Tag Archives: airline

  1. “We’re home,” – Virgin Atlantic returns to Terminal 3

    Virgin Atlantic has returned to its home in Terminal 3, which has been closed for over a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The airline is looking forward to safely welcoming customers back onto its home turf, which has been missed by many, with their signature flair, seamless check-in and award-winning facilities. All customers will […]

    July 27, 2021TravelNo comments
  2. Virgin Atlantic becomes first UK airline to begin IATA Travel Pass live trials

    Virgin Atlantic customers can now experience how digital health passes will help streamline journeys when the skies reopen, as the first live trials of the IATA Travel Pass by a UK airline has begun. Customers on flight VS131, travelling for permitted reasons from London Heathrow to Barbados, were invited to download the free smartphone app […]

    April 27, 2021Featured, TravelNo comments
  3. JetBlue authorized to fly Newark-Puerto Plata

    Dominican Republic’s Civil Aviation Board (JAC) cleared JetBlue to operate five flights per week on the Newark (EWR)-Puerto Plata (POP) route. This flight will be in addition to the United Airlines flight that operates three times a week on the same frequency. The JAC also authorized Avianca flights from Medellín, Colombia (MDE) to Punta Cana […]

    April 14, 2021TravelNo comments
  4. Virgin Atlantic appoints Hannah Swift as Caribbean Country Manager

    Virgin Atlantic is delighted to announce the appointment of Hannah Swift as the airline’s Country Manager for the Caribbean. Hannah is responsible for the airline’s daily commercial activity in the region including sales, marketing, reservations and ticketing. Hannah Swift, Country Manager, Caribbean commented: “I am thrilled to be taking on this role for Virgin Atlantic. […]

    November 26, 2020Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  5. Virgin Atlantic positions itself for post Covid-19 future

    Virgin Atlantic has reached a major milestone towards securing its future today, by announcing plans for a private-only solvent recapitalisation of the airline, following the severe impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global economy, the nation and the travel and aviation industry. A Solvent Recapitalisation of Virgin Atlantic Virgin Atlantic has taken a big […]

    July 15, 2020Featured, TravelNo comments

    American Airlines resumed daily service to V.C. Bird International Airport (ANU) in Antigua from Miami International Airport (MIA), marking a significant milestone for the airline as it resumed operations to the Caribbean since COVID-19 travel restrictions were instituted. Flight 2405, which landed at ANU at 10:56 p.m., was piloted by Antiguan First Officer Brian Chase. […]

    June 10, 2020Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  7. When #Virgin Atlantic Failed, #Shame on Richard #Branson – #Justice for Firhaana Bulbulia, Flight Rage victim

    CAVEAT I was stunned on reading this, anyone who knows me, understands I ADORE Virgin Atlantic as a bastion of entrepreneurship and service, so to suddenly encounter this racist nightmare persisting unpunished is beyond my understanding, if Richard Branson can read about LIAT and have something to say? I expect him to find this and […]

    February 17, 2020Breaking News, Featured, Travel1 comment
  8. (#BARBADOS GOV’T INFO. SERVICE) Hurricane Tips – Travel

    The 2019 Hurricane season is well underway, and by now all preparations should be in place in the event a weather system affects the island. Here are some important tips when travelling during the hurricane season: 1. Keep your travel documents in a waterproof container or package 2. Provide a family member or friend with […]

    July 29, 2019Nature, Video GalleryNo comments

    American Airlines (AA) announced effective yesterday, the airline is now cashless at Grantley Adams International Airport and now passengers are expected to use a credit or debit card to make any transactions at the airport, including purchasing tickets and paying for checked baggage. Jennifer Carter, AA’s general manager for Barbados says the airline transitioned to […]

    October 23, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments

    interCaribbean Airways is pleased to continue to offer its sought-after service with the new Salt Cay services from Grand Turk with services that began on September 12th, 2018, alongside the new services connecting Grand Turk with South Caicos from September 1, 2018. Grand Turks now connects non-stop to three Turks & Caicos Islands. These new […]

    September 16, 2018TravelNo comments
  11. Paymaster (Jamaica) and interCaribbean Airways launch payment convenience

    interCaribbean Airways and Paymaster (Jamaica) Limited, a leader in the bill payment industry are pleased to announce a new payment channel in the Jamaica market targeted at providing convenience for the Jamaican customers. Trevor Sadler, CEO of interCaribbean Airways an advocate of alternative payments is confident that this new payment option will benefit the Jamaican […]

    January 22, 2018TravelNo comments
  12. Barbados to host Rugby World 7s Tournament

    Rugby Barbados World 7s (RBW7s) will this weekend welcome some of the best men’s and women’s club teams from across the globe for the highly anticipated 2017 Rugby Barbados World 7s Tournament. Set to take place from 9th to 10th December at Frederick Smith Secondary School, Trents, St James, the Tournament is the longest running […]

