Articles Tagged ‘Jamaica’

Seat capacity to Jamaica grows by 3.3% in 2016; capacity at Kingston and Montego Bay down 6.3% when compared to a decade ago

Seat capacity to Jamaica grows by 3.3% in 2016; capacity at Kingston and Montego Bay down 6.3% when compared to a decade ago

Situated in the Caribbean, Jamaica is the third largest island in the region, with over 2.9 million inhabitants. A majority of traffic goes through Montego Bay and Kingston. We take a closer look at how capacity has grown from the island, and who the leading carriers are. 

Fly Jamaica Airways launches intra-Caribbean flights; starting Toronto Pearson flights in early October

Fly Jamaica Airways launches intra-Caribbean flights; starting Toronto Pearson flights in early October

The Caribbean is not the easiest place to launch new airlines. Just ask the people behind REDjet. But newcomer Fly Jamaica Airways has been serving the Kingston-JFK route since earlier this year and is now expanding its network to include Georgetown in Guyana, and Toronto in Canada. We look in detail at a week in […]

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 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?

Jamaican airport traffic dominated by US routes; Air Jamaica still to confirm new owners

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusIts athletes are the fastest in the world but how is the Jamaican air travel market faring these days? What’s happening with Air Jamaica and which carriers have added new routes to the region in the last year?