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JAMAICA WELCOMES NEW SPIRIT AIRLINES NONSTOP SERVICE
FROM DETROIT TO MONTEGO BAY
Above: Jamaica’s Tourist Board’s Manager, Tour Operators & Airlines Francine Carter-Henry (2nd right) and Business Development Officer Oral Chambers (2nd left) looks on as Spirit Airlines DTW General Manager Bill Kilduff cuts the ribbon signaling the start of the airline’s nonstop service from Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) to Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport (MBJ) on Thursday, December 20. Also sharing the occasion (left to right): Pam Lewis, Guest Services Manager (partly hidden); Bassem Alameddin, Supervisor; Jamie Murray and Monica Gambrell, Guest Service Agents.
DETROIT, MI – December 21, 2018 – Jamaica welcomed 180 passengers at the Sangster International Airport on December 20 as the inaugural Spirit Airlines flight 441 from Detroit Metro Airport arrived in Montego Bay. The inaugural flight, which will operate three times weekly: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, took off amidst much fanfare and celebrations at the Detroit Metro Airport. Prior to departure, passengers were treated to sounds of reggae music with lots of prizes and giveaways. The scheduled return for this service from Montego Bay is 12:15 pm arriving Detroit at 4:33 pm.
Above left to right: Jamaica’s Tourist Board’s (JTB) Business Development Officer Oral Chambers; JTB’s Manager, Tour Operators & Airlines Francine Carter-Henry; Spirit Airlines DTW General Manager Bill Kilduff and Spirit Airline’s Regional Director of Airport Services Atul Kumria pose for a photo before the gate celebrations.
Below: An elated young passenger waiting to board the inaugural flight from Detroit to Montego Bay, experience the destination’s diverse and offerings collects a t-shirt from JTB’s Manager, Tour Operators & Airlines Francine Carter-Henry.