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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Regional air carrier LIAT announced Thursday that it would increase its fleet of ATR aircraft to meet the growing demands of the destinations it serves.

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent – The St. Vincent and the Grenadines government says it will not inject any more funds into the cash-strapped regional carrier, LIAT, until the airline improves its services to the island.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Yet another scathing criticism has been issued of the service provided by the beleaguered regional airline LIAT.

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.

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