Tag: Cayman Airways

CAL flying twice weekly to Roatan

CAL flying twice weekly to Roatan

| 24/01/2017 | 5 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) has announced the start of a new twice-weekly service between Grand Cayman and Roatan (RTB) in March. The new Boeing 737 nonstop flights will be in addition to the existing year-round flights to La Ceiba. CAL’s board chair, Phillip Rankin CPA, sa [...]

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CAL climbs out of fiscal hole

CAL climbs out of fiscal hole

| 11/09/2016 | 5 Comments
(CNS Business): The chair of Cayman Airways Ltd told the Public Accounts Committee Thursday that he expects the airline to have cleared its bank loan debts within three years because a number of factors have combined to help it climb out of the “hole it was in” a few years ago. Talking about the [...]

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CAL’s US$21M subsidy keeps airline flying

CAL’s US$21M subsidy keeps airline flying

| 08/09/2016 | 30 Comments

(CNS Business): The latest audit of the national flag carrier has reinforced the fact that while Cayman Airways Ltd is turning its financial losses around, it is still very heavily dependent on a government subsidy of around US$21 million per year and would not be a viable entity without it. But [...]

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CAL queries Mexican airspace fees

CAL queries Mexican airspace fees

| 15/04/2016 | 6 Comments

(CNS Business): The CEO of Cayman Airways says there are no records to support claims by the Mexican authorities that Cayman owes hundreds of thousands of dollars in fees for flying through its airspace and that talks continue to resolve the problem. Fabian Whorms explained that CAL, like other [...]

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CAL to begin phased replacement of fleet

CAL to begin phased replacement of fleet

| 13/04/2016 | 59 Comments

(CNS Business): Government has confirmed its approval of plans by Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) to begin phasing in a brand new fleet of modern aircraft to meet the expected growth in tourism. The national flag carrier is about to begin the tendering process to lease four new 737-8Max aircraft to [...]

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Broken planes challenge CAL fleet

Broken planes challenge CAL fleet

| 25/01/2016 | 13 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman Airways Ltd has said that problems over maintenance time, missing parts and damage by a ground vehicle in Tampa caused the many delays and cancellations over the holiday period and beyond. Over the last few weeks around 10% of flights were either rescheduled or delayed [...]

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CAL begins Brac-Cuba flights

CAL begins Brac-Cuba flights

| 14/12/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) has launched the first international flight to and from Holguin, Cuba, and expanded its Miami service to Cayman Brac. The flight to the eastern end of the island nation is designed to complement the airline’s existing flights between Havana and Gra [...]

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CAL starts using new boarding ramps

CAL starts using new boarding ramps

| 03/12/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Passengers on Cayman Airways have begun using the airline’s new ramps to get on and off the planes. Officials said the new ramps improve safety and comfort, particularly for people with disabilities including those in wheelchairs. The airline said they are a significant step forward fo [...]

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CAL’s new Saab christened into fleet

CAL’s new Saab christened into fleet

| 16/11/2015 | 9 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman Airways’ new Saab 340B+ aircraft was formally christened on Friday 13 November at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA) on Cayman Brac. The airline said that the 34-seat aircraft will be phased into service between Grand Cayman and the Brac this month, rep [...]

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Cayman Airways to launch Brac-Cuba route

Cayman Airways to launch Brac-Cuba route

| 16/10/2015 | 26 Comments

(CNS Business): The National Flag Carrier will be launching a new weekly flight to Cuba from Cayman Brac at the end of next month, the airline has announced. The new Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) service between the Sister Island and Holguin is the second Cayman to Cuba route and the first outboun [...]

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Cayman Airways reveals new aircraft

Cayman Airways reveals new aircraft

| 14/08/2015 | 10 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman Airways expanded their aircraft fleet on Friday with a new turboprop plane that will exclusively service between Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. The 34-seater Saab 340B+ aircraft will replace the 30-seat Embraer E120 service, which is currently operated under a wet-lease arr [...]

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Local airline adds extra Honduras flight

Local airline adds extra Honduras flight

| 08/07/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): Cayman Airways is adding another flight weekday flight to La Ceiba, Honduras, in order, to meet summer demand for trips to the central American nation, the airline said. The National Flag Carrier has added a new Wednesday flight to the schedule for July and August. The additional [...]

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$21m top up keeps CAL flying

$21m top up keeps CAL flying

| 22/10/2014 | 0 Comments

(CNS Business): Despite an increase in the output funding from government to Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) to ensure the national flag carrier can support tourism related and domestic routes, as well as a growth in general revenue in 2012, the airline still ended the year with a more than $4.3 mil [...]

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Cayman Express improves airlift for Cayman Brac

Cayman Express improves airlift for Cayman Brac

| 15/10/2014 | 3 Comments

(CNS Business): A 30-seat Embraer 120 aircraft, which will be in use by Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) until early next year, completed its inaugural flight between Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac Wednesday 15 October.  The Embraer was obtained under a temporary wet lease arrangement and will be o [...]

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CAL to wetlease 30-seat plane

CAL to wetlease 30-seat plane

| 07/10/2014 | 1 Comment

(CNS Business): Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) says it plans to obtain a 30-seat Embraer 120 “Brasilia” in mid-October 2014 to provide service between Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac under a wet-lease arrangement with InterCaribbean. The Embraer 120, with a top speed of 378mph and rang [...]

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