MIAMI -- As a result of increased, scheduled airlift from the U.S. mainland to Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort & Spa will discontinue its year-round charter flights from the U.S. after the current winter season.

Beaches' last charter will depart April 24 from Newark and return May 1. Scheduled carriers serving the Turks and Caicos include American from Boston, Miami and New York, and US Airways from Charlotte, N.C., and Philadelphia.

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