Caribbean region: The Caribbean Airlines (CAL) has stated that it will resume commercial flights to and out of Barbados from Tuesday onwards.
The flights into Barbados had been suspended after ashfall from the erupting La Soufriere volcano in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, which also led to the closure of the Grantley Adams International Airport -(GAIA) in Barbados island.
CAL, in a statement, asserted that “The borders of Trinidad and Tobago- T&T would remain close and only special government-approved services would operate to and from the twin-island republic.”
The airlines also stated that it would also operate flights to Grenada and Guyana during the week out of the Barbados.
CAL further added, “Travellers who are impacted by the cancelled repatriation flights from Barbados to Trinidad and Tobago – will be advised by the Ministry of National Security about their re-allocation to future flights.”
“Because of the cancellation of flights between – April 9 to May 3, passengers whose travel plans were affected can now have their flights re-booked with penalty would not be applied,” officials of CAL.
The officials of the airline stated, “People are encouraged to verify the entry requirements and other important travel information for their intended destination using the Caribbean Airlines Sherpa Tool.”
Caribbean Airline Limited is a state-owned airline of Trinidad and Tobago. CAL is a flag carrier to – Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and Guyana. CAL is the largest Caribbean airline and currently, it employs more than 1,700 people.
CAL- Caribbean Airlines Limited was founded on 19 September, in 2006. The airlines generate a revenue of T&T $111Million dollars and net income of – T&T $42Million dollars.
In the year 2020, the CAL airline rebranded itself by launching a new livery and logo. The first aircraft that received the new livery was- the airline’s 9Y-TTI ATR aircraft. The new logo holds the – iconic hummingbird while infusing fluid lines and brighter hues to embody the spirit of flight, the vibrancy of the Caribbean culture and connectivity within the Caribbean region.