Caribbean Airlines (CAL) will offer more flights between Guyana and Barbados from October 31.
In a press release issued on Tuesday, Caribbean Airlines stated there will be weekly regional flights between Eugene F Correia International Airport Ogle, Georgetown and Grantley Adams International Airport, Barbados.
The airline will introduce three weekly, non-stop return flights on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, utilising its ATR-72 fleet.
CAL’s chief executive officer Garvin Medera stated: “Fulfilling the needs of our customers motivates all that we do, and the launch of service between Ogle and Barbados, is in direct response to stakeholder feedback.
“We value the loyalty and support of our customers and it is heartening that in the midst of the pandemic, we are able to introduce these new flights between Ogle and Barbados.
“Our teams are looking forward to connecting families and friends. We assure you that Caribbean Airlines observes safety protocols which are aligned with the highest international standards for the protection and well-being of our customers and employees.”
The airline stated that the services to/from Ogle, will complement the airline’s current operations at Cheddi Jagan International, facilitating onward international connections to the United Kingdom and beyond.
Presently Caribbean Airlines has the highest frequency of services into and out of Guyana and the largest route network in the Caribbean region.
On Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, the BW 214 will depart Barbados at 8.30 am and will be scheduled to arrive at Ogle Guyana at 10.30 am. Also on those days, the BW 215 will depart Ogle, Guyana at 11.25 am with a scheduled arrival at 1.25 pm.
Travellers to those destinations are reminded to check the required Covid-19 travel protocols for entry into Guyana and Barbados.