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InselAir Begins New Aruba-Brazil Flights

 Above: an InselAir plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Dutch Caribbean air carrier InselAir has officially launched service between Aruba and the Brazilian city of Manaus. The three-hour InselAir flight to the city arrived in Brazil carrying 80 passengers. “By …

Cayman Taps Firm for Airport Terminal Expansion Project

 Above: Owen Roberts International Airport By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands has tapped a Jacksonville, Fla.-based firm to provide design and construction consultancy services for the planned expansion of Owen Roberts International Airport. The RS&H won the bid …

American Airlines’ Latin America, Caribbean Traffic Declined Last Month

 Above: an American airlines plane (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a rough month for American Airlines in December in the Latin America and Caribbean region, with revenue passenger miles dropping by 6.2 percent year over year. …

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 Above: a Southwest Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is ramping up its Caribbean operations from a major US source market: Houston. The company announced this week that it had filed applications with the US Department of …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines officially launched its new daily service from Miami to Grenada on Tuesday. The Miami-Grenada flights depart Miami at 5:17 PM arriving in Grenada at 9:45 PM, while the Grenada-Miami …

 Above: an Airbus plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Latin America and the Caribbean will need 2,294 new passenger and freighter aircraft by the year 2033, according to Airbus’ latest global market forecast. That number would include 1,784 single-aisle, 481 …

 Above: Cartagena By Alexander Britell JetBlue has officially launched its new service from Fort Lauderdale to Cartagena on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. The first JetBlue flight from Fort Lauderdale to Cartagena touched down in the Caribbean city just before 7 PM. …

 Above: a LIAT plane By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT is expanding its service between Barbados and Guyana’s Ogle International Airport. Beginning Dec. 1, 2014, LIAT will be adding three additional flights per week between Barbados and Ogle, for a …

 Above: Cap-Est in Martinique (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell MIAMI — American Airlines is significantly boosting its service to the island of Martinique. Less than two years after the carrier first launched a single Saturday direct flight to the French …

 Sunwing Vacations will soon be launching weekly direct flights from Ottawa to St Maarten, the carrier announced. The nonstop Monday service will officially launch Dec. 15, the company said. The Toronto-based carrier operates flights across Mexico and the Caribbean, and …

 Above: Nassau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta Air Lines will be starting weekly seasonal service from Minneapolis to both Montego Bay, Jamaica and Nassau in the Bahamas starting in January, the carrier announced. The flights will be …

 Above: a British Airways plane By the Caribbean Journal staff British Airways will be ramping up service to Antigua in the summer of 2015, Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister Asot Michael announced this week. The expansion will include an additional …

 Above: Costa Rica By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is planning to launch its first-ever flights to Costa Rica, the carrier announced. The company has filed an application with the US Department of Transportation in that regard, it said. …

 Above: Cancun By the Caribbean Journal staff Avianca is ramping up its service to Cancun, the Colombia-based carrier announced. The company began a new daily nonstop flight from Bogota to Cancun on Aug. 15, meaning it now operates two daily …

 Above: an Air Canada plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada has named executive vice president and COO Benjamin Smith to the position of president, passenger airlines, the company announced this week. The announcement was made by Air Canada …