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Fly Jamaica takes to the sky January 25

Published: Wednesday January 16, 2013 | 7:16 pm Comments 0
Fly Jamaica\'s director of inflight services, Christine Steele, (second right) poses with cabin attendants (from left) Jillian Chin, Marie Barrett and Angella Ibar - Colin Hamilton/Photographer
Fly Jamaica's director of inflight services, Christine Steele, (second right) poses with cabin attendants (from left) Jillian Chin, Marie Barrett and Angella Ibar - Colin Hamilton/Photographer
Fly Jamaica cabin attendants at the launch of the airline - Colin Hamilton/Photographer
Fly Jamaica cabin attendants at the launch of the airline - Colin Hamilton/Photographer

Keisha Hill, Gleaner Writer

Among a host of invited guests from Jamaica's aviation industry, Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, Transport Minister Dr Omar Davies and officials of Fly Jamaica Airways, officially launched the airline this evening.


The function to launch the Jamaican airline was held at the Devonshire in St Andrew.

Operations are set to begin on January 25 with the inaugural flight scheduled for New York.

Fly Jamaica will operate four flights weekly from Kingston and services will include two checked bags, free meals on all flights, and service in all cabins.

Chief Operating Officer of Fly Jamaica, Captain Lloyd Tai, said the airline will be meeting with Jamaicans in New York tomorrow.

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