Caribbean Airlines announces the start of twice weekly non-stop service between Kingston, Jamaica, and Havana, Cuba, from December 13, 2019, according to an official release from the airline sent to TTC.
This new flight will operate on Wednesdays and Fridays, using a Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft, with a seating capacity of 150, adding 300 seats per week to both markets.
In commenting on the new route, Garvin Medera, Caribbean Airlines Chief Executive Officer, stated: “Caribbean Airlines is committed to strengthening connectivity in the region and we are expanding our northern hub in Jamaica.”
This latest launch follows the start of twice weekly non-stop service between Kingston and Barbados, which began in April and the introduction of service between Kingston and Grand Cayman which commenced on October 29.
Caribbean Airlines was established on September 27, 2006 and started operations on January 1, 2007. Jointly owned by the people of Trinidad & Tobago and Jamaica, headquartered in Trinidad and Tobago, and with an operational base in Jamaica, it’s an authentic Caribbean airline which provides passenger and cargo services; operates more than 600 weekly flights to 21 destinations in the Caribbean and North and South America.
The airline is a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and is recognized as an IATA Operational Safety Audit qualified airline. It is a certified FAA repair station as per regulation 145.