New JetBlue flights between New York and St. Kitts and NevisJetBlue has made it easier for US travelers to fly to St. Kitts and Nevis for a Caribbean vacation. The new nonstop flights are scheduled to operate with one daily flight on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, arriving and departing from each destination.
Speaking in a press release, David Jehn, Vice President of Network Planning and Airline Partnerships at JetBlue said:
We look forward to continuing to diversify our network, providing our customers exceptional travel experiences to more destinations. This new nonstop route not only introduces our low fares and great service to customers traveling to and from St. Kitts but provides access to all the cities we serve from New York and strengthens our presence in the Caribbean.
Celebrating a momentous occasionMeanwhile, Marsha T. Henderson, Minister of Tourism, International Transport, Civil Aviation, Urban Development, Employment and Labour for St. Kitts & Nevis spoke of the new connection, saying:
We are pleased to announce that today signifies a momentous occasion, as JetBlue embarks on its inaugural flight to St. Kitts.
Henderson went on to say that this “noteworthy milestone enhances the connectivity of our destination from the United States and underscores our partnership with the esteemed airline, JetBlue,” adding:
We can’t wait to extend a warm welcome to more U.S. visitors, affording them the opportunity to partake in the exceptional and authentically Caribbean experiences St. Kitts has to offer.
About St. Kitts and NevisSt. Kitts is the largest of the two Caribbean islands and offers a variety of cultural attractions. Among these is well-preserved colonial architecture, with historic sites like the UNESCO World Heritage Site Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park. The island also boasts idyllic beaches backed by lush greenery mountains and volcanic peaks. Moreover, St. Kitts is known for its annual festivals celebrating the island’s unique traditions and heritage.
Meanwhile, Nevis is popular for its offshore dive sites, beaches and thermal hot springs. The island is also popular with foodies as it is considered one of the most exciting food locations in the Caribbean.
This latest JetBlue nonstop route to St. Kitts and Nevis is a continuation of the airline’s growth beyond the US. The airline now offers more than 39 international destinations in two dozen countries. It is within recent years that the airline has built a network taking travelers throughout the Caribbean and Latin America.
Moreover, JetBlue serves 28 of those countries from JFK, with an average of 180 departures daily during peak seasons. Meanwhile, the airline plans to continue to grow, offering more choices and options to its customers.
Travelpulse quotes Ellison Thompson, CEO of St. Kitts Tourism Authority, saying in a statement how thrilled they are to celebrate this new, direct, year-round service from New York to St. Kitts three times each week. Thompson added:
Those visiting St. Kitts will find that the destination is renowned for its warm-hearted people, genuine hospitality, and exciting experiences. We extend our gratitude to JetBlue for their invaluable contribution in bridging St. Kitts to a wider audience and offering more travelers the opportunity to effortlessly explore the island.
Bookings are available now on JetBlue’s website for the new, nonstop route from New York to St. Kitts and Nevis.