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Silver Airways Postpones Cat Island Flights Until May 1

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Silver Airways has postponed the launch of its new service to the Bahamian island of Cat Island. The new service will begin May 1, according to the company’s Web site. On May 1, the service …

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Spirit’s New Daily Nonstop Flights Puerto to Rico

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has quietly become the fastest-growing airline in the Caribbean so far in 2019. And this week, the carrier was at it again, launching a pair of new nonstop routes to the island …

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Caribbean “Upbeat” About Tourism in 2019

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Caribbean tourism officials are “upbeat” about prospects for 2019, and expect another year of positive growth bolstered by increased airlift, improved sales, ongoing investments in hotel upgrades and refurbishments, and new properties coming on stream. Speaking …

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spirit jamaica expansion

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spirit has its sights set on Jamaica — and the low-cost carrier is showing now signs of slowing down. The Fort Lauderdale-based airline is set to launch yet another high-profile expansion to Jamaica this month …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada and Mexico’s Interjet have signed an interline agreement, the two sides announced this week. That means travelers can purchase a single ticket for flights on either airline; the agreement will cover travel from …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is about to launch another significant new daily route to the Caribbean. Beginning Feb. 14, the fast-growing carrier will launch its first-ever daily nonstop flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. It’s a huge boost …

bahamas cat island flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Long one of the Bahamas’ great undiscovered destinations, the island of Cat Island is putting itself on the travel map in a big way of late — and now it’s about to get a whole …

cayman islands tourism pace

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Cayman Islands is seeing torrid tourism growth, according to the latest numbers from the destination’s Department of Tourism. The Cayman Islands reported 463,001 stayover visitors in 2018, a jump of 10.66 percent — meaning …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is extending its recent expansion to the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire to year-round service, Caribbean Journal has learned. That means a total of four weekly flights from Miami International Airport to Bonaire, …

sun country caribbean flights

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Sun Country Airlines is expanding again in the Caribbean, with a pair of new routes to the region. The low-cost carrier has announced plans to launch new seasonal service from Dallas-Fort Worth to Montego Bay, Jamaica …

swoop mexico launches

 By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet’s low-cost carrier, Swoop, has completed its newest Mexico flight launches. The carrier officially began operating its new route from Abbotsford International Airport in Canada to Mazatlan International Airport. The new service comes after Swoop …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff WestJet’s new low-cost carrier, Swoop, has launched its newest flight from Canada to the Caribbean. This time, it’s a new nonstop service between John C. Munro International Airport in Hamilton and Cancun International Airport. The …

punta cana frontier flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Frontier is adding a new nonstop route to the Dominican Republic’s tourism capital of Punta Cana as part of a wider expansion of its network. The low-cost carrier has announced plans to launch a new …

spirit kingston jamaica

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Spirit is adding a new route to Jamaica’s capital as part of a wider expansion to the island. The Florida-based low-cost carrier will launch new nonstop flights between Orlando and Kingston beginning March 1, it …

martinique airport growth

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Traffic reports for Martinique Aimé Césaire Airport show increased traffic for the island, according to newly released data.  The airport saw a rise in traffic of 5.51 percent for November 2018 over November 2017, bringing the …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Sun Country Airlines is expanding again in the Caribbean. The carrier, which just added new flights from Minneapolis to Belize and St Kitts, has announced a pair of new routes out of Dallas-Fort Worth. The …

cancun growing airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The region’s fastest growing airport is in the heart of the Mexican Caribbean. Cancun International Airport added a whopping 30 new air routes in the 2018 calendar year, according to officials from the state of …

puerto rico aguadilla airport

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico’s Rafael Hernandez International Airport in Aguadilla just set a record for passenger traffic in a calendar year. Aguadilla is set on the northwest corner of the island of Puerto Rico. The airport handled …