An American Airlines aircraft arrives at Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince on Feb. 19, 2010. Photo by U.S. Navy Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Spike Call.

This story has been updated to include comments by American Airlines on Nov. 24.

NEW YORK -- Some would-be travelers to Haiti got a rude awakening when flights via American Airlines hit the $3,000 mark for a regular seat. The price change comes as American Airlines cuts flights worldwide. 

Roundtrip flights for week-long and 10-day trips leaving next week from Miami to Port-au-Prince totaled $3,200. The price climbs to an even steeper $3,300 for a month-long stay in Haiti.

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An American Airlines aircraft arrives at Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince on Feb. 19, 2010. Photo by U.S. Navy Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Spike Call.

This story has been updated to include comments by American Airlines on Nov. 24.

NEW YORK -- Some would-be travelers to Haiti got a rude awakening when flights via American Airlines hit the $3,000 mark for a regular seat. The price change comes as American Airlines cuts flights worldwide. 

Roundtrip flights for week-long and 10-day trips leaving next week from Miami to Port-au-Prince totaled $3,200. The price climbs to an even steeper $3,300 for a month-long stay in Haiti.

To access this post, you must purchase Haitian Times' Subscription, Billed Yearly or Weekly Pass.

Larisa Karr

Larisa is a reporter for The Haitian Times covering politics, elections and education primarily. A graduate of the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, she has interned at CNBC and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network. She is also a recipient of a 2021 DBEI Fellowship by Investigative Reporters & Editors. Larisa can be reached by email at larisa@haitiantimes.com or on Twitter @larisakarr.