis to Barbados three times on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday, providing a one-stop connectivity facility via Barbados to Grenada, Saint Lucia, St Vincent, Grenadines along with Dominica and Guyana across the Caribbean.