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Jamaica Welcomes First Scheduled Industrial Flight into Ocho Rios

Jamaica Welcomes First Scheduled Commercial Flight into Ocho Rios
Govt Director, Jamaica Holidays, Pleasure Roberts(at left); His Worship the Mayor of St. Mary, Richard Creary (second from left); Performing Everlasting Secretary, Ministry of Transport and Mining, Dr. Janine Dawkins (third from left); Chairman, Inter Caribbean Airways, Lyndon Gardiner (fourth from left); Minister of Tourism, Jamaica, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett (heart); Member of Parliament for Western St. Mary, Robert Montague (fourth from proper); President of the Airports Authority of Jamaica, Audley Deidrick (third from proper); CEO, Inter Caribbean Airways, Trevor Stadler; and Director of Tourism, Jamaica Vacationer Board, Donovan White; at Ian Fleming Worldwide Airport to welcome the inaugural weekly flight from Providenciales, Turks & Caicos.

 

[KINGSTON, Jamaica] – Because the vacation spot’s tourism sector continues its sturdy restoration, Jamaica is happy to welcome the inaugural weekly flight from Providenciales, Turks & Caicos (PLS), into Ian Fleming Worldwide Airport (OCJ) in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, by Inter Caribbean Airways that arrived yesterday (June 16).

The brand new route marks the primary time a service is providing scheduled business air service into the airport for the reason that completion of its renovation in 2011.

Rising Customer Arrivals

“I couldn’t be extra happy to welcome this new flight to Ocho Rios by Inter Caribbean,” stated Minister of Tourism, Jamaica, the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, who was on website to welcome the flight. “Air connectivity is the one most essential consider rising customer arrivals and constructing tourism. Due to this fact, this partnership is essential to creating the infrastructure wanted to make Jamaica an aviation hub whereas concurrently starting a brand new chapter within the improvement of this area of our island.”

Along with Minister Bartlett, Director of Tourism, Jamaica Vacationer Board, Donovan White and choose native dignitaries have been readily available to mark the celebratory event.

Regional Connectivity

“Smaller air companions similar to Inter Caribbean are poised to play a key position in creating higher regional connectivity,” added Director White. “The potential affect to Jamaica and locations throughout the Caribbean is big. Particularly, as passengers might fly into one island on a bigger service and extra simply proceed on to their remaining vacation spot through a smaller one.”

 

 

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