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JetBlue Launching Daily Flights Between Fort Lauderdale and Barbados

By Alexander Britell CURACAO — JetBlue is launching another new daily flight to the Caribbean, the company’s CEO, Robin Hayes, announced on Thursday. Beginning in April 2016, the carrier will be launching daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Barbados. […]


Caribbean Airlines Flight Diverts to Fort Lauderdale after Technical Difficulties

By the Caribbean Journal staff A Caribbean Airlines flight from New York to Kingston diverted to Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday after experiencing technical difficulties, the company said in a statement. Caribbean Airlines said the flight “diverted to Fort Lauderdale International […]


JetBlue to Launch Daily Fort Lauderdale-Turks and Caicos Flights

South Florida-TCI flights could get a whole lot more affordable By Alexander Britell MIAMI — JetBlue is launching a major new route from Fort Lauderdale. The company has announced plans to operate daily nonstop flights between Fort Lauderdale and Providenciales […]


Silver Airways, JetBlue Sign Codeshare Agreement

Above: a Silver Airways plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Florida-based Silver Airways has signed a codeshare agreement with JetBlue, the two companies announced Monday. The majority of the transfer opportunities will be in JetBlue’s Orlando and Fort Lauderdale focus […]

JetBlue “Interested” in Cuba Flights

Above: Trinidad, Cuba By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has been on a rapid expansion push in the Caribbean of late, with new additions like Trinidad, Curacao and Cartagena. But it has its eyes on another market: Cuba, should travel (and […]

JetBlue Officially Begins Service From Fort Lauderdale to Cartagena

Above: Cartagena By Alexander Britell JetBlue has officially launched its new service from Fort Lauderdale to Cartagena on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. The first JetBlue flight from Fort Lauderdale to Cartagena touched down in the Caribbean city just before 7 PM. […]


Rum Journal: A Pink Rum Cocktail to Support Breast Cancer Research

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month — marked in part by the use of the colour pink. And one hotel is using rum to do its part — with a “pink coconut martini.” The Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & […]

Haiti's Tortug'Air Begins Fort Lauderdale-to-Cap-Haitien Service

Above: a Tortug’Air plane (Photo: Tortug’Air) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti-based airline Tortug’Air has officially launched service between Fort Lauderdale and Cap-Haitien. The Port-au-Prince-based carrier made its inaugural flight from Fort Lauderdale on Thursday. It had been previously only […]

Tropic Ocean Airways Launching Fort Lauderdale-Hope Town Service

Above: a Tropic Ocean Airways plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Tropic Ocean Airways is launching new service from Fort Lauderdale to Great Abaco, the company announced. The seaplane charter carrier, which re-instituted regular seaplane service to the Bahamas in […]


JetBlue Adding Service to Montego Bay, Punta Cana From Fort Lauderdale

Above: a JetBlue plane By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is ramping up its Caribbean flights out of Fort Lauderdale, with new nonstop service to Montego Bay, Jamaica and Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, the company announced Tuesday. JetBlue […]

JetBlue to Offer Service to Trinidad From New York and Fort Lauderdale

Above: a JetBlue flight By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue will be operating twice-daily nonstop service from New York’s JFK International Airport beginning Feb. 24, 2014, the carrier announced Monday. JetBlue will also launch daily service from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International […]

Going Green in the Tropics

Above: Miami By the Caribbean Journal staff What makes going green in tropical climates a different kind of challenge? That will be the subject of a first-of-its-kind conference this month held by the US Green Building Council’s South Florida Chapter. […]


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