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New Frontier Plane Tail Design Honors Jamaica
Frontier Airlines has a new plane design created to honor Jamaica and the airline’s partnership with it. One of its aircraft will feature the red-billed streamertail on its tail, according to Travel Pulse.
The bird, which is also known as the doctor bird, is the country’s national bird.
Frontier currently flies to Jamaica from nine US cities. In 2023, the airline will begin flying to the island from two new US cities. It will add its Denver-Montego Bay route in February and will also start flying to Montego Bay from Dallas in the spring.
A message from the CEO
“Every Frontier plane tail features a special animal and we can think of no better way to honor the people of Jamaica than to put the island’s beloved doctor bird on one of our aircraft,” said Frontier CEO Barry Biffle.
“The red-billed streamertail is a vibrant, stunning gem, just like the island of Jamaica. We are thrilled to continue expanding our partnership with Jamaica and increasing service, which, in turn, helps support the local economy and increase visitor arrivals.”
Expect to see the new aircraft featuring the doctor bird on its tail soaring the skies beginning in late 2023. The bird will be called Stewart, named after the late Sandals Resorts founder, Gordon “Butch” Stewart, who was known to be an advocate for Jamaica tourism.