Nov. 4, 2002 American Airlines will strengthen its service to St. Thomas for the winter, bringing back its seasonal flights to Miami and New York/JFK, and adding a flight to Boston.
The second daily trip from St. Thomas to Miami was added Nov. 1, and on Nov. 16 American will fly from St. Thomas nonstop to Boston on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The airline will add Tuesday and Thursday nonstops on Dec. 15. Also on Dec. 15 American will bring back the second flight to New York/JFK that will operate every day except Friday. All six flights will operate with a 176-seat Boeing 757.
Ernesto Quidgley, general manager for American Airlines on St. Thomas, said, "American is implementing changes to assure a solid future for the company. Were strengthening our service for the winter which offers a great opportunity for leisure travel markets."
"Since business travel has decreased, we are looking for opportunities to promote leisure travel," Quidgley said.
American Airlines flights from St. Thomas to Miami will leave at 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Flights to Boston will leave at 4 p.m. Departures to New York will be at 1:58 and 5:05 p.m.
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