UK Flights To Grenada Suspended Ahead of Lockdown in England
St. George’s, Grenada W.I. – 6th November 2020 – British Airways (BA) and Virgin Atlantic Airways (VAA) have announced final flights from Grenada ahead of the new lockdown period announced for the United Kingdom. However, officials from both airlines say flights are scheduled to resume to the destination in early December after the four-week lockdown period.
Virgin Atlantic’s last flight to Grenada before the UK lockdown was Thursday 5th November while British Airways’ last flight is carded for Wednesday 11th November. British Airways from London Gatwick and Virgin Atlantic flying from Heathrow, the first long haul flights to Grenada since March was especially welcomed by the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) at the Maurice Bishop International Airport in the last week of October.
In addressing the fluid situation, CEO of the Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) Patricia Maher commented, “We are actively engaged with both airlines on the future resumption of flights to Grenada. We look forward to partnering with the airlines to bring more visitors to Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean, in December and for 2021.”
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Grenada, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique, Three Islands, One Unique Destination, located in the southernmost region of the Caribbean, is best known as the “Spice Island of the Caribbean.” The island’s careful approach to tourism, infused with warm charm and friendly hospitality allows visitors to seamlessly tailor a “Pure Grenada” experience, whether staying at luxury beach-front resorts or barefoot-chic boutique hotels and villas. With 50 world-class white sand beaches, 15 breathtaking waterfalls, countless hiking trails, more than 60 unforgettable dive sites including the largest shipwreck in the Caribbean, ‘Bianca C’, and the world’s first Underwater Sculpture Park, travelers are drawn to the destination’s shores for a beyond-the-ordinary Caribbean vacation. There are non-stop and direct flights to Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport from the US, Caribbean and Canada, making the island accessible to visitors from around the world that wish to experience Pure Grenada, Pure Carriacou & Pure Petite Martinique.
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