Regional government officials and major stakeholders in the industry are lauding Inter Caribbean Airways inaugural non-stop flight from Barbados to Jamaica.
This new initiative is seen as a catalyst in the wider development of inter-regional travel for business persons, vacationers and students.
Over a two-day promotional event, and to coincide with this “momentous occasion” the company celebrated its 32nd anniversary of operations as it aims to extend its network to various regional destinations.
Dubbed by the hospitality industry professionals as the “Irie Flight”, the experience helped to forge bonds of friendship and collaboration among mutual partners in regional tourism. Inter Caribbean Airways operates approximately 60 to 80 flights daily, while accommodating over 20,000 passengers per day.
“Direct non-stop routes are always popular with travelers and will extend the outreach with this new route,” said Fernando Vistrain, CEO PAC Kingston Airport Ltd., at the media launch, on Tuesday, in Kingston. (Read full story in Saturday’s VOICE Newspaper)