Spirit Launches New Nonstop Flights to Cap-Haitien, Haiti

By the Caribbean Journal staff Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines has added another new route in the Caribbean to its quickly-growing regional portfolio. Spirit has officially launched new nonstop flights to Cap Haitien, Haiti out of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The […]


Southwest Airlines Launches New Daily Nonstop Aruba Flights

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By Alexander Britell Southwest Airlines has added a major new route to one of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations. Southwest has officially launched its new daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Aruba, the newest addition to what has become a […]


Southwest Airlines Adding More Puerto Rico Flights

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By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Puerto Rico Tourism Company is reporting that Southwest Airlines will continue to expand its presence on the island. The announcement came from the interim Executive Director of PRTC, Carlos Campos. Two routes to San […]


JetBlue Launching New Flights to Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic

By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is adding a pair of major new nonstop routes to the Caribbean this year. The fast-expanding carrier has announced the planned launch of new service from Fort Lauderdale to Santiago, Dominican Republic and Grand […]

Copa Launches Denver-Panama Flights

By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s a new way to fly to the heart of the Caribbean Basin. Copa Airlines has announced the launch of new service between Denver, Colorado and Panama City. The new nonstop flights connect Denver to […]

Southwest Airlines Continues Caribbean Expansion

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 […]


Punta Cana Airport Resumes Normal Operations After Irma

By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana International Airport has resumed normal operations following the passage of Hurricane Irma, it announced Thursday. The airport is home to the Caribbean’s most popular individual tourism destination by volume. Irma […]

Southwest Gets First Boeing 737 MAX 8

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Southwest Airlines has officially taken delivery of its newest aircraft: its first Boeing 737 MAX 8. Southwest is the first airline in the United States to receive the 737 MAX, planning to take delivery of eight more MAX planes in […]

American Airlines Sees Surge in Latin America, Caribbean Traffic


After months of decline, American Airlines saw a strong uptick in Latin America and Caribbean traffic in July, according to the carrier’s latest numbers. American Airlines Group reported 2.952 billion revenue passenger miles in Latin America and the Caribbean last […]


American Airlines’ Uptick in Latin America, Caribbean


After months of decline, American Airlines Group is beginning to show signs of growth in Latin America in the Caribbean, according to the company’s latest traffic data. American Airlines reported 2.587 billion revenue passenger miles in June, a 1.4 percent […]

Southwest’s Latest Traffic Jump

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Southwest Airlines continued its solid 2017 with 4.6 percent jump in passengers carried in June, according to the latest numbers from the company. Southwest reported a total of 11.62 million passengers last month, up from 11.1 million in June 2016, […]

Southwest Airlines Expanding Cancun Service

Southwest Airlines will be filing an application with the US Department of Transportation to offer new daily flights to Cancun, the company announced. The daily flights will operate year-round between Los Angeles and Cancun. “We’re ready to go and if […]


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