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Saint Lucia partners with Sunrise Airways, announces new daily service to St. Kitts

Saint Lucia: After striking a milestone of 9% increase in stay-over visitors in the month of May, Saint Lucia has now tied up with Sunrise Airways and has announced a new connectivity with the St. Kitts.

This thrilling declaration was made by the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA), stating the beginning of the Sunrise Airways same-day service between St. Kitts and Saint Lucia. The service will start from July 8, 2024, Monday. This new step will ensure increased travel choices for the visitors and also strengthen the ties between the two island nations.

This collaborative marketing initiative between the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority and Sunrise Airways was successfully planned and implemented in St. Kitts from 27-30 June 2024.

This joint initiative also included the promotion of the brand and destination at the St. Kitts Music Festival through media campaigns and interaction with the diaspora community.

Sharing the details about the services, a new schedule was released, which include:

  • The flight will depart from Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport (SKB) to George F.L. Charles Airport between July 8-14. Also, the services will operate on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
  • The daily service will commence on July 15, with a brief 20-minute stopover in Antigua to provide a smooth and efficient experience to the travellers.

Dr. Ernest Hilaire, Minister of Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture and Information on this occasion stated that the authorities are excited to announce this new flight route. This new pact will ensure convenient travel options to the travellers and also this will provide an opportunity for both the islands with the chance to exchange their culture and economy.

This new partnership with Sunrise Airways and the marketing initiatives signed in the St. Kitts showcase Saint Lucia’s commitment in developing stronger regional connections and promoting the island nation as a premier travel destination, Dr. Hilaire noted.

“This service also enhances our collaboration with key regional institutions like the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the OECS Commission, strengthening our ties within the Eastern Caribbean,” Minister of Tourism shared.

Notably, this new connectivity is being looked up as a tourism booster and also provides easier and more efficient services for both leisure and business passengers.

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