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British Airways launches direct flight to St Kitts

14/01/2009 12:14

British Airways has launched a new direct service from London to St Kitts in the Caribbean.


The first flight touched down on January 12, with a a number of VIPs from British Airways and Minister of State for Tourism, Sports and Culture Richard Skerritt on board.


The Prime Minister of St Kitts Denzil L Douglas offered passengers a warm welcome. He said: "By this historic and momentous occasion, our Federation is signalling to our tourism industry partners and the rest of the world, our serious commitment and willingness to redefine themselves as a tourist destination.”


British Airways global sales manager for corporate and leisure Richard Tams added: “Today’s flight represents a new scheduled service from an airline that does not start new routes lightly.  Our first flight was almost full which is a good indication of things to come.”


Source: TravelWeekly



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