Eastern Caribbean Express plans to start flying on 18 April in support of parent Air Jamaica. The St Lucia-based airline will initially operate two Bombardier Dash 8-100s on lease from the manufacturer and has plans for a third. According to general manager Eugene Pieterse, the carrier will initially operate from Barbados to Grenada and St Lucia and onward to Dominica. Flights will be timed to connect with Air Jamaica services and partners Air Canada and Virgin Atlantic.

Source: Flight International