BermudAir eyes charter flight for 2024 Carifta Games in Grenada

By Sports Desk February 06, 2024
Adam Scott Adam Scott The Royal Gazette

BermudAir is in the final stages of arranging a charter flight to Grenada for the 2024 Carifta Games.

The airline is working with the Bermuda National Athletic Association on the charter for athletes who have qualified to represent the island at the March 31 to April 1 event.

Adam Scott, the founder and chief executive of BermudAir, said: "BermudAir is delighted to help support the BNAA with ensuring Bermuda's athletes and families can travel efficiently to Grenada. We congratulate all our local competitors on qualifying for Carifta, and wish them the very best as they represent the island."

BermudAir has operated two similar charters for sports teams previously. They were for football clubs based in the Caribbean travelling from St Vincent and the Grenadines and Barbados to compete in Bermuda.

A spokeswoman for BermudAir added: “The BermudAir team is finding that local and overseas sports teams are inquiring about charters since they provide a travel option that typically saves time, while also avoiding the expense of an overnight hotel stay in transit and additional ground transportation fees.

“Charter requests typically involve a group of at least 30 travelling to a destination not easily reached on commercial flights and often requiring an overnight stay.

“Charters also allow the group to travel together and bond as a team while using a flight dedicated solely to them.”

The 51st edition of the Carifta Games will be broadcast live on SportsMax and the SportsMax App.

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