Media Resources

  • Sangster International Airport (SIA) is the largest of two international airports in Jamaica, and is ideally located in the heart of the primary tourism destination region.
  • Approximately 95% of Total Passengers at SIA are passengers travelling internationally.
  • Of the approximately 1.7 million annual visitors to Jamaica,  72% use SIA as their primary airport.
  • Peak arriving and departing capacity is 4,200 passengers per hour.

News Releases

News releases are available in this section to members of the media.  For further information please contact:

Marketing Department
MBJ Airports Limited
Sangster International Airport
Montego Bay
Jamaica
Phone:  (876) 952-3124

FRONTIER AIRLINES EXPANDS CONNECTIONS FROM THE USA TO JAMAICA WITH THE COMMENCEMENT OF NEW SERVICES FROM TAMPA, FLORIDA. – Jun 27, 2022

Montego Bay, Jamaica, 24 June 2022/MBJ Media// Sangster International Airport (SIA), Jamaica’s leading gateway to the world operated by MBJ Airports Limited, welcomed Frontier Airlines’ new non-stop flight from Tampa, Florida.

AMERICAN AIRLINES LAUNCHES NEW DIRECT SERVICE FROM AUSTIN, TEXAS TO MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA – Jun 4, 2022

AMERICAN AIRLINES LAUNCHES NEW DIRECT SERVICE FROM AUSTIN, TEXAS TO MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA

RESUMPTION OF AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES – FLIGHT OPERATIONS FRIDAY 13 MAY – May 12, 2022

RESUMPTION OF AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES – FLIGHT OPERATIONS FRIDAY 13 MAY

SUSPENSION OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL (ATC) SERVICES – FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS – May 12, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SUSPENSION OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL (ATC) SERVICES – FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS Montego Bay, Jamaica, 12 May 2022// MBJ Airports Limited, operator of Sangster International Airport (SIA) wishes to advise of flight cancellations today as of 10:00am, 12 May 2022 due to the suspension of air traffic services. Please check https://www.mbjairport.com/flight-information for flight updates. MBJ Airports Limited recommends that passengers and industry partners make contact with the airlines regarding flight operations prior to transiting to the airport. Airline contact information is listed on the MBJ website at https://www.mbjairport.com/international-airlines. About MBJ Airports: MBJ Airports Limited, operator of Sangster International Airport, connects Jamaica to more than 60 international destinations. A record of 4.7m passengers used the airport in 2019. MBJ operates SIA under a 30-year concession awarded in 2003 and the airport provides employment to more than 7,500 persons. SIA has been named the Caribbean’s Leading Airport by World Travel Awards for 14 years. Media Inquiries: Sharon Hislop, Manager, Commercial Development & Marketing T: +1 876 952 3124 | E: shislop@mbjairport.com | www.mbjairport.com

SUSPENSION OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL (ATC) SERVICES – May 12, 2022

SUSPENSION OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL (ATC) SERVICES Montego Bay, Jamaica, 12 May 2022// Sangster International Airport (SIA), Jamaica’s leading gateway to the world operated by MBJ Airports Limited, has been informed by Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA) that due to limited staffing available to work at the Kingston Air Traffic Control Centre (KATCC), JCAA will be suspending air traffic services at 10:00am, today, May 12, 2022. This will impact all arrivals and departures at SIA as at 10am. Operations will resume once the situation is resolved. About MBJ Airports: MBJ Airports Limited, operator of Sangster International Airport, connects Jamaica to more than 60 international destinations. A record of 4.7m passengers used the airport in 2019. MBJ operates SIA under a 30-year concession awarded in 2003 and the airport provides employment to more than 7,500 persons. SIA has been named the Caribbean’s Leading Airport by World Travel Awards for 14 years. Media Inquiries: Sharon Hislop, Manager, Commercial Development & Marketing T: +1 876 952 3124 | E: shislop@mbjairport.com | www.mbjairport.com