BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, MARCH 15TH 2014 (CUOPM) – US Airways has added a second weekly flight into St. Kitts’ Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport.
US Airways which operates a scheduled service from Charlotte-North Carolina on Saturdays has introduced a second flight on Sundays.
General Manager of TDC’s Airlines, Mr. Elroy Lewis confirmed to the Communications Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister (CUOPM), that the Sunday US Airways flight to St. Kitts has been introduced for this month of March with the possibility of its continuation.
“The second flight on Sundays has been introduced due to increased passenger bookings to St. Kitts in the month of March,” Mr. Lewis said.
He added that if the load factor continues or increases, the US Airways flight on Sundays could continue.
Mr. Lewis said US Airways uses the A320 – a 146-seater on Saturdays and the A319 – a 124-seater on Sundays.
US Airways is one of three American carriers – Delta Air, American Airlines and US Airways that operate schedule passenger service into St. Kitts’ Robert L. Bradshaw Airport.
Last December, US Airways brought in 408 passengers on four flights from the US mainland.
The additional US Airways flight brings to 14 the number of flights weekly into St. Kitts from the United States.
American Airlines operates 11 from New York’s JFK and Miami International and Delta operates a weekly service from Atlanta.
Other international carriers that operate scheduled service to St. Kitts are Air Canada out of Toronto and British Airways from Gatwick-London.