In commenting on the new route, Garvin Medera, Caribbean Airlines Chief Executive Officer stated: “Caribbean Airlines is committed to strengthening connectivity in the region and we are expanding our northern hub in Jamaica. We are thrilled to start this non-stop service between Kingston and Havana, Cuba from November 06, 2019. This new flight will operate twice per week on Wednesday and Friday, using our Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft, with a seating capacity of 150. We are working closely with our valued stakeholders to ensure that this route is a success”.
This latest launch follows the start of twice weekly non-stop service between Kingston and Barbados, which began in April and the introduction of service between Kingston and Grand Cayman which commences on October 29.
The island is almost 800 miles from end to end, with a population around 11.48 million and some of the Caribbean’s most dazzling beaches. Cuba’s depth and diversity make it one of the most fascinating countries in the region.
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