Caribbean Airlines is seeking to establish an agreement with Hainan Airlines which is owned by the HNA Group in China.
The Chairman of Caribbean Airlines, Ronnie Mohammed is currently in China as part of Trinidad and Tobago’s official delegation.
The delegation which is led by the Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley met with the Chairman of the HNA Group Co. Ltd., Chen Feng.
The HNA Group owns over 1,200 aircraft and is a major shareholder in international hotel chains.
Caribbean Airlines is reporting a 21 percent increase in revenue over the last year.
This follows a 7% increase in the demand on passenger revenue.
The airline issued a statement on the improvements today.
"With a revenue boost from strong passenger demand and increased cargo business together with enhanced cost management, Caribbean Airlines got off to a great start in 2018.
Caribbean Airlines says it carried a total of 10,602 persons between Trinidad and Tobago for the Tobago Jazz Experience 2018 had a seamless travel experience.
A statement by the airline says that between April 26th and 30th, a total of 201 flights were operated between the islands with a total seat capacity of 13,840.
The airline's Chief Executive Officer, Garvin Medera said the airline is committed to improving the travel experience of its customers and is reviewing how it can enhance its operations.
The Tobago House of Assembly (THA) says that notwithstanding the challenges in the accommodation sector, some major and small properties in Tobago reported between 60 to 80 percent occupancy over the Easter weekend.
The THA says this included both international and domestic visitors to the destination.
In a statement issued Thursday, the THA Division of Tourism, Culture and Transportation said that according to Caribbean Airlines (CAL), over 13,000 passengers were transported between Trinidad and Tobago during the “Easter peak period” of March 29 to April 02, 2018.
The national airline, Caribbean Airlines (CAL) owes a staggering $210 million in rent to the Airports Authority of T&T (AATT), according to the Auditor General’s Department.
CAL has promised to come up with some kind of settlement plan to pay off the outstanding arrears.
This was revealed yesterday in a Public Accounts Committee meeting chaired by Bhoe Tewarie at the Parliament Building, Port-of-Spain.