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A Must-Visit Aviation Conference in St Maarten

 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 …

A New Caribbean Airlift Alliance

 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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Top Caribbean Aviation Conference Heads to Bahamas

 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 …

dominica aviation

 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 …

 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 …

 What kind of regional air transport system does the Caribbean want? By Kareem YardeOp-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, Antigua …

 Regional carrier showing positive signs By Dana NilandCJ 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 has …

 Above: a Bahamasair plane By Dana NilandCJ 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 the …

 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. …