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Jamaica is expected to receive three new flights per week from Europe

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Flights are scheduled to land in Montego Bay, St James, by TUI Belgium and TUI Netherlands by April of this year.

The development comes as Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett and a small team participates in FITUR, currently the world's largest annual international travel and tourism trade show in Madrid, Spain.

“These flights bring back the Belgian and Netherlands tourism markets to where we were prior to the pandemic which is really good news,” said Bartlett.

“We are truly appreciative of the work of our team members in keeping Jamaica front and centre in these challenging times. Whilst we are on a roller coaster for the last two years, we have sought to ensure that the work to keep Jamaica firmly in the minds of our critical international partners is constantly reinforced,” added Bartlett.

TUI Belgium will operate two direct flights each week starting April between Brussels International Airport and Montego Bay, whilst TUI Netherlands will operate one direct flight per week between Amsterdam Schipol International Airport and Montego Bay.

Boeing 787 Dreamliners, with roughly 300 seats each, are the planes being used for the flights.

Source: Jamaica's Ministry of Tourism

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