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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – St Vincent and the Grenadines prime minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves is blaming current inefficiencies plaguing LIAT on the airline’s failure to implement a decision to shift its base from Antigua and Barbuda.

Eastern Air Lines is set to increase airlift to Guyana from Miami and New York commencing July 1, 2016. The announcement was made by Trans Royale Corp – One Guyana Air Travel, the joint venture partner with the Miami based, Eastern Air Lines.

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Following a directive issued by the Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority (TTCAA), effective immediately, Caribbean Airlines has enforced a ban on the in-flight use and battery charging of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, on all flights.

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent – The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Government is seeking an urgent meeting with the management of the regional airline, LIAT, following the airline’s poor service to that country.

SANTA CLARA, Cuba – The flight from Fort Lauderdale to this city in central Cuba on Wednesday morning took only 51 minutes, but it represented a major step in ending decades of isolation between communist Cuba and the United States.

ORANJESTAD, Aruba – JetBlue has announced further network expansion to the Caribbean with a new daily service from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Aruba.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao – The Public Prosecutor Office and Curaçao Airport Partners (CAP) have agreed to collaborate directly with each other in order to enable a more efficient background check for persons working at the Curaçao International Airport.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Windward Islands International Airways (WINAIR) is celebrating its 55th anniversary.

AIRPORT ROAD, St. Maarten  It is a rainy and windy August day, but that is OK, we will not let the weather detract us from our milestone which has been achieved. It is WINAIR’s 55th year anniversary! Thanks to our team WINAIR is officially 55 years old, it’s our birthday!

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — A small plane carrying tourists has crashed into a motorcycle while making an emergency landing near the Dominican Republic beach resort of Punta Cana.

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