New Flights

NEW DIRECT SERVICE FROM SAN-JUAN TO MARTINIQUE WITH SEABORNE AIRLINES

Route to operate 4-times a week starting June 1st, 2013

NEW YORK, NY (May 22, 2013) – 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 1st.  The new flights will operate as follows:

San Juan (SJU) – Martinique (FDF)
Day           Flight No. Departure Arrival
Wed,Fri,Sat, Sun 4606 7:00 am 9:15 am

 

Martinique (FDF) – San Juan (SJU)
Day           Flight No. Departure Arrival
Mon, Thurs, Sat, Sun 4521 8:30 am 10:45 am

“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 lift 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 1st to June 15th, 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.

Flight Launches From Miami

NEW YORK, NY (December 26, 2012) – U.S. travelers will have an easier time getting to Martinique in 2013 as American Airlines will launch new weekly service to the island beginning April 6th. The new flights, which represent the first nonstop air service between Martinique and the U.S. mainland since 2008, will operate on Saturdays as follows.

MIAMI (MIA) – MARTINIQUE (FDF)
Day Flight # Departure Arrival
Sat 474 11:40 am 2:35 pm
MARTINIQUE (FDF) – MIAMI (MIA)
Day Flight # Departure Arrival
Sat 539 3:40 pm 7:05 pm

“These new flights represent a major step forward in Martinique’s development into a primary Caribbean vacation destination for U.S. travelers,” said Mrs. Karine Roy-Camille, Commissioner of the Martinique Tourism Authority. “Interest has been growing for Martinique among U.S. travelers in recent years. Now, with our partners at American Airlines offering convenient, weekly direct service, Martinique stands poised to charm U.S. travelers like never before.”

American’s new service to Martinique offers one-stop connections via Miami from hundreds of gateways across the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America, creating convenient flight options from such major metropolitan areas as New York, Toronto, Chicago, Montreal, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Orlando.

American will use a Boeing 737 aircraft for the new Martinique service, offering the comfort of 16 business class and 134 economy class seats.

For fares, reservations and more information, visit www.AA.com.

About Martinique

The Caribbean island with French flair, The Isle of Flowers, The Rum Capital of the World, The Isle of the Famed Poet (Aimé Césaire) – 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. Pelée 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!