At a recent panel discussion, tourism professionals took an indepth look into recent mergers of airline companies, related taxes, and other issues surrounding air travel to Caribbean islands. Read this very interesting artilce :CTO meeting in Martinique addresses aviation issues, By Gay Nagle Myers
The article states that, "Concerns surrounding the impact of consolidation in the U.S. airline industry were eased after tourism officials were reassured of the benefits the process could bring."
Also reported in the article:
"Interest in the Caribbean continues to grow, with routes from the U.S. up by 30% since 2003, said Michael Lum, air service strategy and development consultant with Oregon-based Sixel Consulting Group." Read the complete article here