Fly Jamaica Starts New JFK-Kingston Service



Kingston, Jamaica is set to benefit from an increase in its airlift capacity with the introduction of Fly Jamaica service from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), starting Thursday, February 14, 2013.

Fly Jamaica will operate four weekly flights on Thursdays, Fridays, Sundays and Mondays. Flights will depart Kingston at 6:15 a.m., arriving JFK at 10:00am, and depart JFK Terminal One at 11:50 a.m., arriving Kingston at 3:40p.m.

“We welcome the start of Fly Jamaica service to Kingston. This new service provides a well-needed boost in our ongoing efforts to provide increased access to Jamaica particularly Kingston, our business hub”, said Jamaica Director of Tourism John Lynch.

A seasoned team of travel professionals have been assembled to ensure the safety, security and quality service to passengers. Jamaica is famous for the warmth and hospitality of her people and we know that this will translate into a truly first class, flight experience for all of our guests on board said Paul Ronald Reece, Chairman and CEO.

Fly Jamaica will serve the route with its world-class Boeing 757 which seats 198 passengers, including 12 Business Class seats and 186 Economy Class seats. Business Class passengers will enjoy a baggage allowance of two bags at 70lbs each, while those in Economy will be allowed two bags at 55lbs each. A meal service is offered on all flights.

Fly Jamaica, 855-4FLY JAM, www.fly-jamaica.com; Jamaica Tourist Board, www.visitjamaica.com