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American Airlines Launches Miami-Suriname Flights

 American Airlines has officially launched flights to its newest Caribbean destination: Suriname.  The carrier is the first and only U.S. carrier to offer nonstop service to the CARICOM Member State, with five flights each week from Miami to Paramaribo.  American …

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Martinique Tourism Begins to Rebound

 Martinique tourism has begun to rebound following the French Caribbean island’s reopening for tourism in June.  The island’s Aim Cesaire Airport carried 73,590 total passenger in June, up from 28,286 passengers in June 2020.  That also represented a 46.5 percent …

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American Airlines Launching Nonstop Flights to Anguilla and Dominica

 In a significant development, American Airlines has announced plans to launch new nonstop flights to a pair of Caribbean destinations: Anguilla and Dominica.  Crucially, will be the only nonstop flights from the United States to either destination, broadly opening up …

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 American Airlines is adding a new destination on the Caribbean coast of Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  This winter, the world’s largest airline will launch new nonstop flights to Chetumal, set on the eastern Yucatan peninsula on the bay of …

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 There’s another new way to fly to one of the Caribbean’s buzziest destinations: St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands. JetBlue has officially begun its newest service to St Thomas, with four flights each week from Newark Liberty International Airport …

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 Saint Lucia’s tourism sector is continuing to recover, particularly in the all-important United States market.  Indeed, the company has recovered 81 percent of the US market as compared to May 2019, according to the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority.  Since the …

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 The world’s largest airline is planing another big expansion to the Caribbean, and it’s not from one of its traditional hubs like Dallas-Fort Worth or Miami.  American Airlines has big international ambitions in Austin, Texas, with plans to launch new …

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 One of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations is once again open for tourism — including to travelers from the United States. The French Caribbean island of Martinique is open again, Caribbean Journal has confirmed. So what do American travelers need to …

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 The Bahamas has seen the beginnings of a tourism boom since easing its tourism requirements for vaccinated travelers — waiving pre-testing requirements for the fully vaccinated. And that’s in large part thanks to a wave of airlift now available to the …

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 American Airlines has launched its newest Caribbean route, with nonstop service from Dallas-Fort Worth to St Maarten.  The new flights, which launched this week, are operating every week on Saturdays.  American Airlines is operating the service on Airbus A321 aircraft, …

 American Airlines has launched a pair of new routes to the island of Saint Lucia, Caribbean Journal has learned. The flights, which officially kicked off this weekend, include new nonstop flights from both Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and New York’s …

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 The Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire is back.  American travelers can return to the island beginning next month, when both American Airlines and Delta relaunch service from the U.S. to Bonaire.  On June 5, American Airlines will be resuming weekly …

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 American Airlines is adding another new route to The Bahamas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline will be launching new service from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to Nassau, The Bahamas beginning June 5.  It’s part of a broader airlift …

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 JetBlue is adding a new route to Mexico next year, with the launch of its first-ever flights from New York to Puerto Vallarta.  The New York City-based carrier will begin operating the nonstop service in the first quarter of 2022, …

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 American Airlines is expanding its capacity with widebody aircraft on several popular Caribbean routes this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  This summer, American will be operating select flights from Miami to San Juan on Boeing 777-200 aircraft, according to a …

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 Fast-expanding low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is adding another new destination in the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier will begin operating nonstop flights from Miami to Nassau, The Bahamas starting this summer. The new route, the carrier’s latest out …

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 American Airlines has named a new Vice President of international operations, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The carrier has taped Jose Freig for the role; Freig had most recently been serving as managing director for Latin America and the Caribbean. “It …

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 American Airlines is set to add more flights to the US Virgin Islands this summer, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The world’s largest airline will be expanding its service to the territory to meet increased demand, according to USVI Tourism Commissioner …