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Getting to Barbados in 2023: An Airline Round-up

Getting to Barbados in 2023: An Airline Round-up

Barbados, a breathtaking island paradise adorned with pristine beaches, a pulsating culture, and a welcoming spirit, remains an irresistible magnet for adventurous travelers in search of a tropical escape. As international travel rebounds in the post-pandemic era, we’re thrilled to share an airline round-up of all the current carriers and routes that will get you to Barbados for an unforgettable and enchanting vacation.

American Airlines

American Airlines maintains a strong presence in the Caribbean, and in 2023, they continue to offer numerous flights to Barbados. With multiple daily flights from major US hubs such as Miami (MIA) and Charlotte (CLT), American Airlines provides convenient options for travelers from various parts of the United States. During this summer season, American Airlines is introducing an extra daily flight connecting Miami and Barbados from August 15th to September 5th. This will result in a total of three daily flights operating between Miami and Barbados during that period. In the upcoming winter season, American Airlines will resume its service between Charlotte Douglas International Airport and Barbados, commencing daily flights starting from December 21st. The airline's modern fleet, onboard amenities, and reliable service make it a popular choice for those heading to Barbados.

British Airways

Known for its exceptional service and extensive global network, British Airways connects the United Kingdom and Europe to Barbados. British Airways offers regular flights from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barbados' Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI). With their comfortable cabins, in-flight entertainment, and complimentary meals, British Airways ensures a pleasant journey for passengers traveling from Europe.

Caribbean Airlines

As the national carrier of Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean Airlines plays a vital role in connecting Barbados to the Caribbean region. Travelers from neighboring islands can take advantage of Caribbean Airlines' frequent flights to Barbados, providing seamless travel experiences. With their commitment to safety and customer satisfaction, Caribbean Airlines remains a popular choice for regional travel offering connectivity from a wide number of regional destinations including Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Antigua, St. Lucia, Grenada, and Guyana.

JetBlue Airways

JetBlue Airways, a well-known low-cost carrier in the United States, offers affordable flights to Barbados. Travelers from cities like New York (JFK) and Boston (BOS) can benefit from JetBlue's direct flights to Barbados. Starting from November 1st, 2023, JetBlue will introduce a second weekly flight from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) to Barbados. In addition to the existing Saturday service, this new flight option will run on Wednesdays, providing more flexibility and choices for travelers. JetBlue prioritizes passenger comfort and goes the extra mile to ensure a pleasant journey, providing complimentary snacks and beverages along with generous legroom in their modern aircraft.

Virgin Atlantic

Known for its stylish cabins, excellent service, and entertainment options, Virgin Atlantic is another popular choice for travelers heading to Barbados from the United Kingdom. Virgin Atlantic continues to offer daily flights from London Heathrow (LHR) to Barbados' Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI). Flights to Barbados from Manchester will also commence October 19th, 2023, with Saturday services commencing November 4th.

Pro-tip: Virgin Atlantic has added a Barbadian Playlist to its Inflight Entertainment system, Vera. Passengers can now enjoy music from popular Barbadian artists across all flights and routes, showcasing the island's diverse musical talent. In addition, passengers can enjoy the airline's comfortable seating, in-flight entertainment, and delectable dining options, ensuring a memorable journey to the island.

United Airlines

United Airlines, a major carrier in the United States, has exciting news for travelers heading to Barbados in 2023. Starting in September, United Airlines will launch year-round service from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Dulles International Airport (IAD) to Barbados' Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI). This addition provides even more options for travelers from the United States, enhancing connectivity and convenience to this stunning Caribbean destination. United Airlines' modern fleet, onboard amenities, and extensive network make it a preferred choice for travelers embarking on a Barbados adventure.

Norse Atlantic Airways

Norse Atlantic Airways, a low-cost carrier, has expanded its reach to the Caribbean, including Barbados. From late October 2023, Norse Atlantic Airways will launch new Caribbean routes from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Barbados. Travelers seeking affordable options can take advantage of Norse Atlantic Airways' daily flights to Barbados, making it easier for budget-conscious travelers to explore this tropical paradise. Despite being a low-cost carrier, Norse Atlantic Airways prioritizes passenger comfort and aims to deliver a pleasant travel experience.

Copa Airlines

Copa Airlines, based in Panama, connects Barbados to various destinations in Central and South America. With their extensive network, travelers from cities such as Panama City (PTY) and Bogota (BOG) can easily reach Barbados. The airline provides a seamless travel experience, including excellent onboard service, complimentary meals, and the option for connecting flights to other destinations within their network.

Air Canada

For Canadian travelers looking to explore the warmth and culture of Barbados, Air Canada provides convenient options. With regular flights from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) to Barbados, Air Canada makes it easy to reach the island. Their modern fleet, attentive service, and extensive route network ensure a smooth and enjoyable journey for passengers.

Caribbean Regional Carriers

In addition to major international airlines, several regional carriers such as LIAT (Leeward Islands Air Transport) and InterCaribbean Airways also connect Barbados to other Caribbean islands. These airlines offer frequent flights, making island-hopping a breeze for those looking to explore more than one destination during their visit.

Can you feel Barbados beckoning you to its warmth and hospitality? Answer the call by booking your stay at the island’s luxurious Crane Resort. Visit https://www.thecrane.com/offers/ for current specials and packages and to begin planning all your activities, e-mail concierge@thecrane.com


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