CHARLESTOWN, NEVIS–(Marketwired – July 01, 2016) – The Nevis Tourism Authority is pleased to announce that Delta Air Lines has just added a second flight to its St. Kitts and Nevis schedule between December 17 and January 7, 2017 in time for the peak holiday season.
This new Wednesday flight is in addition to the weekly Saturday flight Delta operates from Atlanta to St. Kitts. The schedule allows for connections from across the Delta US network with flights departing Atlanta at 9:50am and arriving in St. Kitts at 2:49pm, and for visitors to maximize their time in paradise with the return flights departing St. Kitts at 4:00pm and arriving in Atlanta at 7:29pm. The route is operated with a Boeing 757 offering Economy, Economy Comfort and Business Class service. After the three-week period, the schedule will return to the weekly Saturday schedule.
“This additional flight will make travel to Nevis even easier during what is our busiest period,” says the Honorable Mark Brantley, St. Kitts and Nevis Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation. “Our tourism figures support the demand for increased seat capacity and flights to the island and we’re glad that Delta has provided this welcome addition.”
Other US flights to Nevis
In addition to flying in to St. Kitts and connecting to Nevis via ferry, travelers can fly directly in to Nevis via San Juan, Puerto Rico and connecting with another airline. Seaborne Airlines, a partner of Delta, JetBlue, American Airlines and United, offers a seamless one-ticket transfer Thursday to Monday. An alternative option includes Tradewind Aviation with a Thursday to Monday service.
Additionally, from St Maarten, WINAIR, a partner of Delta and United, offers a seamless transfer with daily flights to Nevis.
Nevis is part of the Federation of St. Kitts & Nevis and is located in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies. Conical in shape with a volcanic peak at its center known as Nevis Peak, the island is the birthplace of the founding father of the United States, Alexander Hamilton. The weather is typical of most of the year with temperatures in the low to mid-80s°F / mid 20-30s°C, cool breezes and low chances of precipitation. Air transportation is easily available with connections from Puerto Rico, St. Maarten and St. Kitts. For more information about Nevis, travel packages and accommodations, please contact the Nevis Tourism Authority, USA Tel 1.407.287.5204, Canada 1.403.770.6697 or our websitewww.nevisisland.com and on Facebook — Nevis Naturally.