The Cost of Connecting the Caribbean: The Netherlands Antilles

InselAir MDI

Looking across the U.S., it’s common to see carriers cancel unprofitable routes in order to move aircraft to more popular and profitable routes. Whether it is a single route or the dismantling of an entire hub, carriers are not shy about doing what they can to maximize their profits.  However, the Caribbean poses a different issue, with many local More...

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Copa Airlines
By Edition On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

COPA Airlines expands to daily Curaçao flights

WILLEMSTAD - As of July 17, Copa Airlines started its daily service from Panama to Curaçao. COPA has been flying 4 times a week to Curaçao since 2012. COPA operates the route with either an E190 or a Boeing 737-700/800. More...

By Edition On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Record year for flight delays: Airlines already owe millions to US travelers

Many air travelers will be able to get back some of the airlines costs they spent on the 2018 summer vacation season. According to new analysis and statistics published by AirHelp, the first six months of 2018 have More...

By Edition On Monday, July 16th, 2018

IATA calls on Caribbean to address excessive aviation taxes

Governments and stakeholders must work together with the industry for the greater good, says IATA's Regional Vice President, The Americas. Excessive taxes across the Caribbean aviation industry are counter-productive, More...

General Aviation
By Edition On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Civil aviation investigates possibilities of public transport obligation

WILLEMSTAD - The connectivity of Curaçao aeronautics must be improved. This is according to Hans de Jong says, since last October the new director of the Civil Aviation Curaçao. Transport flows in the Caribbean More...

By Edition On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Surinamese, Venezuelan airlines on EU blacklist

BRUSSELS - Over the weekend the European Union (EU) Commission on Transport and Mobility (COTM) revised and released its airline “blacklist,” the EU Air Safety List, of countries, airlines and carriers that More...

By Edition On Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Impact of Britain’s air passenger duty should guide Caribbean tax decisions

CHTA counsels high front-end taxes and fees discourage travel and have downside consequences BARBADOS - The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) strongly urged Governments in the region to consider carefully More...

By Edition On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

InselAir re-introduces daily jet service to St Maarten

InselAir will re-instate the daily jet-service on the Curacao-St Maarten route effective June 28, 2018. WILLEMSTAD - Over the last 15 months InselAir operated the route with a Fokker 50 turboprop aircraft with More...

By Edition On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Air France KLM divided over new CEO, ‘considers two posts’

AMSTERDAM - The entire board of the Air France KLM airline combine are gathered in Amstelveen on Monday and Tuesday to discuss the naming of a new CEO, the Financieele Dagblad has reported. There is so much opposition More...

Sky High
By Edition On Monday, June 25th, 2018

Sky High also flies to Kingston

WILLEMSTAD - Sky High will fly via Jamaica to Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic starting this week. The Dominican airline has been flying directly to Curaçao for two months, but now adds a stopover in Kingston. The More...