Caribbean operators rally against BVI Airways’ US services

(MIAMI) - VI Airlink (V6, Beef Island) and fellow Caribbean operator interCaribbean Airways (JY, Providenciales) have filed a joint objection to BVI Airways (XV, Beef Island) and its recent application to the US Department...

JetBlue makes historic U.S.-Cuba flight

this is a follow up to our original article published today and can be found HERE. (SANTA CLARA) - JetBlue today made history when it touched down in Santa Clara, Cuba, becoming the first U.S. airline to operate a commercial flight between...

INSELAIR INCREASES CAPACITY TO THE COLOMBIAN MARKET

(Willemstad) - As of July 1st, 2016 InselAir will be putting another (jet) type of aircraft into operations which will result in passengers enjoying a shorter flying time of only 80 minutes straight to...

Cubana curtails An-158 operations, beefs up leased B737 summer fleet

(HAVANA) - Cubana (CU, Havana Int'l) has dramatically curtailed operations using its fleet of six An-158s owing to a lack of readily available spare parts. ch-aviation analysis of Flightradar24 ADS-B data shows the only aircraft...

JetBlue Launches Mint to Grenada

(New York) - JetBlue on July 20, announced it will offer its successful Mint premium service to Grenada starting in January. JetBlue is a top airline in the Caribbean and Grenada will become the fifth Mint market in the region....

KMIA Traffic Grows Despite Struggling Brazilian Economy

(MIAMI) – Miami International Airport (KMIA), America’s second busiest hub for international traffic – saw first half international passenger numbers rise by just +1% to 10.5m as Brazil’s struggling economy continued to have a negative impact. However, it...

Air Antilles Express Adds DOM-FDF Route

(MELVILLE HALL) - Air Antilles Express this week launched a direct Martinique-Dominica route. The first flight took off from Douglas Charles airport on Monday 19th December at 05:45 and landed at Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport...

FedEx awarded Cuba traffic rights

(MEMPHIS) - The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has granted FedEx Express (FX, Memphis Int'l) exemption authority to operate scheduled cargo flights between the United States and Cuba effective July 15, 2016, through to July...

LATAM 1st Airline to Operate Airbus A350 XWB in Americas

(MIAMI) - This past weekend, LATAM Airlines Brazil, part of LATAM Airlines Group, launched Airbus A350 XWB service between Orlando (MCO) and Sao Paulo (GRU). LATAM was the first airline to receive and operate the...

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...