ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – Antigua and Barbuda is celebrating the launch of Silver Airways’ new service into Antigua in time for the festive holidays and begin of the 2024 Winter Season.
Silver Airways, America’s main unbiased regional airline, as of November 16 will function 4 occasions weekly nonstop flights from San Juan, Puerto Rico to V.C Hen Worldwide Airport in Antigua.
Celebrations for the inaugural flight begun in Puerto Rico, with Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority’s Director of Tourism for the Caribbean Market and Latin America Charmaine Spencer and Silver Airways’ Head of Caribbean Operations Wayne Carby and Digital Advertising and marketing Coordinator Isabella Wolter launching the service out of Luis Munoz Marin Worldwide Airport.
The festivities continued when the plane landed in Antigua and was greeted with a water canon salute. Disembarking passengers and crew had been warmly welcomed by tourism officers in Antigua as cultural performers provided samples of culinary delights.
Antigua and Barbuda’s Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Transportation and Funding, The Honourable Charles Fernandez, attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a welcome reception for the airline, held on the V.C. Hen Worldwide Airport’s VIP Lounge.
Prepared For the Winter Season
“Silver Airways is a long-awaited welcomed addition, as we put together for a busy winter season. The growth of their service to Antigua and Barbuda gives guests and people within the diaspora with one other handy solution to journey to our twin islands and expertise our wealthy tradition, delectable delicacies, nautical adventures, gorgeous seashores, and hospitable folks,” stated The Honourable Charles Fernandez, Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Transportation, and Funding.
“The introduction of Antigua as a route signifies an amazing vote of confidence in our tourism product and the advertising and marketing skills of our groups inside the Caribbean and the USA. The launch of this new service at inexpensive charges, is ripe with potential as it would additional our attain in america and the Caribbean,” stated the tourism minister.
Increasing our Presence within the Caribbean
Chief Govt Officer of Silver Airways Steve Rossum stated, “We’re delighted to announce the re-initiation of Silver Airways service into Antigua”. “We’re returning to the pleasant island of Antigua after a few years, with service beforehand offered by our sister airline Seaborne Airways, and we’re so excited to be again in paradise with a more recent, extra fashionable fleet of ATR plane,” added Rossum. “This new service expands our presence within the Caribbean and can provide extra connectivity and alternatives with our companion airways and supply our passengers with protected, dependable, and customer-friendly service to their journey vacation spot,” stated Rossum.
Along with serving Antigua, this new route can even present handy and seamless connections to Silver’s in depth community all through the Caribbean, and locations in america and worldwide by way of Silver’s codeshare and interline ticketing companions. Operations to ANU will start on November 16, 2023 (4x weekly service) with an ATR-42.
Silver Airways will function the next days from San Juan (SJU) to Antigua (ANU): Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday. The route from Antigua (ANU) to San Juan (SJU) will function: Monday, Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday.
To rejoice the brand new nonstop service, Silver is providing fares from $99* accessible at silverairways.com for a restricted time for journey from December 7, 2023, by way of January 29, 2024.
The Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority can be rolling out varied activations to advertise the service all through the Christmas season.