REDjet launches Barbados-Antigua route

REDjet today announced the launch of ticket sales for its newest route between Barbados and Antigua.  A statement from the airline said that the inaugural flight is scheduled for Wednesday 6th June 8:15am. With ticket sales starting on Wednesday 14th March via the company’s website (, retail agents and call Centres, REDjet will feature introductory fares of US$16.99 before taxes and charges, the statement added.

REDjet launched its 8th destination, St Maarten, only a week ago with the airline saying it is already seeing massive success on the route.

The new twice-weekly flights will operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Wednesdays service will operate as RD160, departing Barbados at 8:15am and arriving into Antigua at 9:30am and RD161 from Antigua at 4:30pm, returning to Barbados at 5:45pm.  REDjet’s Saturday service will depart Barbados at 09:00am and arrive into Antigua at 10:15am with the return leg from Antigua at 17:15, returning to Barbados at 18:30, ideal for leisure travel.

REDjet will also offer passengers the option to travel with unlimited baggage, a first for any regional carrier.

REDjet’s CEO Ian Burns said in the statement, “We first began service to Antigua in November 2011 from Guyana and since then we’ve brought hundreds of families and friends together as it has proven to be one of our strongest routes.  We have bridged the gap between Guyana and Antigua and come June 6th, look forward to doing the same with Barbados and Antigua.  Our unbeatable low fares and customer service are here to stay and we look forward to announcing and launching new routes in the very near future”.

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