Citing increased service offered by other airlines , resulting in an excessive number of seats . EC Xpress Director Allen Chastanet announced that the St. Lucia based Air Jamaica subsidiary has terminated service in the Eastern Caribbean after less than a year in operation.
Beggining operations in April 2000 EC Express provided service from its Barbados hub to Dominica,Grenada,St. Lucia,St. Vincent and Trinidad and Tobago . Among its competitors were American Eagle,LIAT,Caribbean Star,BWIA Express . Chastanet said Air Jamaica would transfer the EC Express aircraft and many of its personnel as possible to Air Jamaica's Montego Bay hub to help serve the increased demand there, and to enhance service in the market to destinations like the Bahamas, the D.R and Grand Cayman .
Chastanet thanked the governments and people of the countries the airline served for their support , and indicated the airline served for their support, and indicated a "willingnessto evaluate a retoration of ops. should market the conditions change in the future"
Meanwhile Liat announced it is increasing its number of flights out of Barbados to 280 weekly , offering 12,000 seats
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