MIAMI --- Air Jamaica is offering a $299 roundtrip fare to launch its new nonstop service four times a week between New York [JFK] and Antigua beginning Jan. 29.

Michael Going, Air Jamaica's senior vice president of marketing and sales, said the new fare demonstrates the carrier's plan to implement "affordable and reliable air access between Antigua and the U.S."

The special fare is valid for travel through March 31; all tickets must be booked by Jan. 29.

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