Tag: Cayman Airways

CAL jet landed with one engine

CAL jet landed with one engine

| 14/09/2017 | 100 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: The pilots flying the Cayman Airways Boeing 737-800 to Tampa yesterday shut down one of its engines after the plane “experienced abnormal engine parameters” shortly after takeoff from Grand Cayman. Captain Steven Coe and First Officer Kel Thompson returned to Owen Roberts [...]

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Miami and Tampa airports re-open

Miami and Tampa airports re-open

| 12/09/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Airways says its flights between the Cayman Islands and Miami and Tampa will run as scheduled from today following confirmation on Monday afternoon by officials at Miami International Airport (MIA) and Tampa International Airport (TPA) that both airports will resume normal operations o [...]

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CAL flight to Jam aborted, FL and Cuba cancelled

CAL flight to Jam aborted, FL and Cuba cancelled

| 11/09/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): A Cayman Airways jet to Jamaica turned around 20 minutes into the flight yesterday because the captain received conflicting information from Kingston air traffic control, the airline said today. CAL also announced that it cancelled all of today’s flights to Miami International Airport [...]

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CAL offers US$69 special fares from Miami and Tampa

CAL offers US$69 special fares from Miami and Tampa

| 07/09/2017 | 56 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Cayman Airways CEO Fabian Whorms has told CNS that the airline is implementing a special hurricane fare of US$69 (before taxes) for a one-way ticket to Grand Cayman out of both Miami and Tampa. He said the airline is waiving the normal fees for travel date changes for this fare, provi [...]

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CAL waives fees to destinations impacted by Irma

CAL waives fees to destinations impacted by Irma

| 05/09/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS): With Hurricane Irma expected to cross the north of Cuba later this week and then turn north to hit Florida, Cayman Airways has announced that it will be waiving change fees for passengers who wish to cancel their flight reservations for travel between the Cayman Islands and Miami, Tampa, and [...]

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CAL waives change fees in face of Jamaican floods

CAL waives change fees in face of Jamaican floods

| 16/05/2017 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Passengers with Cayman Airways tickets to fly to Jamaica tonight, tomorrow or Thursday will be able to change those flights without incurring change fees, the airline said Tuesday in the face of flood warnings. The Jamaican authorities have issued flash flood warnings for low-lying areas acro [...]

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Broken light causes standby emergency for CAL

Broken light causes standby emergency for CAL

| 13/04/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS): An unusual smell on board a Cayman Airways flight returning from New York caused an emergency services standby landing Thursday, but the cause was later found to be a broken light. As Flight KX793 approached Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) this morning just before 11:30, the crew re [...]

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CAL flight aborted over safety error

CAL flight aborted over safety error

| 14/09/2016 | 71 Comments
(CNS): A Cayman Airways flight to Miami on Tuesday evening was aborted shortly after take-off when the pilots were unable to retract the landing gear because maintenance crews had failed to remove two ground lock safety pins. Officials from Cayman Airways said that while the aircraft was never in an [...]

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CAL’s US$21M subsidy keeps airline flying

CAL’s US$21M subsidy keeps airline flying

| 08/09/2016
(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 the [...]

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Airline CEO defends board chair over PAC mix-up

Airline CEO defends board chair over PAC mix-up

| 06/09/2016 | 22 Comments
(CNS): The chief executive officer of Cayman Airways Ltd (CAL) has defended the chairman of the airline’s board, Phillip Rankin, after he was criticized by the Public Accounts Committee chair for failing to attend the latest meeting. Ezzard Miller claimed that the committee had rearranged the sche [...]

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PAC chair berates witnesses over excuses

PAC chair berates witnesses over excuses

| 05/09/2016 | 36 Comments
(CNS): The chair of the Public Accounts Committee has issued a warning to senior public servants in core government as well as its statutory authorities and government companies that when they are asked to attend PAC as witnesses, this is not a frivolous invitation that they can ignore. When the com [...]

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