Air Travel


JetBlue’s Reaction to the Major US-Mexico Aviation Agreement

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The US and Mexico have signed a landmark aviation agreement, and one major carrier to the Caribbean is praising the deal. JetBlue Airways says it is applauding the United States Department of Transportation on its recent announcement ... [ Read More ]


JetBlue Is Adding a New Route to Puerto Rico

 JetBlue is continuing its Caribbean growth with an expansion in Puerto Rico. The carrier is adding a new route between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Rafael Hernandez Airport in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. JetBlue already serves the destination from New York ... [ Read More ]


This Caribbean Airline Keeps Expanding

 InterCaribbean Airways is launching new service to both Santo Domingo and Tortola out of Antigua’s recently-redeveloped VC Bird International Airport. The new flights, which begin Thursday, are the latest expansion for the Turks and Caicos-based air carrier. Flights will operate ... [ Read More ]



 After less than a month, travelers to the Caribbean have spoken. And so JetBlue is expanding its Mint premium cabin offering in the Caribbean. The New York City-based carrier announced that it would be offering the Mint premium service on ... [ Read More ]

Emirates Etihad Guyana

 Will some of the world’s best airlines soon come to Guyana? That’s the hope, at least, following the signing of an air services agreement by Guyana and the United Arab Emirates. The agreement was signed this week in Montreal, Canada, ... [ Read More ]


 The regional carrier is expanding By Dana NilandCJ Contributor LIAT has announced it will launch a new, nonstop service from Barbados to Trinidad early next year. Beginning Jan. 18, LIAT will offer daily flights from the Grantley Adams Airport to Piarco ... [ Read More ]

air canada

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Air Canada is reiterating its commitment to Caribbean growth. Speaking at Caribbean Week Canada this week, Air Canada’s director of sales for Eastern Canada, Steve Goodfellow, said the carrier was “extremely proud and dedicated tot ... [ Read More ]

cayman airways plane

 A new Saab 340B+ joins the fleet By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Airways has officially christened its newest plane, a Saab 340B+ aircraft. The plane made its debut at Cayman Brac’s Charles Kirkconnell International Airport. The 34-seat plane will ... [ Read More ]

The beach at the Colony Club in Barbados

 New flights hit the market By the Caribbean Journal staff JetBlue has officially begun selling its new flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport. JetBlue will be launching the service April 28, 2016. The route was first ... [ Read More ]


 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s about to get a whole lot easier to fly to one Caribbean island. As the Caribbean tourist season ramps into high gear, Martinique is readying for a significant boost in air traffic. The French Caribbean department will ... [ Read More ]


 By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Colombia-based Avianca is planning to introduce twice-weekly nonstop flights between Bogotá and Barbados. The new flights, which begin Dec. 2, will operate on Wednesdays and Saturdays between El Dorado International Airport and the Grantley Adams ... [ Read More ]


 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean Airlines CEO Michael DiLollo has resigned, the Trinidad-based carrier announced on Thursday. DiLollo’s resignation was due to “personal reasons,” the company said in a statement. “This has received the approval of the board of ... [ Read More ]


 By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional carrier LIAT has a new flight between Antigua and San Juan. The new service, which launched Tuesday, will operate every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The nighttime flight departs Antigua at 8:25 PM and arrives ... [ Read More ]


 By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT’s lines are about to get shorter. The regional carrier has announced the launch of online check-in, giving customers the option to complete check-in on the Internet. Importantly, the new service is only available to ... [ Read More ]

A WINAIR plane in Statia

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Caribbean airline WINAIR is embarking on a major expansion push, the carrier announced this week. In its initial push, the St Maarten-based carrier has announced plans to increase frequency of flights to St Kitts, Nevis ... [ Read More ]


 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines has officially begun service from Houston to Cancun, Mexico. The service is operating twice daily between Houston’s William P Hobby Airport and Cancun. The flights are part of a wider expansion in service ... [ Read More ]


 A new gateway By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Airways has announced plans to launch flights between Cayman Brac and Holguin, Cuba. The flights will launch on Nov. 28, operating once weekly on Saturdays. Cayman Airways Express will provide connecting ... [ Read More ]

 By the Caribbean Journal staff American Airlines is permanently closing its Admirals Club lounge at San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport. The lounge will permanently close “toward the end of 2015,” the carrier said in a statement. “With more ... [ Read More ]