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    The latest flights by Jet Blue’s Mint service featured an inaugural treat for their de luxe passengers, a copy of Rosemary Parkinson’s Barbados Bu’n-Bu’n, more than a cookbook or encyclopedia, it is a collector’s item. Barbados Bu’n-Bu’n has been called “a national treasure” by the US Director of Barbados Tourism Management Inc. Petra Roach – she […]

    November 18, 2015Books, FeaturedNo comments
  2. JetBlue Begins Flying Mint to Barbados and Introduces Seasonal Service from Boston

    One year after disrupting transcontinental flying with its refreshing take on premium travel, JetBlue has launched its acclaimed Mint experience to Grantley Adams International Airport in Barbados from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, and introduced seasonal weekly service from Boston’s Logan International Airport as of Saturday, November 7. Along with Aruba, Barbados marks […]

    November 8, 2015Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  3. LIAT launches online check in service

    LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, has launched online check in, giving customers the option to complete their check in formalities on the internet, at their own convenience, while avoiding queues at the airport check in counters. Now available, online check in can be done on 24 hours before the scheduled departure of the customer’s flight […]

    November 2, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  4. 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
  5. LIAT announces appointment of new Director Flight Operations

    LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, revealed the appointment of Captain Arthur Senhouse as Director Flight Operations (DFO) effective September 01, 2015, with responsibility for all aspects of the airline’s flight operations. Prior to taking up his current role, Captain Senhouse was the Chief Pilot – a position he took up in February 2014. He was responsible for […]

    September 28, 2015TravelNo comments
  6. Emirates, Norwegian Air, Others Show Interest in Service to SXM Airport

    Emirates, the flagship of the United Arab Emirates, and Norwegian Air are among a number of airlines who have indicated interest in further exploring service opportunities to Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM. A delegation of SXM airport attending the World Routes Conference in Durban, South Africa, which was led by managing director Regina LaBega, held […]

    September 26, 2015TravelNo comments
  7. 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
  8. LIAT announces re-booking policy for Dominica travellers

    LIAT, The Caribbean Airline, wishes to advise passengers holding tickets to and from Dominica whose flights were cancelled due to Tropical Storm Erika that they may rebook on any available flight until October 2, 2015. No fees or charges will be applied for a booking change during this period. Passengers who wish to re-book to […]

    September 20, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  9. CARICOM Secretariat, Guyana PSC relief supplies arrive in Dominica

    CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque was on hand on Saturday to welcome a special flight with relief supplies for Dominica donated by members of the Guyana Private Sector Commission (PSC). Ambassador LaRocque was joined by Dominica’s National Security, Justice and Immigration Minister Rayburn Blackmoore to receive the donations of medical supplies, generators, cleaning items and […]

    September 8, 2015Featured, NatureNo comments

    Boston’s iconic Opera House just played host to a special VIP reception celebrating the recent announcement of JetBlue’s new nonstop service and Mint offering from the lucrative New England Market. The exclusive event attracted the airline’s most loyal clientele including Mosaic Members and strategic business partners. BTMI Director, USA Petra Roach was joined by Robin […]

    September 3, 2015Featured, TravelNo comments
  11. Female Pilot wins second consecutive world aerobatics championship title

    Breitling is delighted to congratulate its partner, Aude Lemordant, on her magnificent victory at the FAI World Aerobatic Championships 2015 held in Châteauroux (France). The young Frenchwoman, who is also an airline pilot on Boeing 777, entered the world of aerobatic competitions in 2005 and rose swiftly through the ranks. With her 7,000 flying hours, […]

    September 1, 2015SportsNo comments

    Members of the Drug Squad arrested and charged Surinamese national Donna Urudice Oehlers 28 years, with the offences of: Possession of 1/2 kilogramme of cocaine; Possession with intent to supply; Trafficking; and Importation. Donna Urudice Oehlers appeared at the Oistins Magistrates Court on 26 August 2015 and pleaded guilty to the offences proffered. She was […]

    August 27, 2015Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  13. All fights in and out of Dominica cancelled until further notice

    LIAT wishes to advise that due to flooding of the runway at the Douglas-Charles Airport, all fights into and out of Dominica have been cancelled until further notice. An updated Travel Advisory will be issued this evening. Affected passengers are asked to continue to monitor the LIAT website (, and the LIAT Facebook and Twitter […]

