EZjet Inc. has started plying the Georgetown to Toronto route with its inaugural flight on Tuesday, joining Caribbean Airlines Limited on a route with a high volume of Guyanese traffic.
Speaking briefly at a ceremony to mark the launch at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, CEO Sonny Ramdeo said he was excited about the new venture but was cagy with details about future plans.
“We’ve got additional plans really to make Guyana a destination where a lot of tourism can come into the country, people that have been overseas for many years can afford to come back here. EZjet has set a very high standard in the quality of service we deliver and we certainly are looking forward to continue that,” he said.
The Guyana government last month approved the request from EZjet GT Inc. to operate the non-scheduled, two flights weekly service from June 15, 2012 to June 14, 2013. The intention was to bring an element of competition to the route.
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