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Caribbean Aviation Is Critical. That’s Why It Needs to Get Better.

 The importance of air transport for the Caribbean is self-evident. As a result, many efforts and funds have been directed towards attempts to improve the Caribbean’s air transport competitiveness. A 2018 CDB working paper on regional air connectivity titled ‘Air …

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St Maarten Set for Major Caribbean Aviation Conference 

 The Caribbean’s preeminent aviation conference is returning to St Maarten next week.  The sixth annual edition of the Caribavia Summit and Retreat will be hosted at the Simpson Bay Resort in St Maarten from June 14-16.  The gathering brings together …

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US Virgin Islands Working to Maintain “Vital Aerial Links”

 US Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte is working with the destination’s aviation partners to maintain “vital aerial links,” following the implementation of a one-month pause of leisure tourism.  Even though the territory is currently in a “stay-at-home” phase, airlift …

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 The Bahamas has begun the phased reopening of its tourism industry, officially reopening its borders for international boaters, yachters and private aviation.  A COVID-19 RT-PRC negative swab test is required for entry, and must be presented upon arrival.  Results need …

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 By Alexander Britell It’s one of the most sought-after corners of the Caribbean — that famous triangle of Caribbean hotspots: St Maarten, St Barth and Anguilla. And just two years after Hurricane Irma, the trio of destinations is in the midst …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Caribbean’s leading aviation conference is back again for a fourth edition. This year’s Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference will be held from June 11-13 in St Maarten. “Over the past four years the Meetup has been …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a significant boost for advocates of an improved Caribbean aviation sector, a new group has been formed to spearhead efforts at regional change. It’s called the Caribbean Airlift Alliance, and it’s a group of …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s leading aviation conference is back again, this time in The Bahamas. The Caribbean Aviation Meetup, a high-level conference on regional aviation issues, will be held at the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island June …

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 By Alexander Britell There’s a new power player in Caribbean aviation. Fort Lauderdale-based airline Silver Airways has acquired San Juan-based Caribbean regional airline Seaborne Airlines in what could be a transformative move for the region’s air sector. Silver has closed …

Caribbean Air Transport

 By By Cdr. Bud SlabbaertOp-Ed Contributor What the Caribbean needs is so simple: rapid, reliable mobility at reasonable rates. What makes it so difficult? It is almost as short and simple to explain. There are two players; the aviation industry …

 By Kareem Yarde St. Maarten recently became the region’s command centre for solutions pertaining to the Caribbean’s air transport and tourism woes at the Caribbean Aviation Meetup 2017, which saw the coalescence of Air Transport and Tourism Practitioners around a …

 The Bahamas and the United States have reached a “landmark and historic agreement” which will exempt Bahamian aircraft operators from payment of overflight flees to the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie announced. “Under international laws and …

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 A landmark Caribbean aviation forum is coming to Dominica. The first-ever Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference is coming to Dominica June 14-16. The meetup will focus on discussions on changes for improved airlift in the Caribbean region and the aviation sector’s …

 By Kareem YardeCJ Contributor Firstly, congratulations to the CHAMPION teams- ‘WI’ under 19s, ‘WI’ women’s and ‘WI’ men’s. Like many West Indians, on Sunday, I too was glued to the television, gripped with suspense and anticipation as ‘WI’ secured our …

 By Simons ChaseCuba Journal HAITI — On a bright February morning amid a mild westerly breeze, a newly painted plane sticks out like a fresh blade of grass as it parks and prepares to load passengers on the tarmac of …

 Canadian carrier WestJet showed a decline in revenue passenger miles last month, according to the company’s monthly report. The carrier posted 1.612 revenue passenger miles in November, down 2.7 percent from 1.656 billion revenue passenger miles in November 2014. Load …

 An aviation geek’s dream By the Caribbean Journal staff Are you an Aviation Geek? Do you love the Caribbean? Then private jet booking firm PrivateFly may have the perfect Caribbean trip for you. The company has announced a new trip …

 By Kareem YardeOp-Ed Contributor “Graduates, go change your world!” That was final source of ignition which honorary graduate of the University of the West Indies Cave Hill campus Dr Pamela Coke Hamilton left with this year’s graduating class of the …