Getting To Martinique Now Easier Thanks To New Direct Service From Miami On American Airlines

 Getting To Martinique Now Easier Thanks To New Direct Service From Miami On
                              American Airlines

New flights to operate weekly starting April 6, 2013

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2013

NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --U.S. travelers will have an easier time
getting to Martinique in 2013 as American Airlines will launch new weekly
service to the island beginning April 6^th. The new flights, which represent
the first nonstop air service between Martinique and the U.S. mainland since
2008, will operate on Saturdays as follows:

Miami (MIA) – Martinique (FDF)    Martinique (FDF) – Miami (MIA)
Day Flight No. Departure Arrival  Day Flight No. Departure Arrival
Sat 474        11:40 am  2:35 pm  Sat 589        3:40 pm   7:05 pm

"These new flights represent a major step forward in Martinique's development
into a primary Caribbean vacation destination for U.S. travelers," said Mrs.
Karine Roy-Camille, Commissioner of the Martinique Tourism Authority.
"Interest has been growing for Martinique among U.S. travelers in recent
years. Now, with our partners at American Airlines offering convenient,
weekly direct service, Martinique stands poised to charm U.S. travelers like
never before."

American's new service to Martinique offers one-stop connections via Miami
from hundreds of gateways across the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and
Latin America, creating convenient flight options from such major metropolitan
areas asNew York, Toronto, Chicago, Montreal, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and

American will use a Boeing 737 aircraft for the new Martinique service,
offering the comfort of 16 business class and 134 economy class seats.

For fares, reservations and more information, visit

About Martinique (
The Caribbean island with French flair, The Isle of Flowers, The Rum Capital
of the World, The Isle of the Famed Poet (Aime Cesaire) – by any one of its
many names Martinique remains one of the most alluring and enchanting
destinations in the world. It was named "Top Caribbean Island for Delectable
Dining" in 2009 by Caribbean Travel + Life, and "Best Caribbean Destination"
(2010) by The bay of Fort-de-France, the capital city, is among the
most beautiful bays of the world. Martinique is an overseas region of France
that stirs the passions with distinctive culinary delights, awe-inspiring
natural beauty, a rich cultural history, warm smiles and so much more.
Napoleon's bride, Empress Josephine, was born and raised in Martinique. The
Majestic Mt. Pelee volcano and St. Pierre, The Pompeii of the Caribbean are
found here.Martinique also offers a dynamic art scene and a wide array of
local products. A special place, to be sure, with so much to offer –
Martinique c'est magnifique!

SOURCE Martinique Tourism Authority

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