Effective June 25, 2009, Air Jamaica will operate five daily flights between Fort Lauderdale and Jamaica in anticipation of the busy summer travel season.
“This additional daily flight from Fort Lauderdale is in response to passenger demands from the South Florida area,” said Tom Hill, Chief Revenue Officer. “We have enjoyed a substantial increase in our load factor on this route since our new schedule was introduced at the end of February, and we aim to continue providing the best schedule for our passengers.”
Air Jamaica’s new summer schedule between Fort Lauderdale and Jamaica is as follows:
|Ft Lauderdale – to – Jamaica||Jamaica – to – Ft Lauderdale|
|7:00amto Kingston||6:30amfrom Kingston|
|10:10amto Kingston||8:30amfrom Montego Bay|
|1:25pmto Montego Bay||10:45amfrom Kingston|
|2:25pmto Kingston – new!||4:10pmfrom Kingston – new!|
|7:50pmto Kingston||6:30pmfrom Kingston|
Air Jamaica has now established Fort Lauderdale as South Florida’s gateway to Jamaica, and a more convenient airport for Jamaican Diaspora centrally located between Miami and West Palm Beach. Furthermore, the added flight option allows passengers to have the flexibility of early morning departures from South Florida and evening departures from Jamaica.
All flights feature a generous baggage allowance, of up to two pieces of checked baggage per passenger in Economy Class, up to three pieces in Lovebird Executive class and free in-flight entertainment. For a limited period, passengers traveling between Fort Lauderdale and Jamaica, now through May 31, 2009, may check one additional bag free of charge. This means passengers in Economy class may check up to three pieces of baggage, while passengers in Lovebird Executive class may check up to four pieces.