Carriers set new flights, fares

NEW YORK -- A couple of Caribbean carriers rolled out new air service and fares.

Caribbean Sun Airlines launched twice-daily service between San Juan and Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

The schedule will increase to eight roundtrip flights a day in February, using Dash 8, 37-passenger aircraft.

The carrier's Web site, toll-free booking number and commission structure will be announced shortly.

Future routes may include San Juan-St. Maarten, according to J.C. Toledo, marketing director of Caribbean Sun, which is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Meanwhile, BWIA lifted blackout restrictions on select classes of service and unveiled low fares to Trinidad during the Carnival period, Feb. 26 to March 4.

Roundtrip fares start at $557 from Miami for midweek departures, $579 from New York (Kennedy) for weeklong departures or $609 from Washington (Dulles) for midweek flights.

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