    August 27, 2015NatureNo comments
  14. 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
  15. LIAT’s cancellations for Wednesday 26th August; Thursday 27th August and Friday 28th August due to Erika

    LIAT wishes to advise that due to the impending passage of Tropical Storm Erika, it has been forced to cancel the following services for Wednesday, August 26, Thursday, August 27 and Friday August 28: Cancellations for Wednesday, August 26: FLIGHT ROUTING LI 512   Barbados to Antigua LI 526   Antigua to St. Kitts to […]

    August 25, 2015TravelNo comments
  16. SXM Aviation Training Academy, a Brilliant Idea, say Visiting Journalists

    The proposed Aviation Training Academy of the Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, is a “brilliant idea,” said Adam Twidell, a former Air Force pilot with the Royal Air Force (RAF) of the UK and one of the eleven journalists who were invited to participate in the media tour organized by SXM Airport. Twidell, speaking at […]

    August 24, 2015TravelNo comments
  17. DANNY JOGS WEST-NORTHWESTWARD: Tropical Storm DANNY Public Advisory


    August 20, 2015NatureNo comments
  18. Ares 3: The Right Stuff (Matt Damon, SF Adaptation: 2015)

    NASA offers a declassified look at the psychological testing involved in preparing the ARES 3 crew for their journey to Mars. During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone […]

    August 20, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  19. Tropical Storm Danny may force LIAT to cancel certain flights in next 72 hours

    LIAT wishes to advise that due to the impending passage of Tropical Storm Danny, it could be forced to cancel certain flights on Sunday August 23, Monday August 24 and Tuesday August 25. Passengers are advised to continue monitoring radio stations and for further updates. Customers affected by the disruptions who wish to rebook […]

    August 20, 2015TravelNo comments
  20. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration Hurricane Hunter aircraft to be stationed in Barbados

    As Tropical Storm Danny is expected to become the Atlantic’s first hurricane by Thursday, the United States National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s Hurricane Hunter aircraft will land in Barbados on Thursday, in order to fly missions on Friday, and into next week to gather more data about the hurricane. Weather reports indicate that the […]

    August 20, 2015NatureNo comments
  21. interCaribbean Airways and British Airways Announce Interline Ticket Agreement

    interCaribbean Airways the airline carrier of the Western Caribbean offers more flights in the region than any other airline, now makes travel even more convenient for travellers to the Caribbean. They just launched an interline agreement between their service and British Airways giving customers traveling to the Caribbean a convenient new option. Travelers from Europe […]

    August 5, 2015TravelNo comments
  22. BTMI records record-breaking long-stay arrivals during first half of 2015

    During the first six months of 2015 Barbados recorded 303,592 long stay visitors, the first time the destination has ever topped 300,000 visitors in the Jan. – June period in the 29 years of recording air arrivals tourism statistics. This also represents a 14.3 percent increase or 37,945 more passenger arrivals over the comparative period […]

    August 3, 2015TravelNo comments

    Barbados Flying Fish Sevens completed a successful Sevens season in the UK by winning the Jack Fishwick Sevens at Wimbledon, England. The tournament was the last of six tournaments played by the Barbados Flying Fish. Previous tournaments has seen the team winning Plate Finals. This Cup victory included six wins with no losses. The scores […]

    July 31, 2015Featured, RugbyNo comments
  24. Security checks at Piarco International Airport

    LIAT, the Caribbean Airline, wishes to advise that while it is operating its normal scheduled services to/from Trinidad, customers should expect delays due to extensive airport authority security checks at Piarco International Airport. Head of Corporate Communications Desmond Brown said there are long queues at the airport security check points and customers traveling from Trinidad […]

    July 27, 2015TravelNo comments
  25. Barbados cops 6 awards from Telegraph Group’s recognising the best of the Caribbean

    At the just concluded Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) silver anniversary ball, Simon Reeve UK’s best-selling author and TV personality, presented the Telegraph Caribbean Travel Awards at The Millennium Hotel, Mayfair. The UK Chapter of The Caribbean Tourism Organization teamed up with The Telegraph to launch the Caribbean Travel Award where Telegraph readers voted for the […]

    June 30, 2015Featured, TravelNo comments