American Airlines' Inaugural Flight to BVI Brings Excitement and Opportunity
Premier Wheatley and Communications and Works Minister Rymer to Fly on American Airlines' Inaugural Flight to the BVI.
Premier Dr. Natalio Wheatley and Communications and Works Minister Kye Rymer are set to join American Airlines' inaugural flight to the British Virgin Islands (BVI) this Thursday.
The new seasonal flight, operated by Envoy, will run daily between the BVI and Miami on the US mainland from June 1, and will continue through the summer and again in November.
During a recent visit to the Terrance B Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island, Premier Wheatley expressed excitement about the upcoming flight and emphasized the importance of the partnership between American Airlines and Envoy.
"We're looking forward to this wonderful partnership between American Airlines and, of course, Envoy.
It's going to be beautiful.
We see that the planes are full, the demand is there, and we will ensure that we make this relationship a success [one] for all sides," he said.
Minister Rymer also commented on the expansion of the airport's runway, which the pilot discussed as a potential improvement for the flights.
"This is a commitment the government intends to make and will be carrying out," he stated.
The BVI Airports Authority Chairman, Theodore Burke, highlighted the significance of the partnership for the territory's economy, stating that everyone is looking forward to the benefits of the direct flights.
American Airlines' inaugural flight to the BVI is expected to bring more tourists and business opportunities to the region, boosting the economy and providing easier access to the US mainland.