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Delta Is Adding More Capacity to Puerto Rico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Citing increased holiday travel to the island, Delta Air Lines is adding more capacity to San Juan for the peak winter season. The airline said it was upsizing two of the aircraft types used to …

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Air France Has a New CEO

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air France has named a new chief executive officer: Anne Rigail. Rigail, who had been serving as executive vice president – customer at Air France, will replace Benjamin Smith, who was appointed acting CEO of …

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Antigua to Star on Bravo’s Married to Medicine

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Antigua and Barbuda is set for a star turn as the destination in a three-episode run of the BRAVO television series “Married to Medicine.” The show chronicles the lives of seven women in the Atlanta medical …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to get to the French Caribbean. French national carrier Air France launches a new nonstop route between Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson International Airport and the French Caribbean department of Guadeloupe on Tuesday. …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Seaborne Airlines has begun its new schedule for service from San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport in Puerto Rico to Anguilla’s Clayton J. Lloyd International Airport. As of November 5, the airline is operating the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines is readying to launch the newest nonstop flight service to the island of St Kitts. The carrier will be operating a new weekly flight out of New York’s John F Kennedy Airport on …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta is ramping up its flight service to Puerto Rico as the island recovers from the damage caused by Hurricane Maria, the carrier said this weekend. Delta is now operating three roundtrip flights to San …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a significant boost for the hard-hit island of St Thomas, the Cyril E. King Airport is set to reopen on Thursday for commercial flights. The announcement was made by US Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The government of the U.S. Virgin Islands is extending its gratitude to its cruise and airline partners for their Hurricane Irma relief efforts, the territory announced in a statement. Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty thanked the …

 There’s a significant new gateway to the French Caribbean, and it’s from a surprising source. The busiest airport in the United States, the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, is getting new nonstop flights to Guadeloupe on Europe’s Air France. Beginning Nov. 21, the …

 Above: the Tcherassi hotel in Cartagena on the Caribbean coast of Colombia By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta is expanding in the Caribbean region — into one of the region’s booming tourism destinations. The carrier announced Monday that it would …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines is making a concerted expansion push in the Caribbean, and Grenada is the latest beneficiary. Delta will be launching a new weekly service between Atlanta and Grenada this summer, …

 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines is ramping up its service to Barbados. The carrier officially launched new nonstop flights to the island last week from both New York and Atlanta. The flights will operate …

 Above: Bonaire (Caribbean Journal photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines has officially launched its new weekly Friday flight from Atlanta to Bonaire. The first new flight arrived at Bonaire’s Flamingo International Airport on Friday. Above: the first new …

 Above: a Delta plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Airlines will be adding new flights to the United States Virgin Islands from both Atlanta and New York beginning next month. The new service to St Thomas will begin Dec. …

 Above: Agriculture Minister Roger Clarke, Senator Norman Grant and Edgar Munn (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican-born Edgar Munn leads Blue Mountain Inc., an Atlanta-based coffee company delivering Jamaica’s Blue Mountain beans. The Georgia company, which ships its …