The British Virgin Islands Celebrates First-Ever Nonstop Flight Service From The U.S.

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – For the primary time ever, vacationers could now fly to the British Virgin Islands (BVI) with every day nonstop service from Miami to Beef Island by way of American Airways. The sport-changing three-hour flight eliminates the necessity for vacationers to attach in Puerto Rico or St. Thomas, getting them to the beautiful Territory with ample time to get pleasure from their closing vacation spot, whether or not chartering a yacht or staying in a luxurious villa, resort, or non-public island escape. American Airways is the primary airline to serve the British Virgin Islands with nonstop flight service.

Flights from Miami to BVI on AA
Premier, Hon. Dr. Natalio Wheatley, Authorities of the Virgin Islands (British), JC Liscano Vice President of American Airways MIA hub Operations, Ralph Cutié, MIA Director & CEO Miami Worldwide Airport, Hon. Kye Rymer, Minister of Communications and Works, Morey Wright, Metropolis of Tamarac, FL Commissioner, Derrick Varlack, AA Pilot, Kennard de Castro, AA Pilot, and Francis X. Suarez lower the ceremonial ribbon to launch American Airways’ new nonstop flight from Miami to Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

To mark the groundbreaking inaugural flight, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon. Dr. Natalio Wheatley and Hon. Kye Rymer, Minister for Communications and Works, Authorities of the Virgin Islands (British) had been joined by Ralph Cutié, MIA Director & CEO Miami Worldwide Airport, David Whitaker, CEO of the Better Miami Conference and Guests Bureau, Migdoel Rosa, Senior Consultant of Envoy and JC Liscano, Vice President of American Airways MIA hub Operations at Miami Worldwide Airport (MIA) for remarks, a ceremonial ribbon slicing ceremony and celebratory metal pan music on Thursday, June 1. American Airways pilots and British Virgin Islands natives Derrick Varlack and Kennard de Castro additionally celebrated the brand new service route.

“It’s a momentous day as we launch the extremely anticipated nonstop service from the U.S. to the British Virgin Islands,” mentioned Premier, Wheatley, Authorities of the Virgin Islands (British). “That is the primary time in historical past {that a} flight has fully offered out in such a brief period of time, and we’re grateful that American Airways has partnered with us to deliver this long-awaited service to fruition, bringing ease and accessibility to our treasured vacation spot. Miami is the perfect hub to draw extra North American vacationers to the Crusing Capital of the World!”

Summer time Sizzle in BVI

With the brand new ease of the route, vacationers could make the most of quite a few cultural occasions occurring this summer season reminiscent of Summer time Sizzle, the BVI’s annual week-long occasion celebrating trend, artwork, and music. Whereas visiting the BVI, there is no such thing as a scarcity of lodging choices because the vacation spot is famend for its yachting, villa leases, and personal island resorts, with extra expanded choices than ever earlier than.

New choices embrace The Aerial, BVI, which is the primary and solely devoted all-inclusive resort within the BVI as of Might 19 when the property expanded from a buyout-only mannequin to welcome single-room bookings for any size of keep in addition to The Hideout, which is the one luxurious resort steps away from White Bay Seaside on Jost Van Dyke.

For boat lovers, an elegant new catamaran dubbed “Nomada at Sea” is now accessible for constitution all through the BVI, and it packages all of the type and luxurious one would count on from an excellent yacht within the intimacy of a catamaran.

New Airlift

The brand new airlift, a first-of-its-kind nonstop route from the U.S., will run via August 14 and restart in November after the autumn off-season. The brand new air service is predicted to herald an estimated 2,128 month-to-month passengers to the BVI. Each day flights from Miami to Beef Island will depart at 10:07 a.m. and arrive at 1:06 p.m. Return flights will depart at 1:47 p.m. and arrive at 4:25 p.m.

Extra flights have been added on the next dates:

  • June 1
  • June 3
  • June 9
  • June 16
  • June 30

The newly added flights depart from Miami, Florida (MIA) at 12:30pm and arrive to Beef Island (EIS) at 3:23pm. Return flights depart Beef Island (EIS) at 4:30pm and arrive in Miami, Florida (MIA) at 7:19pm.