JAMAICA ENJOYS INCREASED AIRLIFT FROM DELTA AIR LINES

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JAMAICA ENJOYS INCREASED AIRLIFT FROM DELTA AIR LINES
Delta to Increase Daily Service from Atlanta to Montego Bay This Winter

Jamaica will enjoy increased airlift from Delta Air Lines on its Atlanta/Montego Bay route beginning this winter. Starting December 20, 2008, travelers will have three daily flights to select from when flying to Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport (MBJ) from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). The Atlanta gateway allows for connection from all primary U.S. gateways to Montego Bay.

“Delta Air Lines is one of Jamaica’s strong air partners in the Southeast, continuing to meet growing consumer demand for flights to the island,” said Basil Smith, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism. “The increase in flights to Jamaica, during a time when many airlines are decreasing existing routes, shows the continuing popularity of the destination.”

Following are details on the daily flights between ATL and MBJ:

 

Flight
Departs
Arrives
Frequency

357
Atlanta at 8:30 a.m.
Montego Bay at 11:24 a.m.
Daily

358
Montego Bay at 12:14 p.m.
Atlanta at 3:13 p.m.
Daily

359
Atlanta at 9:45 a.m.
Montego Bay at 12:38 p.m.
Daily

360
Montego Bay at 1:38 p.m.
Atlanta at 1:38 p.m.
Daily

361
Atlanta at 2:35 p.m.
Montego Bay at 5:25 p.m.
Daily

362
Montego Bay at 3:10 p.m.
Atlanta at 6:14 p.m.
Daily

 

Additionally, Delta will offer service to Montego Bay from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport resuming on December 20, 2008.

 

In addition to increased airlift, Jamaica is also experiencing growth of its on-island tourism product. New hotel rooms are coming on board with the construction of new hotels, including Palmyra Resort & Spa and the Fiesta Group’s Grand Palladium Hotel, and new attractions, such as the recently opened Mystic Mountain in Ocho Rios, will appeal to travelers of all ages.

 

For reservations and more information on Delta Air Lines service to Jamaica, please visit www.delta.com.

 

For more details on planning a trip to Jamaica, go to www.visitjamaica.com or call the Jamaica Tourist Board at 1-800-JAMAICA (1-800-526-2422).

 

About the Jamaica Tourist Board

The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), founded in 1955, is Jamaica’s national tourism agency based in the capital city of Kingston. The JTB was declared the Caribbean’s Leading Tourist and Convention Bureau by the World Travel Awards (WTA) for 2006 and 2007, while Jamaica earned the WTA’s vote as the World’s Leading Cruise Destination, the Caribbean’s Leading Destination and the Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Destination.

JTB offices are located in Kingston, Montego Bay, Miami, Toronto and London. Representative offices are located in Düsseldorf, Barcelona, Rome, Amsterdam and Tokyo.

 

For details on upcoming special events, attractions and accommodations in Jamaica go to the Jamaica Tourist Board’s Web site at www.visitjamaica.com, or call the Jamaica Tourist Board at 1-800-JAMAICA (1-800-526-2422).

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