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Air Jamaica New Daily Non-stop JFK/Barbados Service

Air Jamaica has announced new daily non-stop service between John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York and GrantleyAdamsInternationalAirport in Barbados, starting January 10, 2007. Caribbean Airlines' (formerly BWIA West Indies Airways) move to discontinue its operations on this route led to Air Jamaica's decision. Air Jamaica will operate daily Airbus A-320 service from JFK to Barbados with 138 seats in Economy Class and 12 in Executive Business Class. This service will continue to St. Lucia four days a week and to Grenada three days a week. This new schedule will also offer daily direct service to Montego Bay, Jamaica, via St. Lucia or Grenada, offering further connections to and from Air Jamaica's U.S. gateways in Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington D.C., Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, Miami, New York (JFK) and Philadelphia. Effective January 1, 2007, the new Executive Business Class will replace First Class on all routes. Visit for the particulars.

Delta Adds Caribbean Flights

Delta Air Lines will introduce a new non-stop weekly flight on Saturdays from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Cyril E. King Airport (STT) in St. Thomas, U.S.Virgin Islands. The service will begin on March 3, 2007. The new flight (#373) is scheduled to depart New York at 9 a.m. and arrive in St. Thomas at 12:54 p.m. The return flight (#374) will depart St. Thomas at 1:55 p.m. and arrive in New York at 5:50 p.m. Delta will also offer an additional Sunday flight from Atlanta to Barbados effective Feb. 18, 2007 through April 15, 2007. This brings the number of weekly non-stop Atlanta flights from three to four. There will also be an equipment upgrade to a 757 aircraft, with a seating capacity of 183 passengers on the Saturday flights, effective Feb. 17 through April 14. The other flights will continue to be operated with a 737 with 150 seats. Delta recently introduced a Friday service to Barbados, which commenced on Nov. 17.

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