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Caribbean Airline LIAT Extends Flight Pause to May 31

 Caribbean regional airline LIAT has extended its the suspension of its passenger services through the end of May.  The airline said it was continuing its flight pause through May 31, citing “the current border closures and travel restrictions within the …

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How Southwest Airlines Is Changing Its Flights

 Southwest Airlines is making a number of major changes to its flight operations amid the new realities of travel.  The changes range from face covering policies to a spectrum of social-distancing policies, all of which reflect the way we will …

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How Delta Has Changed Its Caribbean Flight Network

 Delta Air Lines has revealed the extent of its flight schedule changes to the Caribbean amid the coronavirus pandemic.  In the wake of border shutdowns across the region, Delta has suspended its flight service to Caribbean destinations including Aruba, The …

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guyana phased reopening airports

 Guyana has extended the closures of its two major airports until May 1, 2020, the country’s government announced this week.  The decision was made to reduce the transmission of the novel coronavirus in the country, officials said.  The move came …

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 Leading South American carrier LATAM has reduced its operations by 95 percent this month, the company told Caribbean Journal.  The move comes in light of border closures and lower demand amid the coronavirus pandemic.  “Measures will be evaluated on an …

martinique coronavirus

 The French Caribbean island of Martinique has implemented what its government is calling “aggressive” measures to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Martinique has shut down all inbound flights to the island, having canceled all international flights to and …

caribbean coronavirus guadeloupe cayman

 A pair of Caribbean destinations are leading the way with aggressive measures to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.  That includes the French Caribbean department of Guadeloupe and the British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands.  In what is …

sunwing coronavirus caribbean

 Sunwing is suspending all of its outgoing Caribbean flights for the next two weeks amid the coronavirus epidemic.  The Canadian travel giant said it would be suspending all flights to its “sun” destinations for the next two weeks in order …

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 American Airlines has announced a series of changes to its schedule in the face of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Crucially, though, the carrier said it would “continue” its short-haul flights to the Caribbean, with the suspension of just a few …

sunwing summer schedule

 Canadian travel giant Sunwing says it has revised its summer flight schedule to operate without the Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane.  The new schedule, which runs through the end of October, has been “reconfigured ahead of time to accommodate the …

caribbean bvi tropic ocean

 Tropic Ocean Airways has received government approval to operate flights into the British Virgin Islands, the regional carrier told Caribbean Journal this week.  In a statement, Tropic Ocean Airways said its offering would begin with private charter service into two …

United bahamas nonstop

 United Airlines has officially launched its newest route to The Bahamas, with the commencement of weekly nonstop service from Denver, Colo. to Nassau. The new service will run through August before relaunching on Oct. 21 on an annual basis, according …

spirit airlines cancun austin

 Spirit Airlines has begun its first-ever international service from Austin, with the official launch of flights from Austin to Cancun in Mexico.  The new service will be operating four times per week, with service on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.  …

cancun nonstop flights

 Spirit Airlines has continued its rapid Caribbean expansion with a major ramp-up of service to Cancun, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The low-cost carrier has kicked off new nonstop flights to Cancun from five United States cities.  That includes new flights …

british airways saint lucia

 United Kingdom carrier British Airways is expanding its direct flight service to the island of Saint Lucia, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The company will be adding two extra weekly flights between London Gatwick and Hewanorra International Airport, with flights on …

spirit airlines caribbean st croix

 Spirit Airlines Continuing Caribbean Expansion in St Croix Spirit Airlines is continuing its rapid growth push in the Caribbean with plans for new daily nonstop flights to the island of St Croix.  The low-cost carrier has revealed plans to launch …

eastern airlines guyana

 The newly-relaunched Eastern Airlines is set to begin its first-ever commercial service to the wider Caribbean region next month.  Eastern, a revival of the branding of the once-legendary airline, will be launching nonstop flights between New York and Georgetown, Guyana …

st maarten curacao flights

 There’s a new airline in the Caribbean, with the official launch of Jetair Caribbean.  The startup carrier has kicked off its regional service with new flights between Curacao and St Maarten, according to the Curacao Hotel and Tourism Association.  Jetair, …