Air Caraïbes is a French airline and is the regional airline of the French Caribbean of Guadeloupe and Martinique. The airline is headquartered in Les Abymes in Guadeloupe and its hub base is Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport (PTP) in Guadeloupe, with a secondary hub at Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport (FDF), near Fort-de-France in Martinique.
Air Caraïbes was founded because there was a growing necessity to cover the demand of the French Caribbean territories, a regional service was needed. By the year 2000, there was a merger of several local airlines like Air Guadeloupe, Air Martinique, Air Saint Barthélémy, Air Saint Martin and in 2002, the company flew 445,000 passengers and had €68 million in revenues. It is part of the Carib Sky Alliance, an airline alliance which comprises in addition to Air Caraïbes the following airlines: Leeward Islands Air Transport and Winair (Windward Islands Airways). The company was founded in julio 2000 through the merger of various local airlines.
Air Caraïbes flies to many destinations including Santo Domingo, Paris, Fort-de-France, Havana, Punta Carta, Saint Martin, San Salvador Island, San Diego de Cuba, Sint Maarten, Cayenne, Port-au-Prince, Pointe-a-Pitre, Grand Case and Castries. Overall, Air Caraïbes flies to just under 14 destinations
Air Caraïbes has a codeshare agreement with Liat and comprises of Airbus A330-200, Airbus A330-300, Airbus A350-900, Airbus A350-1000, ATR 72-500 and ATR 72-600 in its fleet.
Long haul international operations started in 2003 when a Paris - Guadeloupe and Martinique flight started service with an Airbus A330-200. The French airline Air Caraïbes, represented in the Dominican Republic for General Air Services, participated in the celebration of the "Week of France", allowing customers to know closely the time to strengthen business relations with several French companies established in the country and sectors of the Dominican public life.
In Economy "Sun" Class, you can enjoy a warm meal onboard and use the best entertainment systems on the market, with large touch screens. You can also safely use your own devices (computer, tablet, smartphone) with the new plugs. You stay entertained with around 150 hours of films as well as games available. All this is offered on your 25cm HD touch screen. Wi-Fi is available on a flight for you to stay connected to work. You can also enjoy an amenities kit to give you that little extra comfort on board.
The seats that are 42 cm wide with 31 inches of pitch and with 81cm seat spacing. USB and audio are built into these seats.
The Premium Economy "Caribbean" Class provides passengers with a more premium service. With its 30 cm touch and tilt screen, the Caribbean class offers ideal and unrivalled travel conditions for round trips between Paris and the Caribbean. In-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi is also available on premium economy.
What are the seats like?
There are 45 seats in the premium economy being 45cm wide and has 89cm seat spacing. All premium economy seats have a built-in audio jack and USB outlet. You can relax in the wide ergonomic seat and tilts at 125 degrees and has an ample amount of legroom. All seats are now equipped with footrests and complimentary leg rest on the 1st row.
Business "Madras" Class is full of comfort and ease.
Enjoy a luxurious meal on board hand prepared by the finest chefs. Be prepared to be entertained with the airlines 43cm HD touchscreen entertainment system with more than 150 hours of movies and TV shows to keep you busy during your flight. Enjoy a little more comfort with onboard amenities including a fleece blanket, a large pillow with a cotton pillowcase.
Before the flight, Business Class passengers are given dedicated check-in counter, priority boarding and baggage. In addition to this, passengers flying with Business Class are given lounge access (selected locations).
Sit back and relax in a 180 degree fully flat position, have access to a reading light and enjoy extra legroom with 155cm between seats. In addition to this, all seats have an in-built USB, electrical outlets and compatible audio jack.
Alternative Airlines customers are now able to purchase additional baggage at the time of booking, find out how with our booking additional baggage page.
