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Delta to Keep Blocking Middle Seats Through April

 Delta Air Lines will continue to block middle seats through at least April 30, the carrier said this week.  That means Delta will remain the only carrier still blocking middle seats amid the pandemic.  Delta will also continue to limit …

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Aztec Airways Is Expanding

 Fort Lauderdale-based Aztec Airways, which has long been one of the leading small airlines to The Bahamas, is expanding.  The company is getting a $5 million commitment from a company called MSM AAV that will include the purchase of additional …

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Southwest Airlines Relaunching Two Routes to Montego Bay

 Southwest Airlines is planning to relaunch two daily routes to Jamaica’s tourism hub of Montego Bay early next year, Caribbean Journal has learned. The low-cost carrier will be relaunching daily flights from both Houston Hobby and Chicago Midway to Montego …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean regional airline LIAT, one of the region’s most crucial transport facilitators, says it will “continue operating across the region” despite what it called “challenges the airline is facing,” according to a statement from LIAT …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is launching three new nonstop routes from Newark to the Caribbean, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new service will be headlined by a pair of new nonstop service from Newark Liberty …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional carrier interCaribbean Airways has launched its first-ever service between Tortola, BVI and Santiago in the Dominican Republic. The new service is operating twice each week, with flights between the two destinations on Mondays and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is off to a surging start so far in 2019, according to the New York City-based carrier’s latest numbers. The company reported 3.913 billion revenue passenger miles in February, a 6 percent traffic surge …

Norwegian Growth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff European low-cost carrier Norwegian, which has been steadily expanding its Caribbean presence in recent years, is seeing a continued surge in passenger growth, according to the company’s latest data. The company carried around 3.4 million …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The St Maarten comeback continues. The latest step in the destination’s post-Irma recovery has come in the form of new airlift, with low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines plotting a return to St Maarten in May, according …

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT’s lines are about to get shorter. The regional carrier has announced the launch of online check-in, giving customers the option to complete check-in on the Internet. Importantly, the new service is only available to …

 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 …

 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 …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grand Cayman-based airline startup BlueSky has pushed back its launch date due to the recent demise of European plane lessor Eurolot, it said this week. The company said Eurolot had been contracted to supply the …

 Above: a LIAT plane By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT is launching holiday service between Antigua and Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, the carrier announced Tuesday. The flights will operate on Dec. 19, Dec. 21, Dec. 23, Dec. 28 …

 Above: a LIAT plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean air carrier LIAT has fired two pilots who “blatantly” disregarded flight instructions, the company said. In a statement released Monday morning, the company’s CEO, David Evans, confirmed that LIAT had …

 Above: the British Virgin Islands By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional air carrier BVI Airways has been sold to an undisclosed New York-based merchant bank, the company announced Thursday. The company has also named longtime aviation executive Jerry Willoughby its …