Articles Tagged ‘LIAT’

Barbados Airport records fifth year of consecutive growth in 2018, however still behind pre-2007 traffic levels; Copa Airlines latest carrier

Barbados Airport records fifth year of consecutive growth in 2018, however still behind pre-2007 traffic levels; Copa Airlines latest carrier

Barbados Airport processed 2.19 million passengers in 2018, up 1.0% on 2017’s figures, and a healthy 19% more than levels seen in 2013. However, the airport is still handling 7.0% less passengers than it did before the 2007 financial crash. Jonathan Ford looks at the airport’s history to see why its growth is limited.

LIAT non-stop capacity in decline; Barbados is leading airport, service to St. Vincent is top-ranked route

LIAT non-stop capacity in decline; Barbados is leading airport, service to St. Vincent is top-ranked route

There were 1.44 million two-way seats available across LIAT’s direct route network in 2017, 12% down on the previous year. Nick Preston examines network developments and capacity trends at ‘The Caribbean Airline’ over the past 10 years, including its leading airports and routes.

LIAT launches new island-hopping service

LIAT launches new island-hopping service

LIAT now connects Dominica with St. Maarten with four weekly ATR 42 flights.


Guyana sees capacity grow by 12% in 2014; Fly Jamaica Airways is fastest growing airline

Guyana sees capacity grow by 12% in 2014; Fly Jamaica Airways is fastest growing airline

Rich in gold and diamonds, Guyana is also a South American aviation hot-spot, having seen its two Georgetown airports offering a combined total of 460,000 one-way seats this year. As Caribbean Airlines dominates with 69% and 62% of seats and flights respectively this October, anna.aero takes a closer look at Guyana’s air transport and reveals […]

LIAT launches sixth route from Dominica

LIAT launches sixth route from Dominica

LIAT connects Dominica and San Juan with daily services.

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?


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?