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Founded in 2002, Air Antilles is an airline based in Guadeloupe, an island archipelago in the Caribbean which forms an overseas region of France. Air Antilles is an independent airline based at Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport, on the main island of Grande-Terrein, in Guadeloupe.
Air Antilles has a sister airline called Air Guyane Express, which is based in Cayenne, Guyana, a country on the northern mainland of South America. As well as operating flights within Guiana, Air Guyane Express also flies in Guadeloupe, between Fort-de-France, Pointe-à-Pitre, Saint Martin and Sainte Lucie, under the name of Air Antilles Express.
Air Antilles also has an alliance with two other airlines: Winnair, and Air Caraïbes. Under this agreement, Air Antilles operates some routes, such as Guadeloupe to Pointe-à-Pitre, on behalf of Air Caraïbes.
Air Antilles has a different baggage policy for carry-on and checked baggage.
The carry-on baggage allowance for Air Antilles flights is 11lb. Carry-ons must not exceed 21in x 11in x 7.8in.
COOL, FLEX and SUPER Air Antilles passengers are permitted 50lbs of checked baggage. Passengers who have purchased BEST fare tickets do not include any checked baggage allowance, but prepaid baggage may be purchased prior to flight departure. Children under two are permitted one checked piece of baggage with a maximum weight of 22lbs.
There is only one cabin class onboard Air Antilles flights: Economy.
All passengers will experience a premium level of service, as Air Antilles is dedicated to ensuring everyone has a comfortable flight. However, within Economy, there are four ticket classes available: COOL, FLEX and SUPER, and BEST, which offer different levels of flexibility when it comes to changing tickets, as well as baggage allowance.
Stay comfortable in Air Antilles padded seats. Fold-down tray and overhead storage is available.
Air Antilles has different check-in opening and closing times depending on whether your flight is domestic or international, as well as the airport you're flying from.
Passengers can check-in online for their Air Antilles flight using the Air Antilles website using their name and file number.
The airport check-in deadline for Air Antilles flights will vary according to the airport and destination of your flight. The Air Antilles check-in deadline is 30 minutes except for flights departing from St-Martin Juliana, Cayenne, San Juan where the check-in deadline is 45 minutes.
Air Antilles Frequent Flyer Club is called 'e-Smiles'.
'e-Smiles' is the name of Air Antilles' frequent flyer program. Passengers can collect points when they fly with the airline and then redeem their e-smiles for free flights. When booking your flight, simply remember to select e-Smiles as your frequent flyer program and add your personal membership number.
Stay entertained on your flight with Air Antilles' in-flight magazine.
Enjoy a light meal onboard Air Antilles flights, with a selection of hot and cold beverages to choose from.
Air Antilles operates scheduled passenger flights to many destinations within the Caribbean, including: Antigua, Barbados, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Martinique, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Lucia, and Saint Martin & St Maarten.
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Air Antilles is based at Pointe-a-Pitre International Airport, which is an airport serving the island of Grande-terre in the island of Guadeloupe, which is one of the territories of France. The airport serves as a hub airport for Air Caraibes and Air Antilles Express. Other airlines which fly to and from this airport includes Air Antilles Express, Air Canada, Air France, Air Transat, American Airlines, Corsair International, Seaborne Airlines, Winair and LIAT.
The Air Antilles fleet includes three ATR 42-500, one ATR-600, two ATR 72-600, and two DHC-6-300 aircraft.
14 August 2020
Air Antilles is set to introduce 2 new routes, from St. Lucia George F.L. Charles Airport, to Barbados and Dominica. Flights will be operated using the ATR42 aircraft.