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United Caribbean Airlines currently rebranded as Jetair Caribbean Airlines, is a commuter airline that operates scheduled as well as charter flights out of its hub base, Curaçao International Airport (CUR) in and around the Caribbean.
The airline began operating charter flights in 2006 and was accredited with the Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) in 2019. By putting its hub at Curaçao International Airport (CUR) to its use, the airline can link the Caribbean and South America.
The airline operates a fleet of two Fokker 70 aircraft that can altogether carry 160 passengers. The airline currently flies to four scheduled destinations that include Curaçao, Sto. Domingo, Port-au-Prince and St. Maarten.
United Caribbean Airlines baggage currently includes all bags, carry-ons, laptop bags, purses and other items. All baggage must be weighed.
The current carry-on baggage policy for passengers travelling on the airline is that they can carry one personal item and a piece of carry-on baggage are in the baggage allowance for each passenger. The weight and size of the carry-on baggage must be no more than 8kg and 56cm x 36cm x 23cm.
Passengers are permitted to take with them one free 23 kg checked baggage on their flight, the checked baggage must not exceed 158 cm overall. Any additional baggage will be charged at the current excess baggage rate and wouldn't be accepted if it is more than 32 kg.
The airline mostly operates small flights and there is only one cabin class that is offered on the aircraft and that is the basic Economy class.
The airlines economy seats are in a 3 x 2 placement, with a seat pitch between 29" to 36" depending on the seat selected. There is a larger seat pitch by the emergency exit row but this is normally usually reserved for passengers needed.
Seats are positioned in a 1 x 2 formation depending on the aircraft, ensuring that each passenger will sit by either a window, aisle or both.
Passengers flying with United Caribbean Airlines can check-in for their flight either online or once they've arrived at the airport.
Online check-in is available, it can be completed through the airline website and it's available 24 hours before to 1 hour before the scheduled departure time. You would need to have prepared the ticket details and valid travel documentation in order to check-in. Once check-in is completed, passengers with no checked baggage can go straight to the airport security upon arrival. Passengers with checked baggage would only be required to drop off their bags at the check-in counter.
Passengers would be able to retain a boarding pass once their online check-in is done, seats can also be chosen whilst performing the check-in process. Online check-in is advised as it saves time from waiting and queuing at the airport.
The airline recommends passengers to check-in atleast 90 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Airport check-in usually closes around 30-45 minutes prior to departure but please do check with the airline for information.
As passengers arrive at the airport, they should go straight to the check-in area for the airline. The airport check-in desk is clearly marked with the airline's name and logo, please ask for assistance from the airport staff if you aren't sure.
As of January 2021, the airline has scheduled flights to 4 destinations within the Caribbean. These destinations include Curaçao, Sto. Domingo, Port-au-Prince and St. Maarten.
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Curaçao International Airport (CUR), which is also known as Hato International airport, is located 12 km south-east of Willemstad. The airport is a gateway between South America, North America and Europe. The airport has one of the longest runways in the Caribbean. Airlines that fly in and out of the airport include, but not limited to, Jetair Caribbean Airlines, Fly All Ways, Winair, American Airlines, Avianca, Caribbean Airlines, Copa Airlines, KLM, United Airlines and more.
As of January 2021, the airline operates a fleet of 2 aircraft:
The airline doesn't currently offer a frequent flyer programme.
United Caribbean Airlines isn't a member of any airline alliances.