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Guyana welcomes lower fares

CAROL MARTINDALE, [email protected]

Guyana welcomes lower fares

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Guyana government says it has been successful in ending the monopoly enjoyed by the Trinidad-based Caribbean Airlines (CAL) and as a result nationals will pay significantly less for travel between the two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries.
“Cabinet was advised that some progress has been made among which were the airfare has been significantly reduced. The report was that almost a 50 per cent reduction in the fare to the said route and our understanding was that it took effect from the current date,” said Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr. Roger Luncheon.
He said the fare which was set at a price of US$450 has been significantly reduced and that the introduction of the low cost carrier, REDjet, offering low fares has been lauded by the Bharrat Jagdeo government. (CMC)