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by bimjim
Wed Apr 17, 2019
Forum: Final flights...
Topic: [Final Flights] Roger Alleyne, d.16 April, 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 17

[Final Flights] Roger Alleyne, d.16 April, 2019

[Final Flights] Roger Alleyne, d.16 April, 2019

Captain for LIAT, Retired, based in Barbados.

Obituaries would be welcome for placing here, thank you in advance.
by bimjim
Wed Apr 17, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Eastern Caribbean
Topic: [Barbados] Automated passport kiosks finally fully functional at GAIA
Replies: 0
Views: 3

[Barbados] Automated passport kiosks finally fully functional at GAIA

https://www.tripadvisor.ca/ShowTopic-g147262-i230-k12478151-Automated_passport_kiosks_finally_fully_functional_at_GAIA-Barbados.html [Barbados] Automated passport kiosks finally fully functional at GAIA Adrian Loveridge Apr. 11, 2019 Returning on a full British Airways flight from Gatwick Monday it ...
by bimjim
Wed Apr 17, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [Guest Editorial] Shake up or sell LIAT
Replies: 0
Views: 8

[Guest Editorial] Shake up or sell LIAT

https://www.trinidadexpress.com/opinion/columnists/shake-up-or-sell-liat/article_ddd3f576-5ca9-11e9-84b4-cb121a670086.html [Guest Editorial] Shake up or sell LIAT From The Barbados Nation Apr 11, 2019 It was once assumed that every country or region should have its own airline since in many ways, it...
by bimjim
Wed Apr 17, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Barbados] Official airline for Crop Over
Replies: 1
Views: 6

Re: [Barbados] Official airline for Crop Over

https://barbadostoday.bb/2019/04/17/cals-crop-over-carrier/ CAL’s ‘Crop Over carrier’ Katrina King April 17, 2019 Trinidad and Tobago’s national carrier, Caribbean Airlines, is now the official airline of the Crop Over Festival, Minister of Tourism and International Transport Kerri Symmonds has anno...
by bimjim
Wed Apr 17, 2019
Forum: Caribbean Airlines - Trinidad & Tobago
Topic: Caribbean Airlines denies leaving special needs passengers behind in POS
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Caribbean Airlines denies leaving special needs passengers behind in POS

https://www.stabroeknews.com/2019/news/regional/trinidad/04/15/caribbean-airlines-denies-leaving-special-needs-passengers-behind-in-trinidad/ http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/cal-denies-leaving-passengers-behind-6.2.825121.8e8d1d73a6 Caribbean Airlines denies leaving special needs passengers behind in...
by bimjim
Wed Apr 17, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Eastern Caribbean
Topic: [Barbados] Customers frustrated with airport customs service
Replies: 0
Views: 2

[Barbados] Customers frustrated with airport customs service

http://www.nationnews.com/nationnews/news/239323/customers-frustrated-airport-customs-service [Barbados] Customers frustrated with airport customs service SHERRYLYN TOPPIN 16 April 2019 For a few hours yesterday, frustrated customers were unable to get their goods cleared from the Customs facility a...
by bimjim
Wed Apr 17, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Barbados] Official airline for Crop Over
Replies: 1
Views: 6

[Barbados] Official airline for Crop Over

http://www.nationnews.com/nationnews/news/239344/official-airline-crop [Barbados] Official airline for Crop Over Heather-Lynn Evanson 17 April 2019 It is Caribbean Airlines and the announcement was made by Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds, after the inaugural non-stop...
by bimjim
Wed Apr 17, 2019
Forum: WinAir - Windward Islands Airways - St. Maarten
Topic: [Sint Maarten] Winair Opens New Airport Road Office
Replies: 0
Views: 2

[Sint Maarten] Winair Opens New Airport Road Office

http://bes-reporter.com/index.php/2019/04/16/winair-opens-new-airport-road-office/ [Sint Maarten] Winair Opens New Airport Road Office 16 APRIL 2019 Philipsburg The new Winair ticket office, which has been constructed on the Airport Road 69, just where the previous one used to be, is open for busine...
by bimjim
Wed Apr 17, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Western Caribbean
Topic: [Bahamas] Near Miss 'Wake Up' For Aviation Safety
Replies: 0
Views: 1

[Bahamas] Near Miss 'Wake Up' For Aviation Safety

http://www.tribune242.com/news/2019/apr/17/near-miss-wake-aviation-safety/ [Bahamas] Near Miss 'Wake Up' For Aviation Safety NEIL HARTNELL Tribune Business Editor Tuesday, April 16, 2019 The recent near mid-air collision at Nassau's airport must serve as "a wake-up call" for the aviation industry to...
by bimjim
Wed Apr 17, 2019
Forum: GCAA - CAA of Guyana
Topic: No application filed by JetBlue for operations in Guyana - GCAA D-G
Replies: 0
Views: 5

No application filed by JetBlue for operations in Guyana - GCAA D-G

https://www.stabroeknews.com/2019/news/guyana/04/16/no-application-filed-by-jetblue-for-operations-in-guyana/ No application filed by JetBlue for operations in Guyana - GCAA Director General 2019/04/16 American airline service JetBlue, has not formally applied to the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority ...
by bimjim
Tue Apr 16, 2019
Forum: Caribbean Airlines - Trinidad & Tobago
Topic: Caribbean Airlines investigations on airport accident completed
Replies: 0
Views: 13

Caribbean Airlines investigations on airport accident completed

https://newsday.co.tt/2019/04/04/cal-investigations-on-airport-accident-completed/ CAL investigations on airport accident completed Elizabeth Gonzales Thursday 4 April 2019 The Caribbean Airlines internal investigation into the accident involving an ATR aircraft at the Piarco International airport o...
by bimjim
Tue Apr 16, 2019
Forum: Airport News - South America
Topic: [Guyana] Passengers start paying additional $4,000 for CJIA renovations
Replies: 0
Views: 7

[Guyana] Passengers start paying additional $4,000 for CJIA renovations

https://www.kaieteurnewsonline.com/2019/04/16/passengers-start-paying-additional-4000-for-cjia-renovations/ [Guyana] Passengers start paying additional $4,000 for CJIA renovations Apr 16, 2019 Effective April 1, CJIA has been collecting an extra $4,000 from every passenger for using the renovated ai...
by bimjim
Tue Apr 16, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Eastern Caribbean
Topic: [Sint Maarten] Alex Dijkhoffz resigns as airport board chairman
Replies: 0
Views: 1

