The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has announced the addition of a third American Airlines daily flight between Miami and St. Thomas.
Beginning on December 18, 2019, the third daily flight will operate as a "same day turn," said Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte, 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 it arrives at 1:04 p.m., landing in Miami at 3:10 p.m.
Boschulte added that 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 St. Croix at 5:15 p.m., arriving into Charlotte at 8:10 p.m.
Additionally, the Department of Tourism announced the commencement of American Airlines service to St. Thomas from Dallas-Fort Worth and Chicago, beginning December 21, 2019. The Dallas flights will operate year-round on Saturdays, while the Chicago service will operate seasonally, also on Saturdays.
United Airlines will also serve the Chicago-St.Thomas market with weekly Saturday flights, beginning November 2, 2019.
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