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.