INSELAIR LAUNCHES TWICE WEEKLY NONSTOP FLIGHTS FROM CHARLOTTE TO CURAÇAO
Introductory Fares Start at $337 Roundtrip through June 22, 2011
WILLEMSTAD, CURAÇAO – May 9, 2011 – Starting June 22, 2011, InselAir, Curaçao’s national carrier, is launching twice weekly, nonstop flights on Wednesdays and Saturdays, from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) to Curaçao International Airport (CUR).
InselAir Flight 7I913 will depart Curaçao at 9:10 a.m. and arrive in Charlotte at 1:25 p.m. Insel Air Flight 7I914 will depart Charlotte at 2:35 p.m. and arrive in Curaçao at 6:40 p.m. The flight schedule is as follows:
|7I913||Wednesdays & Saturdays||Curaçao (CUR) – 9:10 a.m.||Charlotte (CLT) – 1:25 p.m.|
|7I914||Wednesdays & Saturdays||Charlotte (CLT) – 2: 25 p.m.||Curaçao (CUR) – 6:40 p.m.|
“We are thrilled to announce InselAir’s nonstop, twice weekly flights to Curaçao from Charlotte, increasing the seat capacity for U.S. travelers to visit Curaçao,” said Curaçao Tourist Board Marketing Manager North America André Rojer.
“The new service brings huge potential for growth in arrivals to Curaçao from Charlotte, North Carolina, the surrounding area and feeder markets. With twice weekly flights from Charlotte, we hope to introduce Curaçao to more American travelers, making the destination more accessible from the Middle Atlantic States, North Carolina and South Carolina.”
InselAir currently services Curaçao with daily flights from Miami, Sunday through Friday, accounting for more than 55,000 seats each year. With the new nonstop service from Charlotte to Curaçao, InselAir adds an additional 15,808 seats per year, boosting its total seats out of the U.S. to 71,136 annually. The new service helps to increase Curaçao’s capacity to nearly 191,000 seats per year from the U.S.
InselAir is offering special savings to Curaçao in honor of the new service. Travelers can book roundtrip airfares starting from $337, including taxes, excluding Curaçao’s airport departure tax. Tickets must be issued before June 22, 2011 for travel before December 15, 2011. This special introductory fare may book booked at: www.fly-inselair.com.
Selected as one of the ‘Top 21 Places We’re Going in 2011’ by Fodor’s, one of the ‘Hottest Destinations for 2011’ by AOL Travel and one of the ‘Destinations to Watch in 2011’ by SmarterTravel, Curaçao is a unique Caribbean island paradise, boasting 35 uncrowded beaches, and an eclectic mix of history and culture. Explore the vibrant, culturally diverse capital city of Willemstad – a UNESCO World Heritage site – with its distinctive architecture, museums, monuments and world-class shopping. Indulge in Curaçao’s vast selection of flavorful restaurants, with a mix of sophisticated international and tasty local cuisines. Discover Curaçao’s abundant natural beauty, pristine dive sites and spectacular snorkeling at secluded beaches – including Cas Abao Beach, selected as one of the ‘Top 10 Beach Destinations for 2011’ by SmarterTravel. Curaçao offers idyllic weather, situated on the fringe of the Hurricane Belt. To learn more about the island of Curaçao visit Curacao.com. To request a FREE Curaçao information package click here or call toll free 1.800.328.7222.