American Airlines Adds Second Nonstop Flight to St. Kitts From JFK

Port Zante in Basseterre town, St. Kitts And Nevis
Basseterre St Kitts Nevis // Photo by mikolajn/iStock/Getty Images Plus/Getty Images

American Airlines will add a second weekly nonstop flight from New York’s John F. K International Airport (JFK) to St. Kitts on Wednesdays.

Beginning on December 18, 2019, American Airlines will operate the flight utilizing a 176-seat Boeing 757 with 16 business class seats through February, and then a 160-seat Boeing 738 with 16 business class seats with the following schedule:



JFK 8:30 am

SKB 1:40 pm

SKB 2:35 pm

JFK 6:20 pm

*Note: Flights are listed in local time and schedules are subject to change.


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American Airlines says it is the carrier operating the most seats into St. Kitts. Along with the new Wednesday nonstop service from JFK, American also serves St. Kitts nonstop on Saturdays from JFK and Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) year-round. The carrier also flies to St. Kitts nonstop on Saturdays from Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in the summer, with service having just launched May 25, 2019.  American further provides year-round, nonstop daily service to St. Kitts from Miami International Airport, with twice-daily flights operating five times weekly (Wednesday through Sunday).

American’s new Wednesday JFK flight offers extra capacity to fly passengers to the island. Nearing the first half of 2019, St. Kitts is reporting a systemwide increase in air passenger arrivals of +14.5 percent as compared to the same period in 2018.  From all North American carriers, St. Kitts’ air passenger arrivals increased +17.2 percent for January through April 2019 as compared to the same period in 2018.

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