American Airways AA Flight 2295 from Miami in Saint LuciaSaint Lucia Extends a Protected and Heat Welcome to First Worldwide Guests Arriving at Hewanorra Worldwide Airport CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA – Saint Lucia welcomed the primary industrial flight into Hewanorra Worldwide Airport (UVF) on July 9, with a full complement of security protocols in place and the joyful sounds of Metal Pan music taking part in on the airport.American Airways flight 2295 from Miami Worldwide Airport (MIA), landed at 2:05pm AST. This was the primary flight to reach because the vacation spot reopened its borders on June 4, 2020 resulting from COVID-19.The island is scheduled to welcome Delta from Atlanta and JetBlue from JFK within the coming weeks.Officers from Saint Lucia Tourism Authority, the Ministry of Tourism, Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority and the Ministry of Well being greeted passengers. Numerous groups assisted with new arrival procedures to make sure a seamless expertise navigating the improved security procedures on the airport.Per COVID-19 protocols, upon arrival all guests handed by a nurses station for screening earlier than advancing to Customs and Immigration.Passengers at Well being Station at Hewanorra Worldwide Airport (UVF)After efficiently choosing up their baggage, arriving passengers proceeded to the outside of the terminal, the place COVID-19 licensed taxis offered transportation to licensed motels.“As our Government and health officials work together on protocols that provide the safest experience possible for visitors and local residents, the arrival of the American Airlines flight from Miami is a symbolic step for the successful safe reopening of Saint Lucia’s tourism industry,” mentioned Minister of Tourism Honourable Dominic Fedee.Arriving passengers acquired reward luggage with native candies, Saint Lucia cocoa tea substances with a recipe, hand sanitizer, branded flip-flops, water bottles and useful What You Want To Know guides. Reward luggage had been packed in a sanitized atmosphere and distributed by representatives carrying protecting private gear.So as to add to the joy of the primary flight arrivals, Saint Lucia will award a vacation prize to at least one fortunate passenger from every air provider’s first arriving flight. The journey will embrace a complimentary airfare for 2 and lodging at Bay Gardens Seaside Resort & Spa, Marigot Bay Resort and Marina, Stonefield Villa Resort, Sugar Seaside – A Viceroy Resort or Windjammer Touchdown Villa Seaside Resort, redeemable in 2021.Saint Lucia’s First Flight Prize WinnersThe strategic, phased strategy to reopening Saint Lucia’s tourism sector contains complete security and wellness protocols developed by Authorities and tourism officers. A COVID-19 Process Drive constantly displays native and world well being updates, assessing protocol choices to mitigate the potential unfold of COVID-19 for guests and Saint Lucian communities.For extra details about Saint Lucia’s COVID-19 response, all protocols and particulars of necessities previous to entry, please go to www.stlucia.org/covid-19.