Saint Lucia has added one other gateway with the reintroduction of service with British Airways out of London Heathrow (LHR) after greater than 30 years.
A Boeing 777 touched down on earlier, with a complete capability of 173, most of that are guests.
Out of Gatwick (LGW), Saint Lucia already welcomes a weekly service with TUI and 4 flights per week with British Airways.
The UK is usually Saint Lucia’s second-largest tourism market and to this point, year-to-date displays 4 per cent progress.
A complete of 13 crewmembers, led by captain Peter Williams, joined officers of the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) to obtain a commemorative plaque that depicts the enduring twin pitons, area of interest markets and shock welcome packages
“This newly launched weekly service from Heathrow comes at an opportune time when Saint Lucia is drumming up much more help for an already thrilling summer season, and the upcoming peak winter interval. This additionally alerts continued progress in the direction of the total restoration of the tourism sector,” mentioned public relations supervisor, Geraine Georges.
The British Airways service from Heathrow will finish on September 4th, and discussions are already ongoing for resumption within the close to future.