Air Travel

LIAT’s Newest Hire

 New hire at regional airline By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional air carrier LIAT has named Captain Arthur Senhouse its new Director, Flight Operations. The appointment, which took effect Sept. 1, includes responsibility for “all aspects of the airline’s flight …

LIAT Returning to Dominica

 Regional carrier relaunches flights By Dana NilandCJ Contributor LIAT will resume flights to and from Dominica’s Douglas-Charles Airport beginning Friday, September 18, the airline said in a statement. LIAT was forced to suspend its services to Dominica on August 27 …

How to Head to Nevis in Style

 A new partnership By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Four Seasons Resort Nevis has launched a new strategic partnership with YU Lounge, offering guests the option to bookend their stay with a private, personalized arrival and departure experience at Robert L Bradshaw …

LATEST NEWS

 Improvement returns By the Caribbean Journal staff After months of decline, American Airlines Group reported positive growth in revenue passenger miles to Latin America and the Caribbean last month. The carrier reported 2.773 billion revenue passenger miles, up 0.2 percent …

 New flights to Central America By the Caribbean Journal staff British Airways is adding flights to Costa Rica. The carrier announced plans to launch nonstop flights between London Gatwick and San Jose, Costa Rica beginning May 4, 2016. The flights …

 A new destination By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Caribbean carrier InselAir is launching another new destination: Ecuador. The carrier will be launching nonstop flights from Aruba to Quito, beginning Oct. 29. The three-hour flights will operate on Thursdays and …

 A shift at regional carrier By Dana NilandCJ Contributor LIAT has launched its new winter schedule, which will come into effect on September 15. The airline has moved up the launch of its winter schedule due to the acceleration in …

 YOU MIGHT pass by it on the way home, or rush by on your way to the beach after arrival. But hidden in plain sight at Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts International is a rather good coffee bar called the Brew Hut. …

 More flights to caribbean hub By the Caribbean Journal staff Air France is expanding its flights to St Maarten, the company announced this week. The new service will mean an additional flight on Saturdays between Paris and SXM Airport, increasing …

 A Seaborne plane By Dana Niland – CJ Contributor Regional air carrier Seaborne Airlines is chipping in to help relief efforts in storm-struck Dominica. Seaborne Airlines and its partners are collaborating to send essential supplies to Dominica in the aftermath …

 Where to spend your time at SJU By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor I love San Juan. Its airport? Not so much. Luis Munoz Marin International has been around since 1955, and it shows, with dated décor, low ceilings, and a …

 New flights from San Juan By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Seaborne Airlines has announced the planned launch of nonstop service between its hub in San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport and Antigua and Barbuda’s newly-inaugurated VC Bird International Airport. The …

 A big step for the Canadian carrier By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet has taken delivery of the first of four new Boeing 767-300 extended range aircraft, the company announced. The new planes will allow the airline to begin serving …

 Storm downgraded By the Caribbean Journal staff The storm known as Danny was set to make landfall in the Caribbean early Monday, after being downgraded first from a Hurricane, then to a Tropical Storm and finally, early Monday, to a Tropical …

 Landing on the world’s shortest commercial runway By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor “It’s gonna be rough!” the Winair clerk warns me when I tell him that this will be my first time flying into Saba. I’ve just arrived from …

 A big new airport for the region By Alexander Britell It isn’t just a major new airport for Antigua and Barbuda. It’s a major new airport for the wider Caribbean region. Antigua and Barbuda is slated to open the brand-new VC …

 Expansion in Colombia By the Caribbean Journal staff InselAir is expanding its operations in Colombia, the company announced. The new service includes two new flights per week between Aruba and Medellin, Colombia. The flights will operate on Mondays and Thursdays. …

 Regional carrier showing positive signs By Dana NilandCJ Contributor LIAT has announced “strong” network performance in terms of passenger numbers, revenue, and yield for July 2015, its most profitable month in recent years, according to the company. The airline has …