TradewindL1011 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 179 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (10 years 9 months 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 2618 times:
How about some Boeing? Seems as if the classics have served them well over the years. Why not keep the commonality close and get some Next Gens? I wouldn't mind seeing Sir Turtle on the tail of a 73G or 738! I hardly think the name needs to change, although I haven't flown them since 1996, is their service that bad to need to change the name? Besides, Cayman Airways is a bit more recognizable than "Royal Caymanian Airlines" (no offense to your nationality). Just some thoughts.
AeroAussie From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 264 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 9 months 2 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 2560 times:
Stick with the airbus fleet. Commonality brings costs down big time. Makes everything easier to maintain, personel easier to train, etc etc. Boeing's cool, but stick with the Airbus fleet. Either name works.
Chepos From Puerto Rico, joined Dec 2000, 6242 posts, RR: 11
Reply 17, posted (10 years 9 months 2 weeks ago) and read 2074 times:
I would love to see Cayman Airways become a major player in the caribbean aviation scene. What about replacing Atlanta with Boston or Philly, or add them to the list.
Or what about adding regional jets or bigger turboprops such as the DASH 8 and adding more interisland flights, or even possible flights between Cayman Brac and MIA.
Caymanair From Cayman Islands, joined Apr 2004, 856 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1941 times:
nope, not one fatal accident in nearly 40 years. i wouldnt add more inter island caribbean flying. the market is truly tiny out of our islands. we have no political of economical connections to the majority of the caribbean exept for jamaica and cuba. the Q-400 would be far too large, because they would be used for flights between GCM, CYB, and LCM only. maybe once weekly to supplement the jet service to Havana or jamaica.
Jafa From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 782 posts, RR: 4
Reply 22, posted (10 years 9 months 1 week 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1712 times:
Too much competition from the US majors. Would never work. Look at BWIA & Air Jamaica. They can't seem to make a profit.
One can always fantasize. I used to live in Belize, and would love to do something like that for Belize too. Who knows what the future holds, I am working on my BS in Aviation management, maybe a Masters.