[Sint Maarten] Alex Dijkhoffz resigns as airport board chairman

https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/86853-alex-dijkhoffz-resigns-as-airport-board-chairman [Sint Maarten] Alex Dijkhoffz resigns as airport board chairman 16 April 2019 AIRPORT Alex Dijkhoffz has tendered his resignation from the supervisory board of Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) a...
by bimjim
Tue Apr 16, 2019
Forum: BES Air - Netherlands Antilles
Topic: BES Air does not qualify for a permit, says Knops
Replies: 0
Views: 5

BES Air does not qualify for a permit, says Knops

https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/86536-bes-air-does-not-qualify-for-a-permit-says-knops BES Air does not qualify for a permit, says Knops Tuesday, April 16, 2019 THE HAGUE According to Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops, the airline BES Air does not qualif...
by bimjim
Mon Apr 15, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Western Caribbean
Topic: [Jamaica] Vernamfield development coming to life
Replies: 0
Views: 4

[Jamaica] Vernamfield development coming to life

http://www.loopjamaica.com/content/vernamfield-development-coming-life [Jamaica] Vernamfield development coming to life Reginald Allen 14 April 2019 The Vernamfield aerodrome in South West Clarendon symbolically received its first aircraft last Monday when a helicopter with a team led by internation...
by bimjim
Mon Apr 15, 2019
Forum: LIAT (1974) Limited - Antigua
Topic: LIAT officials mum on impact of financial struggles
Replies: 0
Views: 20

LIAT officials mum on impact of financial struggles

https://www.bvibeacon.com/liat-officials-mum-on-impact-of-financial-struggles/ LIAT officials mum on impact of financial struggles Conor King Devitt April 15, 2019 LIAT officials did not respond to repeated requests for comment over the past week about how the airline’s recent financial struggles mi...
by bimjim
Mon Apr 15, 2019
Forum: Tourism-related issues
Topic: [Barbados] Airport enhancements necessary
Replies: 0
Views: 7

[Barbados] Airport enhancements necessary

https://www.barbadosadvocate.com/news/airport-enhancements-necessary [Barbados] Airport enhancements necessary Cara L. Foster Mon, 04/15/2019 It is important that when people come through the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA), especially visitors, they are able to see different aspects of ...
by bimjim
Sun Apr 14, 2019
Forum: Tourism-related issues
Topic: [Tobago] Hotel association wants update on aircraft lease
Replies: 0
Views: 9

[Tobago] Hotel association wants update on aircraft lease

https://newsday.co.tt/2019/04/04/hotel-association-wants-update-on-aircraft-lease/ [Tobago] Hotel association wants update on aircraft lease Kinnesha George Thursday 4 April 2019 PRESIDENT of the Tobago Hotel and Tourism Association Chris James on Tuesday called for confirmation of the promised wet ...
by bimjim
Sun Apr 14, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Eastern Caribbean
Topic: [Trinidad] Airports Authority launches new parking system at Piarco
Replies: 2
Views: 10

Re: [Trinidad] Airports Authority launches new parking system at Piarco

https://www.trinidadexpress.com/news/local/new-airport-car-park-system-issues-fixed/article_d55b0e08-5677-11e9-8111-ef12e0bd6930.html New airport car park system: ‘issues fixed’ Anna Ramdass Apr 3, 2019 The Airports Authority confirmed yesterday there were teething problems with its new automated ca...
by bimjim
Sun Apr 14, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Eastern Caribbean
Topic: [Trinidad] Airports Authority launches new parking system at Piarco
Replies: 2
Views: 10

Re: [Trinidad] Airports Authority launches new parking system at Piarco

http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/airport-payment-kiosks-down-days-after-launch-6.2.816478.c8f6da2c64 [Trinidad] Piarco Airport pay kiosks crash after 2 days Rishard Khan Wed Apr 03 2019 The new au­to­mat­ed park­ing sys­tem at the Pi­ar­co In­ter­na­tion­al Air­port is down two days af­ter be­ing laun...
by bimjim
Sun Apr 14, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: Gaston Browne Approves Salary Cut for LIAT Employees
Replies: 0
Views: 7

Gaston Browne Approves Salary Cut for LIAT Employees

https://kairifm.com/gaston-browne-approves-salary-cut-for-liat-employees/ Gaston Browne Approves Salary Cut for LIAT Employees April 2, 2019 Antigua’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne has welcomed the decision by pilots and staff of the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, to take a cut in salaries and...
by bimjim
Sun Apr 14, 2019
Forum: JCAA - CAA of Jamaica
Topic: JCAA responds to criticism about probe into Greenwich Town plane crash
Replies: 0
Views: 3

JCAA responds to criticism about probe into Greenwich Town plane crash

http://rjrnewsonline.com/local/jcaa-responds-to-criticism-about-probe-into-greenwich-town-plane-crash JCAA responds to criticism about probe into Greenwich Town plane crash Thu April 11, 2019 The Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA) has responded to criticism about the probe into the fatal plane ...
by bimjim
Sat Apr 13, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Guest Editorial] Shake up or sell LIAT
Replies: 0
Views: 17

[Guest Editorial] Shake up or sell LIAT

https://theworldnews.net/gy-news/guest-editorial-shake-up-or-sell-liat-caribbeannewsservice-com [Guest Editorial] Shake up or sell LIAT 11.04.2019 GuyanaInquirer It was once assumed that every country or region should have its own airline since in many ways, it was one of the symbols along with its ...
by bimjim
Sat Apr 13, 2019
Forum: LIAT (1974) Limited - Antigua
Topic: LIAT pilots take a pay cut to keep the airline operational
Replies: 0
Views: 21

LIAT pilots take a pay cut to keep the airline operational

https://www.caribbeannewsnow.com/2019/04/03/liat-pilots-take-a-pay-cut-to-keep-the-airline-operational/ LIAT pilots take a pay cut to keep the airline operational April 3, 2019 BASSETERRE, St Kitts Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne said previously that LIAT pilots were on board with t...
by bimjim
Sat Apr 13, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Eastern Caribbean
Topic: PJIAE is no longer St. Maarten Asset, Govt failed at meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 7

PJIAE is no longer St. Maarten Asset, Govt failed at meeting

https://smn-news.com/st-maarten-st-martin-news/31586-exclusive-pjiae-is-no-longer-a-st-maarten-asset-st-maarten-government-failed-at-bondholders-meeting.html PJIAE is no longer a St. Maarten Asset, St. Maarten Government failed at bondholders meeting. 02 April 2019 PHILIPSBURG The delegation that we...
by bimjim
Sat Apr 13, 2019
Forum: LIAT (1974) Limited - Antigua
Topic: LIAT explains reduced flights
Replies: 0
Views: 19

