Streamlining Helicopter Transfers + Villa & Home rentals in Jamaica.

KINGSTON, JM. and MONTREAL, QC — April 9, 2019 — Captain’s Aviation Services Limited (Captain’s Aviation), Jamaica’s leading helicopter charter service, today announces its official strategic partnership with Luxury Retreats International Inc. (now owned by A‌i‌r‌b‌n‌b‌, ‌I‌n‌c‌.) to streamline and enhance the bespoke VIP experience for clients booking villa and home rentals on the island of Jamaica.

The direct connection between Luxury Retreats’ concierge staff, the Luxury Retreats platform and the Captain’s Aviation product allows clients to seamlessly have access to helicopter transfers once they arrive on the island, all handled through Luxury Retreat’s award-winning concierge specialists.

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Horace G. Burrell was the president of the Jamaica Football Federation, Vice-President of CONCACAF, and founder of Captain’s Aviation Services and the Jamaican restaurant chain, The Captain’s Bakery. A true leader and inspiration in Jamaica, Captain Burrell continues to be remembered for his dedication to Jamaican society. After battling prostate cancer for some time, Horace Burrell passed away on June 06, 2017. A year after his death, the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) placed a statement in the Jamaica Observer newspaper remembering Captain Burrell. In the tribute, “Remembering Captain Horace Burrell,” the JFF community reflected upon their late great leader.

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Captain’s Aviation was founded in 2008 by Captain Horace Burrell, who saw an opportunity to improve the helicopter charter industry in Jamaica. He sought to create a true VIP experience for all travelers by making ease of transport across the island as tangible as possible. By hiring the best in the industry, Captain’s Aviation strives to complete every flight with excellence.

As Captain Horace Burrell built out his company, he worked hand-in-hand with his son, Romario Burrell, to prep him to be the next in line. The company’s staff collectively has over 73 years of experience in the field of…


Captain’s Aviation was established in 2008 at Tinson Pen Aerodrome in Kingston, Jamaica. This airport is the largest of Jamaica’s three domestic airports and operates as a crucial commercial link between the cities of Kingston and Montego Bay. The airport handles over 90,000 passengers each year and is next to the Kingston Free Zone, which is the largest transshipment port in Jamaica.

Tinson Pen is a main hub for business travelers in Jamaica, but we wanted it to be a point of access for all travelers. By using Tinson Pen as a hub for our operations, we have been able…


Jamaica is a vibrant island, full of culture, adventure, and amazing sights. With a unique culinary flare and beautiful weather, the island has offerings for all types of travelers. Whether you are a family looking to explore with your kids, a newly married couple, or a solo traveler, Jamaica has it all.

The island hosts some of the Caribbean’s most beautiful beaches. The sandy white shores span the island, offering astonishing sunrises and sunsets. With varying backdrops from mountains to jungles, the crystal clear blue waters never fail to impress. The beaches are the perfect place to soak up the…


There are many benefits to traveling by helicopter, especially when visiting a small island location. Not only can you get from point to point faster, but you will be afforded a unique experience to see the beautiful views from above. This is why Captain’s Aviation began operations in 2008, offering travelers in Jamaica point-to-point intra-island transfers.

Helicopters are a much more efficient means of travel. You can avoid all traffic and indirect routes that you might otherwise experience if dealing with automobile travel. Additionally, helicopters fly at an average speed of 95 to 145 mph, making them a much faster…


The Bell 206 BIII Jet Ranger sets the industry standard for safety and reliability, which is why we use it in our operations at Captain’s Aviation. The aircraft is one of the most recognizable helicopters in the world and is one of the most popular turbine helicopters ever built due to its reliability and flexibility. The Bell 206 family of helicopters have been used for a range of purposes, including corporate and charter trips, utility missions, homeland security, and aerial tours and photography. …


New Year’s Eve in Jamaica is chocked full of parties and events across the island. Not only is this a time to celebrate, but it is also a time for reflection. Whether you are looking to spend the time dancing with DJs on beaches or in villas or gathering with the community to attend a Watch Night Service at a Church, Jamaica affords you the option to do either or both. And Captain’s Aviation will be flying across the island to get you to your destination!

Attending a Watch Night Service

On December 31, 1862, slaves in the US gathered…


Thinking of your next holiday vacation? Christmas time in Jamaica is one of the best times of the year — carols playing on all of the radio stations, people painting their houses and hanging Christmas decorations, holiday parties all night. During this time, Captain’s Aviation will be operating in full force to bring all travelers to their desired island locations to celebrate in the Jamaican way.

Christmas is one of the most important cultural and religious celebrations in Jamaica, and festivities run from early December all the way through New Year’s day. …


Safety is one of the operational pillars of Captain’s Aviation. All of our team members abide by the same core principles and are aware of what we need to provide in each step of the reservation and flight experience. In light of various changes we are making at Captain’s Aviation, we want to highlight our operating policies regarding safety standards.

Aircraft Safety

Our aircraft — the Bell 206 B3 Jet Ranger sets the industry standard for safety and reliability. The Bell 206 B3 JetRanger is one of the most recognizable helicopters in the world. Part of the Bell 206 family…

Head of PR

Our staff collectively has over 73 years of experience in the field of aviation. We’re proud to be Jamaica’s #1 Helicopter Charter Service!

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