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Caribbean Airlines Launches Cuba Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad-based Caribbean Airlines has launched its first-ever flights to Cuba. The airline’s brand new service to Cuba launched on Saturday with the inaugural nonstop flight from Port of Spain. The flight was received with the …

Caribbean Airlines Resumes St Maarten Service

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean Airlines has resumed its scheduled service to St Maarten, following the reopening of the Princess Juliana Airport for commercial operations. Caribbean Airlines operates flights in/out of St Maarten from its hubs in Piarco, Trinidad and …

Caribbean Airlines Names New CEO

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago-based Caribbean Airlines has named a new Chief Executive Officer, the company announced Tuesday. The airline has named Garvin Medera as its new CEO, effective immediately. Medera comes to the company after having …

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 Caribbean Airlines is now offering rebooking fee waivers to travelers whose plans have been affected by Hurricane Irma. Travelers who have confirmed tickets for the period between Sept. 5 and Oct. 31 can now rebook without change fees. The carrier …

 Caribbean Airlines has canceled its flights on Thursday, Sept. 6 to St Maarten. The carrier has canceled its Port-of-Spain-St Maarten flight and its Kingston to St Maarten flight, due to the path of Hurricane Irma. Travelers who have booked tickets …

 Caribbean Airlines will introduce a new rate of $30 for passengers’ second checked bag, beginning May 1. All passengers’ first checked piece of luggage will continue to fly free, with maximum weight of 50 pounds allowed for each bag, in …

 How do you get to Trinidad quickly? We continue our Nonstop Flights series with a look at how to fly nonstop to the Caribbean island of Trinidad, which has seen a wave of new airlift in recent years, most recently …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines CEO Michael DiLollo has resigned, the Trinidad-based carrier announced on Thursday. DiLollo’s resignation was due to “personal reasons,” the company said in a statement. “This has received the approval of the board of …

 Above: the new office By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines has opened a new office in Liguanea in Kingston, Jamaica, the company announced. The new office represents the consolidation of its two former locations at Norman Manley International Airport …

 Above: a Caribbean Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines will be adding a series of new flights from Jan. 15 to Feb. 4, the company announced. The flights are headlined by the addition of a new daily …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Tobago House of Assembly will be forming a task force with Caribbean Airlines to regularly discuss the “airbridge” that connects Trinidad and Tobago. Tobago Secretary of Tourism Tracy Davidson-Celestine recently …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Tobago House of Assembly says it wants a “separate airline” to service the Trinidad-Tobago airbridge. THA Chief Secretary Orville London raised the issue during a 2015 budget consultation last week. …

 Above: a Caribbean Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines returned to “normal operations” this week after 47 pilots called in sick in an apparent industrial action. In a release, the company said that all disruptions from the …

 Above: a Caribbean Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad-based Caribbean Airlines grounded all of its international and domestic flights on Tuesday after a number of its pilots called in sick in what appears to be an industrial action. …

 Above: a Caribbean Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines has named Michael DiLollo as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. DiLollo succeeds former Acting CEO Robert Corbie, who resigned from the company in June 2013. He is …

 Above: a Caribbean Airlines plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana Tourism Minister Mohamed Irfaan Ali led talks last week with Caribbean Airlines’ Executive Team, in a bid to address “key and critical issues.” The discussions included issues such as …

 Above: Brian Lara By Alexander Britell PORT OF SPAIN — Hall of Fame cricketer Brian Lara has joined Caribbean Airlines as global brand ambassador, the Trinidad-based airline announced this week. Lara, a native of Trinidad’s Santa Cruz, is considered one …

 Above: a Caribbean Airlines plane (Photo: CAL) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s Airlift Committee is in talks with Caribbean Airlines on potentially servicing the Grenada-London route, according to Tourism Minister Senator George Vincent. The news comes after British Airways …