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Seizing on growing demand for Cayman Islands vacations, low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines launched its third route into the islands Saturday.
Cayman was on track to surpass last year’s number of stay-over visitors, with 410,984 such visitors coming to the territory through Nov. 30, according to the Department of Tourism.
The first JetBlue flight from Fort Lauderdale to Grand Cayman landed on Thursday, marking the beginning of a new daily flight option for tourists and Cayman travelers.
Since its inaugural landing on June 4, Southwest Airlines’ daily service to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has opened up another tempting corner of Florida for Cayman residents to explore.
Southwest Airlines will open up a new route between Fort Lauderdale and Grand Cayman this summer. The airline announced plans this week to add the island to its growing route schedule. Subject to regulatory approval the flight will be a daily service.
Dallas-based Southwest Airlines will open up a new route between Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and Grand Cayman this summer.
Cayman Airways has suspended flights to Miami as Hurricane Matthew begins to bring heavy winds and rain to Florida. The Miami International Airport has suspended all service during the storm.