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New Nonstop Southwest Service from Kansas Metropolis

New service expands US markets and ease of journey with as soon as weekly flights on Saturdays beginning October 7 and accessible now for reserving.

Persevering with to construct out new gateways and supply extra handy entry to the island for US vacationers from the Midwest, Jamaica is happy to welcome new continuous air service from Kansas Metropolis Worldwide Airport (MCI) in Missouri to Montego Bay’s Sangster Worldwide Airport (MBJ) by Southwest Airways.
“It is vitally gratifying to welcome this new route by Southwest as we proceed to develop our partnership and provide new methods for vacationers to get to Jamaica,” mentioned the Hon. Edmund Bartlett, Minister of Tourism, Jamaica. “It is a testomony to the energy and ongoing attraction of Jamaica’s tourism product amongst U.S. vacationers in addition to the boldness of Southwest Airways within the vacation spot.”

The brand new flight would be the solely continuous service from the Kansas Metropolis market, opening this essential space to the vacation spot.

This service enhances Southwest’s current service to Jamaica from Baltimore, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Houston and St. Louis, bringing the service’s whole variety of continuous gateways serving the island to 9.
“This new service is a welcome addition to our airlift roster as we proceed our drive to additional improve customer arrivals to Jamaica,” mentioned Donovan White, Director of Tourism, Jamaica Vacationer Board. “It’ll open up entry to extra potential vacationers from the midwestern US to go to our shores and we sit up for having them on island to expertise our genuine Jamaican hospitality.”
For added data on the brand new Southwest service or to e book a flight, go to southwest.com.
For extra data on Jamaica, go to visitjamaica.com.


The Jamaica Vacationer Board (JTB), based in 1955, is Jamaica’s nationwide tourism company primarily based within the capital metropolis of Kingston. JTB places of work are additionally positioned in Montego Bay, Miami, Toronto, and London. Consultant places of work are positioned in Berlin, Barcelona, Rome, Amsterdam, Mumbai, Tokyo and Paris.  
In 2021, the JTB was declared ‘World’s Main Cruise Vacation spot,’ ‘World’s Main Household Vacation spot’ and ‘World’s Main Wedding ceremony Vacation spot’ for the second consecutive yr by the World Journey Awards, which additionally named it the ‘Caribbean’s Main Vacationer Board’ for the 14th consecutive yr; and the ‘Caribbean’s Main Vacation spot’ for the sixteenth consecutive yr; in addition to the ‘Caribbean’s Greatest Nature Vacation spot’ and the ‘Caribbean’s Greatest Journey Tourism Vacation spot.’ As well as, Jamaica was awarded 4 gold 2021 Travvy Awards, together with ‘Greatest Vacation spot, Caribbean/Bahamas,’ ‘Greatest Culinary Vacation spot –Caribbean,’ Greatest Journey Agent Academy Program,’; in addition to a TravelAge West WAVE award for ‘Worldwide Tourism Board Offering the Greatest Journey Advisor Assist’ for a record-setting tenth time. In 2020, the Pacific Space Journey Writers Affiliation (PATWA) named Jamaica the 2020 ‘Vacation spot of the Yr for Sustainable Tourism’. In 2019, TripAdvisor® ranked Jamaica because the #1 Caribbean Vacation spot and #14 Greatest Vacation spot within the World. Jamaica is residence to a number of the world’s greatest lodging, sights and repair suppliers that proceed to obtain outstanding international recognition. 

For particulars on upcoming particular occasions, sights and lodging in Jamaica go to the JTB’s Web site or name the Jamaica Vacationer Board at 1-800-JAMAICA (1-800-526-2422).  Comply with the JTB on Fb, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube. View the JTB weblog.



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