Air Travel


Transat Adding Flights to Roatan

There’s another new way to get to the Caribbean island of Roatan. Canadian tour operator Transat, has announced plans to add direct flights from Quebec City to Roatan beginning in December. That’s in addition to Spirit’s existing flights from Montreal […]


BVI Airways Acquires First Jet

First Jet

BVI Airways has acquired its first aircraft ahead of its planned launch of nonstop flights from Miami, the carrier announced. The company has completed the purchase and taken delivery of its first AVRO Regional Jet 100, which has a seating […]


Booking Flights to Vieques, Culebra and the VI Just Got Easier

Booking trips to some of the Caribbean’s most sought-after (and hard-to-get-to) destinations just got a lot easier. In a big boost for Caribbean air travel, JetBlue has announced the signing of a codeshare agreement with regional carrier Cape Air. That […]


Southwest Airlines’ Latest Numbers

Southwest Airlines Latest Numbers

Southwest Airlines saw a 3.6 percent year-over-year increase in traffic last month, with a total of 10.7 billion revenue passenger miles, the carrier said in its latest monthly report. Available seat miles jumped by 4.6 percent to 12.7 billion last […]

Spirit Airlines’ Newest Hires

Spirit Airlines

Fort Lauderdale-based Spirit Airlines has named two new executives to its leadership team. The airline appointed Matt Klein as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer and has named Rocky Wiggins as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. “At […]

JetBlue Launching New Route to Barbados

JetBlue Newark Barbados

JetBlue Airways is continuing its expansion in Barbados. The New York City-based carrier has announced the launch of new weekly flights between Newark Liberty International Airport and Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport. The new flights will operate during the peak […]


The Bahamas’ Major Airport Overhaul

Bahamas Airport Overhaul

The Bahamas has embarked on a major country-wide overhaul of its airports. The first phase of the program involves infrastructural projects geared toward increased capacity at thirteen of the country’s airports. “Over the last four years we have undertook a […]

St Thomas-St Croix Seaplane Flights Expanding

st thomas st croix seaplane

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 […]

American Airlines’ Latin America, Caribbean Numbers Keep Declining

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 […]

United Airlines Launches New Caribbean Routes

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 […]


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