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24 August, 2021

Flights to Saint Lucia have resumed

Flights to Saint Lucia have resumed -  Caribbean Airlines is now flying a weekly service between Trinidad and Saint Lucia on its ATR aircraft. 

On August 16, 2021, Hon. Dr. Ernest Hilaire - Minister for Tourism, Investment, Creative Industries, Culture, and Information joined the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) in welcoming Caribbean Airlines' restart of flights between Trinidad and Saint Lucia.

To commemorate the occasion, Hon. Dr. Hilaire and Christopher Gustave (SLTA) Marketing Manager for Caribbean and Events, presented a special commemorative plaque to Caribbean Airlines Captain Dale Harrison and accompanying crew members. The SLTA also gave two lucky passengers special welcome packages, and the first 30 disembarking were gifted with branded items.

ATR 72-600 - NO. OF AIRCRAFT: 5

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12 February, 2019

Caribbean Airlines agree leasing deal for four Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft

Caribbean Airlines 737-800          Photo Caribbean Airlines
Caribbean Airlines is getting long leases on four new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft it has been announced this week. The airline will start to get these new aircraft starting in the fourth quarter of 2019 through 2020.

The deal was struck with global leasing specialist Air Lease Corporation, with whom the carrier already leases two Boeing 737-800 aircraft.  “Caribbean Airlines is delighted to introduce the Boeing 737 MAX 8 to our fleet with ALC,” said Garvin Medera, Chief Executive Officer of Caribbean Airlines. “The 737 MAX 8 will play an integral role in our success going forward as we continue to increase our competitiveness and high-quality customer service throughout the Caribbean and North and South America.”

“ALC is extremely pleased to announce this lease placement for four new Boeing aircraft with Caribbean Airlines and be the first to introduce the 737 MAX 8 to the airline this year,” said Steven F. Udvar-Hรกzy, Executive Chairman of Air Lease Corporation. “The capabilities of the 737 MAX 8 will improve operational efficiency and contribute to Caribbean Airlines’ long-term success as the flag carrier of Trinidad and Tobago.”

22 November, 2018

Caribbean Airlines Announce Selection of 737 MAX

Caribbean Airlines and Boeing announced this week the airline has chosen to enhance and renew its single-aisle fleet with the 737 MAX 8. The move comes as no surprise as the airline has long operated the Next-Generation 737 and will take delivery of 12 MAX aeroplanes in the coming years. 

Caribbean Airlines Chief Executive Officer, Garvin Medera said, "Boeing has been by our side since Caribbean Airlines was founded twelve years ago using the 737-800. The 737 MAX allows us to continue offering a safe and comfortable experience for our passengers, while significantly improving fuel efficiency and environmental performance. All of these elements position us for long-term success."  

12 737 MAX 8 jets will replace the current fleet and provide up to 16% fuel savings

The 737 MAX 8 will seat up to 160 passengers in Caribbean Airlines' three-class configuration featuring the "Caribbean Plus" Cabin and are powered by the latest technology CFM International LEAP-1B engines.

"We are honoured that Caribbean Airlines has placed its trust once again in the Boeing family and chosen to bridge to the future with the 737 MAX 8. Its selection reaffirms the partnership we have built together with the Next-Generation 737 family," said Ihssane Mounir, senior vice president of Commercial Sales & Marketing for The Boeing Company.

(Photo Boeing)