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St Thomas-St Croix Seaplane Flights Expanding

 Puerto Rico-based Seaborne Airlines is expanding its St Thomas-St Croix seaplane flights, the company announced. The expanded service will mean that customers will be able to fly as early as 6:40 AM from St Croix to St Thomas and as …

WestJet Growth Continues

 Canadian airline WestJet is showing continued traffic growth. The carrier reported 2.07 billion revenue passenger miles in March, a 7.4 percent increase compared to the same month in 2015, according to the company’s latest data. WestJet also reported a 1.9 …

JetBlue’s Latest Caribbean Expansion

 By Alexander Britell JetBlue isn’t just expanding across the Caribbean — it’s changing the Caribbean aviation experience, too. In its latest move, the carrier announced the expansion of its Mint service to two new destinations. JetBlue will be launching seasonal …

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 American Airlines Group seems to be having trouble in the Latin America and Caribbean region. The major air carrier’s latest numbers show a continued decline in revenue passenger miles to the region, with a 3.3 percent decline in January compared …

 As carriers like JetBlue and American Airlines compete to expand in the Caribbean, another carrier is stepping up its game. United Airlines has completed the launch of several new routes to the Caribbean. Late last month, the carrier launched its …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The US and Mexico have signed a landmark aviation agreement, and one major carrier to the Caribbean is praising the deal. JetBlue Airways says it is applauding the United States Department of Transportation on its recent announcement …

 JetBlue is continuing its Caribbean growth with an expansion in Puerto Rico. The carrier is adding a new route between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Rafael Hernandez Airport in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. JetBlue already serves the destination from New York …

 InterCaribbean Airways is launching new service to both Santo Domingo and Tortola out of Antigua’s recently-redeveloped VC Bird International Airport. The new flights, which begin Thursday, are the latest expansion for the Turks and Caicos-based air carrier. Flights will operate …

 After less than a month, travelers to the Caribbean have spoken. And so JetBlue is expanding its Mint premium cabin offering in the Caribbean. The New York City-based carrier announced that it would be offering the Mint premium service on …

Emirates Etihad Guyana

 Will some of the world’s best airlines soon come to Guyana? That’s the hope, at least, following the signing of an air services agreement by Guyana and the United Arab Emirates. The agreement was signed this week in Montreal, Canada, …

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 The regional carrier is expanding By Dana NilandCJ Contributor LIAT has announced it will launch a new, nonstop service from Barbados to Trinidad early next year. Beginning Jan. 18, LIAT will offer daily flights from the Grantley Adams Airport to Piarco …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada is reiterating its commitment to Caribbean growth. Speaking at Caribbean Week Canada this week, Air Canada’s director of sales for Eastern Canada, Steve Goodfellow, said the carrier was “extremely proud and dedicated tot …

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 A new Saab 340B+ joins the fleet By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Airways has officially christened its newest plane, a Saab 340B+ aircraft. The plane made its debut at Cayman Brac’s Charles Kirkconnell International Airport. The 34-seat plane will …

 New flights hit the market By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has officially begun selling its new flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport. JetBlue will be launching the service April 28, 2016. The route was first …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s about to get a whole lot easier to fly to one Caribbean island. As the Caribbean tourist season ramps into high gear, Martinique is readying for a significant boost in air traffic. The French Caribbean department will …

 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Colombia-based Avianca is planning to introduce twice-weekly nonstop flights between Bogotá and Barbados. The new flights, which begin Dec. 2, will operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays between El Dorado International Airport and the Grantley Adams …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines CEO Michael DiLollo has resigned, the Trinidad-based carrier announced on Thursday. DiLollo’s resignation was due to “personal reasons,” the company said in a statement. “This has received the approval of the board of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional carrier LIAT has a new flight between Antigua and San Juan. The new service, which launched Tuesday, will operate every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The nighttime flight departs Antigua at 8:25 PM and arrives …