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St Maarten Airport Gets Ready for High Season

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The reconstruction of St Maarten’s iconic Princess Juliana International Airport is making progress, officials said this week. While the airport has been serving passengers since Oct. 10, 2017, operations will be transfefred back to the …

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Spirit Launching Two New Routes to Puerto Rico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spirit’s Caribbean expansion continues to speed up, with two new routes coming to the island of Puerto Rico. Beginning Feb. 14, the carrier will launch new daily nonstop routes from both Tampa International Airport and …

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AeroMexico Launches Punta Cana Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Mexican air carrier AeroMexico has begun operating its newest Caribbean flights, with a new nonstop route between Mexico City and the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana International Airport. The new flights will operate for the season, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Gorda’s Taddy Bay airport has officially reopened for air service. The airport had been closed since April for a safety compliance-related construction project. News of the airport’s relaunch was confirmed by British Virgin Islands …

Barbados tourism booming

 By Alexander Britell It’s an issue at too many airports across the Caribbean — long immigration lines, meaning lengthy waits for travelers after they’ve just spent hours on an airplane. And while some islands, like Aruba and Curacao, have come …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Vallarta says it has seen “no major damage” in the wake of Hurricane Willa, the destination’s Tourism Board said Thursday. Puerto Vallarta’s tourism infrastructure, including the Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport, trans-national roads, …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton We’re somewhere in the Roseau Valley, stopped on a cliffside, looking out at imposing, massive green mountains and a scattering of homes dotted on the lowlands. We’ve been spending the day winding on these …

 By the Caribbean ournal staff Air France’s Joon low-cost airline is launching a new route to the Caribbean next year, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier will be launching flights from Paris-Charles de Gaulle and St Maarten’s Princess Juliana International …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff After more than a year of significant year-over-year monthly declines, San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport saw a surge in traffic last month, according to a new report from ASUR, which operates the airport. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff You can now fly to Anguilla all day long. The island’s Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport has officially received approval to resume nighttime flights, officials at the Anguilla Air and Sea Ports Authority said this …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten is seeing more and more new flights and resumed service as the island works to recover from last year’s storms, led by a major resumption in service by American Airlines. That includes the …

 By Alexander Britell and Guy Britton One of our favorite airport lounges in the Caribbean, well, isn’t at the airport at all. And it isn’t exactly a lounge either. But that’s what makes this tiny beach shack on Tortola’s Trellis …

Cancun International Airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A seeing some flattening in international traffic in recent months, the Mexican Caribbean’s major air hub is seeing a rebound. Cancun International Airport reported 2.198 million passengers in August, a 5.6 percent increase compared to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport is getting closer to officially unveiling its highly-anticipated new arrivals terminal. The new terminal at Cheddi Jagan is slated to be completed in December, according to a government statement. Airport …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another major airport project could be coming to the U.S. Virgin Islands. Less than two months after the initial designs were revealed on St Thomas’ $230 million airport transformation project, the island of St Croix …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The world’s shortest commercial runway is getting a facelift. The Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport on the Dutch Caribbean island of Saba is closing from Sept. 10 to Oct. 9 for a renovation to the world-famous …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas is seeing very strong tourism performance so far this year, according to the latest data from the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The Bahamas has seen a 10.2 percent increase in international arrivals for …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Another new cruise port in the Dominican Republic? Dominican Republic tourism officials are mulling exactly that, according to a statement from the Dominican Republic Ministry of Tourism. Officials this week broached the idea of establishing …