Caribbean Airlines and Emirates in key deal

Caribbean Airlines on Tuesday announced that it has signed a key new interline deal with Emirates – now the world’s largest international airline. The arrangement gives customers greater choice of destinations, easy transfers in key airports such as London’s Gatwick and New York’s JFK, and an opportunity to take advantage of through fares from the extensive Emirates network via London and New York to Port of Spain, Georgetown, Kingston and Montego Bay.
The benefits to consumers will be tangible: a hassle free journey with a single ticket and the lowest available fares in both economy and business class. For example, a passenger traveling from Mumbai, India, can fly on one of Emirates six (6) daily non-stop flights to their hub in Dubai, then connect to one of their three (3) daily non-stop services to London Gatwick (including the 380’s) and then connect to one of Caribbean Airlines four (4) weekly non-stop flights to Port of Spain.
“Caribbean Airlines is thrilled to expand our relationship with Emirates: which is a significant powerhouse in the airline industry. Emirates’ is well respected globally with an outstanding reputation” stated George Reeleder, VP Commercial and Customer Service, Caribbean Airlines.
He further added, “Many people are unaware that Emirates carries more passengers to and from the Indian sub-continent than any other airline in the world, or that they fly to 19 cities on the African content – all key markets for the Caribbean. Simpler transits and connections with more destination options will make it easier for our customers to travel the world.”
As the co-operative agreement unfolds, Caribbean Airlines, the premier airline to the Caribbean looks forward to the opportunities that will become available through Emirates extensive network beyond Dubai to over 142 cities globally.
Caribbean Airlines envisages that other markets will open up allowing passengers seamless transitions through some of the world’s major cities. The complete co-cooperative agreement will be fully rolled out in the coming weeks.