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					                                                                   Contact:
                                                                   Helen Ames
                                                                   1-877-JTB NEWS
                                                                   jtbnews@ruderfinn.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

         JAMAICA WELCOMES NEW SEASONAL US AIRWAYS SERVICE FROM
                                   WESTERN U.S.
           Nonstop Service From Phoenix to Montego Bay Begins December 17

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – August 6, 2009 – Jamaica’s winter season kicks off with US Airways’
new nonstop service between Phoenix (PHX) and Montego Bay (MBJ). Scheduled to start
December 17, 2009 the seasonal service will run until April 12, 2010 - perfect timing to
accommodate travelers during the island’s busy winter tourist season. The flights will be
operated using Airbus A319 aircraft which offers seating for 12 in first class and 112 in the main
cabin.


“We are excited to welcome new and returning visitors from the Western U.S. with the launch of
US Airways’ new direct service from Phoenix to Montego Bay. The convenient schedule and
good connectivity will allow visitors from many major cities in the western U.S. to experience
Jamaica’s recent developments in our accommodations attractions and activities,” said John
Lynch, director of tourism for Jamaica. “We anticipate a great winter season.”


“US Airways is excited to add nonstop service to Jamaica from our Phoenix hub to our
Caribbean portfolio,” said Senior Vice President, Marketing and Planning, Andrew Nocella. “This
is especially great news for customers in the Western U.S., who now have their first one-stop
connecting option to Jamaica west of Texas.”


Montego Bay is the first nonstop Caribbean destination from US Airways’ Phoenix hub. US
Airways customers are currently able to fly nonstop to Montego Bay from the airline’s East
Coast Philadelphia and Charlotte hubs, as well as Boston.
                                                   US Aiirrways Non Sttop Phoeniix -- Jamaiica Launch
                                                   US A ways Non S op Phoen x Jama ca Launch




Schedule detail is as follows:
      Routing            Flight      Frequency      Departure Arrival              Start Date
      Montego Bay-       US1620      Thu., Fri.,    12:25 p.m. 4:09 p.m.           Dec. 17, 2009
      Phoenix                        Sat., Sun.
      Phoenix-           US1619      Fri., Sat.,    10:00 a.m. 4:53 p.m.           Dec. 18, 2009
      Montego Bay                    Sun., Mon.

Customers may book their flight through US Airways’ Web site at www.usairways.com, by
calling US Airways Reservations at 1-800-428-4322 or through their travel agent. Complete air
and hotel vacation packages are also available through US Airways Vacations at
www.usairwaysvacations.com.


About Jamaica Tourist Board
The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), founded in 1955, is Jamaica’s national tourism agency based
in the capital city of Kingston. The JTB was declared the Caribbean’s Leading Tourist and
Convention Bureau by the World Travel Awards (WTA) from 2006 to 2008, while Jamaica
earned the WTA’s vote as the World’s Leading Cruise Destination, the Caribbean’s Leading
Destination and the Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Destination.

JTB offices are located in Kingston, Montego Bay, Miami, Toronto and London. Representative
offices are located in Düsseldorf, Barcelona, Rome, Amsterdam and Tokyo.

For details on upcoming special events, attractions and accommodations in Jamaica go to the
Jamaica Tourist Board’s Web site at www.visitjamaica.com, or call the Jamaica Tourist Board at
1-800-JAMAICA (1-800-526-2422).

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