Saturday, March 10th 2007
Caribbean Airlines has added 100 extra flights to its schedule to handle the increase in air travel needs for the Cricket World Cup and the Tobago Jazz Festival.
The airline has increased the frequency of service to several destinations including Barbados, Antigua, St Lucia and Jamaica, both Kingston and Montego Bay.
It is also operating special services to Saint Kitts-Nevis, Bermuda and Grenada. The seating capacity of the Boeing 737-800 aircraft being used is 154, and the additional seats on offer will be more than 2,500.
“Caribbean Airlines is customer-driven and we have tailored our schedule to meet the increased demand for air travel at this time. Additional services to Barbados, Antigua, Jamaica, St Lucia and the special services to St Kitts-Nevis, Bermuda and Grenada will facilitate the easy movement of large groups among the islands.
We have also put on flights for the weekend of the Tobago Jazz festival,” said Dionne Ligoure, director, Corporate Affairs at Caribbean Airlines in a statement yesterday.