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  1. After a Successful Caribbean Launch, JetBlue Schedules Year-Round Mint Service to Barbados

    JetBlue announced it is expanding its highly successful Mint service between New York and Barbados less than one month after launching the premium service to the Caribbean. Initially launched as seasonal service, the airline will now offer weekly flights year-round. The move comes following positive customer response to the flights which began operating on November […]

    December 2, 2015Featured, TravelNo comments
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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 www.liat.com for further updates. Customers affected by the disruptions who wish to rebook […]

    August 20, 2015TravelNo comments
  6. Long-serving LIAT captain flies into retirement

    Captain Paul DaSilva flew his final official flight for LIAT – The Caribbean Airline last weekend. Before landing flight LI 362 from Barbados, Captain DaSilva did a low pass over the runway, tipping the wing of the aircraft to acknowledge those who had gathered for the occasion. He then guided the aircraft through a welcome […]

    June 26, 2015TravelNo comments
  7. LIAT Takes Delivery Of Sixth ATR Aircraft, Vows To Deliver Better Customer Service

    LIAT is moving full speed ahead with the upgrade of its fleet of aircraft with the addition of another new ATR aircraft. LIAT pilots, Captain Chris Cameron and First Officer Oran Challenger with flight engineer Gregory Marcano flew the latest ATR-42 aircraft across the Atlantic from Toulouse, France, arriving at V.C. Bird International Airport in […]

    February 2, 2014Business, TravelNo comments
  8. LIAT Supervisor Slaps Minor Over Query On Flight Delay – Dominica Hotelier Issues Open Letter To Four Prime Ministers Per Ongoing Crisis

    Dominica hotelier, Gregor Nassief, has issued a third letter to LIAT, this time to the shareholders of LIAT, the Hon. Prime Ministers Dr. Baldwin Spencer of Antigua and Barbuda, Freundel Stuart of Barbados, Roosevelt Skerrit of Dominica and Dr. Ralph Gonsalves of St. Vincent and the Grenadines calling for them to “take ownership” of the […]

    September 14, 2013Travel1 comment
  9. A Barbadian everywhere – One of the Tuskegee Airmen was from Barbados

    I had always heard of the film, The Tuskegee Airmen with Laurence Fishburne, but I got a shock to learn where one of them originated… Here’s a part of what tv-station KWGN from Denver, Colorado said;- When Col. Fitzroy “Buck” Newsum was 10 years old, he saw an airplane taking off from a field near […]

    January 2, 2009Featured, News, Travel2 comments