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St. Vincent & The Grenadines 1 June 2010
SVG Air reaches new heights this summer, with the launch of daily flights between St. Lucia's Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) and St. Vincent and the Grenadines' E.T. Joshua Airport (SVD) on the main island of St. Vincent. The service will operate a five-seat Aero Commander, a seven-seat Cessna 402C, a nine-seat Islander, and a 19-seat Twin Otter, departing every day (seven days a week) at 4:15PM, and arriving St. Vincent at 4:35PM. The return flight departs St. Vincent at 10:30AM, arriving St. Lucia at 10:50AM. "We're proud to pioneer a service that will increase the number of overseas arrivals to St. Vincent and the Grenadines," said Paul Gravel, SVG Air's Managing Director. "With this quick hop over in place, we're providing maximum convenience for travelers flying between St. Lucia and St. Vincent as well as for those continuing on from St. Vincent to the pristine Grenadines."
About SVG Air
SVG Air is the second largest air carrier in the Eastern Caribbean. Based in St. Vincent, Barbados, St. Lucia, and Grenada, and with hangar facilities in Kingstown, Bequia and Canouan, the company operates scheduled and chartered flights throughout the Caribbean. Specific gateways are: Barbados, Nevis, Bequia, Canouan, St Vincent, St. Kitts, St. Marten, Union Island, Mustique, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Barts, Anguilla, Martinique, Guyana, and Jamaica. For more information, please visit www.SVGAir.com.
About St. Vincent and the Grenadines
A collection of 32 unspoiled islands and cays in the secluded Eastern Caribbean, St. Vincent and the Grenadines boasts the best of what the authentic Caribbean is renowned for: pristine white and black sand beaches; tranquil waters for exceptional diving, sailing and snorkeling; a verdant topography for family-friendly soft adventure activities; private island retreats for destination weddings and honeymoons; historic sites that unveil a colorful culture; friendly people; and vibrant carnivals and regattas.
For more information, please visit www.discoversvg.com.
Reinforce the country's sustainable positioning and increase distribution for smaller properties.
Having identified low awareness amongst the travel trade for St. Vincent & The Grenadines (SVG) we needed to raise the profile of the destination to ensure the trade have confidence in selling the destination. We also identified that there was potential to get more operators featuring the destination.