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All not lost for REDjet

Dawne Parris

All not lost for REDjet

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Two Caribbean governments say they are leaving the door open for REDjet even though the suspension of its operating licence in Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago could hinder the low-cost carrier’s return to the skies.
Guyana, which was the first regional country to roll out the red carpet for Barbadian-based REDjet last May, yesterday joined with Antigua and Barbuda in pledging its continued support for the grounded airline.
While expressing serious disappointment over its apparent demise, Minister of Transport Robeson Benn said the Guyana government had no intention of turning its back on the airline and was prepared to discuss the way forward.
“We have not spoken to anyone as yet. We will have discussions here by Tuesday or so but apparently we are being pre-empted by what is happening in the other jurisdictions,” Benn said.
Read the full story in today’s SUNDAY SUN.