Caribbean Star Airlines announced today a new co-operation agreement with the St Maarten based airline, Windward Islands Airways International N.V. (WINAIR), effective December 1st 2002.
Caribbean Star will operate as partner carriers offering convenient connections linking to WINAIR destinations. Caribbean Star is based in Antigua and offers daily flights to 14 destinations - Antigua, Anguilla, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, Nevis, St. Maarten, St. Vincent, Trinidad, Tobago, and Tortola.
WINAIR Air currently serves the following Caribbean destinations: Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barths, Anguilla, St. Kitts, Nevis, Tortolla, and Dominica.
“Caribbean Star is very proud to partner with WINAIR and intends to develop the relationship,” says Paul Moreira, Chief Executive Officer of Caribbean Star. He says that initiatives such as these are designed to encourage tourism throughout the Eastern Caribbean region. Moreira indicated that Caribbean Star will continue to initiate new ways to increase regional travel and examples of their commitment to this, is the recent launch of the airline`s Star Vacations Packages and the upgrading of its Frequent Flyer programme.
Speaking on behalf of WINAIR Air, John Strugnell, Managing Director of WINAIR says, “Our alliance with Caribbean Star will certainly assist both airlines with better distribution and scheduling of flights . Our decision to enter into this alliance was based on which airline would best fit into our restructuring and future plans. We are looking forward to working with Paul Moreira and his team at Caribbean Star”.
WINAIR and Caribbean Star Airlines will begin immediate discussions to coordinate flight schedules, marketing and sales, code share agreements and tour development programmes. Their shared common objective is to provide passengers with seamless connections, more destination, more products and of course competitive fares.
For more information on Caribbean Star`s schedules, fares, range of products you can log on to www.flycaribbeanstar.com or call the toll free number - 1-800-744-STAR.