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Viva Aerobus’ November Schedule To Cuba

On Saturday Sept 25th, the airline’s inaugural flight to Varadero arrived from Mexico City. The company’s Airbus A320 landed at the Juan Gualberto Gómez Ferrer International Airport with 21 passengers on board, according to the airport terminal’s social networks. The company’s flight schedule from Mexico City to Varadero is as...

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United Is Adding 3 New Routes to The Caribbean, Latin America

The latest pandemic-era network adjustment spells good news for the Caribbean and Latin America. United Airlines is adding three new routes to the region from two of its current domestic hubs, as well as one former hub. Beginning on Dec. 18, United will start Saturday-only service in the following markets:     Cleveland...

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Global Airline Industry Sees $201bn in COVID-Related Losses

Airline losses from the coronavirus pandemic are set to surpass $200 billion as travel curbs weigh on corporate and long-haul demand well into 2022, according to the industry’s main lobby. Carriers are poised to post a collective deficit of $11.6 billion next year, the International Air Transport Association said Monday in Boston at...

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Southwest Will Implement Federal Vaccine Mandate, Airline Confirms, Despite Pilot Objections

Southwest Airlines said Monday that it would implement the federal vaccine mandate announced by President Joe Biden, disregarding objections raised most prominently by its pilots’ union. The mandate, which Biden announced as part of an executive order, would require companies with more than 100 employees to implement vaccine...

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Canada Will Reactivate Air Operations to Costa Rica in October

The Costa Rican Tourism Institute (ICT) reported this past week that four Canadian-flagged airlines will return to Costa Rica’s international air terminals as of October 2nd, after an absence of seven months due to the health crisis. The return of Air Canada, Air Transat, Sunwing and WestJet will be staggered and will be completed in...

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Caribbean Airlines and Btmi Partner to Offer Holiday Package Savings

Caribbean Airlines and the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) have joined efforts to offer holidaymakers travelling into Barbados through 31st October, super savings on airfare and hotel accommodations. For the same period, Caribbean Miles customers get 50% discount on miles needed for travel to/from Barbados for the destinations...

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Airlines to resume commercial service to Cayman starting today

Minister of Transport and Tourism, Kenneth Bryan, has confirmed that airlines will resume commercial services to the Cayman Islands on Thursday, September 9 — the first day of Phase 3 of the country’s phased reopening. This will be the first time that commercial carriers other than national airline Cayman Airways, and...

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Costa Rica Has Detained 400 People for Fake Covid Tests

Costa Rican authorities have apprehended 400 passengers on suspicion that they presented falsified coronavirus test results when trying to leave the country, according to the Public Security Ministry (MSP). The events occurred between February 21 and August 27, 2021. The individuals comprise 70 U.S. citizens, 33 people from France and 28...

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Cubana Won’t Cease Operations as IATA Pulls Billing Plan Access

Last week, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) suspended Cubana de Aviación from its Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP), leading some to believe the airline may cease operations. Yesterday, the State Cuban airline shed some light regarding its immediate future. Let’s investigate further. What’s the IATA’s BSP, and...

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Iberia Resumes Daily Costa Rica Flights

Iberia has resumed its daily nonstop flight to Costa Rica from Spain, the airline announced. The increase in flights — from five to seven per week — reflects the demand for travel and tourism “on both sides of the Atlantic,” the Spanish carrier said via a press release. The flights operate as follows: “With almost …...

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