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Silver Airways, American Airlines Begin Selling Tickets to Cuba

Silver Airways, American Airlines Begin Selling Tickets to Cuba
Source: The Wall Street JournalBy SUSAN CAREYThe two carriers were among six that won route rights to secondary airports in Cuba.

Silver Airways Inc., a Florida-based operator of turboprop planes, said it put its planned Cuba flights on sale last weekend hoping to be the first airline to begin selling scheduled flights to the island nation in more than 50 years. It intends to operate its first flight Sept. 1.

American Airlines Group Inc. said it put tickets on sale earlier this week and plans to start flying Sept. 7 to two Cuban airports.

Last week, the Transportation Department awarded rights to six U.S. carriers to serve secondary Cuban airports. But it said it would wait until later this summer to apportion airline requests for flights to Havana, because it received three times more requests than the 20 daily flights that are available.

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Knutsford Express Launch New Schedules & New Stations

Knutsford Express Launch New Schedules & New Stations

Knutsford Express is pleased to announce some long-awaited news about new schedules, as well as, new stations.

Knutsford Express has included a stop at Gutters (at the end of Spur Tree Hill) along the South Coast route to Savanna La Mar and Montego Bay.  They have also incorporatedFalmouth and Ocho Rios to and from Mandeville.  Please see the attached schedules and fares for both the South Coast and the North Coast.

Here is even more fantastic good news!  Knutsford Express has rolled back all one way fares by as much as fifty dollars ($50.00).  This is reflected in the rates which can be viewed on the following website - www.knutsfordexpress.com

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St Maarten Sees Increase In North America Passenger Arrivals

St Maarten Sees Increase In North America Passenger Arrivals

The friendly island of St. Maarten continues to prove itself as a preferred destination for travelers with a 12.1% increase in Canadian passenger traffic during the first six months of 2013 compared to the same period in 2012.  

The island is also the fastest growing Caribbean destination, according to a study done by Expedia. The figures show that St. Maarten has held its own despite the economic and financial challenges faced by nations around the globe. Compared to 297,179 arrivals from January - June 2012, the Princess Juliana International Airport saw an increase to 300,092 arrivals during the first half of 2013.  

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Visitors to the Caribbean Can Fully Enjoy the Island Experience With the Perfect Vehicle From Budget Car Rental

Visitors to the Caribbean Can Fully Enjoy the Island Experience With the Perfect Vehicle From Budget Car Rental

Budget Car RentalPress releaseVisitors to the Caribbean Can Fully Enjoy the Island Experience With the Perfect Vehicle From Budget Car RentalPARSIPPANY, N.J., 2013-07-10 16:00 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Whether travelers are preparing for a business trip, planning a romantic honeymoon or enjoying a family vacation to the Caribbean, they have the opportunity to rent the perfect automobile to suit their needs. With Budget Car Rental facilities conveniently located throughout the Caribbean, traveling around the tropical islands is a breeze.

"We are committed to serving value-conscious travelers with outstanding products and services around the world, including the islands of the Caribbean," said Patric Siniscalchi, president, Latin America/Asia Pacific, Avis Budget Group. "Budget's quality cars, excellent value and outstanding service throughout these popular destinations are designed to accommodate cross-border travelers, one of our key strategic priorities."

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Lock gates for Panama Canal begin long haul from Italy

Lock gates for Panama Canal begin long haul from Italy

The shipment of the first four lock gates for the third set of locks for the Panama Canal has begun in Italy. They are expected to arrive in Panama by the end of August.

Boarding operations began from Cimolai SpA, in San Giorgio de Nogaro, from where the gates will move to the port of Trieste. They are expected to set sail for Panama in late July.

Each gate will be shipped and transported in individual barges from Nogaro to the port of Trieste where they will be placed in a heavy lift vessel.

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