LIAT explains reduced flights

https://searchlight.vc/searchlight/news/2019/04/02/liat-explains-reduced-flights/ LIAT explains reduced flights 2019/04/02 LIAT has announced that it is currently running a reduced schedule due to unscheduled maintenance on two of its aircraft. In a release issued last Thursday, Chief Executive Offi...
by bimjim
Sat Apr 13, 2019
Forum: Caribbean Airlines - Trinidad & Tobago
Topic: Will CAL benefit from LIAT’s decline?
Replies: 0
Views: 22

Will CAL benefit from LIAT’s decline?

https://www.trinidadexpress.com/business/local/will-cal-benefit-from-liat-s-decline/article_1a7755f8-559e-11e9-84d8-676092b2d7d8.html Will CAL benefit from LIAT’s decline? Anthony Wilson Apr 2, 2019 LAST MONTH, one of the biggest business stories in this part of the world was the news that regional ...
by bimjim
Sat Apr 13, 2019
Forum: Surinam Airways
Topic: Air Belgium to fly again for Surinam Airways
Replies: 0
Views: 8

Air Belgium to fly again for Surinam Airways

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/air-belgium/air-belgium-to-fly-again-for-surinam-airways/ Air Belgium to fly again for Surinam Airways Thibault Lapers - 1 April 2019 Air Belgium will fly for Surinam Airways with its Airbus A340-313 registered OO-ABA, from Amsterdam to Paramaribo as from 3 April u...
by bimjim
Sat Apr 13, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: Six per cent LIAT pay cuts ‘not enough’
Replies: 1
Views: 19

Re: Six per cent LIAT pay cuts ‘not enough’

https://caribbeannewsservice.com/now/liat-wants-more-than-six-per-cent-salary-cut/ LIAT wants more than six per cent salary cut Apr 12, 2019 CMC The cash-strapped Antigua-based regional airline, LIAT, says despite pilots and its workers across all its destinations agreeing to a six per cent salary c...
by bimjim
Sat Apr 13, 2019
Forum: JetBlue - USA
Topic: Jet Blue Discussing New Guyana Flights
Replies: 0
Views: 11

Jet Blue Discussing New Guyana Flights

https://www.travelpulse.com/news/airlines/jet-blue-discussing-new-guyana-flights.html Jet Blue Discussing New Guyana Flights Fri April 12 2019 Jet Blue is expected to launch the carrier’s first flights to Guyana beginning in 2020, according to local media reports. Jet Blue executives “discussed seve...
by bimjim
Sat Apr 13, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: Six per cent LIAT pay cuts ‘not enough’
Replies: 1
Views: 19

Six per cent LIAT pay cuts ‘not enough’

https://barbadostoday.bb/2019/04/13/six-per-cent-liat-pay-cuts-not-enough/ https://stluciatimes.com/six-per-cent-liat-pay-cuts-not-enough/ Six per cent LIAT pay cuts ‘not enough’ April 13, 2019 The cash-strapped, Antigua-based regional airline, LIAT, says despite pilots and its workers across all it...
by bimjim
Sat Apr 13, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Eastern Caribbean
Topic: St. Maarten removed from IASA listing
Replies: 0
Views: 14

St. Maarten removed from IASA listing

https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/86753-st-maarten-removed-from-iasa-listing St. Maarten removed from IASA listing 12 April 2019 AIRPORT St. Maarten has been removed from the International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) list on which it was previously listed as a Category 2 (CAT 2) country. S...
by bimjim
Fri Apr 12, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Eastern Caribbean
Topic: [Trinidad] Airports Authority launches new parking system at Piarco
Replies: 2
Views: 10

[Trinidad] Airports Authority launches new parking system at Piarco

http://www.looptt.com/content/airports-authority-launches-new-parking-system-piarco [Trinidad] Airports Authority launches new parking system at Piarco 1 April 2019 The Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago launched a new, automated car parking payment system at Piarco International Airport's Pu...
by bimjim
Fri Apr 12, 2019
Forum: LIAT (1974) Limited - Antigua
Topic: Liat’s Situation More Dire As Stalemate With Pilots Threatens Ops
Replies: 0
Views: 25

Liat’s Situation More Dire As Stalemate With Pilots Threatens Ops

https://viconsortium.com/breaking-news/liats-situation-becomes-more-dire-as-stalemate-with-pilots-threatens-operations/ Liat’s Situation Becomes More Dire As Stalemate With Pilots Threatens Operations April 2, 2019 Liat’s return to the U.S. Virgin Islands was hailed as a success by the Mapp administ...
by bimjim
Fri Apr 12, 2019
Forum: Research and Developments in Aviation
Topic: Norway aviation firm orders 60 all-electric airplanes, drops operation costs 80%
Replies: 0
Views: 10

Norway aviation firm orders 60 all-electric airplanes, drops operation costs 80%

https://electrek.co/2019/04/11/norway-60-electric-airplanes/ Norway aviation firm orders 60 all-electric airplanes, drops operation costs 80% Phil Dzikiy Apr. 11th 2019 Norway's OSM Aviation, a firm that specializes in recruitment and training for the aviation industry, has ordered 60 all-electric p...
by bimjim
Thu Apr 11, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: ‘Scrapping LIAT’ Amongst Options for Regional Airline as Troubles Mount
Replies: 0
Views: 42

‘Scrapping LIAT’ Amongst Options for Regional Airline as Troubles Mount

http://gbn.gd/scrapping-liat-amongst-options-considered-for-the-regional-airline-as-financial-troubles-mount/ ‘Scrapping LIAT’ Amongst Options Considered for the Regional Airline as Financial Troubles Mount Apr 10, 2019 Scrapping LIAT as we know it and starting afresh is one of the strong possibilit...
by bimjim
Wed Apr 10, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Western Caribbean
Topic: [Bahamas] Minister: “Glaring deficiencies” in ATC being addressed
Replies: 0
Views: 6

[Bahamas] Minister: “Glaring deficiencies” in ATC being addressed

https://ewnews.com/aviation-minister-glaring-deficiencies-in-atc-being-addressed [Bahamas] Aviation minister: “Glaring deficiencies” in ATC being addressed Pilot and controller contributed to 2018 near mid-air collision, report says Royston Jones Jr. April 10, 2019 NASSAU, BAHAMAS While assuring tha...
by bimjim
Wed Apr 10, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Eastern Caribbean
Topic: [Dominica] Airport to re-open following crash landing
Replies: 0
Views: 10

