Passenger demand accelerates according IATA


The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for June showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 7.8% compared to June 2017. This was up from 6.0% year-over-year growth recorded in both May and April. June capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

World Fuel shows off air elite FBOs

Miami based global fuel provider World Fuel Services is once again attending LABACE (Booth 2006) to highlight the 10 regional members of its sponsored Air Elite FBO Network. Founded in 2011 from the remnants of More...

KLM at Curacao airport
By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018

KLM pilots threaten to strike due to deadlock labor agreement negotiations

SCHIPHOL - After Ryanair, KLM pilots are now also threatening to stop the work. Pilots are on a strike if KLM does not promise to relieve their workload before Friday. This is evident from a letter sent by the Association More...

By Edition On Friday, August 3rd, 2018

EZ Air mechanics wrap up training in Aruba

The training was necessary to prepare the mechanics for the 2 Beechcraft 1900D machines EZ Air expects to receive this months. Currently, both aircraft are undergoing an avionics upgrade at a specialized facility More...

By Edition On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Air Antilles acquires a new ATR 72-600

GUADALOUPE - AirAntilles is pursuing its development strategy by expanding its fleet with a second ATR 72-600 to 13 aircraft including 6 ATRs. It affirms its ambition to be the key player in regional air transport More...

EZ Air
By Edition On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

EZ Air acquires two Beechcraft 1900D

WILLEMSTAD - The small regional service airline AZ Air announced on its social media that it had acquired two aircraft of the model Beechcraft 1900D. According to the airline’s announcement the aircraft numbers More...

By Edition On Monday, July 30th, 2018

JetBlue to add popular Mint service to Caribbean routes

NEW YORK - JetBlue has announced it is once again answering calls from customers for more Mint flights with the addition of two new routes to feature the airline’s popular premium service with lie-flat seating. More...

By Edition On Thursday, July 26th, 2018

IATA: Squeeze on airline operating profit margins intensified in Q2 2018

The results of IATA’s latest survey of airline CFOs and Heads of Cargo, conducted in early-July, suggest that the squeeze on airline operating profit margins intensified during Q2 2018. This is consistent with More...

By Edition On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Two new initiatives underway to tackle air connectivity between the Caribbean, Europe and the Americas

CASTRIES - A delegation from Martinique met with representatives of the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCAA) at the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission to discuss the implementation More...

By Edition On Monday, July 23rd, 2018

Caribbean Airlines remains on course to profitability

PORT OF SPAIN - The Trinidad and Tobago-owned Caribbean Airlines is reporting increased revenues despite a 32 per cent increase in the price of fuel, and it says it’s continuing on a path to profitability. The More...