November 1st, 2016. Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands. Turks & Caicos based interCaribbean Airways is pleased to recognize the Providenciales International Airport (PLS) and the Government of the Turks and Caicos in establishing an in-transit facility, set to open shortly. This new facilitation allows for an expedited transfer for any customer transferring onto another flight via Providenciales.
interCaribbean Airways see this new facility as one that will benefit the airport and the region with the means to increase flight frequency between Islands of the Western and Northern Caribbean, and build on Providenciales as a recognized gateway into the Caribbean.
Lyndon Gardiner, interCaribbean Chairman said, “We can now focus on the growth of travelers in the region, and build on the Premier of the Turks & Caicos Islands vision, to become “The Hub of the Caribbean”. Having this facility will help us to build on this vision as air service is an important and integral element of business in selecting its base of business.
John Smith, CEO of Turks & Caicos Airport Authority said The Airports Authority is pleased to partner with immigration and interCaribbean in facilitating the process of in-transit passengers at the Providenciales International Airport”
About interCaribbean Airways:
interCaribbean Airways is based in the Turks & Caicos Islands, and was founded 25 years ago to connect you and the Caribbean. The company operates a fleet of EMB 120, Twin Otter, BE99 aircraft connecting the Turks & Caicos to Antigua, Tortola, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, the Bahamas and Cuba; Domestic flights in Jamaica between Kingston and Montego Bay, are also offered.
About Turks & Caicos Airport Authority
TCIAA is a statutory body that was established in 2006 following the split of the Civil Aviation Department into the Civil Aviation Authority, and the Airports Authority. The TCIAA is mandated for the constructing, controlling and managing of airports; providing and maintaining runways, taxiways and terminals for the efficient operation of airports; providing facilities for Customs and Immigration services, and Health and Security checks; and for incidental and connected purposes.
interCaribbean Airways Contact: Media Relations – media@interCaribbean.com