French Blue to shift to Indian Ocean in 2Q17

(POINT-a-PITRE) - Air Caraïbes (TX, Pointe à Pitre) will assume the Paris Orly-Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, service fellow Groupe Dubreuil carrier French Blue (BF, Paris Orly) currently operates beginning later this quarter. According to Airline...

Air Canada Announces Toronto – St. Vincent Service; Adds Six New Routes to Australia,...

(MONTREAL) - Air Canada announced today the continued expansion of its international network with the addition of six new routes for the winter season: Vancouver-Melbourne, Vancouver-Orlando, Toronto-Belize*, Toronto-St. Vincent*, Montreal-Lima* and Montreal-Phoenix. Flights are...

Sunrise Airways leasing ARJ-100

(PORT-AU-PRINCE) - Sunrise Airways (S6, Port au Prince) has wet-leased an ARJ-100 from BVI Airways (4V, Beef Island) analysis of Flightradar24 ADS-B data has revealed. VP-LWW (msn E3274) has been in service for the Haitian carrier...

BVI Airways given green light to start US flights

(ROAD TOWN) - The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has granted BVI Airways (4V, Beef Island) exemption authority while deferring a decision on its application for a Foreign Air Carrier Permit (FACP). In its Notice of...

Winair seeks jet equipment for regional ops

(SIMPSON BAY) - Winair (WM, St. Maarten) is planning to begin jet operations in the coming weeks as part of plans to start 2x weekly flights routed Curacao-St. Maarten-Port au Prince and return. The St....

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...

Delta, American, Southwest apply for Havana Cuba frequencies

(HAVANA) - Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, and Southwest Airlines have joined jetBlue Airways in applying to use the Havana Int'l, Cuba frequencies set to be relinquished by Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines. The...

Sunrise Airways eyes US debut in 4Q17

(PORT-au-PRINCE) - Sunrise Airways (S6, Port au Prince) has announced plans to make its North American mainland debut during the last quarter of the year. The Haitian carrier said in a statement issued this week...

AVA Airways takes on Martinique’s Ava Air over name

(FORT-de-FRANCE) - AvA Airways Inc., a Caribbean airline startup incorporated in the United States, has accused Ava Air SAS of Martinique of trademark infringement. The Chairman of AvA Airways Inc., Olivier Arrindell, told the Curaçao...

Air France and Air Caraïbes suspends Paris-French Guiana route over protests

(PARIS) - Air France (AF, Paris CDG) has maintained a moratorium on direct flights from Paris Orly to Cayenne Rochambeau Airport for a fourth straight day following the outbreak of mass protests across French Guiana...