Air Travel


JetBlue Is Adding a New Route to Puerto Rico

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 […]


This Caribbean Airline Is Expanding

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By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean airline WINAIR is embarking on a major expansion push, the carrier announced this week. In its initial push, the St Maarten-based carrier has announced plans to increase frequency of flights to St Kitts, Nevis […]


Southwest Airlines’ New Cancun Flights

By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines has officially begun service from Houston to Cancun, Mexico. The service is operating twice daily between Houston’s William P Hobby Airport and Cancun. The flights are part of a wider expansion in service […]


New Flights from Cayman Brac to Cuba

A new gateway By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Airways has announced plans to launch flights between Cayman Brac and Holguin, Cuba. The flights will launch on Nov. 28, operating once weekly on Saturdays. Cayman Airways Express will provide connecting […]


American Airlines Is Closing Its Only Admirals Club in the Caribbean

By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is permanently closing its Admirals Club lounge at San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport. The lounge will permanently close “toward the end of 2015,” the carrier said in a statement. “With more […]

American Airlines: Latin America, Caribbean Traffic Rebounding

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By the Caribbean Journal staff After months of flat to negative growth in the Latin America and Caribbean region, American Airlines Group is showing signs of a serious rebound. The company reported 2.136 billion revenue passenger miles to the region […]

WestJet Reports Traffic Jump

By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet’s traffic is on the rise, according to the company’s latest figures. The company reported a 7.8 percent increase in revenue passenger miles in September compared to the same month in 2014, along with a […]


Air Canada’s Traffic Is Climbing

By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada had a very strong September, according to the company’s latest data. The Canadian carrier reported a systemwide capacity increase of 11.5 percent last month, along with a load factor of 83.6 percent. That […]

Southwest Airlines Showing Strong Growth

By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines flew 9.2 billion revenue passenger miles in September, an 11.4 percent increase over the same period in 2014, according to the company’s latest traffic statistics. Available seat miles rose 8.4 percent to 11.1 […]

Long Island’s Deadman’s Cay Airport Reopens But Terminal Still Closed

Above: Long Island By the Caribbean Journal staff The airport at Deadman’s Cay on Long Island in the Bahamas has reopened following damage from Hurricane Joaquin, the country’s Department of Civil Aviation announced. The airport is now “open and operational […]


LIAT Expanding Antigua-San Juan Flights

More service between the islands By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT is launching a new nonstop flight from Antigua San Juan, the regional airline announced. The flights will operate three times per week beginning Oct. 27. The service will depart […]

India and Barbados Sign Air Services Agreement

New pact makes travel easier By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados and India have signed an Air Services Agreement, the two sides announced. The agreement will “redound to the benefit of both Barbados and India,” according to Barbados Tourism Minister […]

This Airline is Discontinuing Its Caribbean Flights from London

Above: Gatwick Airport By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is discontinuing its service from London’s Gatwick airport, the company announced. The move came after what it called a “detailed review of its network.” The move means the “difficult decision […]


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