Virgin Atlantic Orders 12 Airbus A350-1000 Aircraft

(FARNBOROUGH)—Virgin Atlantic on Monday announced it would purchase 12 Airbus A350-1000 long-range planes at a list price value of $4.3 billion while retaining the option to eventually take the A380 super jumbo. The airline would receive the first...

Eight airlines approved for US-Cuba flights

Eight airlines have gained initial approval to start scheduled services from the US to Cuba after almost 55 years of a trade embargo limiting flights between the two countries. Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air...

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Signs Air Transport Agreement with Chile

(GEORGETOWN) - St. Vincent and the Grenadines signed an Air Transport Agreement with the Government of Chile on Tuesday 5th of July 2016 prior to the opening of the 37th CARICOM confrence. The agreement was signed by...

KLM ending Boeing 747 service into SXM

(AMSTERDAM) In bittersweet news today the 30th of June 2016, Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V. (Royal Dutch Airlines) better known as KLM announced that it will be terminating the use of the Boeing 747-400 on its Amsterdam...

Thomson Airways celebrates the arrival of first 787-9 Dreamliner

(Manchester, U.K.) Thomson Airways’ tenth Dreamliner touched down at Manchester Airport at 09:10 (UK time) today. The airline’s Managing Director, John Murphy landed the aircraft after flying 3950 miles across the Atlantic from the Boeing...

Airport in St. Lucy, Barbados becoming a reality

(Barbados Today - Bridgetown) Minister of Tourism and International Transport Richard Sealy today revealed that “serious approaches” had been made by at least two interests – one local and the other international – regarding...

Air Caraïbes Outlines A350 Operations from March 2017

Air Caraïbes Atlantique (CAJ, Paris Orly) is tentatively planning to commence revenue A350-900 operations during the first quarter of next year ch-aviation analysis of schedule data has revealed. Air Caraïbes has opened reservation for...

Norwegian Launches Flights from Fort Lauderdale to the French Caribbean

Norwegian will bring its popular French Caribbean flights to Fort Lauderdale later this year. Starting December 17, flights will operate between South Florida and Guadeloupe twice weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Due to high demand, Norwegian...

Sit down with Wendy Francette-Williams by Chris Kjelgaard

A tiny firebrand standing just over five feet tall, Wendy Francette-Williams has enough drive and determination to fill a giant’s frame, as she pursues her life’s mission to transform commercial aviation in the Caribbean. Francette-Williams, CEO...