Press Release

Premier's Office
Ministry of Communication and Works
BVI Airports Authority
Topics: 
Airports, Tourism
Release Date:
Friday, 2 December 2022 - 9:31am

New seasonal service between Miami and the British Virgin Islands launches next summer

Next summer American Airlines is launching more Caribbean flying from its Miami hub with new service to Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport (EIS) in the British Virgin Islands. The new seasonal flight, operated daily by Envoy with an Embraer E175 aircraft, will start on June 1, 2023 and will run through the summer, restarting again in November.

“We are proud to operate as the leading airline in South Florida, offering our customers an unrivaled network in the Caribbean and Latin America with service from the Miami hub to more than 70 destinations in the region,” said Juan Carlos Liscano, American Airlines Vice President – Miami. “This year demand has remained strong for Miami travel, and we’re looking forward to further growth in 2023 with a new and unique destination in the Caribbean that our customers love – the British Virgin Islands.”

“We are very happy to welcome back American Airlines to the British Virgin Islands. This venture to have direct flights between Miami and the British Virgin Islands will make it significantly easier, faster and more affordable for persons from around the world to come to the British Virgin Islands, which is one of the must-visit tourist destinations in the world,” said the Minister of Communications and Works, the Honourable Kye Rymer “Our residents will also benefit from convenient connections for business and leisure travel to dozens of destinations across American’s route network.”  

Origin

Destination

Departure Time

Arrival Time

Aircraft

MIA

EIS

10:25 a.m.

1:30 p.m.

E175

*operated by Envoy

EIS

MIA

2:30 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

American’s Miami hub expands Caribbean flying

American is Miami’s hometown airline and the largest carrier at Miami International Airport (MIA), offering customers access to more than 140 destinations, including 40 destinations in the Caribbean.

Since 2021, American has continued to strengthen its presence in the region with new flying from MIA to Dominica (DOM), Anguilla (AXA) and Samaná (AZS). Most recently, the airline began to operate more service to Cuba with additional flying to Havana (HAV) and resumed service to Santa Clara (SNU), Varadero (VRA), Holguín (HOG), Camagüey (CMW) and Santiago (SCU).

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