[Dominica] Airport to re-open following crash landing

http://www.nationnews.com/nationnews/news/239246/airport-following-crash-landing [Dominica] Airport to re-open following crash landing CMC 09 April 2019 ROSEAU The Douglas Charles Airport is due to re-open later on Tuesday after investigators from the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCA...
by bimjim
Wed Apr 10, 2019
Forum: Cape Air - USA
Topic: Cape Air’s New Caribbean Push Begins in Culebra and Virgin Gorda
Replies: 0
Views: 19

Cape Air’s New Caribbean Push Begins in Culebra and Virgin Gorda

https://www.caribjournal.com/2019/04/09/cape-airs-new-caribbean-push-begins-in-culebra-and-virgin-gorda/ Cape Air’s New Caribbean Push Begins in Culebra and Virgin Gorda Alexander Britell and Guy Britton 2019/04/09 For many destinations in the Caribbean, small regional airlines are a life blood — an...
by bimjim
Wed Apr 10, 2019
Forum: Cayman Airways
Topic: Cayman Airways ‘looking at all options’ over Max 8 problem
Replies: 0
Views: 16

Cayman Airways ‘looking at all options’ over Max 8 problem

https://www.caribbeannewsnow.com/2019/04/10/cayman-airways-looking-at-all-options-over-max-8-problem/ Cayman Airways ‘looking at all options’ over Max 8 problem April 10, 2019 GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) Tourism minister, Moses Kirkconnell has not ruled out a change in the plan to replace the ...
by bimjim
Tue Apr 09, 2019
Forum: Caribbean Aviation Training Center CATC - Jamaica
Topic: Jamaican flight school in trouble after findings on deadly 2016 crash
Replies: 0
Views: 21

Jamaican flight school in trouble after findings on deadly 2016 crash

https://www.stabroeknews.com/2019/news/regional/jamaica/04/08/jamaican-flight-school-in-trouble-after-findings-on-deadly-2016-crash/ Jamaican flight school in trouble after findings on deadly 2016 crash 08 April, 2019 (Jamaica Gleaner) It’s been a three-way battle for Captain Errol Stewart, the oper...
by bimjim
Tue Apr 09, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: Economist calls for politicians to stay out of LIAT
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Views: 14

Economist calls for politicians to stay out of LIAT

https://thevoiceslu.com/2019/04/economist-calls-for-politicians-to-stay-out-of-liat/ Economist calls for politicians to stay out of LIAT April 8, 20190 Former Government Director of International Trade and Investment, David Jordan says recent public pronouncements on LIAT by Prime Minister Allen Cha...
by bimjim
Tue Apr 09, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Western Caribbean
Topic: [Bahamas] Runway Blunder: Pilot Took Off Heading For Passenger Jet
Replies: 0
Views: 14

[Bahamas] Runway Blunder: Pilot Took Off Heading For Passenger Jet

http://www.tribune242.com/news/2019/apr/09/runway-blunder-pilot-took-heading-passenger-jet/ [Bahamas] Runway Blunder: Pilot Took Off Heading For Passenger Jet RASHAD ROLLE Tribune Staff Reporter Tuesday, April 9, 2019 A NEAR mid-air collision between two planes at the Lynden Pindling International A...
by bimjim
Tue Apr 09, 2019
Forum: Sky High - Dominican Republic
Topic: Sky High Jetstream 41 suffers excursion on landing at Dominica
Replies: 3
Views: 30

Re: Sky High Jetstream 41 suffers excursion on landing at Dominica

https://thevoiceslu.com/2019/04/plane-crash-in-dominica/ Plane Crash In Dominica April 8, 20191 A BAe Jetstream 41, operated by Sky High Aviation Services, suffered a runway excursion after landing on the runway at Dominica’s Douglas-Charles Airport. The airline which is registered to the Dominican ...
by bimjim
Tue Apr 09, 2019
Forum: Sky High - Dominican Republic
Topic: Sky High Jetstream 41 suffers excursion on landing at Dominica
Replies: 3
Views: 30

Re: Sky High Jetstream 41 suffers excursion on landing at Dominica

http://www.nationnews.com/nationnews/news/239246/airport-following-crash-landing [Dominica] Airport to re-open following crash landing CMC 09 April 2019 ROSEAU The Douglas Charles Airport is due to re-open later on Tuesday after investigators from the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCA...
by bimjim
Tue Apr 09, 2019
Forum: Sky High - Dominican Republic
Topic: Sky High Jetstream 41 suffers excursion on landing at Dominica
Replies: 3
Views: 30

Re: Sky High Jetstream 41 suffers excursion on landing at Dominica

http://www.wingsherald.com/passenger-aircraft-crashed-in-the-dominican-republic/ Passenger aircraft crashed in the Dominican Republic 0Aviation Accidents April 9, 2019 Sky High Aviation Services twin-engine aircraft BAe Jetstream 41 suffered a runway excursion after landing at Douglas-Charles Airpor...
by bimjim
Tue Apr 09, 2019
Forum: Sky High - Dominican Republic
Topic: Sky High Jetstream 41 suffers excursion on landing at Dominica
Replies: 3
Views: 30

Sky High Jetstream 41 suffers excursion on landing at Dominica

https://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20190408-0 Sky High Aviation Services Jetstream 41 suffers runway excursion on landing at Dominica Monday 8 April 2019 Type: British Aerospace 4100 Jetstream 41 Operator: Sky High Aviation Services Registration: HI1038 C/n / msn: 41033 First flight:...
by bimjim
Mon Apr 08, 2019
Forum: Fly Jamaica - Air Guyana - Wings Aviation
Topic: Fly Jamaica didn’t deposit bond because it was scheduled carrier- GCAA
Replies: 0
Views: 19

Fly Jamaica didn’t deposit bond because it was scheduled carrier- GCAA

http://demerarawaves.com/2019/04/01/update-fly-jamaica-didnt-deposit-us200000-bond-because-it-was-scheduled-carrier-gcaa/ Fly Jamaica didn’t deposit US$200,000 bond because it was scheduled carrier- GCAA Denis Chabrol April 1, 2019 Cash-strapped Fly Jamaica, which has shut down operations, did not d...
by bimjim
Mon Apr 08, 2019
Forum: Caribbean Airlines - Trinidad & Tobago
Topic: Caribbean Airlines re-launches its website
Replies: 0
Views: 19

