United Airlines will fly a second weekly nonstop flight from its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport to St. Kitts for the first time in the Caribbean island’s history. From January 9 to March 6 of this year, the airline company will conduct nine scheduled round-trip non-stop Wednesday flights between the two desinations.
Flights will leave Newark at 8:35 a.m. and will arrive at Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport at 2:05 p.m. Return flights from St. Kitts depart at 3:05 p.m. and arrive in New Jersey at 7:07 p.m. Note: Flights are listed in local time and schedules are subject to change. St. Kitts observes Atlantic Standard Time (AST; UTC-4 hours).
Flights to St. Kitts began in December 2015 and continues to operate non-stop Saturday flights from Newark. United Airlines says these new flights create greater potential for an increase in air passenger arrivals into St. Kitts.
United Airlines and United Express operate more than 4,500 flights each day to over 350 airports spanning five continents. Last year, United and United Express conducted over 1.5 million flights carrying more than 148 million customers. The company has over 700 aircrafts and the airline’s United Express carriers operate more than 550 regional aircraft.
St. Kitts offers attraction, such as hiking through the tropical rainforest, riding the railway that connects the island’s former sugar plantations, visiting the Caribelle Batik factory and touring Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pastimes available for travelers include water sports, golf, shopping, tennis, dining and games at St. Kitts’ casino.
For more information, visit www.united.com.