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Turks and Caicos welcomes JetBlue’s new service from Fort Lauderdale

The Turks and Caicos Islands on Thursday welcomed JetBlue Airways new service from Fort Lauderdale. This new service marks the third to the island from the carrier, joining flights from New York's John F. Kennedy and Boston's Logan International Airport. The new flight which is part of JetBlue's ongoing growth was in the making for several years and will operate daily, year-round. "We're thrilled to introduce new service from sunny Ft. Lauderdale to one of the most stunning islands in the Caribbean," said ... Read more
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JetBlue set to inaugurate Fort Lauderdale-Providenciales in November

On Thursday, November 19th 2015 US carrier JetBlue will commence flight operations to Providenciales International Airport (PLS) from Fort Lauderdale, Florida (FLL). JetBlue has taken the market by storm and has been rapidly expanding their routes since its inception. JetBlue began selling seats on the new service back in June, and will employ an Embraer E190 jet on the route. The new route demonstrates JetBlue’s commitment to expansion in the Caribbean, and the airline now offers flights to more than 40 destinations ... Read more

Flight operations resumed at Providenciales

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos Islands, Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 – The Turks and Caicos Islands Airports Authority announces the resumption of flight operations at Providenciales following the passage of Hurricane Joaquin. As the airport operator and air navigation service provider, the Airports Authority remains committed to the safety of aircraft, passengers, staff and other users of the airport. The Authority regrets any inconvenience caused and passengers are asked to contact their respective airline for flight scheduling. Read more

Hurricane Joaquin UPDATE: Suspension of Flight Operations

UPDATE at 3.50 p.m. Friday, October 2nd, 2015 Flight operations are to be resumed at Providenciales airport (Turks and Caicos Islands) at 7.00 a.m. (1100 GMT) Saturday 3rd October, 2015. Article PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos Islands, Friday, October 2nd, 2015 – Further to the announcement of the suspension of flight operations at airports in the Turks and Caicos Islands due to Hurricane Joaquin, The Turks and Caicos Islands Airports Authority (TCIAA) has amended its suspension of operation times. As the Turks and Caicos Islands remain ... Read more

Flight operations suspended at Providenciales due to Hurricane Joaquin

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos Islands, Thursday, October 1st, 2015 – The Turks and Caicos Islands Airports Authority announced that inclement weather from Hurricane Joaquin is affecting flight operations at Turks and Caicos Islands Airports. The Turks and Caicos Islands have been placed under Tropical Storm warning with Southerly gale force winds already impacting the islands with top sustained winds reaching 35 knots with gusts near 42 knots. With sustained gale force winds forecast to last all day, flight operations at Providenciales have been ... Read more

Delta celebrates 11th annual ‘Breast Cancer One’ survivor flight

Delta Air Lines' annual "Breast Cancer One" employee survivor flight takes flight on Thursday, kicking off the airline's month-long campaign to generate awareness and raise funds for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. This year marks Delta's 11th annual survivor flight, which will carry more than 140 employee breast cancer survivors on board Delta's newly painted pink plane on the flight's first international route from New York City to Mexico City. Delta recently repainted its iconic "As Delta continues to focus on expansion in ... Read more

Hurricane Joaquin affects the Bahamas

Major hurricane Joaquin is battering the central Bahamas with hurricane force winds, storm surge and heavy rain. At 5:00 a.m. EST (0900 GMT), the center of Hurricane Joaquin was located near latitude 23.4 North, longitude 73.7 West. Joaquin is moving toward the west-southwest near 5 mph (7 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue today. A turn toward the west- northwest is forecast on Thursday night, followed by a turn toward the north and an increase in forward speed on ... Read more

American Airlines goes Pink for a Purpose in October

American Airlines and its more than 100,000 employees on Thursday (October 1) will launch Be Pink, the employee-led breast cancer awareness initiative that takes place each October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Raising awareness about breast cancer and helping raise money to finance breast cancer research through Susan G. Komen® is a critical mission for team members since breast cancer accounts for one in nearly one in three cancers diagnosed in the U.S. All month, American's customers will have the opportunity to join ... Read more

Powerful call for government partnership to deliver aviation industry’s climate goals

A group of 28 aviation industry chief executive officers and association leaders on Wednesday has sent an open letter to governments committing to climate action and calling for a joint approach to help deliver maximum CO2 emissions reductions in the aviation sector. In particular, the industry group urged action to approve a meaningful market-based measure for aviation emissions, expected to be agreed by governments at a meeting of the United Nations specialized aviation agency in one year’s time. Aviation was the first transport ... Read more

Commercial airlines resuming service to Dominica’s Douglas-Charles Airport

Commercial airlines serving the Caribbean island of Dominica are resuming flights to Douglas-Charles Airport following Tropical Storm Erika in late August. Earlier, the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority gave the go-ahead to resume commercial flights. Since then, airport authorities have been working to restore essential services to the badly damaged terminal building in order for airline partners, LIAT, Seaborne Airlines and Winair, to re-establish schedules to the airport. Partner airlines have made several test landings since receiving the go-ahead. "We continue to ... Read more
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