Posts Tagged: providenciales

interCaribbean Boosts Regional Connectivity

With its new enhanced winter timetable, interCaribbean Airways substantially boosts regional connectivity and convenience via its fast-growing hub at Providenciales. "Both the passenger's connecting experience at Providenciales, and the flight connecting schedules are now much improved" explains CEO, Trevor Sadler. Connecting passengers will in the very near future, bypass immigration, proceeding directly through international security screening and into to the departures lounge. This "via Provo" connection for transit passengers will be completely hassle-free following global best practices and avoiding major hubs. "We can now ... Read more

Providenciales Airport Reserves Area for Handicap Parking

The Turks and Caicos Islands Airports Authority (TCIAA) has reserved an area for handicap parking to accommodate disabled travelers using Providenciales International Airport. The Airports Authority in responding to the needs of travelers using the airport, has identified a suitable area and erected a handicap sign. Noting that the space had to be painted in a visible manner, the Guyanese Association of the Turks and Caicos Islands volunteered to paint the markings. A member of the Guyanese Association commented, “we saw fit to ... Read more

Providenciales Airport hosts educational tours of its facilities

The Turks and Caicos Islands Airports Authority has done it again, by opening its doors to two schools and giving educational airport tours to students. First, a group of 20 students and 4 guides from the Alpha Christian Academy of Providenciales were given an extensive tour of the Providenciales International Airport (PLS). This group had students with age ranges from 4 years to 6 years old with one exception of a two year old toddler that joined the group. For some of ... Read more
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American Airlines to relaunch direct service to Providenciales from JFK

American Airlines (AA) will be adding another flight to their notable selection of flights to Providenciales (PLS). This summer, AA will launch nonstop service between JFK and PLS with their Boeing 737-800. Passengers traveling now between the two cities must make at least one stop, but as of July 2nd they will be able to travel direct on a seasonal weekend flight that will operate on Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets for the direct flights are now available for sale online as of April ... Read more

Providenciales Airport introduces new play area for kids

Providenciales International Airport has added a splash of color to the Upper Departure Lounge with the introduction of a soft play kids area. The Turks & Caicos Islands Airports Authority (TCIAA) has teamed up with Kalokids to bring an "Ocean Life" themed play area to the International Departure Lounge. This play area is perfect for parents to allow their children to run around and play whilst they are awaiting their flight. The modular soft seating play pieces can be grouped in a number ... Read more

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

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

UPDATE: Tropical Storm Erika & Suspension of Flight Operations

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos Islands, Friday, August 28th, 2015 – Further to the announcement of the suspension of flight operations at airports in the Turks and Caicos Islands due to Tropical Storm Erika, The Turks and Caicos Islands Airports Authority (TCIAA) has amended its suspension of operation times. Due to the change in forecast of the storm, there will be no suspension of flight operations on Friday 28th August 2015. On Saturday 29th August 2015, flight operations will be suspended from 6.00 ... Read more

JetBlue’s newest routes go out for sale, plans service from Fort Lauderdale to Providenciales

NEW YORK, NY — (Marketwired) — 07/09/15 — JetBlue on Thursday announced that several new routes are out for sale, including Mint service between Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO), as well as seasonal Mint service between Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS) and Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI). Additional routes available for purchase include non-stop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB), and between Charleston International Airport ... Read more

United Airlines Starting Nonstop Flights to Providenciales from Chicago

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands (June 30, 2015) - Chicago residents will soon enjoy easy access to Providenciales with the launch of a seasonal, nonstop United Airlines service from December 19, 2015 through April 30,2016 "“ just in time for the busy winter travel season. Scheduled for Saturdays, the Boeing 737-800, featuring a total of 154 seats; 16 seats in Business and 138 in Economy, including 48 Economy Plus extra-legroom seats, will be United Airlines' first nonstop service available from Chicago ... Read more
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