Expertise Jamaica with American Airways’ Service to Ian Fleming Intl. Airport

Kingston, Jamaica- Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has welcomed the announcement by American Airways that it will likely be commencing a brand new service to the Ian Fleming Worldwide Airport (OCJ) in Boscobel, St. Mary on February 24, 2024.

Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett American Airlines Flights to Ian Fleming Airport
Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett

Minister Bartlett expressed his enthusiasm in response to the announcement, stating: “We’re delighted with American Airways’ resolution to introduce this new route which can serve the Ocho Rios resort space and its environs. It marks a major milestone in Jamaica’s ongoing journey to strengthen its place because the area’s premiere vacationer vacation spot.”

“The introduction of this route can be a constructive one for our stakeholders in St. Ann, St. Mary and Portland as it can tremendously improve the accessibility to the island’s northeast hall, making it extra handy for travellers to discover the wonders of well-liked resort areas like Ocho Rios,” he famous.

The choice by American Airways so as to add this new route displays the growing demand for Jamaica’s tourism merchandise and choices. As post-pandemic travellers search actual and genuine experiences, Jamaica has emerged as a best choice. Minister Bartlett expressed his appreciation for the expansion in Jamaica’s reputation amongst key tourism companions, equivalent to American Airways, and eagerly anticipates additional discussions about further seats and routes.

“We eagerly await the influx of holiday makers by way of this new route and look ahead to witnessing the continual development of this service,” acknowledged Minister Bartlett. “We’re assured that the path to Ocho Rios will broaden within the close to future,” he added.

The brand new service to Ocho Rios will function twice weekly, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, using an Embraer 175 plane with a capability for 76 passengers. Travellers will profit from handy connectivity with American Airways’ hub at Miami Worldwide Airport (MIA).

By introducing this new route, American Airways additional solidifies its place because the main airline in Jamaica, working over 100 weekly flights to the US throughout the winter season. The airline’s in depth schedule contains providers to Kingston (KIN) from Miami (MIA) and to Montego Bay (MBJ) from a number of locations equivalent to Austin (AUS), Boston (BOS), Chicago (ORD), Charlotte (CLT), Dallas/Fort Price (DFW), New York (JFK), and Philadelphia (PHL).

“After greater than 45 years of service, we’re excited to proceed increasing our Jamaica flying with new service to Ocho Rios, changing into the primary U.S. airline to supply entry to this Caribbean paradise,” stated José A. Freig, American Airways Vice President for Worldwide Operations.

Minister Bartlett counseled American Airways for its strategic transfer, emphasising its significance in fostering reasonably priced air connectivity between Jamaica and each conventional and non-traditional supply markets. This initiative aligns with ongoing efforts by the Ministry of Tourism, the Jamaica Vacationer Board (JTB), and numerous journey companions to reinforce accessibility to Jamaica.

It was famous that American Airways’ resolution to introduce its third vacation spot in Jamaica underscores its dedication to strengthening its presence within the area. Minister Bartlett lauded this enlargement, outlining that: “This transfer by American Airways enhances the airline’s strong schedule within the nation, offering guests with a wide range of choices to discover our numerous points of interest and expertise our wealthy tradition.”

American Airways Introduces Miami to Ocho Rios (Ian Fleming Airport) Flight