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Caribbean Airlines boosts Jamaican crew

Published:Friday | July 19, 2013 | 1:24 PM

Caribbean Airlines (CAL) has increased the number of Jamaican crew members on its main roster for the peak season travel in July and August.



The crew, which includes, 10 Jamaican pilots and 20 flight attendants, will work in conjunction with their Trinidad and Tobago colleagues on flights across the Caribbean Airlines network.



Caribbean Airlines currently operates flights between Jamaica and New York, Ft Lauderdale and Orlando in the United States, as well as Toronto in Canada and Nassau in The Bahamas.



The other gateways from Jamaica include Antigua, St Maarten, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados.



Caribbean Airlines acting CEO Captain Jagmohan Singhsays the integration of the Jamaica-based crew is a business strategy to operate more efficiently while increasing coverage on key routes.



CAL’s Jamaica general manager, Clive Forbes says he is eager about the integration, describing the move as a natural fit.



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