Starting this Saturday, just in time for your summer vacation, direct travel is available from Austin to Montego Bay, Jamaica.
American Airlines is launching nonstop services between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and Sangster International Airport (MBJ). Flights depart from Austin year-round on Saturdays on an Embraer 175 aircraft.
“We know that the local demand for air travel is as strong as it has ever been and we are grateful for our partners at American Airlines for continuing to invest in our community by launching more destinations and more nonstop flights,” said CEO for AUS Jacqueline Yaft in a press release.
Nonstop service to Montego Bay marks American Airlines’ eighth international route from AUS, adding to the more than 40 nonstop destinations for Austin travelers offered by the airline.
Jamaica’s minister of tourism, said American Airlines is the largest commercial passenger airline flying into Jamaica, and it will provide more access to Jamaica to support travel recovery since the COVID-19 pandemic.