New Direct Service From San-Juan to Martinique With Seaborne Airlines
Route to operate 4-times a week starting June 1st, 2013
NEW YORK, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Travelling from the U.S. to Martinique will be made easier with the launch of Seaborne Airlines’ new weekly service to the island beginning June 1(st). The new flights will operate as follows:
San Juan (SJU) - Martinique (FDF) Martinique (FDF) - San Juan (SJU) ----------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------- Day Flight No. Departure Arrival Day Flight No. Departure Arrival --- ---------- --------- ------- --- ---------- --------- ------- Wed,Fri, 4606 7:00 pm 9:15 pm Mon,Thurs 4521 8:30 am 10:45 am Sat, Sun Sat, Sun -------- --------
“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,” said Mrs. Karine Roy-Camille, Commissioner of the Martinique Tourism Authority.
“This new route, thanks to the interline agreement with American Airlines, will also allow more possibilities for Martinique residents to travel to North America. Furthermore, getting to Martinique will be easier for visitors from Puerto Rico.”
Additional service to the island of flowers is timed for connections to and from the United States and Canada, with interline connections available via American Airlines.
To celebrate the launch, Seaborne is offering fares as low as $131 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, and Priceline or through local travel agencies. Connecting travel with American Airlines is also available on AA.com. In addition, Seaborne Airlines has an inaugural special for travels from June 1(st) to June 15(th), offering customers who buy a ticket one additional complimentary ticket for same-day travel. Reservations can be made by calling 866-359-8784.
Seaborne will use a SAAB 340 aircraft for the new Martinique service, offering the comfort of 34 economy class seats with in-flight service.
For fares, reservations and more information, visit www.seaborneairlines.com
About Seaborne Airlines
Seaborne Airlines has been operating in the Caribbean for almost 20 years. With 625 weekly departures to 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.
About Martinique (www.martinique.org)
The Caribbean island with French flair, The Isle of Flowers, The Rum Capital of the World, The Isle of the Famed Poet (Aime Cesaire) – by any one of its many names Martinique remains one of the most alluring and enchanting destinations in the world. It was named “Top Caribbean Island for Delectable Dining” in 2009 by Caribbean Travel + Life, and “Best Caribbean Destination” (2010) by About.com. The bay of Fort-de-France, the capital city, is among the most beautiful bays of the world. Martinique is an overseas region of France that stirs the passions with distinctive culinary delights, awe-inspiring natural beauty, a rich cultural history, warm smiles and so much more. Napoleon’s bride, Empress Josephine, was born and raised in Martinique. The Majestic Mt. Pelee volcano and St. Pierre, The Pompeii of the Caribbean are found here. Martinique also offers a dynamic art scene and a wide array of local products. A special place, to be sure, with so much to offer – Martinique c’est magnifique!
SOURCE Martinique Tourism Authority