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Virgin Atlantic Names New CEO

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Atlantic has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer. The air carrier has appointed Shai Weiss as its new CEO; Weiss has been serving as the airline’s chief commercial officer. “On behalf …

Virgin Atlantic’s New Nonstop Flights to Barbados

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Atlantic’s Caribbean expansion has continued with a new nonstop route from London Heathrow Airport. The inaugural service took off this week from Heathrow, bringing 260 passengers to Barbados. “We are thrilled to have a …

Virgin Atlantic Now Offers Wi-Fi on Flights to the Caribbean

 Virgin Atlantic has jus raised the bar with its new Wi-Fi update: a global offering that even includes flights from Europe to the Caribbean. Virgin is now the first airline in Europe to offer Wi-Fi across its entire fleet, meaning …

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 Delta Air Lines is expanding its partnership with Air France-KLM, the carrier announced this week. Delta is deepening its ties with a $440 million USD investment to acquire a 10 percent equity in Air France-KLM. The carrier also announced that …

 Virgin Atlantic is expanding its service the island of Barbados. The international carrier has announced plans to launch new twice-weekly service between London Heathrow Airport and Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport. The new service will begin operating on Dec. 12, …

 Above: Tobago (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Atlantic is set to launch service from London Gatwick Airport to the Caribbean island of Tobago. The service will launch beginning in March, and will operate as an additional sector …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada is welcoming the decision by Virgin Atlantic to absorb the increase in the cost of the British Air Passenger duty for passengers, according to an official. “We are indeed pleased …

 Above: a Virgin plane By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Atlantic has made the decision not to pass on what it calls an “unfair retrospective” increase to passengers in the form of Britain’s Air Passenger Duty, according to a letter …

 Virgin Atlantic may be dropping its flights to Kingston, and Jamaican Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is set to meet with the company to discuss the matter. The move will not affect flights from London to Jamaica’s Montego Bay, however. “We …