Piarco, 10 February 2012 – Caribbean Airlines today begins its non-stop daily service to George F. L. Charles International Airport, Castries, St. Lucia.  The daily flights will operate as BW434, departing Port of Spain, Trinidad at 1:45pm and arriving into St Lucia at 2:50pm and BW435 departing St Lucia at 3:25pm, arriving into Port of Spain, Trinidad at 4:30pm.

“The addition of this route solidifies our commitment to provide our customers with more options for travel within the Caribbean. St. Lucia has been of strategic interest to us and we are excited to offer our Caricom neighbours reliable scheduled airlift within the Caribbean. Our current offer for students along with added benefits of frequent flyer miles and complimentary bags will add value and exceed service expectations.”noted Caribbean Airlines Acting Chief Executive Officer Robert Corbie.

Caribbean Airlines’ St. Lucia service also paves the way for direct connections to South America. There is a daily connection to Caracas via Trinidad for passengers whose travel originates in St. Lucia, along with four weekly connections to Paramaribo, Suriname and daily connections to Guyana.

Caribbean Airlines continues to offer the best value added product with great service that reflects the warmth of the islands. Our added value entitles all customers on our new St. Lucia route to frequent flyer miles, one complimentary checked bag up to 50 lbs and, up to 10 percent discount is offered to senior citizens and students attending universities within the Caribbean.

Caribbean Airlines continues to work closely with St. Lucia Tourist Board to ensure a consistent value added service, and the St Lucia Minister for Tourism, Heritage and the Creative Industries the Honourable Lorne Theophilus states “I welcome this new service that will be provided by Caribbean Airlines into Saint Lucia from 10 February, 2012. This service certainly provides St. Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago greater air access into each other’s countries and paves the way for our peoples to deepen participation in events in our respective countries such as carnival, jazz and our Creole Heritage activities. We hope that this service succeeds as this will be one more bridge built in making the dream of Caribbean economic, social and cultural integration a reality”

Customers may call our Reservations Call Centre toll free 1 800 744 2225 or 1 868 625 7200 for bookings.