Air Jamaica will drop its Kingston-London Heathrow route, on which it reportedly was losing $20-$25 million annually, and sold its LHR landing and takeoff slots to Virgin Atlantic Airways, according to media reports out of London and Jamaica. Virgin beat out rival British Airways to replace Air Jamaica's LHR-Kingston service and will operate two weekly flights on the route beginning this fall. Virgin currently operates two weekly London Gatwick-Montego Bay flights and will continue that ...

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