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American Airlines Extending Elite Status for Frequent Fliers

 As the pandemic continues, American Airlines is moving to extend elite status for those in the carrier’s frequent flier program.  The move means members of American Airlines’ AAdvantage program who have elite status — gold, platinum, platinum pro or executive …

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Jamaica Gets Another New Nonstop Flight

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing what has been a full-fledged airlift boom for Jamaica in 2019, the island got another new route this weekend with the launch of Sun Country Airlines’ new service to the island. The fast-expanding carrier …

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Sunwing Launches New Jamaica Flight

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Canadian travel giant Sunwing has launched a new route to Jamaica’s tourism hub of Montego Bay. The new route is operating out of Greater Sudbury Airport in Ontario, with weekly flights on Thursdays running through …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Antigua and Barbuda is celebrating the start of peak season with a new American Airlines flight from Miami. The airline launched a second daily round-trip flight from Miami to the V.C. Bird International Airport in Antigua, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines has launched a sweeping reform of its in-flight service, this time with an emphasis on authenticity. It’s called Caribbean Cafe, and the new snack and beverage catalogue will focus on locally made products …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines is resuming its seasonal daily Caribbean flights for the upcoming tourist season, the carrier announced this week. The seasonal network will relaunch Nov. 4, 2018. That will include flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International …

 By Alexander Britell Another major carrier is adding service to Antigua and Barbuda. Delta Air Lines has announced plans to launch a new route between New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport and Antigua. The new service, which will operate …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a special touchdown for a JetBlue plane on Tuesday as a flight filled with New York Jets football players, executives, sponsors and fans arrived at Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport. The Jets-styled plane …

 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 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff One of the Turks and Caicos’ more remote properties has reopened its doors. The East Bay Resort on the island of South Caicos has reopened, a gateway to one of the more untouched corners of …

Expedia Marriott

 Global travel giant Expedia has announced a new partnership with Marriott International. The new partnership will see Expedia’s technology powering Marriott’s Vacations by Marriott platform on the hotel company’s website in the United States. The initiative has integrated Expedia’s “dynamic …

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 There’s a new flight from Europe to the Bahamas. A new Italian charter made its inaugural flight from Milan, Italy to Freeport, Grand Bahama this week. The service on Alpitour will be operating on a Boeing 767-300ER, providing direct service …

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 The regional carrier is expanding By Dana NilandCJ Contributor LIAT has announced it will launch a new, nonstop service from Barbados to Trinidad early next year. Beginning Jan. 18, LIAT will offer daily flights from the Grantley Adams Airport to Piarco …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional carrier LIAT has a new flight between Antigua and San Juan. The new service, which launched Tuesday, will operate every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The nighttime flight departs Antigua at 8:25 PM and arrives …

 Above: Gatwick Airport By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines is discontinuing its service from London’s Gatwick airport, the company announced. The move came after what it called a “detailed review of its network.” The move means the “difficult decision …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff A Caribbean Airlines flight from New York to Kingston diverted to Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday after experiencing technical difficulties, the company said in a statement. Caribbean Airlines said the flight “diverted to Fort Lauderdale International …

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Carnival Cruise Line has launched its new Fly2Fun air program, designed to provide guests with what it’s billing as maximum value, choice, and convenience when booking flights in conjunction with their cruise. The program allows guests …

 Caymanian carrier adds new plane for Grand Cayman-Cayman Brac flights By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Islands-based Cayman Airways has expanded its fleet. The carrier officially added its newest plane, a Saab 340B+, this week. The 34-seat plane will exclusively …