British Airways is to launch new twice-weekly
services from Gatwick to Montego Bay and Punta Cana in the
Dominican Republic. The new flights will begin on October 25,
Richard Tams, head of
sales, said, "These new routes and increased frequencies underline
our commitment to the Caribbean. It's a popular destination with
our customers and it's due to demand that we're increasing the
number of flights to the region. We now operate to 13 destinations
in the Caribbean - more than any other UK airline."
The airline is also increasing flights to other
winter sun hot-spots in the region.
Flights to St Lucia from
Gatwick are up from three to five a week, Barbados from
nine to ten, and Port of Spain, Trinidad from three to
Tickets go on sale today, Friday, 22 May 2009.
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