ST. CROIX, US VIRGIN ISLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 05/14/13 -- Seaborne Airlines announced Monday that they will launch two new routes from San Juan, Puerto Rico to the French West Indies Islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique. These non stop flights will begin June 1st. This new lift to these beautiful islands is timed for connections to and from the United States and Canada, with convenient interline connections available via American Airlines.
To commemorate the launch of these exciting new destinations, Seaborne is offering fares as low as EUR 99 one way for travel. Bookings must be made by June 15th for travel by July 31st, 2013. Flights can be reserved via SeaborneAirlines.com, Expedia, Travelocity or through your local travel agency. Connecting travel with American Airlines is also available on AA.com.
Service will begin at Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport
FDF to SJU: Mon., Thurs., Sat., & Sun.
SJU to FDF: Wed., Fri., Sat., Sun.
Karine Roy-Camille, Tourism Commissioner:
"This is a very exciting development and we are pleased that Seaborne Airlines has taken over the San Juan - Fort-de-France route, allowing convenient connections with major US cities and the Caribbean. This new route, thanks to the interline agreement with American Airlines, will also allow more possibilities for Martinique locals to travel to North America."
Service will begin at Guadeloupe's Pointe-á-Pitre International Airport
PTP to SJU: Tues., Wed., Fri., & Sun.
SJU to PTP: Mon., Tues., Thurs., Sat.
M. Hilaire Brudey, President of Guadeloupe Tourism Authority
"We are very excited about Seaborne Airlines taking over American Eagle's route from San Juan to Pointe á Pitre. This new route will work perfectly as a complement to the new American Airlines weekly direct flight from Miami and bring the flexibility that travelers needed, we are looking forward to building a long and strong relationship with Seaborne Airlines."
These routes will be flown with the 34-seat Saab340B turboprop. The Saab operates with two pilots, a flight attendant, in-flight service and a lavatory. This 34 seat aircraft has the comfort of most modern jetliners and the increased speed will provide the fastest overall journey on all routes Seaborne flies. This fuel efficient aircraft will help keep Seaborne competitive and eco friendly.
About Seaborne Airlines
Seaborne Airlines has been operating in the Caribbean for almost 20 years. With 625 weekly departures, Seaborne has ten destinations on both airport and seaplane routes. They operate to San Juan, Vieques, St. Thomas airport and seaplane base, St. Croix airport and seaplane base, Dominica,Tortola and Virgin Gorda along with the new routes of Guadeloupe and Martinique. Seaborne has carried more than 2 million customers and is one of the largest employers in the United States Virgin Islands. All flights operate with two pilots and twin engines and Federal Air Regulation Part 121, the strictest code of the US Federal Air Regulation governing air travel.
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