Tim Duncan, Silver Airways, Partner to Get Displaced College Students From VI and in VI Back to Their Respective Homes

Coronavirus Published On March 19, 2020 07:14 PM
Staff Consortium | March 19, 2020 07:14:06 PM

Virgin Islands native and NBA legend, Tim Duncan, has partnered with Seaborne/Silver Airways to get displaced college students from the Virgin Islands and in the Virgin Islands back to their respective homes, a release issued today has made known.

Mr. Duncan along with Silver Airways partnered on the effort in a move to unite families during the national crisis caused by the coronavirus — the deadly pathogen that causes the Covid-19 disease — without creating another financial burden on families, the release said.

The Tim Duncan Foundation and Silver Airways on Thursday encouraged students to be certain they have not contracted COVID-19 before coming in contact with family members, particularly elders.

Eligible individuals must be active university students with a valid ID. All applications should be emailed to [email protected] with the following:

  • Students Full Name on travel Identification (passport/driver’s license)
  • Date of Birth
  • Contact MOBILE phone number and Email address.
  • Departure City & Arrival City with Travel Date
  • Emergency Contact Person Name and Contact Information (phone number and email address of
  • this person)
  • First Semester Transcript


Partnered Airlines for this one-way ticket offer will be Delta, JetBlue, and American Airlines, according to the release. If there is a travel restriction during students travel home, "re-protections will be done to get student home," according to the release.

The release said due to the high volume of inquiries anticipated, the booking process will only be done via email. Send all inquiries to the Sun Stroke email address listed above.

Travel dates are based on availability and the discretion of Seaborne/Silver and its airline partners. Interested persons should be prepared to travel at any time the next business day. However allow 24-48 hours for reservations to be made. Offer valid only for Virgin Islanders and university students in the Virgin Islands.

Flights will be booked on Jet Blue, Delta and American Airlines. Flights will be booked based on availability and students will not be able to choose the carrier of choice.

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