Tag: Cayman Airways

New CAL pilots ready for takeoff as captains retire

New CAL pilots ready for takeoff as captains retire

| 05/09/2022 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Four senior Caymanian first officers with Cayman Airways will be upgraded to captain on the B737-8 fleet in the coming months, the airline has said. This is part of the succession plan to replace captains who retired in 2021 and to address future pilot needs. The local pilots, who have already been assessed for […]

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Bryan ‘disappointed’ as CAL chairman left too soon

Bryan ‘disappointed’ as CAL chairman left too soon

| 01/09/2022 | 109 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan has said he was disappointed that Jude Scott, who recently resigned as chairman of Cayman Airways, “abandoned ship when he did” because he had “jumped the gun a little” since the concerns he raised in his resignation letter have largely already been addressed. Bryan said that Cabinet has approved the […]

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Minister accused of ‘dodging’ CAL chairman

Minister accused of ‘dodging’ CAL chairman

| 30/08/2022 | 224 Comments

(CNS): In his resignation letter from the position of board chairman of Cayman Airways, Jude Scott accused Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan of avoiding him, instructing other directors without his knowledge and ignoring a number of critical and pressing issues relating to the future of the flag carrier while pursuing other policies that could be devastating […]

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Scott resigns from CAL amid alleged policy concerns

Scott resigns from CAL amid alleged policy concerns

| 25/08/2022 | 137 Comments

(CNS): Jude Scott, who was appointed as chairman of the Cayman Airways Board of Directors less than a year ago, has resigned from the job due to a conflict with the Ministry of Tourism and Transport, CNS has been told by sources involved in the matter. The ministry confirmed Scott’s resignation on Wednesday but gave […]

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Cayman Airways resumes flights to Montego Bay

Cayman Airways resumes flights to Montego Bay

| 20/07/2022 | 32 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) will resume its service between Grand Cayman and Montego Bay, Jamaica, next month, well over two years since government closed the borders due to the pandemic and the airline was forced to suspend its services. The nonstop weekly flights for the summer begin on 4 August.

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Hotels and CITA chipping in to promote LA flight

Hotels and CITA chipping in to promote LA flight

| 11/07/2022 | 31 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Island Tourism Association has said that its members are “thrilled by the Cayman Airways announcement of their new LAX direct flight and eager to support the success of this new route”. CITA also said it would be chipping in to help promote the route and pick up the tab for familiarisation trips.

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CAL to begin direct flights to LA in November

CAL to begin direct flights to LA in November

| 07/07/2022 | 122 Comments

(CNS): The much anticipated direct route to Los Angeles by Cayman Airways will start on 5 November as the airline has received approval from the US authorities to operate the service, Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan announced Thursday. It will take less than six hours to travel between Grand Cayman and LAX, cutting the current travel […]

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CAL flights cancelled due to ATC strike in Jamaica

CAL flights cancelled due to ATC strike in Jamaica

| 12/05/2022 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Jamaica’s airspace is closed due to a strike by the country’s air traffic controllers and Cayman Airways flights to Jamaica were cancelled Thursday as a result. Passengers from the affected flights, KX 604 and KX 605, have been rescheduled for Friday, 13 May, but the airline is warning that this depends on the situation […]

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HSA teams up with charity to help sick child

HSA teams up with charity to help sick child

| 17/03/2022 | 40 Comments

(CNS): The toddler in need of emergency medical attention due to complications relating to COVID-19 is expected will be transported to Jamaica on a Cayman Airways flight with the help of the Cayman Islands Government. Following enquiries by CNS yesterday about an appeal posted on social media by the charity Cayman ARK, an official statement […]

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High tourism hopes for return of CAL’s Denver flight

High tourism hopes for return of CAL’s Denver flight

| 08/02/2022 | 82 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Airways will re-start its nonstop weekly Saturday flights to Denver, Colorado, from Grand Cayman on 26 February, which, along with the return of several more airlines and routes this month, is fuelling high hopes for the tourism sector. Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan stressed the importance of getting the national flag carrier to restart […]

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Passengers stranded by CAL-Jam-Cuba dispute

Passengers stranded by CAL-Jam-Cuba dispute

| 31/01/2022 | 27 Comments

(CNS): A group of passengers travelling from Cuba to Grand Cayman on a Cayman Airways flight on Friday were caught up in a dispute between Jamaica, Cayman Airways and the Cuban authorities and were left stranded in Havana.

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