Seaborne Airlines Announces Expansion of the American Airlines Codeshare Agreement to the United States Virgin Islands


Has Also Upgraded Other Service Offerings

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Seaborne Airlines is pleased to announce exciting news for customers traveling to or from the United States Virgin Islands.  Effective immediately, Seaborne’s codeshare partnership with American Airlines has been expanded to include both St. Thomas and St. Croix. Customers booking Seaborne travel on the American Airlines website or through a travel agent, can now accrue AAdvantage miles flying between the St. Thomas and St. Croix airports or to and from San Juan, Puerto Rico from both islands.  Seaborne Airlines operates San Juan to St. Thomas, San Juan to St. Croix, and between St. Thomas and St. Croix with three well-timed roundtrips. A fourth flight from San Juan to St. Croix will be added seasonally, effective June 7.

Aside from American Airlines, Seaborne offers interline connections from the United States Virgin Islands with JetBlue Airways, Delta Airlines, United Airlines and European air carrier Air Europa at San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport.

Seaborne Airlines has made several other material improvements to air lift in the U.S. Virgin Islands.   The carrier has introduced a new seaplane to operate between the St. Croix and St. Thomas seaplane bases.  The new seaplane has already begun operating on the popular seaplane route St. Croix to St. Thomas.  Seaborne operates this service up to 12 times per day, making it one of the Caribbean’s most traveled routes.  A second new plane is slated to come online later this summer.  In addition to the new planes, Seaborne has invested over $300,000 introducing new tents, docks, benches, and other improvements to both the St. Thomas and St. Croix Seaplane bases.

About Seaborne Airlines

Seaborne Airlines has been operating in the Caribbean for over 20 years, carrying more than 2.5 million customers safely.  With over 1,500 monthly departures to 15 airports, Seaborne serves San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, St. Thomas airport and seaplane base, St. Croix airport and seaplane base, Tortola, Dominica, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Saint Maarten, St. Kitts, Nevis, La Romana, Punta Cana, and Santo Domingo.  The 16th airport, Anguilla, will launch April 30, 2015.

All flights operate with two pilots and two engines under Federal Air Regulation Part 121, the strictest code of the US Federal Air Regulation governing air travel.

CONTACT:  Sandra Colon, [email protected]