In a possible recreation changer for tourism within the British Virgin Islands, American Airways has introduced plans to launch nonstop flights from Miami to Tortola.
Subsequent summer time, American will kick off the first-ever nonstop flights from the USA to the British Virgin Islands, with service set to launch on June 1, 2023.
The brand new route from Miami to Beef Island Airport shall be operated on Embraer 175 plane, with day by day flights.
The flights will run via the summer time after which once more beginning in November 2023.
“We’re proud to function because the main airline in South Florida, providing our prospects an unmatched community within the Caribbean and Latin America with service from the Miami hub to greater than 70 locations within the area,” stated Juan Carlos Liscano, American Airways’ Vice President for Miami. “This 12 months demand has remained robust for Miami journey, and we’re wanting ahead to additional progress in 2023 with a brand new and distinctive vacation spot within the Caribbean that our prospects love – the British Virgin Islands.”
It’s a big boon for a beloved vacation spot that has by no means been significantly straightforward to get to. Choices have sometimes ranged from driving the ferry from St Thomas or connecting via both San Juan or St Thomas by air.
“We’re very comfortable to [welcome] American Airways to the British Virgin Islands. This enterprise to have directflights between Miami and the British Virgin Islands will make it considerably simpler, quicker and extra inexpensive for individuals from all over the world to return to the British Virgin Islands, which is without doubt one of the must-visit vacationer locations on this planet,” stated the British Virgin Islands’ Minister of Communications and Works, Kye Rymer. “Our residents may also profit from handy connections for enterprise and leisure journey to dozens of locations throughout American’s route community.”
The British Virgin Islands stays one of many Caribbean’s high crusing locations (anchored by The Moorings) and a rising resort and villa product focused on islands like Tortola, Virgin Gorda and Anegada and smaller personal islands like Cooper Island and Guana Island, amongst others.
It’s a part of a brand new effort by American to attach Miami to a few of the Caribbean’s harder-to-reach locations. That features new routes from Miami to each Dominica and Anguilla, each of which kicked off final 12 months.
Each of these routes represented the first-ever US flights for every vacation spot.
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