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New flights to Aruba launching this month

6th October 2011 Print

Year-round access to Aruba is becoming easier for UK visitors as of this month, with the introduction of new KLM Royal Dutch Airlines' flights on 30 October 2011.

Due to take effect when the airline's winter schedule is launched, KLM's service to Aruba will increase from 2 to 5 times per week.

UK travellers planning to connect to Aruba can catch flights to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport from 15 UK Airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow.

The flights will depart from Amsterdam on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays at 12:45 hours and will arrive in Aruba at 17.50 hours on the same day. The return flight will depart from Aruba on the same days at 19:10 hours, arriving in Amsterdam the next day at 11:10 hours, leaving plenty of time for connecting flights to/from the UK.

KLM's new service will offer the option of a business class product on flights to and from Aruba, meeting customers' different demands.

Aruba is also accessible year-round from the UK on a number of American air carriers, as well as British Airways, connecting via the States. TUI flies directly to the island from the UK from May to October.

Aruba Tourism Authority UK director Joanna Walding comments: "The new flights will further reinforce Aruba as one of the top 10 Caribbean destinations for British travellers. With KLM's increased service this winter, getting to Aruba is easier than ever before. With temperatures rarely dipping below 28°C, the island is the perfect destination for some winter sun ".

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