    December 6, 2017Breaking News, Featured, RugbyNo comments

    World Travel Market (WTM) 2016 has proven to be a resounding success for Barbados thanks to the hard work and inspiration of Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. and partners. Staged annually at London’s Excel Centre, WTM is the leading global travel industry event, attracting over 50,000 trade visitors. This year saw a new format – longer […]

    November 21, 2016TravelNo comments
  14. Virgin Atlantic to increase their weekly flights to Barbados from London, Gatwick & Manchester in summer 2017

    Barbados is set to receive even more visitors out of its No. 1 market as Virgin Atlantic has announced it will increase flights into Barbados from London, Gatwick and Manchester effective April 2017. In making the announcement, Virgin noted that, “this decision was made to assist in enabling us to meet increased demands during peak […]

    June 25, 2016TravelNo comments
  15. Brazil’s spate of crises result in BTMI and GOL Airlines postponing weekly direct service to Bridgetown from Sao Paulo

    Barbados is suspending its weekly direct air service from Sao Paulo via Gol airlines. Following a recent meeting between the airline’s top executives and Barbados’ tourism marketing team, led by Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Richard Sealy, the two parties have agreed to put a hold on the service effective from August 28, 2016. […]

    June 5, 2016Featured, TravelNo comments

    A former flight attendant with LIAT has been remanded to prison until May 5, 2016 in relation to cocaine and marijuana smuggling. According to police, Plummer arrived in Barbados on Tuesday and the cocaine was allegedly found in her handbag during a search by Customs officers. It seems the cannabis was apparently found at her apartment. David Welch – […]

    May 1, 2016Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  17. Liat wishes Season’s Greetings & wonderful 2016… New Year’s Resolution? No more bickering with Richard Branson

    Dear Friends, I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family Happy Christmas and much success in 2016. Thank you for all your support this year and I look forward to working with you in the coming year.

    December 26, 2015Photo Gallery, TravelNo comments
  18. “Ralph Gonsalves: a history making fourth term” by Ronald Sanders

    Dr Ralph Gonsalves is making history in St Vincent and the Grenadines as he starts a fourth term in office amidst objections as Kingstown’s Prime Minister. Having already completed fourteen years as Head of Government, within three years of the term to which he was elected on December 9, Gonsalves will overtake the record of former […]

    December 16, 2015EditorialNo comments
  19. Airlift Into Antigua And Barbuda Increases With Addition Of Seaborne Airlines

    Plans made by Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Officials to welcome more flights from more airlines and tour operators around the world, upon completion of one of the largest and most modern airports in the Eastern Caribbean have rapidly taken off. The Antigua and Barbuda Minister of Tourism Asot Michael, plus tourism Officials, welcomed a fourth […]

    December 16, 2015TravelNo comments
  20. SXM Airport To Accommodate St. Maarten Airways In its Bid to Offer On-Demand Service

    The management team of Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, will do all within its powers to accommodate St. Maarten Airways, a completely local enterprise that is seeking to offer on-demand charter service from the airport. This was the result of a recent meeting between a delegation of the new airline and SXM management. SXM Airport […]

    November 2, 2015TravelNo comments
  21. Digicel, Virgin team up for BGC Open

    When the Digicel/Virgin Atlantic Barbados Golf Club Open Championship 2015 comes off on November 7 and 8, approximately 120 golfers are expected to take to the greens at Durants. Marketing Manager Krystle Smith said golf in Barbados cannot advance without support and a main underpinning of Digicel’s success is ensuring everyone wins;- Andre Bello, Virgin […]

    November 1, 2015SportsNo comments
  22. LIAT probes incident at Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport: Staff Under Query Relieved of Duties

    LIAT’s management has launched an investigation into an incident involving one of the company’s employees and a customer at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport in Tortola late on Friday 18th September 2015. The company launched its investigation on Saturday September 19, immediately upon receipt of information about the incident. The employee in question has […]

    September 22, 2015Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  23. LIAT continues to assist Dominica’s recovery after Tropical Storm Erika

    LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, has announced further amendments to its schedule as it continues to assist Dominica recover from the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Erika. In light of the continued closure of the Douglas-Charles Airport, LIAT is offering flights to Guadeloupe as an alternative for travellers to / from Dominica. Dominica’s Prime Minister, Roosevelt […]

    September 4, 2015TravelNo comments
  24. French authorities extend visa waiver period for travellers to Dominica

    The authorities in Guadeloupe and Martinique have extended the visa waiver period for travellers entering both countries in order to take a ferry to Dominica. The waiver is now valid until Sunday, September 06. To change travel dates or for questions, customers should contact the LIAT Call Centre from Antigua – 1-268-480-5582; toll free from […]

    September 3, 2015TravelNo comments
  25. Antigua & Barbuda new terminal at V. C. Bird International Airport to open on Wednesday 26th August

    This is to advise that the new terminal at V. C. Bird International Airport in Antigua will become operational on Wednesday 26th August. The first flight to depart from the new terminal will be LI 771 bound for Barbados. Those passengers departing from V. C. Bird International Airport are required to allow sufficient time to […]

    August 26, 2015TravelNo comments