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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