The Verandah overhead shot
One of two beaches at The Verandah Antigua, the island's new adults-only resort.

Silver Airways Just Launched Puerto Rico-Antigua Flights 

By: Alexander Britell - November 29, 2023

Uncrowded beaches and upscale resorts; green hills and cool breezes; vibrant food and superyachts and captivating music. In Antigua and Barbuda, they say the beach is just the beginning, and if you’ve been to the twin-island destination you know it’s true. 

Antigua and Barbuda has been one of the most sought-after destinations in the Caribbean of late, particularly since the pandemic, as more and more travelers place a premium on the islands’ unique blend of natural beauty, space, seclusion and dynamic cultural experiences. 

And getting to Antigua and Barbuda just a whole lot easier. 

Silver Airways has inaugurated new nonstop flights between San Juan, Puerto Rico and Antigua, opening up Antigua to the vast number of major airlines that fly from cities across the United States to San Juan. 

antigua barbuda
A plunge-pool villa at the Hammock Cove resort in Antigua.

The new flights will operate four times each week, with nonstop flights between Luis Munoz Marin International Airport and Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport. That will mean service from San Juan to Antigua on Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays, and from Antigua to San Juan on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. 

“Silver Airways is a long-awaited welcomed addition, as we prepare for a busy winter season,” said Charles Fernandez, Minister of Tourism, Civil Aviation, Transportation and Investment of Antigua and Barbuda. “The expansion of their service to Antigua and Barbuda provides visitors and those in the diaspora with another convenient way to travel to our twin islands and experience our rich culture, delectable cuisine, nautical adventures, stunning beaches, and hospitable people.” 

Silver is offering fares as low as $99 for December and January travel, the company said. 

antigua resorts romantic
The Cocobay resort in Antigua.

“This new service expands our presence in the Caribbean and will offer more connectivity and opportunities with our partner airlines and provide our passengers with safe, reliable, and customer-friendly service to their travel destination,” said Steve Rossum, CEO of Silver Airways. 

Silver has an extensive codeshare and interline network of air carriers in the United States, meaning many travelers can book one ticket and check their bags all the way from their home city to Antigua. 

“The introduction of Antigua as a route signifies a tremendous vote of confidence in our tourism product and the marketing abilities of our teams within the Caribbean and the USA. The launch of this new service at affordable rates, is ripe with potential as it will further our reach in the United States and the Caribbean,” Fernandez said.

For more, visit Antigua and Barbuda

Popular Posts

The 10 Best Overwater Bungalows in the Caribbean, From Aruba to Belize

Overwater villas at Caribbean resorts aren’t just a novelty — they’re also among the most luxurious and beautiful accommodations you can stay in. And while all of the bungalows perched above the waves have their charms, some stand out among […]

United Airlines Is Launching New Nonstop Flights to Belize

river in belize

The river lodges. The blue hole. The Maya history. The reefs. If you haven’t been to Belize, you’re missing one of the Caribbean’s most beautiful, adventure-filled destinations.  And now with another new flight, it’s easier to get there than ever […]

A Tiny New Boutique Hotel Just Opened on a Pink Sand Beach in The Bahamas 

potlatch club pink sand with blue water

The pink sand, the historic cottages, the chic beach bars and luxe villas. You may be thinking of Harbour Island.  But this is another increasingly hip destination in The Bahamas: Governor’s Harbour, Eleuthera, which just welcomed a brand-new boutique hotel.  […]

Related Posts overwater bungalow with pool in view of hills

From Saint Lucia to Curacao, 4 Sandals All-Inclusive Resorts to Visit Now 

The lush natural beauty of Saint Vincent. The pervasive romance of Saint Lucia. The cosmopolitan Dutch Caribbaen energy of Curacao. The sugar-white sand in Saint Lucia.  We love summer in the Caribbean: warm waves by day and trade winds by […]

How Aruba Keeps Making Travelers “Happy” 

aruba usvi beach

Those beaches. The kitesurfing. The art galleries. The chef’s tables. The boutique hotels. The happy.  There’s a reason, after all, why Aruba is more popular than ever. Of course, if you come here, you know it’s not just one reason.  […]

Saint Lucia Is Outpacing Its Pre-Pandemic Tourism Levels

the pool at the bay gardens

The Pitons, Reduit Beach, Rodney Bay and Soufriere. Saint Lucia is filled with memorable places, and the island is more popular than it has been than at any time since the pandemic.  After Saint Lucia recovered 90 percent of its […]


Sign up for Caribbean Journal's free newsletter for a daily dose of beaches, hotels, rum and the best Caribbean travel information on the net.

No. Thank You