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Delta Launching New Flights Between Los Angeles, Nicaragua

 Above: the Hotel Contempo in Managua By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines is launching new seasonal service from Los Angeles to Managua, Nicaragua. The weekly service will launch June 5. Delta already offers daily nonstop service from Atlanta …

Copa Expands Service to Brazil

 Above: a Copa plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama’s Copa Airlines is expanding service to Brazil. The carrier announced that it would be offering a daily nonstop flight between Panama City and the Brazilian city of Campinas. The new …

This Caribbean Airline is Expanding

 Above: an Insel Air plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Caribbean carrier Insel Air is on an expansion push. Beginning Dec. 15, the Curacao-based carrier will be returning Trinidad to its network, with new service between Curacao and Port …

LATEST NEWS

 Above: a Southwest Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines reported a profit in the third quarter, the air carrier announced this week. Third quarter net income, excluding special items, was $382 million, the company said, up from …

 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 …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Tobago House of Assembly will be forming a task force with Caribbean Airlines to regularly discuss the “airbridge” that connects Trinidad and Tobago. Tobago Secretary of Tourism Tracy Davidson-Celestine recently …

 Above: a Copa Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Copa Airlines has signed a letter of intent agreeing to lease three new planes, the Panama-based carrier announced this week. The company will lease three new Boeing 737-800 aircraft, it …

 Above: Curacao (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff KLM is adding new flights to Curacao, the Dutch carrier announced Monday. In addition to daily service from Amsterdam, KLM will add flights on Monday and Wednesday with a later departure …

 Above: Copa’s hub in Panama By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines is adding a new flight to Cuba, the company announced. The company will be adding twice-weekly direct flight from Panama City to Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba. Cayo …

 Above: a Southwest Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines officially launched its first-ever international service on Tuesday with flights to three Caribbean destinations out of Baltimore. The company began service from Baltimore/Washington to Aruba, Montego Bay, Jamaica …

 Above: a Seaborne Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico-based Seaborne Airlines has officially launched service between the cities of San Juan, Puerto Rico and Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. The new service began operations on April …

 Above: a Seaborne plane (Photo: Seaborne Airlines) By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional carrier Seaborne Airlines has officially launched service between San Juan and St Maarten. St Maarten is the 19th airport Seaborne now services, part of a regional expansion …

 Above: a WinAir plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional air carrier Winair is adding new round-trip connections for passengers traveling from St Maarten to the British Virgin Islands on Panamanian airline Copa. The flights will provide roundtrip connections to …

 Above: a Boeing Next Generation plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines will be launching service to Guyana, the carrier announced this week. The airline will begin twice-weekly flights between Panama City and Georgetown beginning July 11, it …

 Above: wind turbines in Bonaire (CJ Photo) What will be the big stories of 2014? What will be the major issues facing the Caribbean region? And what will be the most interesting ones? CJ has put together a list of …

 Above: a Seaborne plane By Alexander Britell MIAMI — St Croix-based regional airline Seaborne Airlines has reached a deal with the government of Puerto Rico to relocate its headquarters to San Juan. Under the deal, the government of Puerto Rico …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell Seaborne Airline is continuing its Caribbean expansion with new service from San Juan to both St Kitts and Nevis. The service will will depart daily from San Juan at 3:25 PM and …

 Above: a LIAT plane By the Caribbean Journal staff A strike by LIAT pilots led to the cancellation of at least nine LIAT routes on Tuesday, the company said. Later on Tuesday, the company said it had held discussions with …