Passengers are only allowed one piece of luggage per person, with maximum dimensions 55cm x 40cm x 20cm. Weight allowance depends on the route travelling:
Los pasajeros que viajan a nivel regional (Fort-de-France, St.Martin, St. Barthelemy, Pointe-a-Pitre, St. Lucia, Port-au-Prince o Santo Domingo) pueden llevar una pieza de equipaje con un peso máximo de 5kg.
Para las rutas transatlánticas, a los pasajeros se les permite una bolsa de 12 kg, con la adición de un artículo personal, como un bolso pequeño, una bolsa para computadora portátil o un abrigo.
La franquicia de equipaje facturado de los pasajeros depende de la clase de viaje y de la ruta. Esto se indicará en su boleto.
Aquí hay un desglose de las reglas de equipaje facturado de Air Caraïbes:
|Clase||Todos los pasajeros||Silver Plus y 18 - 25 Estudiantes||Suscriptores Flexil o Oro y Diamante|
|Dom clase basica (economia)||Ninguna||1 x 23 bolsa de kg||1 x 23 bolsa de kg|
|SMAER y FLEX clase Sun (economía)||1 x 23 bolsa de kg||2 x 23 bolsas de kg||2 x 23 bolsas de kg|
|SMART Caribbean Class y FLEX (Economía premium||2 x 23 bolsas de kg||2 x 23 bolsas de kg||3 x 23 bolsas de kg|
|Madras SMART y clase FLEX (negocio)||2 x 32 bolsas de kg||2 x 32 bolsas de kg||3 x 32 bolsas de kg|
Air Caraïbes offers online check-in for their passengers on the Air Caraïbes online check-in page. Online check-in commences 48 hours before departure, closing 1 hour before.
Los pasajeros deben presentarse en el aeropuerto para el check-in para confirmar su asistencia en el vuelo. Los horarios de apertura y cierre de los mostradores de facturación en el aeropuerto son los siguientes:
Para todos vuelos transatlánticos , haga el check-in desde 4 horas antes de la salida, hasta 1.5 horas antes de la salida.
Para vuelos regionales, se aplican las reglas siguientes:
(Correct as of octubre 2019)
|Aeropuerto||CITY AND COUNTRY|
|José Martí International Airport (HAV)||Havana, Cuba|
|Antonio Maceo Airport (SCU)||Santiago de Cuba, Cuba|
|Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ)||Punta Cana, Dominican Republic|
|Las Américas International Airport (SDQ)||Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic|
|Paris Orly Airport (ORY) (Focus City)||Paris, France|
|Cayenne - Félix Eboué Airport (CAY)||Cayenne, France|
|Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport (PTP) (HUB)||Pointe-à-Pitre, France|
|Toussaint Louverture International Airport (PAP)||Port-au-Prince, Haiti|
|Martinique Aimé Césaire International Airport (FDF) (Focus City)||Fort-de-France, France|
|Gustaf III Airport (SBH)||Gustavia, France|
|George F. L. Charles Airport (SLU)||Castries, Saint Lucia|
|Grand Case-Espérance Airport (SFG)||Saint Marin, France|
|Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM)||Sint Maarten, Kingdom of the Netherlands|
|San Salvador Airport (ZSA) (Seasonal)||San Salvador, The Bahamas|
Haga clic en los logotipos a continuación para obtener más información sobre las aerolíneas que vuelan rutas similares a Air Caraïbes:
As of octubre 2019, the airline's fleet consists of the following aircraft:
Air Caraibes provides a frequent flyer program called "Frequency Plus", which rewards passengers for their loyalty to the airline. The reward points that have been built up can be redeemed for free tickets, special discounts and packages.
Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport (PTP), known also as Pointe-à-Pitre le Raizet Airport is an airport in Guadeloupe, France which serves international destinations.
El aeropuerto cuenta con una pista de aterrizaje y dos terminales de pasajeros. En 2015, el aeropuerto manejó más de 2 millones de pasajeros.
Acreditación de la foto: LPLT
Air Caraïbes doesn't currently participate in any airline alliances.
The airline doesn't currently offer any information regarding special services.