The inaugural flight between Cabo Verde and the U.S. Capital Washington DC, came about this Sunday, December eighth, and departed from Amílcar Cabral Global Airport, in Sal, at 09:30 am, touchdown at Dulles Global Airport at 02:00 pm.
Earlier than leaving, Jens Bjarnason, CEO of Cabo Verde Airways, praised the start of the relationship to the capital of america of The united states.
“We’re more than happy to release a brand new path to Washington, D. C.”, stated Jens Bjarnason, leader govt officer of Cabo Verde Airways.
“The Nationwide Capital Area up to now had few air provider connections to Africa, giving this new path an ideal doable for luck.”
The path will perform 3 times per week, on Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays departing from Sal Island and on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays from Washington, D. C.
All flights will connect with Sal Island, Cabo Verde Airways’ global hub from the place it is going to be imaginable to connect with the airline’s locations in Cabo Verde, Brazil (Fortaleza, Recife and Salvador), Senegal (Dakar), Nigeria (Lagos), and Europe (Lisbon, Paris , Milan and Rome).
Along with the hub connections in Sal Island, Cabo Verde Airways’ Stopover program permits passengers to stick as much as 7 days in Cabo Verde and thus discover the varied reviews at the archipelago at no further price on airline tickets.
This new connection seeks to enhance the corporate’s presence within the North American marketplace. Just lately, Cabo Verde Airways additionally determined to improve its connections to Boston, with yet one more name every week, which can get started working from December 14th.
The U.S. founded African Tourism Board Leader Advertising and marketing officer congratulated Cabo Verde Airways and expressed his hope to paintings with the airline to attach Africa and African Tourism.
Cabo Verde Airways is a scheduled air service, working a global hub at Sal’s Amílcar Cabral Global Airport. Since November 2009, Cabo Verde Airways has been an lively member of the Global Air Shipping Affiliation (IATA). The corporate lately maintains a control settlement with Reykjavík-based Loftleidir Icelandic, a subsidiary of Icelandair Team.