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More UK Airlines Are Flying to Jamaica

 More United Kingdom-based air carriers are serving Jamaica this season.  That includes a total of at least 16 flights per week beginning later this month, according to Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.  “We have had very good engagements with our …

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Virgin Atlantic Just Launched Its First-Ever Flights to St Vincent

 The United Kingdom’s Virgin Atlantic just launched its first-ever flights to the island of St Vincent.  The new service between London Heathrow and Argyle International Airport is operating twice weekly, with flights on Sundays and Wednesdays.  St Vincent and the …

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British Airways Expanding Flights to Saint Lucia

 British Airways is planing to expand its flights service to the island of Saint Lucia, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Beginning Nov. 15, the company will be operating a total of four flights between London Gatwick and Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International …

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 The United Kingdom’s Virgin Atlantic is set to launch new service to The Bahamas.  The new flights will operate between London Heathrow and Nassau’s Lynden Pindling International Airport twice each week, with service kicking off on Nov. 20.  Flights are …

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 Barbados is set for another airlift boost, with the planned launch of new flights from Edinburgh.  Virgin Atlantic has announced plans to kick off the only service from Scotland to the Caribbean, with Edinburgh-Barbados flights launching in December 2021.  It …

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 Virgin Atlantic will return to Saint Lucia this winter.  The carrier will operate three flights each week from London Heathrow to Saint Lucia’s Hewanorra International Airport.  It’s a boost for Saint Lucia, which has counted the United Kingdom as its …

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 Virgin Atlantic is expanding its service to the island of Jamaica, with plans for a new route from Manchester in November.  Beginning Nov. 6, Virgin Atlantic will operate thrice-weekly flights between Manchester and Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport.  The carrier …

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 Virgin Atlantic is launching flights to The Bahamas this winter, Caribbean Journal has learned. The transatlantic carrier is kicking off service to Nassau beginning in November. The service, which launches Nov. 20, will operate twice weekly out between London Heathrow …

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 Virgin Atlantic will be continuing its flights between the United Kingdom and Antigua and Barbuda amid the UK lockdown, officials said. The airline will maintain its service of two flights each week through Nov. 21. After that, Virgin will be …

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 Barbados officially reopened its borders for tourism on July 12. Those who come to the island in the first weeks after the reopening will find some familiar hotels with open doors and several of the island’s top attractions open for …

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 Virgin Atlantic will be returning to the Caribbean, the carrier announced.  On Aug. 1, Virgin will resume flying from London Heathrow to Barbados, kicking off a Caribbean return that will continue in October.  In October, Virgin Atlantic will be resuming …

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 Virgin Atlantic is expanding its flights from the United Kingdom to Barbados next year.  The airline will be adding a new weekly flight from Manchester to Barbados for the whole of the summer of 2020, the company confirmed.  The new …

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 Virgin Atlantic is ramping up its flight service to the island of Barbados for the upcoming winter travel season.  Virgin will be adding more flights from Manchester to Barbados beginning this winter, with the addition of a third weekly flight …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Virgin Atlantic is adding new flights to one of the Caribbean’s buzziest hotspots, Antigua and Barbuda. The transatlantic carrier will be expanding its Antigua service from three weekly flights to four weekly flights. That change …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue is set to launch a big expansion to Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport, tourism officials said Monday. The New York City-based carrier will be adding two additional flights from New York to Antigua every …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Aviation titans Virgin Atlantic, Air France and KLM have launched their first-ever codeshare agreement. The new agreement means new trans-Atlantic travel options from Europe to the Americas, including the Caribbean region. It means travelers can …

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 By Guy Britton Few destinations have seen stronger growth over the last four years than Barbados, an island that has long been one of the Caribbean’s Meccas of elegance, luxury and charm. Much of that growth has been thanks to …

 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 …