NEW YORK -- In time for the high season and wintry weather,
airlines are adding seasonal service to the Caribbean.
Details are as follows:
• Northwest Airlines will add Nassau to its route structure on
Dec. 18 when it inaugurates daily seasonal service from Detroit.
Northwest' s final flight will be April 5. A319 aircraft will be
used on the route.
• BWIA will launch Thursday roundtrips Oct. 31 from Washington
(Dulles) to Tobago with continuing service to Trinidad. An
introductory roundtrip fare of $350 must be booked by Nov. 15 for
travel through Dec. 12.
• Delta will add service from Atlanta to Providenciales, Turks
and Caicos, and St. Maarten, effective Dec. 1. The airline also
will increase its Atlanta departures to Aruba and add a nonstop
Saturday flight from New York (Kennedy). From Cincinnati, Delta
will introduce daily nonstop service to Nassau, also on Dec. 1.
• Air Jamaica will launch nonstop service to Belize City from
Montego Bay on Nov. 21. The flights will operate on Tuesdays,
Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
• Seaborne Airlines added a midday flight between St. Thomas and
San Juan, for a total of three roundtrips per day. In addition, the
seaplane carrier launched daily service between St. Croix and Old
San Juan's Pier 7, near the cruise-ship docks.
• Club Med Columbus Isle, the Bahamas, will be served by weekly
charter flights from New York and Miami this winter.
• JRS Tours will operate a "Jamaica shuttle" charter service
from Cleveland and Pittsburgh direct to Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Service will be Fridays and Mondays from Dec. 20 through April