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Cabinet has given its approval for the sale agreement between the national airline, Air Jamaica and Virgin Atlantic, for Air Jamaica’s London route operations.
Minister of Information and Development, Donald Buchanan, made the disclosure at the (May 28), post-Cabinet press briefing at Jamaica House.
Mr. Buchanan explained that Finance and Planning Minister, Dr. Omar Davies will give more details of the new agreement between the two airlines, shortly.
Air Jamaica will terminate its service to London in October and will enter into a code share agreement with Virgin Atlantic. Under this agreement, Air Jamaica’s code will be placed on all Virgin Atlantic flights between Jamaica and London.
Virgin Atlantic will operate two services per week between London Gatwick and Kingston, as well as two flights per week between Gatwick and Montego Bay. The sale agreement comes into effective in October.