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Delta, LATAM Sign “Trans-American Joint Venture”

 Delta Air Lines and LATAM have signed a “trans-American Joint Venture Agreement,” the two sides said Thursday.  The move will combine the two carriers’ route networks between North and South America.  “Late last year, we set out to build the …

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Frontier Airlines to Implement Temperature Checks for Passengers

 Frontier Airlines said it would begin implementing temperature screenings for all passengers and team members beginning June 1.  The checks will be performed prior to boarding flights; anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher will be denied …

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Caribbean Airlines: Social Distancing “In Place”

 Trinidad-based airline Caribbean Airlines says it putting a major focus on social distancing and sanitization.  The carrier, which is still running service within Trinidad and Tobago, said social distancing practices were “in place” on its domestic operations.  Once international service …

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 Continuing a new trend in the aviation industry, American Airlines has announced that it will be requiring all flyers to wear face coverings or masks on their flights.  The move will take effect on May 11, according to a statement …

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 Leading South American carrier LATAM has reduced its operations by 95 percent this month, the company told Caribbean Journal.  The move comes in light of border closures and lower demand amid the coronavirus pandemic.  “Measures will be evaluated on an …

azul avianca agreement

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a potentially important move for the wider Caribbean travel industry, Brazil’s Azul and Colombia’s Avianca have signed an interline agreement. The move by the two major Latin American carriers means the companies are now …

westjet sold

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canada-based leisure carrier WestJet Airlines is being sold. The company has entered into an agreement that provides for its acquisition by the Onex Corporation, a private equity firm. The transaction value is approximately $5 billion, …

St Thomas Spirit flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fast-growing low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is expanding again in the Caribbean Basin, with another new route to Colombia. The carrier has revealed plans to launch new flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to the city …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is resuming its seasonal daily Caribbean flights for the upcoming tourist season, the carrier announced this week. The seasonal network will relaunch Nov. 4, 2018. That will include flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International …

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 Southwest Airlines traffic saw continued growth in April, according to the company’s latest data release. The company flew 10.4 billion revenue passenger miles in April, a 4.7 percent increase compared to April 2015, when the carrier flew 9.9 billion revenue …

 The carrier shows growth By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Southwest Airlines reported passenger increases in its fourth quarter and total year preliminary traffic statistics. The airline flew 10 billion revenue passenger miles in December 2015, an increase of 8.6 percent from …

 American Airlines Group had a relatively strong year overall in 2015, with one glaring exception: Latin America and the Caribbean. The region was the airline’s weakest link in 2015, with a 2.8 percent drop in revenue passenger miles to the …

 There’s a new way to get to Antigua. Regional air carrier Seaborne has officially launched service to its newest destination, Antigua. The carrier began its San Juan-Antigua service this week on a 34-seat Saab 340 aircraft. It becomes the fourth …

 Germany has a new gateway to the Caribbean Basin. Copa Airlines and Lufthansa have signed a codeshare agreement for Copa flights to regional destinations, the two companies announced. Copa flights in the current winter schedule from Miami to Panama are …

 Panama-based air carrier Copa Airlines has officially begun service between Panama and Belize. The airline’s first flight from Panama to Belize arrived on Tuesday carrying 92 passengers. Belize becomes Copa’s seventh destination in Central America. “For COPA Airlines this is …

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 Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin recently held a working meeting with officials from Panama-based Copa Airlines. The meeting this week focused on the potential increase of flights between Haiti and Panama and on the proposed creation of tourism packages in …

 Copa Airlines has taken delivery of its 100th airplane, the Panama-based carrier announced. The Boeing 737-800 is being leased from SMBC Aviation Capital. “We are proud to celebrate this historic achievement for our company and for the country – a …