WestJet Reports Traffic Jump

By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet’s traffic is on the rise, according to the company’s latest figures. The company reported a 7.8 percent increase in revenue passenger miles in September compared to the same month in 2014, along with a […]


WestJet Takes Delivery of First Extended-Range Aircraft

A big step for the Canadian carrier By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet has taken delivery of the first of four new Boeing 767-300 extended range aircraft, the company announced. The new planes will allow the airline to begin serving […]


Delta Airlines Adding 60 New Planes

Above: a Delta 737 plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Delta is adding 60 new planes, following an aircraft acquisition deal with Boeing. The company has approved a tentative agreement for 20 Embraer E190 aircraft and 40 new 737-900ERs. The […]


Panama’s Copa Airlines Just Paid $6.6 Billion for New Planes

Above: a Boeing 737 MAX By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Caribbean Basin’s leading carriers is getting bigger. Panama-based Copa Airlines recently agreed with Boeing on the purchase of 61 new 737 MAX 8 and 9 aircraft. The […]

New Life For Eastern Airlines

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 […]

Should Boeing Build Its New 777X Plane in Puerto Rico?

Above: the Boeing 777X (Photo: Boeing) By the Caribbean Journal staff Aircraft manufacturing giant Boeing still looking for a place to build its planned 777X aircraft, and Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi is urging the island’s Governor to submit […]


Guyana's Cabinet Approves $138 Million Airport Expansion Deal with China

Above: Cheddi Jagan International Airport (Photo: GINA) The government of Guyana has announced the approval of a $138 million agreement with the state-owned China Harbour Engineering Company for the design and construction of an expansion at Cheddi Jagan International Airport. […]

Caribbean Airlines Team Heads to Guyana to Probe Runway Crash

By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines Chairman George Nicholas has led a team of senior airline officials to Guyana after a flight from Trinidad crashed on the runway at Cheddi Jagan International Airport. Flight BW 523, a Boeing 737-800, […]


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