New Nonstop Flights to Puerto Rico

US-based Allegiant Air has launched nonstop service to Puerto Rico from three airports: Orlando, Pittsburgh and Cincinnati. It’s just a short hop from Puerto Rico to the BVI…

The flights began operating on Dec. 14.

“Allegiant’s arrival in Puerto Rico continues to strengthen the island’s position as the hub of the Caribbean by increasing flight options and schedules available to those looking for an unforgettable Caribbean vacation,” said Ingrid Rivera Rocafort, executive director of the Puerto Rico Tourism Company. “We are confident that this new alliance with Allegiant Air will continue to stimulate demand for travel to the island and open new markets both in the US and abroad.”

“We are very pleased to begin our first flights to the Caribbean via San Juan from three major cities in the United States,” said Jude Brincket, chief operating officer at Allegiant. “Puerto Rico is a very popular destination among travelers and we anticipate that the new nonstop service will be in high demand.”

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Iberia Returns to Puerto Rico

Pueto Rico FLightsSpanish carrier Iberia has officially returned to Puerto Rico.

The company launched its first direct flight to the island in more than three years this weekend.

Iberia will be operating three weekly direct flights to Puerto Rico this summer, with round trip flights on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays.

 

The service will run through October and the flights are being operated on Airbus A330-200 aircraft.

From Puerto Rico it’s just a short hop to the British Virgin Islands…

Iberia becomes the latest European carrier to launch service to the island, following a successful launch of Norwegian flights to the island out of London.