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Delta Is Adding More Capacity to Puerto Rico

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Citing increased holiday travel to the island, Delta Air Lines is adding more capacity to San Juan for the peak winter season. The airline said it was upsizing two of the aircraft types used to …

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JetBlue Is Adding Wi-Fi on Its Caribbean Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff In a boon for travelers to the Caribbean, JetBlue Airways is adding Wi-Fi across its Caribbean network. The addition comes as JetBlue has kicked-off a years-in-the-making restyling to its cabin experience, with the first aircraft …

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Winair Adding More Dutch Caribbean Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Maarten-based regional airline Winair is expanding its presence in the Dutch Caribbean. The carrier, which first introduced flights in Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao last year, will be increasing its service between Aruba, Curacao and …

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 By Alexander Britell and Dana Niland St Thomas is getting a big airlift boost this summer — and it looks like the start of a trend. The flight expansion will be highlighted by the addition of a second daily nonstop …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Vacation Express is adding several new routes to popular Caribbean destinations including Jamaica, Punta Cana and Cancun. The company will launch new weekly nonstop flights from New Orleans to Montego Bay between May 25 and …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s most popular destination is getting more new flights. Canadian travel giant Sunwing has announced plans to debut a new route from Quebec City to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic this summer. The …

Jamaica Nonstop Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion, low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has officially launched two new nonstop routes to the island of Jamaica. Spirit’s new service includes nonstop routes from Orlando to both Kingston and Montego Bay. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Panama-based Copa Airlines is launching its first-ever flights to Suriname, the carrier said this week. The new roundtrip service, which will begin operating in July, will operate twice weekly between Panama City and Paramaribo. Suriname …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is adding a new route to what has quickly become one of the hottest destinations in the Caribbean: Santo Domingo. The Dominican Republic’s capital has been seeing a huge wave of new flights, …

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 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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 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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 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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 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 …

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 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, …