Delta Airlines Arrives In St. Kitts – Nevis

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
February 21, 2008 (CUOPM)

The governing St. Kitts – Nevis Labour Party Administration’s thrust to boost tourism for stakeholders paid dividends with the inauguration of the weekly flight by Delta Airlines from the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta to the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport in St. Kitts.

Passengers on the arrival flight were greeted by a Welcome Party headed by Minister of State for Tourism, Hon. Richard Skerritt; the pulsating sounds of the Cayon High School Steel Band, Mock Jumbies from Sandy Point, government officials and represntatives from the various sectors of the tourism industry.

Prime Minister Douglas said that the new Delta flight has been made possible because of “my own government’s vision and ongoing investment in the infrastructure for tourism development here in St. Kitts and Nevis.”

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US Airways Announces Dividend Miles Policy Changes

US Airways
February 13, 2008

Dividend Miles program changes:
As part of our continuing efforts to provide valuable benefits to our frequent flyers, US Airways is making a change to our Dividend Miles program. We’re making these changes to offset record fuel prices and rising airline related expenses while maintaining the benefits you’ve come to expect. Beginning May 1, 2008, Dividend Miles will award the actual number of miles flown rather than a minimum number of miles flown for each segment. Also, members who redeem miles for award travel within 14-days of departure on will be assessed a quick ticketing fee.

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Nevis Airport Re-opens To American Eagle Flights

Charlestown, Nevis
February 13, 2008

The Vance Amory International Airport in Newcastle will be back in full operation by the end of today when the first American Airlines aircraft re commences flights into Nevis.
Nevis Air and Sea Port Authority (NASPA) Manager Mr. Spencer Hanley made the announcement shortly after midday when an overseas technician assisted by local personnel completed repairs and gave the green light on the fire tender which had been out of commission in late January.
“It is my pleasure to tell you that a moment ago the fire truck at Vance W. Amory International Airport was returned to full service and we have already notified the Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority that is the official agency that will indicate to the world that we are back.
“At about 10 past 12 today we started the truck and gave it the first test run. We drove up and down the runway and then late on we had to fill the tank with 1,500 gallons of water and then we did another test run this time it was for us to shoot out the water and the foam to make sure that everything is working fine. So I am happy to announce that everything is working fine,” he said.

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