Caribbean Airlines announces additional service ahead of Antigua Carnival 

Caribbean Airlines announced the increase of the airlift service to Antigua and Barbuda ahead of "Antigua Carnival"- the Caribbean's Greatest Summer Festival.

Caribbean Airlines announces additional service ahead of Antigua Carnival 
Caribbean Airlines announces additional service ahead of Antigua Carnival 

Antigua and Barbuda: Caribbean Airlines announced the increase of the airlift service to Antigua and Barbuda ahead of “Antigua Carnival”- the Caribbean’s Greatest Summer Festival. The festival is scheduled to be held from July 27 to August 8, 2023. 

Caribbean Airlines increased the service from Trinidad and Tobago to Antigua and Barbuda. Currently, the regional carrier has been operating four flights per week to Antigua’s V.C. Bird International Airport

The days for the service to Antigua and Barbuda are Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from Trinidad Piarco International Airport. This is an increase from the previous two weekly flights.

Caribbean Airlines also connected Antigua and St Kitts and Antigua and Dominica with the introduction of the new routes. The service between Antigua and St Kitts will be operated on Mondays and Fridays. The inaugural flight will be started on July 24, 2023. 

The flights between Antigua and Dominica will be operated from August. Further, the charter flight will be operated by tour operator Navitour into Antigua from Guadeloupe on August 5. The service will allow travellers from the French territory to be a part of the Carnival celebrations of Antigua. 

CEO of Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority Colin C James said that the overwhelming demand had increased the seating capacity in Caribbean Airlines so that tourists can visit the destination with ease. 

Along with the direct flights, the destination has also benefited from extra sealift with the return of the ‘Jeans for Freedom’ chartered ferry service from Guadeloupe this year. Earlier, Antigua and Barbuda welcomed Jeans for Freedom Ferry on July 7. It brought over four hundred passengers to the destination. 

Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority has been promoting carnivals to increase their popularity among tourists. 

It also announced the “Antigua Carnival Crawl, where the tourists get the chance to win the ‘Antigua Carnival Passport’. With the ‘Antigua Carnival Passport’ in hand, people will gain complimentary entry to official events in Carnival City for the greatest summer festival. 

It will be the first chance to win; takes place at the Inet Carnival Village as it is the ultimate Carnival Crawl,