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US carriers to offer new air service to Antigua
Published on July 19, 2014 Email To Friend    Print Version

ST JOHNS, Antigua -- Travellers to Antigua and Barbuda will have easier access by air following a series of successful meetings held with executives of American Airlines in Miami, Florida and Delta Airlines in Atlanta, Georgia.

As a result of the negotiations with American Airlines, the carrier will continue with its four weekly flights from JFK International Airport, New York, to Antigua for the start of this year’s winter season in November.

In September and October, American Airlines will have two flights from JFK, with a late 5:00 pm departure on Friday and Sundays, which will overnight in Antigua and depart the next day. This will allow connections over JFK from the all important European markets.

Negotiations continue for a second daily departure on Saturdays and Sundays from the all important Miami, Florida, gateway to Antigua.

At the meetings with Delta Airlines a second flight to Antigua out of the Atlanta, Georgia, gateway was confirmed. This will allow air access for travellers from Atlanta as well as from the feeder markets of Minneapolis, Detroit, St Louis and Kansas City.
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