Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan stated that he’s hoping that American Airlines ought to resume flights to Grand Cayman with the aid of using Christmas.
Speaking in an interview with the Cayman Compass Bryan stated that following a digital assembly with officers from American Airlines, whilst they have been excited and equipped to go back to provider in Grand Cayman, they want as a minimum 60 days’ word to provoke flight resumptions.
According to Bryan, he spoke to the nearby representatives of the airline who stated they did now no longer need to should cancel flights.
They introduced they might attempt to restart as quickly as feasible as soon as an legit declaration turned into made.
He stated he cautioned them that in the event that they have been not able to restart at that time, Cayman Airways stood equipped to select out up a number of the slack on the important thing routes.
“We do now no longer need to have that loss for Cayman as a destination… It turned into vital for them to recognize that, now no longer that we’re looking to step on their toes.”
Bryan stated the connection with American Airlines needed to be high quality and “now no longer hostile” and it turned into vital to talk about with them approximately Cayman Airways filling in with flights now no longer but reinstated with the aid of using the United States carrier.
“They understand, they have been cool with it,” he stated, including he turned into endorsed that officers stated they may do the whole thing they could to restart flights inside their potential of operations.
“It isn’t like they do now no longer need to be here. They have expressed that they’re pretty saddened to have cancelled flights. They are excited to return back again as quickly as they could,” he introduced.