Grand Cayman --- Island Air, based in Grand Cayman, will cease its
scheduled flights to Cayman Brac and Little Cayman on July 4.
carrier, which inaugurated flights to the two Sister Islands in
1989, said it could no longer compete with the Twin Otter service
offered from Grand Cayman by CAL Express, the commuter arm of
Cayman Airways, the national flag carrier.
CAL Express began
its service in December 2003, putting it in direct competition with
Island Air and marking the first time since 1992 that it had
serviced the Sister Islands. CAL Express offers a through-fare for
passengers connecting to the Sister Islands through Grand Cayman
from Cayman Airways U.S. gateways.
Island Air, which
had offered two daily weekday flights and four a day on weekends
aboard eight-passenger Navaho aircraft, will continue offering
charter, cargo and medevac services between Grand Cayman and the
available at www.islandair.ky.
the reporter who wrote this article, send e-mail to Gay Nagle Myers