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British Airways increases airfares to the Caribbean

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Just weeks after its was announced that the Air Passenger Duty on flights to the Caribbean would be reduced, British Airways has added £10 to ticket prices to six destinations—Barbados, Antigua, St Lucia, Grenada, T&T and Jamaica. The airline said the move was “in response to market conditions.”


Another UK carrier, Virgin Atlantic has reportedly also introduced a £10 increase on some Caribbean routes with immediate effect. A spokesman for British Airways said that even with the increase, low-season fares to the Caribbean were well below’ the levels of two years ago.