Caribbean Airlines re-launches its website

http://www.looptt.com/content/caribbean-airlines-re-launches-its-website Caribbean Airlines re-launches its website 1 April 2019 Caribbean Airlines announced that it has re-launched its website. The new site has been re-designed to be more user-friendly with improved navigation and functionality, pr...
by bimjim
Sun Apr 07, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Editorial] LIAT – It cannot remain the same
Replies: 0
Views: 28

[Editorial] LIAT – It cannot remain the same

https://searchlight.vc/searchlight/editorial/2019/04/05/liat-it-cannot-remain-the-same/ [Editorial] LIAT – It cannot remain the same April 5, 2019 One of the busiest periods for inter-island travel in the Caribbean, the Easter holidays, is upon us. It is the time of the year when sporting activities...
by bimjim
Sun Apr 07, 2019
Forum: Surinam Airways
Topic: Suriname Airways flight makes precautionary return landing
Replies: 0
Views: 14

Suriname Airways flight makes precautionary return landing

https://www.poandpo.com/news/suriname-airways-flight-makes-precautionary-return-landing-642019962 Suriname Airways flight makes precautionary return landing Christian Fernsby Saturday April 6, 2019 A Suriname Airways flight, bound for Aruba, Friday morning returned to Paramaribo for a “precautionary...
by bimjim
Sun Apr 07, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: Dutch pulled out of PJIAE financing, wants St. Maarten to plug leak.
Replies: 0
Views: 9

Dutch pulled out of PJIAE financing, wants St. Maarten to plug leak.

https://smn-news.com/st-maarten-st-martin-news/31624-exclusive-dutch-government-pulled-out-of-pjiae-financing-wants-st-maarten-government-to-plug-leak.html Dutch Government pulled out of PJIAE financing, wants St. Maarten Government to plug leak. ~ More conditions for loans at the expense of the tax...
by bimjim
Sun Apr 07, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: Time to address LIAT situation
Replies: 0
Views: 6

Time to address LIAT situation

https://caribbeannewsservice.com/now/time-to-address-liat-situation/ Time to address LIAT situation Apr 5, 2019 The cost of regional transportation has again taken centre stage in recent times, particularly with the challenges that continue to face regional carrier LIAT, and the decision by the Cari...
by bimjim
Sun Apr 07, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Western Caribbean
Topic: Grand Case airport runway extension postponed on profitability question
Replies: 0
Views: 6

Grand Case airport runway extension postponed on profitability question

https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/86612-grand-case-airport-runway-extension-postponed-on-profitability-question Grand Case airport runway extension postponed on profitability question 06 April 2019 MARIGOT President Daniel Gibbs said recently the planned extension of the runway at Grand Case Air...
by bimjim
Sat Apr 06, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MIT Expert Highlights Condition Caused By 737 MAX Engine Placement
Replies: 0
Views: 28

MIT Expert Highlights Condition Caused By 737 MAX Engine Placement

https://www.forbes.com/sites/petercohan/2019/04/02/mit-expert-highlights-divergent-condition-caused-by-737-max-engine-placement/#1d52d4d940aa MIT Expert Highlights 'Divergent Condition' Caused By 737 MAX Engine Placement Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Boeing is making airlines nervous -- they're wonderin...
by bimjim
Sat Apr 06, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: Saint Lucia Economist Says ‘Let Successful Business Gurus Manage LIAT’
Replies: 0
Views: 11

Saint Lucia Economist Says ‘Let Successful Business Gurus Manage LIAT’

https://stluciatimes.com/saint-lucia-economist-says-let-successful-business-gurus-manage-liat/ Saint Lucia Economist Says ‘Let Successful Business Gurus Manage LIAT’ David Jordan - Economist April 4, 2019 Former Director of International Trade and Investment in the Saint Lucia Government service, Da...
by bimjim
Sun Mar 31, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: If LIAT leaves, CAL will pick up slack—Imbert
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Caribbean Airlines ready to pick up slack of LIAT goes

https://caribbeannewsservice.com/now/cal-ready-to-pick-up-slack-of-liat-goes/ CAL ready to pick up slack of LIAT goes Mar 30, 2019 If LIAT drops Trinidad and Tobago from its schedule of routes, state-owned Caribbean Airlines will “pick up the slack.” So said Finance Minister Colm Imbert in response ...
by bimjim
Sun Mar 31, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: If LIAT leaves, CAL will pick up slack—Imbert
Replies: 1
Views: 42

If LIAT leaves, CAL will pick up slack—Imbert

https://www.guardian.co.tt/business/if-liat-leaves-6.2.813075.54a805c7ee If LIAT leaves, CAL will pick up slack—Imbert Sat Mar 30 2019 If LI­AT drops T&T from its sched­ule of routes, state-owned Caribbean Air­lines will “pick up the slack.” So said Fi­nance Min­is­ter Colm Im­bert in re­sponse to a...
by bimjim
Sun Mar 31, 2019
Forum: Fly Jamaica - Air Guyana - Wings Aviation
Topic: Fly Jamaica lays off all staff
Replies: 0
Views: 28

Fly Jamaica lays off all staff

http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/lead-stories/20190330/fly-jamaica-lays-all-staff Fly Jamaica lays off all staff Saturday | March 30, 2019 Employees of Fly Jamaica Airways have been made redundant, effective March 31, 2019. In a letter to members of staff yesterday, the airline’s chairman and CEO ...
by bimjim
Sun Mar 31, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Ketter] Clouden calls for regional approach to illegal fishing
Replies: 0
Views: 3

[Ketter] Clouden calls for regional approach to illegal fishing

https://thenewtoday.gd/letters/2019/03/30/the-politics-in-liat/#gsc.tab=0 [Ketter] Clouden calls for regional approach to illegal fishing Revisiting the discussion on making Liat viable = The politics in Liat!!! March 30, 2019 If there is one thing that everyone can agree on is that LIAT needs help....
by bimjim
Sat Mar 30, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: No LIAT, no problem
Replies: 2
Views: 26

Re: No LIAT, no problem

https://caribbeannewsservice.com/now/cal-ready-to-pick-up-slack-of-liat-goes/ CAL ready to pick up slack of LIAT goes Mar 30, 2019 If LIAT drops Trinidad and Tobago from its sched¬ule of routes, state-owned Caribbean Air¬lines will “pick up the slack.” So said Finance Minister Colm Imbert in respons...
by bimjim
Sat Mar 30, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: No LIAT, no problem
Replies: 2
Views: 26

