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A Caribbean Airlines craft in full flight. (File photo)

Caribbean Airlines to increase connectivity between Guyana and Barbados

A Caribbean Airlines craft in full flight. (File photo)

Come tomorrow, Caribbean Airlines Limited will begin providing its passengers with more connectivity between Barbados and Guyana when it launches a thrice weekly service between the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) in Christ Church and Eugene F Correia International Airport in Ogle, Georgetown.

The entrance to the Grantley Adams International Airport in Christ Church, Barbados.
(Photo: GIS Barbados)

According to CEO of CAL Garvin Medera , “Fulfilling the needs of our customers motivates all that we do, and the launch of service between Ogle and Barbados, is in direct response to stakeholder feedback.”

CAL will operate the service each Monday, Friday and Saturday using its ATR-72 fleet, which leaves GAIA at 8:30 am for arrival in Ogle at 10:30 am. On their return, flights will take off from Ogle at 11: 25 am and land at GAIA around 1:25 pm.

CEO of Caribbean Airlines Limited Garvin Medera (File photo)

These services to and from Ogle, will complement the airline’s current operations at Cheddi Jagan International, facilitating onward international connections to the UK and beyond and regional connections including St Vincent, Grenada, Dominica, St Vincent, St Lucia and other Caribbean Airlines destinations.

The Eugene F Correia International Airport in Ogle, Georgetown. (Photo: Things Guyana)

“We value the loyalty and support of our customers and it is heartening that in the midst of the pandemic, we are able to introduce these new flights between Ogle and Barbados. Our teams are looking forward to connecting families and friends,” Medera also noted.

CAL claims the highest frequency of services into and out of Guyana, with the largest route network in the Caribbean region.