A Major New U.S.-Bahamas Aviation Agreement

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 […]


Dominica to Host Major Forum on Caribbean Aviation

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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 […]

Cricket and Air Transport in the Caribbean

By Kareem Yarde CJ 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 […]

From Haiti to Cuba, One CEO's Big Plans For Caribbean Aviation

By Simons Chase Cuba 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 […]

WestJet Shows Slight Decline in Traffic

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 […]

How to Land in St Maarten, St Barth and Saba in One Caribbean Trip

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 […]

Developing Air Routes in the Caribbean

By Kareem Yarde Op-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 […]

WestJet’s Newest Hire

A new EVP By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian carrier WestJet has named a new executive vice president, the company announced. The company has appointed Harry Taylor to the position of executive vice president, finance and chief financial officer. The […]

This is the Biggest Question Facing Caribbean Air Transport

What kind of regional air transport system does the Caribbean want? By Kareem Yarde Op-Ed Contributor It was proclaimed that the 2015 restructuring plan of regional carrier LIAT — announced by the major shareholding governments (Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, […]


LIAT Reporting “Strong” Network Performance

Regional carrier showing positive signs By Dana Niland CJ Contributor LIAT has announced “strong” network performance in terms of passenger numbers, revenue, and yield for July 2015, its most profitable month in recent years, according to the company. The airline […]

Bahamasair to Add $100M in New Planes

Above: a Bahamasair plane By Dana Niland CJ Contributor After a long period of negotiations, the government of The Bahamas has signed a $100 million contract with aviation firm ATR for the purchase of five ATR 600 model aircraft for […]

American Airlines Names Two New Vice Presidents

By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines has named a pair of new vice presidents, the carrier announced this week. Captain Kimball Stone has been named vice president, flight, while Lorne Cass has been appointed vice president, integrated operations control. […]


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