Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I. June 07, 2019 – Caribbean Airlines announces the proposed start of service to Curacao, on August 02, 2019, subject to approval by the Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority (TTCAA).
The projected schedule subject to approval by the Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority is a twice weekly service on Mondays and Fridays, which will depart at 11:55 a.m. from the Piarco International Airport, Trinidad. The return flight will leave the Curacao International Airport at 2:35 p.m.
The flights provide seamless connections to and from Barbados, Grenada, Guyana, New York and other destinations. Now business, leisure and other travellers can easily visit Curacao to enjoy all the island offers.
In commenting on the new route, Garvin Medera, Caribbean Airlines Chief Executive Officer stated: “Caribbean Airlines’ mission is to provide an unrivalled network which connects the entire Caribbean region. This new service to Curacao, subject to Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority approval, brings our islands closer together and opens the way for increased trade, cultural exchanges, tourism and the strengthening of our Caribbean Identity. We are working closely with our valued customers and stakeholders including the Government of Curacao, the Curacao Tourist Board, Curacao Airport Partners and others to ensure the route is a success”.
With a population of around 161,014 Curaçao is known for its beaches, expansive coral reefs rich with marine life, cuisine and vibrant nightlife. The pastel-coloured colonial architecture of the capital Willemstad, is iconic, along with the floating Queen Emma Bridge and the sand-floored, 17th-century Mikvé Israel-Emanuel Synagogue. It’s also a gateway to western beaches like Blue Bay, a popular diving site. The official languages are Dutch, English and Papiamento.