Aserca Airlines Ceases Operations after 25 Years

(CARACAS) - The Venezuelan aviation company Aserca Airlines ceases all flights after 25 years. The economic climate in the South American country is so bad that more and more carriers have stopped flying or...

Plane crashes after takeoff from Havana airport

(HAVANA) - Cuban state media reported that a Boeing 737 on a domestic flight crashed in a rural area Friday afternoon shortly after takeoff from Havana's José Martí International Airport to Holguin, in eastern...

Dominican Wings rebrands as flycana

(SANTO DOMINGO) - Following its change in ownership last year, Dominican Wings (DW, Santo Domingo Las Américas) has rebranded itself as flycana (DW, Santo Domingo Las Américas). In a statement to mark its official relaunch in...
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Jamaica, US extend Open Skies for cargo ops

(KINGSTON) - Jamaica and the United States have signed an extended Open Skies agreement allowing all cargo airlines from each of the countries to operate services from the other state to third countries, state-run...

Dutch refuse to buy AF-KLM shares

(THE HAGUE) - The Dutch Minister of Finance Wopke Hoekstra has said that the government of the Netherlands does not plan to buy equity in Air France-KLM despite the growing concerns about the group's...

CAA grounds Cubana’s An-158s due to safety concerns

(HAVANA) - Cubana de Aviacion was ordered by government aviation regulators to ground its AN-158 fleet, effective 03 May 2018 due to recurring problems with the aircraft which affected safety. The Certificate of Airworthiness...

Caribbean and Latin American Airport Authorities Begin Emergency Hurricane Training

(MIAMI) - With the start of hurricane season fewer than three weeks away (hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30), airports have begun emergency training sessions, according to Rivera Maya News. A technical...

Avianca and JetBlue Increase Curaçao Flights

(WILLEMSTAD) - JetBlue will be adding a fourth flight from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Curaçao’s Hato International Airport beginning June 19. While from August 3, 2018, Avianca will increase...

FAA suspends Island Airlines’ ACC

(CHARLOTTE AMALIE) - The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced it has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension against Island Airlines (U.S. Virgin Islands), a charter carrier based out of the US Virgin...

Air France-KLM CEO quits over labour dispute

(PARIS) - The CEO of Air France-KLM, Jean-Marc Janaillac, has announced he will quit his position after Air France's staff rejected a new wage offer in a vote this past week, Reuters has reported. During a...

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Aserca Airlines Ceases Operations after 25 Years

(CARACAS) - The Venezuelan aviation company Aserca Airlines ceases all flights after 25 years. The economic climate in the South American country is so...

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