Re: No LIAT, no problem

http://www.guardian.co.tt/business/if-liat-leaves-6.2.813075.54a805c7ee If LIAT leaves, CAL will pick up slack—Imbert Sat Mar 30 2019 If LI­AT drops T&T from its sched­ule of routes, state-owned Caribbean Air­lines will “pick up the slack.” So said Fi­nance Min­is­ter Colm Im­bert in re­sponse to a ...
by bimjim
Sat Mar 30, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: No LIAT, no problem
Replies: 2
Views: 26

No LIAT, no problem

https://www.cnc3.co.tt/news/no-liat-no-problem No LIAT, no problem Friday, March 29, 2019 If LIAT pulls out of Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean Airlines will pick up the slack. That’s according to Finance Minister Colm Imbert who says this country pulled out of LIAT’s affairs a long time ago. The stat...
by bimjim
Sat Mar 30, 2019
Forum: Fly Jamaica - Air Guyana - Wings Aviation
Topic: Fly Jamaica lays off staff
Replies: 0
Views: 15

Fly Jamaica lays off staff

https://www.stabroeknews.com/2019/news/guyana/03/30/fly-jamaica-lays-off-staff/ Fly Jamaica lays off staff 2019/03/30 Fly Jamaica Airways yesterday issued its staff with redundancy letters. This development comes a day after Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Captain Paul Ronald Reece announced that the ...
by bimjim
Sat Mar 30, 2019
Forum: JCAA - CAA of Jamaica
Topic: JCAA yet to respond to findings of probe into Greenwich Town plane crash
Replies: 0
Views: 5

JCAA yet to respond to findings of probe into Greenwich Town plane crash

http://rjrnewsonline.com/local/jcaa-yet-to-respond-to-findings-of-probe-into-greenwich-town-plane-crash JCAA yet to respond to findings of probe into Greenwich Town plane crash Fri March 29, 2019 There has been no response from the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA) to the findings of its probe...
by bimjim
Sat Mar 30, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: Gonzalves has hinted that LIAT could drop Trinidad and Tobago
Replies: 0
Views: 12

Gonzalves has hinted that LIAT could drop Trinidad and Tobago

http://www.kyssonline.com/gonzalves-has-hinted-that-leeward-islands-air-transport-liat-could-drop-trinidad-and-tobago/ Gonzalves has hinted that Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT) could drop Trinidad and Tobago March 29 2019 St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonzalves has hinte...
by bimjim
Sat Mar 30, 2019
Forum: Fly Jamaica - Air Guyana - Wings Aviation
Topic: Fly Jamaica cuts all staff
Replies: 0
Views: 11

Fly Jamaica cuts all staff

http://www.rjrnewsonline.com/local/fly-jamaica-cuts-all-staff Fly Jamaica cuts all staff Fri March 29, 2019 Problem plagued airline Fly Jamaica on Friday announced that it will make the positions of all its workers redundant. Fly Jamaica CEO Paul Reece issued a letter to the employees informing them...
by bimjim
Sat Mar 30, 2019
Forum: LIAT (1974) Limited - Antigua
Topic: LIAT cancels several flights
Replies: 0
Views: 15

LIAT cancels several flights

https://today.caricom.org/2019/03/28/liat-cancels-several-flights/ LIAT cancels several flights Mar 28, 2019 (Barbados Nation) – The financially strapped regional airline, LIAT, Thursday, announced the cancellation on several flights due to what it termed “operational reasons”. The airline did not e...
by bimjim
Sat Mar 30, 2019
Forum: LIAT (1974) Limited - Antigua
Topic: LIAT pilots agree to salary cuts
Replies: 2
Views: 25

Re: LIAT pilots agree to salary cuts

https://caribbeannewsservice.com/now/liat-pilots-agree-to-salary-cuts/ LIAT pilots agree to salary cuts Mar 29, 2019 CMC Pilots employed with the cash-strap regional airline, LIAT, Friday confirmed that they had agreed to a less than 10 per cent salary cut in a bid to keep the airline in the air. Pr...
by bimjim
Sat Mar 30, 2019
Forum: LIAT (1974) Limited - Antigua
Topic: LIAT pilots agree to salary cuts
Replies: 2
Views: 25

Re: LIAT pilots agree to salary cuts

https://barbadostoday.bb/2019/03/30/liat-pilots-agree-to-pay-cut/ LIAT pilots agree to pay cut March 30, 2019 Pilots employed with the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, Friday confirmed that they had agreed to a less than 10 per cent salary cut in a bid to keep the airline in the air. President ...
by bimjim
Sat Mar 30, 2019
Forum: LIAT (1974) Limited - Antigua
Topic: LIAT pilots agree to salary cuts
Replies: 2
Views: 25

LIAT pilots agree to salary cuts

http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/LIAT_pilots_agree_to_salary_cuts LIAT pilots agree to salary cuts Friday, March 29, 2019 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) Pilots employed with the cash-strap regional airline, LIAT, Friday confirmed that they had agreed to a less than 10 per cent salary cut in a b...
by bimjim
Sat Mar 30, 2019
Forum: Surinam Airways
Topic: Deadline onderhoud SLM Airbus niet gehaald
Replies: 0
Views: 4

Deadline onderhoud SLM Airbus niet gehaald

https://dagonline.nl/suriname/deadline-onderhoud-slm-airbus-niet-gehaald/ Deadline onderhoud SLM Airbus niet gehaald 30 maart 2019 The only Airbus A340 of the Surinamese Aviation Company (SLM) stays on the ground for two months longer. The device would be deployable again at the end of March after a...
by bimjim
Fri Mar 29, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Eastern Caribbean
Topic: [Sint Maarten] PJIA conducts an emergency evacuation drill Wednesday
Replies: 0
Views: 4

[Sint Maarten] PJIA conducts an emergency evacuation drill Wednesday

https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/86380-pjia-conducts-an-emergency-evacuation-drill-wednesday [Sint Maarten] PJIA conducts an emergency evacuation drill Wednesday 28 March 2019 AIRPORT Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) conducted its annual emergency evacuation drill on Wednesday. Fol...
by bimjim
Fri Mar 29, 2019
Forum: JCAA - CAA of Jamaica
Topic: Questions surround JCAA following report on fatal plane crash
Replies: 0
Views: 7

Questions surround JCAA following report on fatal plane crash

http://rjrnewsonline.com/local/questions-surround-jcaa-following-report-on-fatal-plane-crash Questions surround JCAA following report on fatal plane crash Fri March 29, 2019 The spotlight is now on the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority, (JCAA) with more questions being raised about its overall respon...
by bimjim
Fri Mar 29, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: LIAT’s fate
Replies: 1
Views: 18

