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Caribbean, News feed Date: 09 April, 2024

Antigua Airport to Accommodate More Flights in 2024

Antigua Airport to Accommodate More Flights in 2024

The Caribbean paradise of Antigua and Barbuda is about to get more accessible. How? The Antigua Airport will accommodate more flights in 2024, as our news story reveals.

Antigua Airport History

The official name of the Antigua Airport is V.C. Bird International Airport. V.C. Bird was Sir Vere Cornwall Bird (1910-1999). He was the first Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, ruling from 1981 to 1994.

In 1985, the Antigua Airport, was renamed in his honour. It had began life as Coolidge Airfield in 1941. Captain Hamilton Coolidge (1895–1918), an American pilot gunned down in World War I, inspired the name of this US Air Force base.

Becoming a civil airport in 1949 after the base closed down, the Antigua Airport helped the twin-island nation to become a more attractive prospect to tourists. The largest airport on the Leeward Islands, it caters to over 850,000 passengers a year.

Located 8km (5 miles) north east of capital St. John’s, the airport’s a great gateway to the Land of 365 Beaches.

2024 Increase of Flights

American Airlines is leading the way, with its seasonal flights from Charlotte going daily from December 5. This will match the service out of John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Meanwhile, Delta Air Lines flights from Atlanta will go bi-weekly in winter 2024-25. Keeping with the trend, JetBlue commences a daily nonstop service from JFK this summer season. This replaces the current thrice-weekly service. Finally, United Airlines is maintaining its daily winter service from New York/Newark.

The View From RIF Trust

Our Man in the Caribbean, Chris Willis, ascends his thumb at the news. “Potential investors should be made aware that to qualify for Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment, they’ll need to spend 5 full days of their first 5 years physically in the country,” Willis points out. 

“Anything that makes Antigua and Barbuda easier to get to, it’s only going to make the programme more appealing.”

You’ll be able to get to Antigua and Barbuda more easily in 2024 and beyond.

How to Get Citizenship by Investment in 2024

Is Antigua and Barbuda Citizenship by Investment the right Citizenship by Investment for you? Only by talking to a reputable investment migration firm such as RIF Trust will you find out. So, don’t delay and contact us today.

Antigua Airport to Accommodate More Flights in 2024

Date: 09 April, 2024

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