aviation

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. …

InselAir Launching New Service From Aruba to Santo Domingo

 Above: Santo Domingo (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff InselAir is launching new service to the Dominican Republic. The carrier announced Wednesday that it would begin operating two flights per week from Aruba to Santo Domingo beginning July 1. …

Climate Change and Caribbean Aviation

 By George Nicholson and Rachael RobinsonOp-Ed Contributors Climate change currently affects the entire globe. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, this global phenomenon “refers to any change in climate over time, whether due to natural variability or as …

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 By Steven KeatsCJ Contributor Many people recognize the name of the founder of Pan American Airways, Juan Trippe. But another name, Basel (BL) Rowe is known by very few — yet he is responsible for providing the germinating seed for …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Barbados is the only Caribbean destination (and one of only four countries) to have had regular Concorde service from London. Although the planes were decommissioned in 2003, one of the supersonic British Airways jets has …

 Above: BlueSky could be the next regional carrier in the Caribbean By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new Caribbean airline in development. It’s called BlueSky Airlines, and it’s based in the Cayman Islands. The plan is to fly to …

 Above: a Tradewind plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Air carrier Tradewind Aviation is launching new nonstop flights between the islands of Nevis and St Barth. The flights, which will launch March 11, will operate weekly on Wednesdays going forward. …

 Above: a LIAT plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional airline LIAT will be reducing its fuel surcharge on tickets, the company announced. Beginning Jan. 15, the fuel surcharge will be reduced by 50 percent for all new bookings, CEO …

 Above: an Air Canada plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada saw a 5.7 percent increase in traffic to Latin America and the Caribbean last year, according to newly-released company data. The company totaled 5.14 billion revenue passenger miles …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Atlantic is set to launch service from London Gatwick Airport to the Caribbean island of Tobago. The service will launch beginning in March, and will operate as an additional sector …

 Above: an InterJet plane American Airlines has signed a codeshare agreement with Mexican air carrier Interjet, the company announced. The agreement paves the way for new services to a number of destinations in Mexico. American will codeshare on Interjet flights …

 Above: an Eastern Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff A legendary aviation brand is back. Eastern Airlines, once a global brand and the pride of Miami’s airport, has returned with a new look and new management after more than …

 Above: Paradise Island (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff United Airlines has begun new nonstop flights from Houston’s George Bush International Airport to Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport. The new flights will be operated on United Express via SkyWest …

 Above: an Avianca plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Avianca is continuing its fleet expansion plan. The Colombia-based carrier took delivery of 10 new planes in the July-September quarter, the company announced. The refleeting included the phasing out of two …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Germany’s Condor Airlines has officially begun its new weekly service from Frankfurt to the islands of Grenada and Cuba. The Cuba service includes a new weekly flight from Cologne to the …

 Above: Coconut Bay in St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has officially begun its new direct service from Boston to several destinations in the Caribbean. On Saturday, the carrier launched new weekly service from Boston to Puerto Plata …

 Above: a Southwest Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines reported a profit in the third quarter, the air carrier announced this week. Third quarter net income, excluding special items, was $382 million, the company said, up from …

 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 …