Tag: Cayman Airways

Safety issues still stalling CAL’s La Ceiba flight

Safety issues still stalling CAL’s La Ceiba flight

| 21/10/2021 | 22 Comments

(CNS): The Goloson International Airport (LCE) in La Ceiba, Honduras, has still not increased its Category 6 safety grade, despite assuring Cayman Airways that measures were being put in place to facilitate today’s scheduled flights, the airline has said. As a result, Thursday morning’s jet flight KX882 was canceled and once again the national flag […]

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Cayman Airways confirms return to Tampa

Cayman Airways confirms return to Tampa

| 18/10/2021 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Airways has resumed its commercial flights between Grand Cayman and Tampa after more than 18 months since the borders closed to international flights in March 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Paul Tibbetts, Executive Vice President of Finance and Commercial Affairs, noted that the airline has been flying this route since 1986 and […]

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Airport downgrade puts La Ceiba route in jeopardy

Airport downgrade puts La Ceiba route in jeopardy

| 14/10/2021 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Airways will be taking passengers to La Ceiba, Honduras, on its Saab 340B+ aircraft today after a sudden and unexpected downgrade to the Goloson International Airport in La Ceiba means the airline cannot land its Boeing 737-8 jets there. CAL said in a release that the airport had issued an official Notification To […]

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CAL adds Tampa to growing flight service

CAL adds Tampa to growing flight service

| 01/10/2021 | 56 Comments

(CNS): For the first time in 18 months Caymanians will fly directly to Tampa, Florida, with a Saturday service starting from 16 October, as Cayman Airways starts to increase its flights. CAL published its new schedule on Friday, which includes a weekly Thursday service to La Ceiba, five flights a week to Miami and three […]

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Bird hits CAL windshield on Brac to GC flight

Bird hits CAL windshield on Brac to GC flight

| 13/09/2021 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Passengers aboard Sunday night’s Cayman Airways flight from Cayman Brac to Grand Cayman had an unnerving moment when the B737-8 aircraft turned back shortly after takeoff because a bird had struck the windshield. The captain did not declare an emergency as the windscreen was not damaged and the plane was functioning normally, but out […]

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3rd positive COVID case emerges in contact tracing

3rd positive COVID case emerges in contact tracing

| 10/09/2021 | 194 Comments

(CNS): A third person has tested positive for COVID-19 during the contact tracing linked to the woman who was hospitalised on Wednesday, according to Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee. This person was not vaccinated but had no symptoms. The other 49 or so people who have been tracked so far after contact with these […]

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Passenger boards CAL flight with positive COVID test

Passenger boards CAL flight with positive COVID test

| 10/09/2021 | 176 Comments

(CNS): A woman was allowed to board a Cayman Airways flight in Kingston, Jamaica, yesterday and fly to Grand Cayman despite having a positive test for COVID-19. The woman and her companion were detained when a Customs and Border Control (CBC) officer here at Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) checked the her PCR documents and […]

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Moxam to chair airport board as border reopens

Moxam to chair airport board as border reopens

| 08/09/2021 | 37 Comments

(CNS): Johann Moxam has been appointed as chair of the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) Board. One of several appointments recently gazetted by the tourism ministry, he will be taking control of this authority ahead of a controversial period as the airports get ready to reopen to commercial traffic and increased visitors in the face […]

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Cayman Airways turns back for sick passenger

Cayman Airways turns back for sick passenger

| 25/08/2021 | 15 Comments

(CNS): A Cayman Airways (CAL) flight bound for Miami this morning turned around and came back to Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) some 15 minutes after take-off because of a sick passenger. CAL released a statement Wednesday confirming that there was no emergency landing and nothing was wrong with the aircraft but a passenger aboard […]

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CAL seeks clearance from CUBA for flight

CAL seeks clearance from CUBA for flight

| 16/08/2021 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) is asking the Cuban authorities for permission to operate a repatriation flight from Grand Cayman to Havana to repatriate Cuban nationals currently living here and to bring Caymanians in Cuba home. This flight will be for permanent residents of either country only. In order to comply with the Cuban authorities’ […]

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Two Miami summer repatriation flights added

Two Miami summer repatriation flights added

| 23/07/2021 | 121 Comments

(CNS): Two more Cayman Airways flights have been given the green light for take-off to Miami in August due to the increased demand for essential travel. Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan said the decision to add flights was in response to the number of requests that Cayman Airways received over the past month and are reserved […]

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