REDjet still on hold in T&T, Jamaica

(Barbados Nation) Landing rights for REDjet to Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago are still on hold.

Yesterday, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart told reporters in Basseterre that there was no real movement to report after high-level talks with his Caribbean Community (CARICOM) counterparts in caucus on the contentious issue of regional air transportation.

He reported that both Kamla Persad-Bissessar of Trinidad and Tobago and Bruce Golding of Jamaica were maintaining their strong allegiance to Caribbean Airlines (CAL), in which their governments hold joint ownership.

“I do not know we have made the kind of progress which I hoped for, and for the very simple reason that it is clear to me that the government of Trinidad and Tobago is committed to ensuring that its airline’s interest is not undermined,” said Stuart.

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