Re: LIAT’s fate

"A well-placed source told Barbados TODAY that during an almost six-hour meeting at the Hilton Barbados yesterday with Prime Minister Mia Mottley and chairman of the LIAT shareholder governments, Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves, trade unions agreed to a six per cent pay cut in an effort to keep the ...
by bimjim
Fri Mar 29, 2019
Forum: Fly Jamaica - Air Guyana - Wings Aviation
Topic: [Guyana] Fly Jamaica aims to restart operations
Replies: 0
Views: 17

[Guyana] Fly Jamaica aims to restart operations

https://www.inewsguyana.com/fly-jamaica-aims-to-restart-operations/ [Guyana] Fly Jamaica aims to restart operations March 29, 2019 Months after a Fly Jamaica plane crash landed at Guyana’s leading international airport, the airline has finally begun refunding affected customers. The company is also ...
by bimjim
Fri Mar 29, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Family of instructor who died in Greenwich Town crash taking legal action
Replies: 0
Views: 14

Family of instructor who died in Greenwich Town crash taking legal action

http://www.rjrnewsonline.com/local/family-of-flight-instructor-who-died-in-greenwich-town-plane-crash-taking-legal-action Family of flight instructor who died in Greenwich Town plane crash taking legal action Thu March 28, 2019 The family of 31 year-old Jonathan Worton, the flight instructor who die...
by bimjim
Fri Mar 29, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: Opposition calls for audit of JCAA in wake of Greenwich Town crash
Replies: 0
Views: 5

Opposition calls for audit of JCAA in wake of Greenwich Town crash

http://rjrnewsonline.com/local/opposition-calls-for-management-audit-of-jcaa-in-wake-of-breaches-uncovered-from-greenwich-town-plane-crash Opposition calls for management audit of JCAA in wake of breaches uncovered from Greenwich Town plane crash Thu March 28, 2019 The Parliamentary Opposition is ca...
by bimjim
Fri Mar 29, 2019
Forum: LIAT (1974) Limited - Antigua
Topic: LIAT Issues Statement On Cancellations
Replies: 0
Views: 14

LIAT Issues Statement On Cancellations

https://stluciatimes.com/liat-issues-statement-on-cancellations/ LIAT Issues Statement On Cancellations March 29, 2019 Press Release LIAT wishes to advise that due to unscheduled maintenance on two of our aircraft, several flights have been cancelled and/or retimed for Friday 29th March, 2019 . Thes...
by bimjim
Fri Mar 29, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: LIAT’s fate
Replies: 1
Views: 18

LIAT’s fate

https://barbadostoday.bb/2019/03/29/liats-fate/ LIAT’s fate March 29, 2019 There is a very real possibility that regional carrier LIAT could be grounded for good. The airline’s fate now rests with trade unions, who were given until 5 p.m. this evening to report back to LIAT’s management on whether t...
by bimjim
Fri Mar 29, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Trinidad] Govt yet to make decision on LIAT
Replies: 0
Views: 12

[Trinidad] Govt yet to make decision on LIAT

http://www.guardian.co.tt/news/govt-yet-to-make-decision-on-liat-6.2.812322.47ba56f2d3 [Trinidad] Govt yet to make decision on LIAT Shaliza Hassanali Thu Mar 28 2019 LIATs_Woes.jpg Gov­ern­ment is yet to make a de­ci­sion on how it will treat with the Lee­ward Is­land Air Trans­port (LI­AT), hours a...
by bimjim
Fri Mar 29, 2019
Forum: LIAT (1974) Limited - Antigua
Topic: LIAT abruptly cancels several flights for Thursday, March 28
Replies: 2
Views: 40

Re: LIAT abruptly cancels several flights for Thursday, March 28

LIAT cancels flights due to operational issues Laura Dowrich-Phillips 28 March 2019 Several LIAT flights have been cancelled for today, March 28. The airline said the flights have been cancelled due to operational issues but did not elaborate or give details. The cancellations come as Barbados' Prim...
by bimjim
Thu Mar 28, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: LIAT Could Drop Trinidad Route If Funding Not Given
Replies: 3
Views: 17

Re: LIAT Could Drop Trinidad Route If Funding Not Given

GREAT!! Then Caribbean Airlines can start serving the island chain with their ATRs, LIAT would lose even MORE market share, and would be well on the way to closing. As long as Fat Ralph and the other politicians behave like little children, juvenile bullies and pure jackasses - while refusing to ** ...
by bimjim
Thu Mar 28, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: LIAT Could Drop Trinidad Route If Funding Not Given
Replies: 3
Views: 17

LIAT Could Drop Trinidad & Tobago Route

https://stluciatimes.com/liat-could-drop-trinidad-tobago-route/ LIAT Could Drop Trinidad & Tobago Route March 28, 2019 Trinidad Guardian:- St Vin­cent and the Grenadines Prime Min­is­ter Dr Ralph Gon­za­lves has hint­ed that Lee­ward Is­lands Air Trans­port (LI­AT) could drop Trinidad and To­ba­go f...
by bimjim
Thu Mar 28, 2019
Forum: Divi Divi - Netherlands Antilles
Topic: [Curaçao] Divi Divi Air receives the ‘Air Operator Certificate (AOC)’
Replies: 0
Views: 9

[Curaçao] Divi Divi Air receives the ‘Air Operator Certificate (AOC)’

http://www.ccaa.cw/news/divi-divi-air-receives-the-air-operator-certificate-aoc/ [Curaçao] Divi Divi Air receives the ‘Air Operator Certificate (AOC)’ November 16th 2018 Willemstad On 16 November 2018, Minister Z. Jesus-Leito and the Civil Aviation Authority in Curaçao (CCAA) handed over the ‘Air Op...
by bimjim
Thu Mar 28, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 737 Max manual may have left MCAS information on 'cutting room floor'
Replies: 0
Views: 12

737 Max manual may have left MCAS information on 'cutting room floor'

https://www.cbc.ca/news/boeing-737-manual-mcas-system-plane-crash-1.5065842 737 Max flight manual may have left MCAS information on 'cutting room floor' Flight manual of Boeing's 737 Max 8 planes mentions MCAS computer system only once Mark Gollom, Alex Shprintsen, Frédéric Zalac · CBC News Mar 26, ...
by bimjim
Thu Mar 28, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Denial Phase] Liat says it is not being dissolved
Replies: 1
Views: 19

