Air Jamaica dropping New York-Barbados service

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 30, 2009 – Air Jamaica will cut its New York-Barbados service, even as it increases travel on other routes as the airline aligns capacity to meet market demand.

Flights on the Barbados flight will be suspended on April 20.

At the same time, the other services that will increase include the New York-Grenada route, which will have four weekly flights; Fort Lauderdale to Jamaica, which will have five daily flights; New York to Jamaica, four daily flights; and a daily service between Toronto and Jamaica.

In all, Air Jamaica will increase its overall schedule to 246 weekly flights.