San Juan, PR – 03/08/2017 —Seaborne Airlines and Vieques Air Link, two of Puerto Rico’s leading airlines, are pleased to announce a distribution partnership and codeshare agreement. Under this alliance, both airlines open new destinations to their respective customers.
Seaborne Airlines will host Vieques Air Link’s scheduled itineraries on their reservation system. With this addition, customers have new destinations to explore with seamless connections.
Added destinations include:
- Culebra (CPX)
- Vieques (VQS)
Vieques Air Link customers will also benefit from this partnership with better connections throughout the Caribbean and stateside utilizing the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport in San Juan (SJU) where Seaborne has interline agreements with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue, and United Airlines among others. Vieques Air Link Customers flying on Seaborne will enjoy the benefit of traveling on a single ticket, which allows for one-stop check-in, baggage transfers, and convenient connections in San Juan.
“This agreement combines Seaborne Airlines’ experience serving exciting Caribbean destinations with Vieques Air Link established roots in the market. Booking, ticketing and itinerary will be more convenient than ever before, said Ben Munson, CEO of Seaborne Airlines. “I’m confident that our customers, especially Puerto Rico residents, will all benefit as a result of this agreement.” Munson Added.
“Now our customers will benefit from direct transfers using the San Juan International SJU Airport. This connectivity will bring convenience and flexibility to all tourism and residents as well. The combination of two of Puerto Rico’s leading airlines is the beginning of a comprehensive Caribbean routes coverage like no other in the airline industry,” said Carlos Rodriguez, President and General Manager for Vieques Air Link.
Initially, Seaborne will place its ‘BB’ designator code on Vieques Air Link routes allowing customers to reach more destinations on a single itinerary. These means that flight will be sold as Seaborne Airlines and they will be able to reserve flights in the next 60 days. Flights would be distributed via the Seaborne Airlines website, online travel agencies (OTAs), and the major Global Distribution Systems (GDS).
About Seaborne Airlines
Seaborne Airlines, the largest Caribbean based regional airline for almost 25 years, operates iconic seaplanes and an airport based fleet that service the beautiful islands throughout the Caribbean, carrying approximately 3 million customers safely. With over 1,500 monthly departures to 11 airports, Seaborne serves San Juan's Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport, St. Thomas airport and Seaplane base, St. Croix airport and Seaplane Base, Anguilla, Tortola, Dominica, Saint Martin, St. Kitts, Nevis. All Flights operate with two pilots and two engines.
About Vieques Air Link
Located on the beautiful island of Vieques with more than 50 daily flights to several cities on the “big island” of Puerto Rico, Culebra and the US and British Virgin Islands, Vieques Air Link is the perfect way to enjoy many Caribbean attractions and make the most of your trip. Vieques Air Link has highly qualified pilots, certified mechanics and more than 80 employees committed to give each passenger the best possible service and flight experience.
Vieques Air Link is an FAA Certified Air Carrier, founded in 1965, along with their scheduled flights, they also offer personalized charter and cargo services.