Fly me to Martinique!
The new flights, which represent the first nonstop air service between Martinique and the U.S. mainland since 2008, will operate on Saturdays. Learn more about these flights and Martinique of course!
At an event in Miami Friday April 5th, representatives of Martinique authorities, American Airlines and Atout France, the French tourist agency and local leaders and personalities launched officially the weekly flights on Saturday, which link Miami to Fort-de-France.
Getting To Martinique Now Easier
U.S. travelers will have an easier time getting to Martinique in 2013 as American Airlines will launch new weekly service to the island beginning April 6th. The new flights, which represent the first nonstop air service between Martinique and the U.S. mainland since 2008, will operate on Saturdays as follows:
Day Flight # Sat 474
Departure: 11:40 am
Arrival: 2:35 pm
Day Flight # Sat 539
Departure: 3:40 pm
Arrival: 7:05 pm
“These new flights represent a major step forward in Martinique’s development into a primary Caribbean vacation destination for U.S. travelers,” said Mrs. Karine Roy-Camille, Commissioner of the Martinique Tourism Authority. “Interest has been growing for Martinique among U.S. travelers in recent years. Now, with our partners at American Airlines offering convenient, weekly direct service, Martinique stands poised to charm U.S. travelers like never before.”
American’s new service to Martinique offers one-stop connections via Miami from hundreds of gateways across the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America, creating convenient flight options from such major metropolitan areas as New York, Toronto, Chicago, Montreal, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Orlando.
American will use a Boeing 737 aircraft for the new Martinique service, offering the comfort of 16 business class and 134 economy class seats.
- For fares, reservations and more information, visit www.AA.com
- For more info about Martinique, please visit www.martinique.org
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Article published April 11, 2013.