Put another four Caribbean dots on the Frontier Airlines route map. After promising last month that more sun and surf destinations are coming the carrier delivered, boosting its plans for the upcoming winter.
Frontier’s newest Caribbean destination is a big deal for St Maarten’s tourism recovery. But for the airline it is just another stepping stone into a refocused network that the company hopes will further increase yields.
As the Caribbean market awakens from a COVID-induced slumber the opportunities for growth are myriad, and InterCaribbean aims to fill in the gaps, offering connections and cargo service throughout the region.
With its regional airline LIAT slated for liquidation the Caribbean is looking to outside resources to help maintain air connectivity among the islands rather than investing further in the failed operation. At least six airlines from the region are keen to back-fill the capacity gap from LIAT’s collapse.
Caribbean airline LIAT is on the brink of liquidation, according to Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne. Flights are suspended through at least 15 July 2020 and that could be enough to kill the carrier.
The island nations of the Caribbean depend heavily on air connectivity for tourism and commerce. But they’re also small markets and the interisland route networks are far from robust. Caribbean Airlines is planning a regional expansion for later this summer, bridging several islands with new flight opportunities.
ANother route map shuffle is underway for JetBlue, with an unexpected route added in the Caribbean, a cross-town shift in Texas and a couple stations closing elsewhere in the network.
The iconic shape, the stature it projects, the seemingly endless opportunities for connecting to the world. The tiny Caribbean island of St. Vincent is the latest to pursue those opportunities, though success is far from guaranteed.
Can cooperation and market liberalization beat out protectionist interests in the Caribbean? The 2019 Caribavia conference wasted little time in bringing that question to the forefront. With representatives from airlines, tourism boards, regulators and governments gathered together in Sint Maarten the scene was set for a lively debate. Core to the discussion was the question […]
Where will those 60 new A220-300s fly for David Neeleman’s new “Moxy” airline? He’s looking further afield than most US startups typically consider, a potential boon for the operation. And the A220 is a (nearly) perfect plane with which to execute that plan.