Guyanese New Yorkers Get New Airline Option

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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 27, 2013: Guyanese New Yorkers now have another option to fly back to their homeland after months of relying on only one carrier.

Jamaican carrier, Fly Jamaica, kicked off its inaugural New York to Guyana flight on September 26th out of JFK Airport.

While Fly Jamaica will go directly from New York to Guyana, passengers on returning flights to New York will have a 90-minute stop-over in Jamaica.

Passengers would not be required to change planes but will have to disembark to allow checks for weapons, drugs and other prohibited weapons.

Chief Executive Officer, Ronald Reece has said the reason for passing through Jamaica is because his carrier is still awaiting a response from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

“Our license currently allows us to fly non-stop from JFK to Georgetown, but we had applied for an exemption from the DOT to operate non-stop back to JFK but we have not heard from them as yet,” he said.

Currently, passengers travelling to and from New York with Caribbean Airlines have to wait up to 90 minutes in Trinidad as well.

Fly Jamaica will add a Toronto to Guyana round of flights as well with the first flight out of Toronto set for October 8th.

For more visit www.fly-jamaica.com/

Currently, passengers travelling to and from New York with Caribbean Airlines have to wait up to 90 minutes in Trinidad.

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Guyanese New Yorkers Get New Airline Option

admin

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 27, 2013: Guyanese New Yorkers now have another option to fly back to their homeland after months of relying on only one carrier.

Jamaican carrier, Fly Jamaica, kicked off its inaugural New York to Guyana flight on September 26th out of JFK Airport.

While Fly Jamaica will go directly from New York to Guyana, passengers on returning flights to New York will have a 90-minute stop-over in Jamaica.

Passengers would not be required to change planes but will have to disembark to allow checks for weapons, drugs and other prohibited weapons.

Chief Executive Officer, Ronald Reece has said the reason for passing through Jamaica is because his carrier is still awaiting a response from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

“Our license currently allows us to fly non-stop from JFK to Georgetown, but we had applied for an exemption from the DOT to operate non-stop back to JFK but we have not heard from them as yet,” he said.

Currently, passengers travelling to and from New York with Caribbean Airlines have to wait up to 90 minutes in Trinidad as well.

Fly Jamaica will add a Toronto to Guyana round of flights as well with the first flight out of Toronto set for October 8th.

For more visit www.fly-jamaica.com/

Currently, passengers travelling to and from New York with Caribbean Airlines have to wait up to 90 minutes in Trinidad.

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