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Cape Air Service: Green Airport and Block Island Begins May 22

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

 

Cape Air

Cape Air, one of the nation’s largest regional airlines, will begin seasonal service between Block Island (BID) and T.F. Green Airport (PVD) on Thursday, May 22.

The first flight leaves T.F. Green Airport at 11:31 a.m. and arrives on Block Island at 12:05 p.m.

“Whether it’s for a quick day trip to the island or fun-filled summer vacation, the addition of Cape Air service is a great option for travelers near and far that are looking to visit Block Island,” said Kelly Fredericks, President & CEO of the Rhode Island Airport Corporation. “Cape Air has been providing seasonal service between Green Airport to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket for the last 17 years, and this new destination only strengthens that relationship.”

Provides access to other carriers and commuter rail

The service also provides Block Island passengers with access to connecting service on other carriers and commuter rail service from T.F. Green Airport, Providence and Boston via the MBTA.

“We are looking forward to kicking off our new service from Providence to the Islands. We are especially excited about our newest destination, Block Island. Our seasonal island service from T.F. Green will allow visitors from all over the world to connect easily to Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard and Block Island. Our goal is to get our customers to their destination quickly and easily. Our fast, frequent flights, baggage and interline agreements, as well as the hassle-free convenience of traveling through T.F. Green, ensures that our passengers have the best possible experience,” said Linda Markham, President, Cape Air.

Service to Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard

The airline will resume its seasonal non-stop service between T.F. Green Airport and Nantucket (ACK) and Martha’s Vineyard (MVY) on June 20th. Flights between T.F. Green Airport and Martha’s Vineyard are a 26 minute flight and Nantucket is a 37 minute flight. Several daily flights will be offered to these destinations and the flight schedule will increase in July and August.

Green Airport’s Cape Air seasonal service to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket runs through September 22nd and service to Block Island runs through October 19th.

 

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