Caribbean Airlines expands its network with new route to St. Kitts

A Caribbean Airlines Bowing 737 on approach to land.
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Caribbean Airlines Limited has announced its latest addition to the route network with the introduction of flights to St. Kitts.

This new network addition seeks to further enhance the airline’s connectivity plan within the Eastern Caribbean, pending approval from the Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority.

Scheduled to commence operations on July 24, the flights will be available five times a week, providing convenient travel options for passengers between Port of Spain (POS), Barbados, Antigua, and St. Kitts.

Eastern Caribbean growth plan

As part of its Welcome Home campaign, the airline places great emphasis on network expansion, aligning with its vision of seamless connectivity and improved accessibility throughout the Caribbean.

The CEO of Caribbean Airlines, Garvin Medera, highlights the airline’s commitment to fostering connections, facilitating increased trade, and contributing to the economies of the region.

By expanding into the Eastern Caribbean, the carrier aims to support its growth strategy while offering enhanced connectivity to its valued customers.

Boasting the largest network in the region, Caribbean Airlines constantly seeks to meet the evolving needs of travelers through route expansion.


In line with this objective, the airline has recently acquired new ATR aircraft, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable flying experience. These aircraft enable Caribbean Airlines to optimize its operations and provide enhanced services to passengers.

With this new route, passengers can now enjoy efficient connections between key destinations, opening up exciting opportunities for exploration and trade within the Eastern Caribbean.

Moreover, Caribbean Airlines recognizes the significance of fostering economic growth and regional development. By facilitating increased trade and travel, the airline plays a crucial role in supporting the economies of the region.

Caribbean Airlines’ expansion into the Eastern Caribbean with the introduction of flights to St. Kitts further the airline’s plans to expand coverage in the Eastern Caribbean region.

With its continuous network expansion efforts and investment in modern aircraft, Caribbean Airlines strives to meet the evolving needs of passengers while contributing to the growth and development of the Caribbean region.

About Caribbean Airlines

Caribbean Airlines is the flag carrier airline of Trinidad and Tobago, as well as Jamaica and Guyana. It is headquartered in Piarco, Trinidad, and operates a fleet of Boeing 737 and ATR 72 aircraft. The airline flies to over 30 destinations in the Caribbean, North America, and South America.

The airline was founded in 2001 as a merger of BWIA West Indies Airways and Air Caribbean. It has since grown to become the largest airline in the Caribbean, carrying over 2 million passengers per year.

The national flag carrier offers a variety of fares and services, including economy, business, and first class. The airline also has a frequent flyer program called Caribbean Miles.

In 2020, the airline was forced to cut its fleet and workforce by 25% due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the airline has since recovered and is now operating at full capacity.

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