Caribbean Airlines announced on Friday that the airline will increase service between Trinidad and Tobago and Nassau, Bahamas beginning immediately.
These direct flights will operate as BW 414 three times per week on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday departing Port of Spain, Trinidad at 7.50 a.m., arriving into Nassau, Bahamas at 1:25 p.m. The return service BW 415 will depart Nassau at 2:35p.m, and arrive into Port of Spain, Trinidad at 7:45 p.m.
Caribbean Airlines CEO Michael DiLollo said that he is pleased that the airline is on a path to better serve its valued customers.
He commented: “We recognize the critical role Caribbean Airlines plays in building connectivity throughout the region. CAL is in the exclusive position of having hubs in the southern Caribbean in Trinidad and Tobago and in the northern Caribbean in Jamaica. In this way, it is uniquely positioned to provide visitors to and citizens of the region with many options for travel, within and outside of the Caribbean.”
Mr. DiLollo continued, “Caribbean Airlines offers very competitive cargo rates and these additional services to Nassau create attractive options for cargo, which will support the efforts of regional businesses.”
The Minister of Tourism for the Bahamas, the Honourable Obediah H. Wilchcombe stated: “The Bahamas welcomes Caribbean Airlines increased service to Nassau. As we move into our high season for tourism, we warmly welcome more visitors from our region to come and see all that the Bahamas has to offer. The three flights weekly will cause for more flexible stays”.
Minister Wilchcombe went on further to say, “the new route would also allow a fruitful exchange of intra-regional travel and facilitate attendance at various sporting, business and cultural events by business and leisure travellers alike. We are confident that this will be a successful route with the added benefit of fostering deeper socio-economic and socio cultural integration of the Caribbean region, this intra-regional corporation will strengthen our entire tourism product and thus the tourism brand of the Caribbean’.
The flight between Trinidad and The Bahamas is routed via Kingston, Jamaica.