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Puerto Rico Air Traffic Keeps Sizzling 

 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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A Fourth International Airport in Jamaica? 

 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 …

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TSA PreCheck Debuts in Nassau, The Bahamas 

 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 …

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 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 …

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 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 …

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 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, …

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 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 …

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 The Caribbean island of Statia has officially opened its brand-new airport terminal.  The relaunch of the Dutch Caribbean island’s F.D. Roosevelt Airport comes as the island is set to reopen its borders to tourists on Aug. 2.  Interestingly, the airport …

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 There’s a new Wyndham resort in Curaçao, Caribbean Journal has learned. Wyndham has continued its Caribbean expansion with the addition of the Kunuku Aqua resort, which has been rebranded as the Kunuku Aqua Resort, Trademark Collection by Wyndham.  The family-friendly …

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 The Caribbean region’s fastest-growing airport is getting another new route this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In July, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines will launch new flights from New Orleans to Cancun.  The flights will be operating four times each week, …

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