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CAL Suffers $326M Operating Loss for First 6 Months of

  STATE-owned Caribbean Airlines (CAL) reports an operating loss of TT$326.6million (US $48million) for the first six months of the year.  In a press release by CAL on Thursday, CAL stated that its unaudited financial results for the six months ended June 2021, reflected the depressed market conditions.  “The airline’s performance was consistent with the […]Read More

Tropical Storm Elsa: CAL Cancels 4 Flights

  FOUR Caribbean Airlines (CAL) flights have been cancelled on Friday due to tropical storm Elsa.  In a statement on Thursday, CAL cancelled: BW 205 (Grenada to Barbados);  BW 204 (Barbados/St Vincent/Grenada); BW 214 (Barbados to Ogle, Guyana); and BW 215 (Ogle, Guyana to Barbados). CAL stated, “ The airline have reached out to affected […]Read More

Taxpayers to Pay $110M in Severance to CAL Workers

    By Sue-Ann Wayow IT is going to cost taxpayers $110million to pay severance and retrenchment packages to the 400 plus employees of state-owned Caribbean Airlines (CAL). Finance Minister Colm Imbert said in the Senate on Tuesday, “Caribbean Airlines does not have the required finances for the severance payments and therefore the severance payments […]Read More

CAL to Lay Off 450 Employees

    CARIBBEAN Airlines (CAL) is in the process of retrenching 450 workers. This consists of 25% of the airline’s workforce across the board. In answering media related questions in a statement circulated on Monday, CAL stated that the global economic crisis brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic left the airline with few options in […]Read More

Commentary: CAL’s Fate in Covid-19

CARIBBEAN Airlines (CAL) is in a serious financial state and on the verge of collapse. This as Government implement more measures in Trinidad and Tobago to try to curb the upsurge in Covid-19 cases. These measure include prohibiting in-house dining at all restaurants, bars, cinemas, reducing gathering in public spaces to no more than five […]Read More

CAL Suspends All Barbados Flights

CARIBBEAN Airlines has suspended all flights originating out of or destined to Barbados effective from Friday. It stated that this was done “in the interest of safety.” A release from CAL stated that all flights to and from Barbados will be suspended as of April 23 and will not operate before April 30, 2021. All […]Read More

CAL Puts On Christmas Flights to Jamaica, North America

    JUST in time for Christmas, Caribbean Airlines (CAL) is re-introducing flights from Jamaica to North America. In a press release, CAL stated that flights will begin on December 16. Customers will be able to fly twice weekly from Kingston to Toronto. And from December 19, there will be flights three times weekly between Montego […]Read More

CAL Adds Barbados, Dominica Service

  ANOTHER destination has been added to Caribbean Airlines schedule. In a press release on Tuesday, it announced that a service between Barbados and Dominica will start from September 19. Caribbean Airlines chief executive officer Garvin Medera said, “Our Eastern Caribbean expansion continues with the addition of Dominica to our network. We have set up […]Read More

CAL has Special Flight to Barbados on Friday

  By Sue-Ann Wayow FOR those who are anxious to walk down the aisle and hear: “This is your pilot speaking” may have a chance to do that soon as Caribbean Airlines announced a special flight that will take off on Friday. In a media release on Tuesday, the airline stated that with collaboration with […]Read More