Re: [Denial Phase] Liat says it is not being dissolved

"The lady doth protest too much, methinks" ~ Hamlet, by William Shakespeare Ah, a sure sign from our ever-lying politicians that this is EXACTLY what is about to happen. Denial, denial, denial - and then a rapid execution. What is that? Allyuh juvenile jackasses really - seriously - expect me to be...
by bimjim
Thu Mar 28, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Denial Phase] Liat says it is not being dissolved
Replies: 1
Views: 19

[Denial Phase] Liat says it is not being dissolved

https://newsday.co.tt/2019/03/27/liat-says-it-is-not-being-dissolved/ Liat says it is not being dissolved 2019/03/27 Liat is not being dissolved and flights to its 15 destinations continue to operate normally, the beleaguered regional airline has said. Last month, at a press conference following his...
by bimjim
Thu Mar 28, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: LIAT deadline
Replies: 1
Views: 10

Re: LIAT deadline

CLOSE IT DOWN!!! Our juvenile "leaders" seem to have NO interest in actually saving the airline - you do NOT "fix" a company by leaving the same disgusting management in place and continuing to pour money down the company's drain. The core problem with LIAT is POLITICS and God-Awful MANAGEMENT - and...
by bimjim
Thu Mar 28, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: LIAT deadline
Replies: 1
Views: 10

LIAT deadline

http://www.nationnews.com/nationnews/news/239079/liat-deadline LIAT deadline BARRY ALLEYNE 27 March 2019 Prime Minister Mia Mottley (left) at the head table on discussion about LIAT with Prime Minister of St Vincent Ralph Gonsalves (speaking at microphone) and Minister of Tourism Kerrie Symmonds. A ...
by bimjim
Thu Mar 28, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: LIAT Could Drop Trinidad Route If Funding Not Given
Replies: 3
Views: 17

Re: LIAT Could Drop Trinidad Route If Funding Not Given

Methinks Fat Ralph is starting to feck with the wrong people...
by bimjim
Thu Mar 28, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: LIAT Could Drop Trinidad Route If Funding Not Given
Replies: 3
Views: 17

LIAT Could Drop Trinidad Route If Funding Not Given

https://antiguanewsroom.com/news/liat-could-drop-trinidad-route-if-funding-not-given/ LIAT Could Drop Trinidad Route If Funding Not Given March 27, 2019 1 Prime of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dr Ralph Gonzalves has hinted that the Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT) could drop Trinidad and Tobag...
by bimjim
Thu Mar 28, 2019
Forum: LIAT (1974) Limited - Antigua
Topic: LIAT abruptly cancels several flights for Thursday, March 28
Replies: 2
Views: 40

Re: LIAT abruptly cancels several flights for Thursday, March 28

Whoops, if that the sound of the sky falling?

Or has Reifer Jones received the instruction from Fat Ralph to start putting the pressure on the other islands?
by bimjim
Thu Mar 28, 2019
Forum: LIAT (1974) Limited - Antigua
Topic: LIAT abruptly cancels several flights for Thursday, March 28
Replies: 2
Views: 40

LIAT abruptly cancels several flights for Thursday, March 28

https://caribbeannewsservice.com/now/liat-abruptly-cancels-several-flights-for-thursday-march-28/ LIAT abruptly cancels several flights for Thursday, March 28 Mar 27, 2019 LIAT advised Wednesday that several flights have been cancelled for Thursday, March 28 “due to operational reasons.” The cash-st...
by bimjim
Thu Mar 28, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Gonzalves] LIAT could drop T&T route
Replies: 1
Views: 7

Re: [Gonzalves] LIAT could drop T&T route

Poor little sad looking bag of -bleep-. Is rich little Fat Ralph not getting his way again? How soon will we see the tantrum? And how much is Fat Ralph expected to skim off the "donations" of other countries before it gets to LIAT/ Fat Ralph threatens everyone is sight, but I have my doubts he has t...
by bimjim
Thu Mar 28, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Gonzalves] LIAT could drop T&T route
Replies: 1
Views: 7

[Gonzalves] LIAT could drop T&T route

https://www.guardian.co.tt/news/liat-could-drop-tt-route-6.2.811300.812627b2f3 [Gonzalves] LIAT could drop T&T route Only Grenada keen to help so far Sampson Nanton Wed Mar 27 2019 St Vin­cent and the Grenadines Prime Min­is­ter Dr Ralph Gon­za­lves has hint­ed that Lee­ward Is­lands Air Trans­port ...
by bimjim
Wed Mar 27, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Western Caribbean
Topic: [Jamaica] Report: Crashed plane was fitted with wrong, malfunctioning parts
Replies: 0
Views: 20

[Jamaica] Report: Crashed plane was fitted with wrong, malfunctioning parts

http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/news/20190327/report-reveals-crashed-flight-school-plane-was-fitted-wrong-malfunctioning [Jamaica] Report reveals crashed flight school plane was fitted with wrong, malfunctioning parts Damion Mitchell, Integration Editor Wednesday | March 27, 2019 The long-awaited...
by bimjim
Wed Mar 27, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: Chastanet requires more details before decision on LIAT funding
Replies: 0
Views: 13

Chastanet requires more details before decision on LIAT funding

http://www.loopslu.com/content/chastanet-requires-more-details-decision-liat-funding Chastanet requires more details before decision on LIAT funding Gideon George 27 March 2019 Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has not entirely dismissed a suggestion that Caribbean countries consider minimum revenue gu...
by bimjim
Wed Mar 27, 2019
Forum: DoT / FAA - USA
Topic: Major revamp for FAA's oversight of Boeing after 2 deadly crashes
Replies: 0
Views: 3

Major revamp for FAA's oversight of Boeing after 2 deadly crashes

https://wvah.com/news/nation-world/major-revamp-planned-for-faas-oversight-process-of-boeing-after-2-deadly-crashes Major revamp planned for FAA's oversight process of Boeing after 2 deadly crashes DAVID KOENIG and TOM KRISHER, Associated Press Wednesday, March 27th 2019 WASHINGTON (AP) America's st...
by bimjim
Wed Mar 27, 2019
Forum: JetAir Caribbean - Curacao
Topic: JetAir Caribbean almost ready to fly
Replies: 0
Views: 26

JetAir Caribbean almost ready to fly

https://stmaartennews.com/aviation-news/jetair-caribbean-almost-ready-fly/ JetAir Caribbean almost ready to fly Wed, Mar 27th, 2019 PHILIPSBURG Insel Air may be bankrupt but its successor is almost ready to take to the skies. JetAir Caribbean a company owned by Antonio Ribeiro (Tony), who with his C...

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