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Grenada Approves REDjet Application

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has approved an application by low-cost air carrier REDjet to service its Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago routes, according to Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Peter David. David said increasing travel opportunities for the …

Interview with Jamaican Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett

 By Alexander Britell As the Caribbean’s integral tourism industry has been hurt by the global financial downturn, countries in the region have been forced to looked to new markets and devise new initiatives to spur both new visitors and new …

New Jamaica-Barbados Controversy

 Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding (JIS Photo) Following the controversial treatment of a Jamaican national at Grantley Adams Airport in Barbados, Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding questioned the alleged detention of a Caribbean Airlines plane in Barbados. “What I am …

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 REDjet CEO Ian Burns said his company had no plans to bring a lawsuit against Jamaican authorities after its application to operate flights to the island had been delayed. “We’re in business in the Caribbean to work with governments and …

 REDjet CEO Ian Burns wrote a letter to CARICOM Secretary General Lolita Applewhaite urging a new approach to Caribbean air travel. According to the letter, which appeared in the Jamaica Observer, Burns cited a 2006 World Bank report on air …

 New low-fare Caribbean air carrier REDjet is unable to fly to Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, and is asking politicians in the two countries to change their current policy. “REDjet is extremely disappointed for its passengers in Trinidad and Jamaica …

 New Caribbean airline REDjet is set to take off next month, with tickets going on sale Wednesday, the company announced in a statement. According to Redjet, the first flights will begin May 8, featuring frequent trips to Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica …