AIR TRAVEL UPDATE: NIGHT LANDINGS RESUME; NEW FLIGHT OPTIONS : Discover Dominica, the Nature Island

AIR TRAVEL UPDATE: NIGHT LANDINGS RESUME; NEW FLIGHT OPTIONS

Liat logo_webThe Nature Island continues to rebound following the tropical storm from August 2015. Night landings have recently been restored at Douglas-Charles Airport (DOM). With the resumption of night landing service, LIAT announced a new daily service between Dominica and Antigua (ANU). Flight LI321 departs Antigua at 5 pm and arrives in Dominica at 5:40 pm. Return Flight LI322 departs Dominica at 6:05 pm, arriving in Antigua at 6:45 pm. With this new flight, travelers to Dominica via Antigua now have an additional option which accommodates for same day connections to the Nature Island. This flight complements two other daily LIAT flights to Douglas-Charles Airport.

2000px-Norwegian Air_Shuttle_logo_webTravelers from the United States have additional new options to connect to the Nature Island. Norwegian Airlines recently introduced flights between the French West Indies and three Eastern seaboard gateway cities, allowing visitors to get to Dominica with just one short flight and a ferry ride. Flights are available between Martinique's Aimé Césaire International Airport (FDF) or Guadeloupe's Le Raizet Airport (PTP) and New York (JFK), Boston (BOS), and Baltimore/Washington (BWI). Norwegian Airlines is offering flights from as low as USD $49 one-way. Details are available at www.norwegian.com.

Dominica-Ferry-LExpress-des-Iles-bateau-007 webFrom the French West Indies, there are regular connections into Dominica by air and sea. L'Express Des Iles (www.express-des-iles.com) offers ferry services into Roseau six days weekly from both Martinique and Guadeloupe, with four return connections from each. Winair (www.fly-winair.sx) offers a regular return flight four times weekly between Guadeloupe and Dominica's Douglas-Charles Airport. LIAT (www.liat.com) has one flight to Guadeloupe from Douglas-Charles Airport three times weekly.

To further assist travelers with flight information, Discover Dominica Authority now offers a live interactive flight map. The map provides visitors planning a trip to Dominica to search for flights from virtually anywhere in the world. In addition to carriers using IATA's global distribution system, Discover Dominica Authority is providing information regarding non-IATA carriers and L'Express des Iles ferry service on this map. This means that passengers can view the full range of options available from various regional airports. The map also features a built-in booking engine, which allows some travelers to complete their booking directly using their preferred online travel agent (OTA). The flight map can be found at DiscoverDominica.com.

 
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