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WestJet Shows Slight Decline in Traffic

 Canadian carrier WestJet showed a decline in revenue passenger miles last month, according to the company’s monthly report. The carrier posted 1.612 revenue passenger miles in November, down 2.7 percent from 1.656 billion revenue passenger miles in November 2014. Load …

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Air Canada Commits to Caribbean Growth

 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 …

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 …

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 Above: an Air Canada plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada saw a 5.7 percent increase in traffic to Latin America and the Caribbean last year, according to newly-released company data. The company totaled 5.14 billion revenue passenger miles …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines saw a big increase in demand for its Trinidad-Tobago “airbridge” route during the summer months, the carrier said Wednesday. The company said the airbridge experienced an “unprecedented increase in …

 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor The first issue of the lack of progress with intraregional trade and synergy in the Caribbean is obvious. The fact is that unless we are able to improve the ease of traveling throughout the region, then …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has approved an application by low-cost air carrier REDjet to service its Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago routes, according to Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Peter David. David said increasing travel opportunities for the …

 REDjet CEO Ian Burns wrote a letter to CARICOM Secretary General Lolita Applewhaite urging a new approach to Caribbean air travel. According to the letter, which appeared in the Jamaica Observer, Burns cited a 2006 World Bank report on air …