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Frontier Set to Launch Atlanta-Bahamas Flights 

 Ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is launching its newest route to The Bahamas in just over a month.  Frontier is kicking of its first-ever flights from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Nov. 5.  The new route will operate between Atlanta and …

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Jamaica Tourism Just Had Its Best Summer Ever 

 Jamaica just had its best summer of tourism – ever.  The Caribbean island posted its best stopover visitor arrivals figures and highest foreign exchange earnings for any summer in the history of the country.  The island has eclipsed what had been …

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Cancun Tourism Stays Sizzling 

 Tourism in Cancun continues to grow at a rapid pace, according to the latest data from the Cancun International Airport.  And it’s far exceeding even the record-breaking levels the destination saw in 2019.  An analysis of passenger traffic data showed …

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 Tourism is sizzling in Cancun, and the trend is being borne out in the traffic numbers at Cancun International Airport.  Cancun’s air hub reported passenger traffic of 2.876 million in July, representing a 19.9 percent jump over the same month …

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 The Caribbean’s fastest-growing carrier has added another daily route to the region, this time to the island of Puerto Rico.  This week, Frontier Airlines kicked off new daily nonstop service from Tampa, Fla. to San Juan, Puerto Rico, another new …

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 Puerto Rico continues to see record-breaking air traffic numbers.  The island’s primary airport, Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, reported passenger traffic of just under 944,000 in May, representing a 21.6 percent jump compared to the same month in 2019, before …

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 Jamaica is considering developing a fourth International airport in the country, according to Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness.  The country’s government intends to pursue the Vernamfield Aerodrome as a fit for a potential international airport.  Vernamfield is located Clarendon on …

nassau precheck

 For the first time ever, travelers at an international airport will have access to TSA PreCheck. TSA PreCheck, the US program that lets eligible low-risk travelers enjoy expedited security screening at airports, has officially debuted at Lynden Pindling International Airport …

cancun tourism sizzling

 Cancun matched its pre-pandemic air passenger traffic in January, according to parent company ASUR.  Cancun International Airport reported total passenger traffic of just under 2.192 million in January, up 0.2 percent over January 2019.  That also represented a 70 percent …

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 Buoyed by a summer surge the likes of which it had never seen, Puerto Rico’s primary airport surpassed its 2019 passenger levels last year.  According to data from Mexico-based ASUR, which manages the island’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, passenger …

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 Tourism to Cancun continues to surpass pre-pandemic levels, according to new data from ASUR, which manages Cancun International Airport.  The Mexican Caribbean hub reported passenger traffic of 2.041 million in November, representing a 9.2 percent increase over the same period …

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 For the first time since the onset of the pandemic, Virgin Gorda Airport is open for flights.  The first flight to touch down in Virgin Gorda since March 2020 was a flight on luxury airline Tradewind Aviation.  Tradewind VP David …

saint lucia westjet

 Canadian carrier WestJet has officially returned to the Eastern Caribbean island of Saint Lucia.  The leisure airline relaunched service between Toronto and Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport this weekend.  It marks the return of a third international carrier to the …

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 United Airlines is adding a new route to Nassau, The Bahamas this winter, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The new nonstop route will operate once weekly between Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport.  The new route will …

Cancun British Airways

 Cancun International Airport continues to see a strong rebound, according to the latest numbers from operator ASUR.  The airport reported passenger traffic of 2.061 million in August, just 4.9 percent below the same total in 2019.  It did represent a …

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 Visitor traffic continues to surge to the island of Puerto Rico.  The island’s primary airport, Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, reported just under 1.19 million passengers in July — a 207 percent improvement over the same month in 2020.  More importantly, …

caribbean problem air tax

 It’s been an issue in the Caribbean for years: air taxes.  But now, the tide seems to be turning, with the recent news that the Caribbean Community would be launching a review of taxes and fees on airline tickets in …

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 Tourism keeps growing in Puerto Rico, according to the newest data from the island’s primary airport. San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport reported 1,009,754 passengers handled in June, which eclipsed the island’s 2019 totals for June. Indeed, that represented …