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Air Belgium’s Newest Caribbean Route

 European carrier Air Belgium is launching its newest Caribbean route this week, with its first-ever service to Fort de France in Martinique.  The carrier launches flights on Saturday, Dec. 7 on an Airbus A340-300 aircraft.  The weekly flights are a …

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Puerto Rico Air Traffic is Surging

 In another strong sign for Puerto Rico’s tourism industry, the island’s biggest air hub had a significant traffic surge in November.  Mexico-based ASUR, which manages San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, reported a 20.2 percent increase in passenger traffic …

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LATAM Launches New Flights to Jamaica

 South American carrier LATAM has launched a new route from Peru to Jamaica.  The new nonstop flights from Lima, Peru to Montego Bay, Jamaica will be operating three times each week, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  “For now …

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 There’s a new way to get from Miami to one of the Dutch Caribbean’s hottest destinations. Aruba Airlines has launched its first-ever flights from Miami and Curacao. The new nonstop flights, which kicked off Nov. 29, are operating four times …

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 Turks and Caicos-based regional airline interCaribbean Airways is adding another new intra-Caribbean route, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning Jan. 15, 2020, interCaribbean will launch new service between Tortola in the British Virgin Islands and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.  …

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 Virgin Atlantic is expanding its flights from the United Kingdom to Barbados next year.  The airline will be adding a new weekly flight from Manchester to Barbados for the whole of the summer of 2020, the company confirmed.  The new …

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 Silver Airways has increased its flights to the island of Dominica, according to the Discover Dominica Authority.  The airline, which has hubs in Fort Lauderdale and San Juan, Puerto Rico, has added three new flights between San Juan and Dominica …

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 Frontier Airlines has launched three new routes to Puerto Rico’s capital of San Juan.  The low-cost carrier has launched new thrice-weekly flights from Miami to San Juan’ new daily service from Newark Liberty International Airport to San Juan; and four …

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 British Airways is expanding its flights service to The Bahamas next year, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The air carrier will be adding a new weekly Tuesday flight between London Heathrow and Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport.  That service is slated …

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 The venerable Eastern Airlines brand is back, and it’s about to launch its first regularly-scheduled flights to the wider Caribbean region.  Eastern will soon begin regularly-scheduled services between New York and Guyana’s capital of Georgetown, according to Joseph Harmon, director …

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 Fast-expanding regional carrier Silver Airways has signed a codeshare agreement with Delta Air Lines, the company announced.  The agreement means travelers on both airlines can purchase combined segments under a single ticket.  That could prove particularly helpful for travelers looking …

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 Both American Airlines and Delta Air Lines are extending their existing non-stop Saturday flights to St. Kitts from JFK to include the month of May 2020, providing continuous service from peak season through summer. With both airlines increasing service at a time …

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 Flights from the United States are set to return to Grand Bahama, according to a statement from the Grand Bahama Island Tourism Board.  Officials are targeting the middle of this month for the resumption of flights from the United States.  …

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 Southwest is returning several seasonal routes to the Caribbean, the carrier said this week.  Southwest has announced the return of several flights for the upcoming 2020 season, it said.  That includes nonstop flights from Atlanta to both Cancun on the …

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 Puerto Rico says it’s in the midst of a tourism boom, and another carrier is set to launch new daily nonstop flights to the island.  Beginning Nov. 14, Frontier will be operating a new daily flight between Newark Liberty International …

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 Barbados is expanding its reach in Germany, with a new thrice-weekly direct flight from Frankfurt to the island’s Grantley Adams International Airport. The new service, which launched this week, will run on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through April 2020 using …

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 Spirit Airlines, which has been one of the fastest-growing carriers in the Caribbean in the last several years, is planning a major fleet expansion.  The low-cost airline has signed a memorandum of understanding for 100 new Airbus planes, with a …

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 Costa Rica’s tourism sector is about to get a major boost from Europe. European carrier KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is launching new flights to Costa Rica, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The air giant is launching four flights per week from …