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American Airlines to Launch Daily Charlotte-Barbados Flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados tourism is surging, and it’s about to get another big lift from American Airlines. The carrier has announced plans to launch daily nonstop flights between Charlotte and Barbados beginning Dec. 19. The new flight …

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More Nonstop Flights Coming to St Thomas

 By the Caribbean Journal staff St Thomas is about to get another big airlift boost thanks to an expansion by Spirit Airlines. The low-cost carrier will be launching three-times-weekly flights from Orlando International Airport to St Thomas’ Cyril E. King …

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Spirit Airlines Is Launching a Big Caribbean Expansion From Orlando

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is continuing its rapid Caribbean expansion with a host of new routes out of Orlando International Airport. Beginning Oct. 4, the Miramar, Fla.-based carrier will begin offering international nonstop flights to …

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jetblue strong month

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It was a very strong May for JetBlue Airways, according to the carrier’s latest traffic report. The New York City-based airline’s preliminary traffic results showed an 8.9 percent increase in traffic, on a capacity increase …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The leading cruise line in the Panama Canal is expanding its presence. Princess Cruises has announced plans to offer its largest deployment ever to the Panama Canal for the 2019-2020 season, highlighted by the maiden …

martinique hotel

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Norwegian Air Shuttle is returning to Martinique for the upcoming fall and winter tourist season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The carrier has already launched bookings for the new air service, which will resume Oct. 28 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Carnival Cruise Line is ramping up its Cuba cruise offering. The company has announced the addition of 23 new three-to-five-day sailings to Havana in 2019-2020 on five different ships departing from four homeports: Carnival Sunshine, …

miami bimini

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It just got even easier to get to Bimini. The tiny archipelago is the closest Bahamian destination to Miami, and now Bahamian national carrier Bahamasair is set to launch new flights from Miami to Bimini. …

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 By Alexander Britell There’s a new power player in Caribbean aviation. Fort Lauderdale-based airline Silver Airways has acquired San Juan-based Caribbean regional airline Seaborne Airlines in what could be a transformative move for the region’s air sector. Silver has closed …

st thomas nonstop flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The U.S. Virgin Islands is seeing a new airlift boom, and the island of St Thomas is the latest beneficiary. Florida-based Spirit Airlines has officially launched new daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport …

Delta Operations

 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s getting even easier to get to Aruba from the Northeast. Delta has confirmed plans to operate a new weekly Saturday service between Boston and the Dutch Caribbean island beginning in June. The new service …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue traffic is showing no signs of slowing down. The New York-based carrier reported traffic growth of 6.8 percent in February, compared to the same month in 2017. That came on a capacity increase of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Getting to the island of St Croix just got even easier. Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has announced plans to launch new nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and the island of St Croix in the United …

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 By the Caribbean journal staff Spirit Airlines is expanding its route network in the Caribbean with new service between Baltimore/Washington and Montego Bay, Jamaica. The new service, which will begin March 22, will operate daily, year round, according to the …

St Thomas Spirit flights

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Florida-based Spirit Airlines is expanding its footprint in the Caribbean with another new destination: Cap-Haitien, Haiti. The carrier has announced plans to launch new nonstop flights between Fort Lauderdale and Cap-Haitien, Haiti beginning April 12, …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to get to The Cove, Atlantis Paradise Island’s luxury enclave. The property has partnered with fast-expanding carrier Tropic Ocean Airways on a unique experience that lets guests travel from either from …

Norwegian Growth

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost air carrier Norwegian continues to show surging growth, according to the latest traffic numbers released by the company. The European-based carrier that also flies to the Caribbean reported 3.1 million passengers in October, a …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Fresh off new flight launches from Fort Lauderdale to both Punta Cana and Providenciales, fast-expanding Southwest Airlines has announced even more new routes and expanded services to the Caribbean. Southwest Airlines is adding a new …