New Route of the Day (16 October 2021): KLM between Amsterdam and the Caribbean
KLM chose Saturday 16 October as the launch date for its newest long-haul service from Amsterdam. It now serves Grantley Adams International Airport in Bridgetown on the island of Barbados and Piarco International Airport, around 30 kilometres east of Port Of Spain on the island of Trinidad, with 2-weekly service using a mix of A330-200s and A330-300s. The inaugural flight (KL 781/782) was operated by an A330-300, registration PH-AKB. The aircraft operated a triangular routing; Amsterdam-Bridgetown-Port Of Spain-Amsterdam. Flights are set to depart the Dutch hub on Mondays and Saturdays.
Schedule data for the second week in November shows a number of European airlines offering non-stop service to Barbados, mostly from the UK and Germany:
- Aer Lingus from Manchester (2-weekly)
- British Airways from London LGW (5-weekly)
- British Airways from London LHR (daily)
- Condor from Frankfurt (weekly)
- Eurowings Discover from Frankfurt (4-weekly)
- KLM from Amsterdam (2-weekly)
- TUI Airways from Birmingham (2-weekly)
- TUI Airways from London LGW (weekly)
- TUI Airways from Manchester (2-weekly)
- Virgin Atlantic from London LHR (9-weekly)
- Virgin Atlantic from Manchester (4-weekly)
Note: frequency operated is subject to change.