KLM will add its first flights to Bridgetown in Barbados and Port of Spain in Trinidad & Tobago this winter in a transfer which is able to see the Dutch service match the variety of Caribbean and South American locations it flew earlier than the disaster.
The addition of Bridgetown and Port of Spain takes to 17 the variety of locations within the area KLM will serve, the identical because it operated in the summertime of 2019. Routes to the Cuban capital Havana and Fortaleza in Brazil stay briefly suspended due to the pandemic.
Whereas restrictions stays in place – solely important journey is feasible to many nations within the Caribbean and South America – KLM has been aiming to retain as extensive a community as potential to place itself for when restrictions are additional lifted and capability will be elevated.
”This allowed prospects to make (crucial) journeys and the transport of freight, corresponding to medical provides, may proceed,” KLM says. “If additional relaxations become visible, this technique will make it simpler for KLM to scale up the frequency and occupancy.”
KLM chief government Pieter Elbers says: ”It’s excellent news that our community within the Caribbean and South America is sort of fully at its outdated energy. We presently fly virtually your complete world community, with 60% of the capability and 40% of the passengers. We do that in a secure and accountable method.
”The following steps are to broaden capability and naturally, as quickly because the scenario permits, welcome extra prospects on board.”