caribbean airlines

Caribbean Airlines Grounds Flights After Pilots Call in Sick

 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. …

New CEO at Caribbean Airlines

 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 …

Guyana Holds Talks With Caribbean Airlines Executives

 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 …

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 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada inaugurated its first regularly-scheduled direct flights to Canada this week, a “history-making” occasion for the country, according to Tourism Minister Peter David. The flight originates in Port of Spain, but is a direct connection …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines has added a new ATR turbo aircraft to its Grenada route, with the first flight last week from Port of Spain. The 68-seater is part of a new fleet of planes introduced by …

 Cheddi Jagan Airport officials said all systems were in place after the crash of Caribbean Airlines Flight BW 523 on July 30. Caribbean Airlines representatives are currently in Georgetown, along with officials from the United States’ National Transportation Safety Board. …

 Above: Minister of Agriculture Robert Persaud (GIS Photo) The recent crash of a Caribbean Airlines flight at Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airpot could disrupt the Guyana Ministry of Agriculture’s plan to increase the size of its agriculture exports shipped by …

 Above: Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar (Photo: TIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar led a team to Guyana Saturday to look at the Caribbean Airlines flight that crashed at Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport Saturday …

 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, …

 Jamaican Transport Minister Michael Henry is meeting with his counterpart from Barbados today to discuss a growing row between the three countries over REDjet’s application to fly into Jamaica. The meeting follows two significant events in the Caribbean airline market …

 Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding (JIS Photo) Following the controversial treatment of a Jamaican national at Grantley Adams Airport in Barbados, Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding questioned the alleged detention of a Caribbean Airlines plane in Barbados. “What I am …

 Air Jamaica and Caribbean Airlines have formally merged, with the Jamaican and Trinidadian airlines agreeing to create a “larger product which will build capacity and critical mass,” according to Audley Shaw, Jamaica’s Minister of Finance. “It will also allow for …