United Continental Holdings, Inc. announced that Continental Airlines will begin nonstop flights between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in New Jersey and Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands (PLS), on February 18.
Initially, flights will operate four times a week, on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, converting to daily service on March 6.
The roughly three-and-a-half-hour flight (CO 610) will depart Newark at 9:35 a.m., arriving in Providenciales at 1:10 p.m. The return flight (CO 615) will depart Providenciales at 2:05 p.m., arriving in Newark at 5:45 p.m.
Continental will utilize a Boeing 737-800 for the new service, with seating for 160 passengers (16 in first class and 144 in economy).