Friday, November 22, 2013

Latest Caribbean Air Travel News

Jet Blue launches more service to the Caribbean, Redjet offers rock bottom prices, and Turks and Caicos airline gets a name change . . . 

JetBlue has just launched its first Chicago to San Juan, Puerto Rico flight schedule

This is welcome news to the Chicago Puerto Rican population, which is the third largest in the U.S.

The new service will bring 150 passengers daily to Puerto Rico, and provide a convenient service and less expensive option for those visiting family and friends, and business travelers. 

From Puerto Rico JetBlue offers direct service to 17 destinations, with connections to Punta Cana, Santiago and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, and St. Croix, St Maarten and St. Thomas.

REDjet Airline Likely to Start Service in Barbados before Christmas

REDjet, the Caribbean’s first low fare airline, was formally launched in Barbados over the weekend and promises to build “air bridges” throughout the region by offering consumers rock-bottom prices.

This new low fare service will give consumers more options and will solve the connectivity difficulties of the Caribbean. Air fare costs he said will be reduced by more than 60%. 

All flights on any REDjet route will start at US$9.99 (before tax) - and the airlines states there are no hidden charges, no compulsory surcharges, the passenger pays only for what they use, there are no stops on the way to a destination and there is no first class. Read full article at Caribbean News Digital

InterCaribbean Airways

Air Turks & Caicos, the national airline of Turks and Caicos, has changed its name to InterCaribbean Airways in order "to better reflect our mission of connecting travelers in the Caribbean," according to Lyndon Gardiner, chairman. 

The carrier currently offers domestic flights from Providenciales to Grand Turk and South Caicos - and International Flights to: Santo Domingo, Puerto Plata and Santiago in the Dominican Republic, Cap Haitien and Port au Prince in Haiti, Kingston in Jamaica and Nassau, Bahamas.

Happy Travels,

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