Caribbean Airlines launches new Gatwick service
Tags: Caribbean Airlines, Port of Spain, South America, Tobago, Trinidad
Caribbean Airlines has launched a new twice-weekly route from Gatwick Airport to Trinidad and Tobago.
The service was launched over the weekend and was the first time for five years that the airline, which is the national carrier for Trinidad and Tobago, has welcomed passengers at Gatwick.
Tourists departed from the London airport at 11.50am heading for Piarco International Airport in Port of Spain. The return flight leaves at 6.40pm and arrives at Gatwick at 9am the next day.
Robert Corbie, Caribbean Airlines’ Chief Executive Officer, explained that the airline is thrilled to be able to provide such a vital link between the capital and the Caribbean.
“We are well positioned strategically to become the preferred airline for all customers flying between London and the Caribbean with seamless connections to South America. ‘Fly Caribbean’ to experience the warmth of the islands as soon as you step on board,” he said.
Guy Stephenson, Gatwick Airport’s chief commercial officer, explained that the new services will be important for business travellers and holidaymakers alike.
“This non-stop service will not only be welcomed by business travellers with links to the economic hub of Trinidad but also with holidaymakers wanting to soak up the Caribbean sun and vibrant culture this destination offers,” he said.
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