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interCaribbean Airways has commenced a non-stop service from Saint Lucia to Dominica, with onward connections to the Virgin Islands and the rest of the northern Caribbean.
And Tourism Minister Dominic Fedee was part of the welcoming team for the inaugural interCaribbean Airways flight to Saint Lucia on Friday evening, March 23, 2018.
Fedee revealed those details on his official Facebook page on Friday.
The minister said he was honoured to be part of the welcoming delegation which included Saint Lucia Tourism Authority’s Executive Chairperson Agnes Frances, officials from the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), as well as officials from the Ministry of Tourism.
ABOUT THE AIRLINE
interCaribbean Airways, Ltd. (formerly known as Air Turks & Caicos) is a passenger airline based in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
The airline offers scheduled domestic and regional services from its hub at Providenciales, Turks & Caicos, to multiple destinations in Antigua, The Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica and Puerto Rico.
interCaribbean Airways now offers new flights from Dominica, Tortola and St. Lucia.
The company also operates domestic flights in Jamaica between Kingston and Montego Bay and provides charter flights as well.
The airline was established in 1991 as InterIsland Airways, Ltd. In 2008, Air Turks and Caicos bought its direct competitor SkyKing. The SkyKing brand was integrated within the Air Turks and Caicos operations on October 22, 2008. In November 2013 the company announced a new brand name followed by a new expansion plan focused on providing greater connecting options in the northern Caribbean. (Source: Wikipedia)