British Airways To Offer Weekly Flights To St. Kitts – Nevis
Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
October 08, 2008 (CUOPM)
Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism, Sports and Culture, Sen. the Hon. Richard “Ricky” Skerritt is regarding as timely, Tuesday’s announcement in London, that British Airways will introduce a scheduled weekly flight to St. Kitts – Nevis in January 2009.
“This timely BA service reinforces and supports a key part of the tourism strategy for St Kitts, which is to increase high end tourism,” Minister Skerritt is quoted by the St. Kitts Tourism Authority as saying.
Minister Skerritt applauded British Airways decision, saying it expanded its Caribbean itinerary at a time when other airlines have been reducing capacity.
British Airways will begin flying into St. Kitts’ Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport on Saturday 10th January 2009 from London Gatwick.
BA will use a 280-seat Boeing 777 aircraft with 40 Club World seats, 24 World Traveller Plus and 216 World Traveller seats.