MIAMI, USA — The US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has announced the addition of a third American Airlines daily flight between Miami and St Thomas in time for the winter season, effective December 18, 2019.
The third daily flight will operate as a “same day turn”, departing Miami International Airport at 8:35 a.m., and arriving at Cyril E. King Airport at 12:04 p.m. The return service departs St Thomas the same day at 1:04 p.m., landing in Miami at 3:10 p.m.
“The addition of this flight signals another step forward for our administration as we strive to restore air service to the Territory,” said Commissioner Joseph Boschulte.
He explained the new seats are most timely in light of the continuing expansion of the sharing economy, as well as the return of The Ritz-Carlton, St Thomas, in December.
Commissioner Boschulte added the Dallas-Fort Worth-based carrier will extend Charlotte-St Croix flights from Saturday-only to daily during the peak Christmas period from December 18, 2019, to January 4, 2020.
The service will depart Charlotte Douglas International Airport at 11:45 a.m., arriving at Henry E. Rohlsen Airport at 4:24 p.m. The return flight will depart StCroix at 5:15 p.m., arriving into…