Earlier today, American Airlines launched a new route connecting Miami with the British Virgin Islands, specifically Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport (EIS) located on Beef Island, a smaller island adjacent to Tortola. This latest addition to American Airlines’ route network establishes them as the sole US carrier offering flights to the British Virgin Islands from the Continental United States.
Flights will operate daily from now until August 14th, covering the peak summer season. After a brief pause, service will resume in November to accommodate the busy winter period.
The Miami-Tortola route will be served daily by American Airlines, with the flights operated by Envoy Air under the American Eagle brand, utilizing the Embraer E175 aircraft. Envoy Air’s fleet currently comprises 107 E175 planes, each accommodating a total of 76 passengers, and boasting an average age of 5.5 years according to data from ch-aviation.com.