Articles Tagged ‘Caribbean’

Top-20 unserved routes: Eastern USA to the Caribbean

Top-20 unserved routes: Eastern USA to the Caribbean

In the 12 months to August 2019, 25 million flew from the Eastern USA to the Caribbean, with six million million indirect. The top-20 unserved routes were mainly across San Juan, Punta Cana and Montego Bay; these saw almost 600,000 passengers. Could Cleveland – Montego Bay be a new route? 

Copa or gold? Panama's hub of the Americas

Copa or gold? Panama’s hub of the Americas

Copa Airlines operates its hub of the Americas in Panama. Within a seven-hour radius lies all key areas of North and South America. What are the numbers behind Copa’s five key traffic flows? How many waves does it have a day and when?  And crucially, will it continue to remain steadfast to its core?

Americas-Caribbean S18 review: US has two-thirds of seats; Rio-São Paulo is busiest route

Americas-Caribbean S18 review: US has two-thirds of seats; Rio-São Paulo is busiest route

With peak season fast approaching, anna.aero decided to take a look around the world at the busiest country markets, airlines and routes for a typical week in S18. Nick Preston starts the worldwide review with a look at the Americas and Caribbean region, offering a comparison of this year’s schedules with S17.


Cuba lights a cigar to celebrate 18% annual growth; Sunwing #1 carrier

Cuba lights a cigar to celebrate 18% annual growth; Sunwing #1 carrier

Due to the US economic embargo on Cuba which has lasted for nearly 50 years, there are no scheduled flights between the two nations. So which nation is the top country market?

Air Transat turns 25; shifts capacity with the seasons

Air Transat turns 25; shifts capacity with the seasons

Canada’s Air Transat has operated for quarter of a century, quietly growing its operation to become the ninth biggest airline across the North Atlantic this summer. But how has the carrier fared in the turbulent last decade? To what extent does it change its network depending on the season? And which two European countries account […]

New Caribbean Airlines services from Trinidad and Barbados to London Gatwick set to stimulate demand

New Caribbean Airlines services from Trinidad and Barbados to London Gatwick set to stimulate demand

The UK has strong historic links with many parts of the Caribbean, but which country markets have the biggest air travel demand from the UK? And which markets have grown fastest in the last decade? When did demand peak?


REDjet suspends operations; blames Caribbean protectionism

REDjet suspends operations; blames Caribbean protectionism

Following the Caribbean low-cost airline REDjet’s unexpected suspension of operations last Friday, it’s back to business as usual for the region’s flag carriers. But which routes are left behind and who are the potential beneficiaries? Who is to blame? And most importantly, is REDjet coming back?

Spirit Airlines reveals IPO details; still has just 1% of US domestic market despite launching 14 new routes this year

Spirit Airlines reveals IPO details; still has just 1% of US domestic market despite launching 14 new routes this year

Spirit Airlines operates an interesting mix of domestic and international routes mostly from Florida. Where does it rank among US domestic airlines and which new routes has it started in 2011? How quickly is its fleet growing and which destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America does it serve?

REDjet reveals details of low-cost Caribbean operations

REDjet reveals details of low-cost Caribbean operations

Finally, a Caribbean-based low-cost airline will take to the skies in May. Which routes will it be operating with which aircraft type, and what competition will it face on each route? And how low are the introductory fares?


Merged Caribbean Airlines and Air Jamaica return to long-haul; four 787s ordered; Montego Bay downscaled

Merged Caribbean Airlines and Air Jamaica return to long-haul; four 787s ordered; Montego Bay downscaled

Jamaica’s national carrier has been bought by Caribbean Airlines of Trinidad & Tobago, but what will happen to the two airline brands? What network changes have followed the merger? And when will long-haul flights relaunch?

St Maarten grows slowly; jetBlue and WestJet latest Caribbean arrivals

St Maarten grows slowly; jetBlue and WestJet latest Caribbean arrivals

The Caribbean island of St Maarten is divided between a Dutch and a French part, but to which European nation are the most flights offered from the island? And which airline opens up a completely new market when it launched flights later this month?

American Airlines and jetBlue battle for supremacy in the Dominican Republic; Punta Cana welcomes most new routes

American Airlines and jetBlue battle for supremacy in the Dominican Republic; Punta Cana welcomes most new routes

Sharing a land mass with Haiti, the Dominican Republic is a popular destination for US holiday makers. Who are the leading carriers serving the market and how has the market changed since March?