IATA Caribbean Aviation Day to Host Esteemed Regional Experts

What do an economist, a former NASA researcher, a Vice President of a regional aviation association and a veteran journalist and broadcaster have in common? They will all be attending the upcoming International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) 4th Caribbean Aviation Day held in the Cayman Islands this September. Economist and Leading Advisor on the Caribbean, […]

Cayman Islands to host 4th edition of Caribbean Aviation Day

Sustainability, multi-destination tourism, necessary investments in the region’s infrastructure, the importance of implementing global regulatory best practices while reducing aviation-related fees and taxes are some of the topics on the agenda for the fourth annual Caribbean Aviation Day, to be held on September 14 in the Cayman Islands. The International Air Transport Association (IATA), together […]

Frontier Airlines To Launch New Caribbean Routes From Tampa

ULCC Frontier Airlines plans to launch four Caribbean routes from Tampa (TPA) in Florida in late June and early July. The Denver (DEN)-based airline will open service between TPA and San Juan (SJU) in Puerto Rico from June 23. The route, to be operated daily, will be the airline’s 14th route connecting the US territory […]

Route optimisation trials show significant benefits

The early results from four End-to-End Route Optimisation trials in Latin America and Caribbean are showing significant savings in time, fuel, and carbon emissions. Carried out by the CANSO ATFM Data Exchange Network for the Americas, CADENA, as a Planned Airway System Alternative (PASA) initiative, the trials were run for 90 days in the second […]

Dominican ULCC Startup Arajet To Debut In May

Santo Domingo (SDQ), Dominican Republic-based Arajet—which bills itself as the Caribbean’s first ULCC—plans to launch services in May and aims to grow its fleet to as many as 40 aircraft, bolstered by an order for 20 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft that was revealed March 14. Backed by investment firm Bain Capital and lessor Griffin Global […]

Frontier Airlines Announces 18 Nonstop Routes, 2 New Destinations

Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ: ULCC) today announces a significant rollout of 18 nonstop routes, including two new destinations: Aguadilla, P.R. and Fort Lauderdale, Fla., plus service expansions in Cancun, Mexico and San Juan, P.R. To celebrate the new service, the airline is offering fares starting at $19*. “We’re excited to announce 18 nonstop routes […]

Cape Air Launches St Thomas-Anguilla Flights

Regional carrier Cape Air has inaugurated its newest route in the Caribbean. The company has officially kicked off new service between St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands and Anguilla. The new flights operate twice daily. “It gives me tremendous pleasure to welcome Cape Air to Anguilla”, said Antigua Tourism Minister Haydn Hughes. “Cape Air […]

Puerto Rico Outlines Tourism Plan

Puerto Rico’s Governor Pedro Pierluisi (pictured) was at World Routes 2021 on Oct. 10 to outline how the Caribbean island’s tourism strategy will position it for a sustained recovery. He said the country’s economic issues in recent years have been compounded by natural disasters and the pandemic, but asserted that the island now has a […]

United is adding 3 new routes to the Caribbean, Latin America

The latest pandemic-era network adjustment spells good news for the Caribbean and Latin America. United Airlines is adding three new routes to the region from two of its current domestic hubs, as well as one former hub. Beginning on Dec. 18, United will start Saturday-only service in the following markets: Cleveland (CLE) to Nassau, Bahamas […]