National air carrier Caribbean Airlines (CAL) is set to host a specially approved flight from Trinidad to New York on September 23.

The flight, which is expected to get the green light from the Ministry of National Security, is scheduled to depart Piarco International Airport at 8.00 a.m. and arrive at the JFK International Airport at 1.10 p.m. 

Tickets are priced at US$600 plus taxes for Economy Class and US$720 plus taxes for Business Class seats.

Persons interested in travelling on this specially approved flight are asked to contact Caribbean Airlines Reservations Sales and Service Centre.

CAL is also advising prospective passengers to seek the necessary exemptions from the Ministry of National Security due to the country's borders still being closed.

Persons seeking travel exemptions can do via email at

Bookings can be made via CAL's CALL Centre at 1-868-625-7200, between the hours 7.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m.


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