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Caribbean Airlines says monitoring COVID-19

Unread post by bimjim » Tue Mar 03, 2020

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Caribbean Airlines says monitoring COVID-19
March 3, 2020038

Caribbean Airlines continues to monitor and respond to the situation regarding COVID-19. While authorities have not issued travel restrictions to its destinations, Caribbean Airlines is committed to the health and safety of both its crewmembers and customers, and is working directly with health and security officials as well as industry leaders to keep updated and to ensure that it continues to implement best practices.

The airline is working steadfastly to make sure it is well prepared. Already, the airline has put in place measures which include: * Placing special safety kits on board all aircraft and at offices. * Monitoring the air quality in its aircraft cabins * Continuing to ensure compliance with aircraft-cleaning procedures, ensuring that all aircraft are properly sanitised at all ports * Equipping employees with international guidelines on how to deal with any suspected cases of COVID-19 * Activating a special response team to monitor the situation in real time * Promoting frequent handwashing practices amongst its crewmembers and passengers The airline’s operations team is putting contingencies in place in the event of any future disruptions.

Also, the airline is permitting persons travelling on Caribbean Airlines with onward connections to/from mainland China, Iran, Italy, Japan, South Korea and Singapore to rebook the Caribbean Airlines travel segment without change fees, subject to conditions.

Caribbean Airlines was established on September 27, 2006 and commenced operations on January 01, 2007. It is an authentic Caribbean airline which provides passenger and cargo services.

This release has been issued by Caribbean Airlines Limited Corporate Communications Department. Tel: 868.669.3000 ext. 2255 Email:corpcomm@caribbean-airlines.com Website: www.caribbean-airlines.com warmth of the islands both on and off the aircraft.
Caribbean Airlines operates more than 600 weekly flights to 22 destinations in the Caribbean and North and South America.

The airline’s fleet consists of Boeing 737-800 and ATR72-600 aircraft. Jointly owned by the people of Trinidad & Tobago and Jamaica, headquartered in Trinidad and Tobago, and with an operational base in Jamaica, Caribbean Airlines employs more than 1600 people.

The airline is a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and is recognised as an IATA Operational Safety Audit qualified airline. It is a certified FAA repair station as per regulation 145.

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