Delta launches second weekly non-stop Atlanta – St. Kitts flight


Basseterre, St. Kitts – The St. Kitts Tourism Authority is pleased to celebrate the commencement of a second weekly non-stop flight from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to St. Kitts by Delta, the world’s largest airline, with Delta’s special new low fares to the island.

Travelers can now fly to St. Kitts from Atlanta on Delta for just $309* each way (based on a required round-trip purchase; Saturday night stay required. *Additional taxes/fees/restrictions/baggage charges may apply. See below for details). Fare available at Flights must be purchased by November 16, 2009 with travel to be completed on or before February 28, 2010.

Delta’s second weekly non-stop flight to St. Kitts from Atlanta will operate on Wednesdays, beginning on December 23, 2009 and continue through April 7, 2010 for peak winter travel season, complementing Delta’s Saturday non-stop flights to St. Kitts. Delta Air Lines flight DL573 departs Atlanta at 9:40 a.m. and arrives into St. Kitts’ Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport at 2:35 p.m. The return flight DL574 departs St. Kitts at 3:35 p.m. and arrives into Atlanta at 7:14 p.m. These flight times allow for convenient round-trip connections from over 90 airports in the U.S. and Canada.* Flights are listed in local time.

“The announcement of this special low fare from Delta is an excellent way for us to kick off the airline’s second weekly non-stop flight,” said Senator Ricky Skerritt, Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism, Sports & Culture. “Particularly in the current global economic conditions, the increase in service combined with this low fare is an excellent incentive for travelers to visit St. Kitts during peak travel season. With further deals and special offers currently being provided by various St. Kitts hotels, those who visit our island can get a rewarding destination experience at an excellent value.”

Located in the northern Leeward Islands of the Caribbean, St. Kitts offers a diverse tourism product developed from the destination’s natural beauty, cultural heritage and rich history. The island’s stunning variety of tourism attractions include hiking through the tropical rainforest, riding the scenic railway that connects the island’s sugar plantations, touring Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, the only man-made UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Eastern Caribbean, and the more traditional vacation pastimes such as watersports, golf, shopping, tennis, gourmet dining, gaming at one of St. Kitts’ two casinos or simply relaxing on one of the island’s sandy beaches. Guests can select from accommodations ranging from intimate plantation inns to larger hotels or resorts.

For more information about St. Kitts, contact the St. Kitts Tourism Authority toll free from the US at 1-800-582-6208 or from Canada 1-888-395-4887, e-mail, visit the website at or follow St. Kitts on Facebook and/or Twitter.