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Hilton, Waldorf Astoria Projects Coming to Cancun

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Hilton is continuing its Caribbean expansion with a pair of major new projects on the Caribbean coast of Mexico. Hilton has announced plans to open both a luxury Waldorf-Astoria and an all-inclusive Hilton in Cancun. …

A New Air Traffic Control Tower in Montego Bay

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The new air traffic control tower at Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport will become fully operational next month, according to the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority. “Our team in Montego Bay is ready to move over. …

Spirit Increasing St Thomas Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spirit Airlines is expanding its service to St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. The carrier is planning to increase its service to four flights per week in February 2018, according to US Virgin Islands …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun International Airport continues to see surging growth, according to the latest data from Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, which manages the airport. Cancun reported 1.85 million passengers in November, an 8.5 percent increase over the …

 Above: the Baoase Luxury Resort in Curaçao. By the Caribbean Journal staff Air carrier JetBlue is increasing its service to the Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier will be adding a fourth weekly flight between New …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It may just be the most unique road race in the Caribbean. It’s called Run the Runway, and this Curaçao road race actually takes place on the runway at the Hato International Airport in the. …

 By Alexander Britell CURACAO — One of the Caribbean’s most forward-thinking airports has debuted another new route. Curaçao’s Hato International Airport officially welcomed a new nonstop route from Port-au-Prince, Haiti to Curaçao on Tuesday, complete with a water cannon salute. …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sunwing Airlines has launched its first-ever flights between Montreal, Canada and Antigua. The first Sunwing flight was welcomed by a water cannon salute at Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport on Sunday. Sunwing is operating the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff MBJ Airports Limited, the operator of Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport, has broken ground on a new $12 million USD project aimed at rehabilitating the airport’s taxiways. The project will include the removal and reconstruction …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Cancun International Airport continues to see surging passenger growth, according to the latest numbers from Mexican parent company Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste. Cancun’s airport reported 627,542 passengers in October, up from 563,824 passengers in October …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair is launching new nonstop flights from Houston to the Bahamas. The carrier will be launching the flights from Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Nassau on Nov. 16. The flights will …

Winair

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional Caribbean airline Winair has announced plans to resume operations to a host of destinations in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The company will be resuming flights in partnership with Air Antilles to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A major golf tournament is coming back to Curaçao this weekend. The Aviation Golf Classic, presented by Curaçao Airport Partners, is being held at the island’s landmark Old Quarry Golf Course Oct. 20-21. The tournament benefits …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean Airlines has resumed its scheduled service to St Maarten, following the reopening of the Princess Juliana Airport for commercial operations. Caribbean Airlines operates flights in/out of St Maarten from its hubs in Piarco, Trinidad and …

 By Alexander Britell St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport, one of the Caribbean’s most important air hubs, has reopened for commercial operations. It’s a quick turnaround for an airport whose destruction was one of the most powerful symbols of the …

 Above: recovery work at the famous Cow Wreck beach bar  By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands’ recovery continues in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Two of the destination’s airports have recently resumed commercial operations: Virgin …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In the wake of Hurricane Irma, the island of Anguilla has announced new plans that would significantly expand its existing airport. The plan unveiled by Anguilla Chief Minister Victor Banks would expand the airport’s runway …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Croix, which was hit hard by Hurricane Maria, has taken a major step forward with the reopening of its Henry E. Rohlsen Airport for commercial flights. The airport officially reopened on Thursday morning, with …