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by bimjim
Sat Nov 16, 2019
Forum: Airport News - South America
Topic: [Guyana] Man arrested blocking plane that refused accident victim’s body
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Views: 6

[Guyana] Man arrested blocking plane that refused accident victim’s body

https://demerarawaves.com/2019/11/16/man-arrested-after-blocking-plane-that-refused-to-carry-accident-victims-body/ [Guyana] Man arrested after blocking plane that refused to carry accident victim’s body Denis Chabrol November 16, 2019 A relative of one of the road accident victims in North Westt Di...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 16, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: ‘Official US sources’ lobbied heavily for Eastern Airlines’ return to Guyana
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Views: 6

‘Official US sources’ lobbied heavily for Eastern Airlines’ return to Guyana

https://www.stabroeknews.com/2019/11/16/news/guyana/official-us-sources-lobbied-heavily-for-eastern-airlines-return-to-guyana/ ‘Official US sources’ lobbied heavily for Eastern Airlines’ return to Guyana November 16, 2019 Government’s decision to allow Eastern Airlines to begin its scheduled service...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 16, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Western Caribbean
Topic: JetBlue, American, Delta move to add South Florida-Havana service
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Views: 1

JetBlue, American, Delta move to add South Florida-Havana service

https://valliantnews.com/2019/11/15/jetblue-american-delta-move-to-add-south-florida-havana-service/ JetBlue, American, Delta move to add South Florida-Havana service Robert Smith November 15, 2019 JetBlue Airways and Delta and American airlines are making pitches to Washington for a bigger slice of...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 16, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: PM Mottley: LIAT doomed, PM Browne: I’m investing
Replies: 1
Views: 11

Re: PM Mottley: LIAT doomed, PM Browne: I’m investing

Assuming the shares % were: Barbados 50.2, Antigua 30.75, St. Vincent 11.83 and Other 7.22, EC$40 million injected by Antigua would change the percentages to Barbados 41.83, Antigua 42.29, St. Vincent 9.86, and Other 6.02, still giving Antigua a majority position. Here's the thing -- what is the val...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 16, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: PM Mottley: LIAT doomed, PM Browne: I’m investing
Replies: 1
Views: 11

PM Mottley: LIAT doomed, PM Browne: I’m investing

https://thevincentian.com/mdetail.asp?hn=thevincentian&l=pm-mottley-liat-doomed-pm-browne-iXm-investing-p18357-1.htm PM Mottley: LIAT doomed, PM Browne: I’m investing Fri, Nov 15, 2019 Barbados Prime Minister, Mia Mottley might have opined, according to a Barbados Today report, that regional airline...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 16, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Trinidad] Piarco enquiry may have to restart
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Views: 4

[Trinidad] Piarco enquiry may have to restart

https://trinidadexpress.com/news/local/piarco-enquiry-may-have-to-restart/article_1d8af4ba-0747-11ea-98b7-db58c0681a73.amp.html [Trinidad] Piarco enquiry may have to restart After dozens of legal arguments... Rickie Ramdass Nov 14, 2019 After 14 years before the court, those charged with corruption-...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 16, 2019
Forum: Avianca-TACA - Colombia
Topic: Avianca Set To Scrap Cuba Due To US Sanctions
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Views: 2

Avianca Set To Scrap Cuba Due To US Sanctions

https://simpleflying.com/avianca-cuba-us-sanctions/ Avianca Set To Scrap Cuba Due To US Sanctions Sumit Rehal November 15, 2019 Flight Global reports that the airline’s financial situation requires it to take action in regards to the sanctions. Adrian Neuhauser, the chief financial officer of Colomb...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 16, 2019
Forum: InterCaribbean Airways - Turks & Caicos
Topic: InterCaribbean begins new jet service to St. Maarten
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Views: 8

InterCaribbean begins new jet service to St. Maarten

https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/92486-intercaribbean-begins-new-jet-service-to-st-maarten InterCaribbean begins new jet service to St. Maarten 15 November 2019 AIRPORT InterCaribbean Airways began flying a new jet service to St. Maarten as of November 3. The new route is between Santo Domingo,...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 16, 2019
Forum: Final flights...
Topic: [Final Flights] Obituary for Collins Anthony
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Views: 37

[Final Flights] Obituary for Collins Anthony

https://www.aftercare.org/obituaries/Collins-Anthony/ [Final Flights] Obituary for Collins Anthony 15 November, 2019 On Monday November 11th, 2019, Collins Anthony passed away peacefully at the age of 75 years. He was beloved by many people. A sociable and good-natured man, he made strong connection...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 15, 2019
Forum: Southwest - USA
Topic: Turbulence ahead for Southwest Airlines?
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Views: 6

Turbulence ahead for Southwest Airlines?

https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/470513-turbulence-ahead-for-southwest-airlines Turbulence ahead for Southwest Airlines? Jay Ratliff, Opinion Contributor 11/14/19 Will the Federal Aviation Administration follow through on threats to ground 49 Southwest Airlines planes, in addition to t...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 15, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [Guyana] More economical to sell GDF Bell-412 chopper
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Views: 5

[Guyana] More economical to sell GDF Bell-412 chopper

https://guyanachronicle.com/2019/11/15/more-economical-to-sell-gdf-bell-412-chopper [Guyana] More economical to sell GDF Bell-412 chopper November 15, 2019 Director-General of the Ministry of the Presidency, Joseph Harmon, said it would be more economical for the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) to sell i...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 15, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Western Caribbean
Topic: [Bahamas] Out island airports could be ‘package deal’ for PPP investors
Replies: 0
Views: 3

[Bahamas] Out island airports could be ‘package deal’ for PPP investors

https://ewnews.com/cargill-low-trafficked-out-island-airports-could-be-package-deal-for-ppp-investors Cargill: Low trafficked out island airports could be ‘package deal’ for PPP investors Natario McKenzie November 15, 2019 NASSAU, BAHAMAS The government is looking to offer lower trafficked airports ...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 15, 2019
Forum: JCAA - CAA of Jamaica
Topic: [Jamaica] Williams-Singh wants drone operation under JCAA control
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Views: 3

[Jamaica] Williams-Singh wants drone operation under JCAA control

http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/observer-west/williams-singh-wants-drone-operation-under-jcaa-control_179617 [Jamaica] Williams-Singh wants drone operation under JCAA control Horace Hines Thursday, November 14, 2019 MONTEGO BAY, St James In light of the proliferation of drones, Director General of th...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 15, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Trinidad] Decade-old Piarco 2 corruption case to start over
Replies: 0
Views: 3

[Trinidad] Decade-old Piarco 2 corruption case to start over

https://newsday.co.tt/2019/11/14/decade-old-piarco-2-corruption-case-to-start-over/ [Trinidad] Decade-old Piarco 2 corruption case to start over Jada Loutoo 14 November, 2019 The almost-completed, decade-long Piarco II corruption and bid-rigging inquiry against seven men – including former UNC minis...
by bimjim
Thu Nov 14, 2019
Forum: Eastern Airlines - Defunct - USA
Topic: Eastern Airlines to lodge US$450,000 bond before start of Guyana service
Replies: 0
Views: 4

Eastern Airlines to lodge US$450,000 bond before start of Guyana service

https://newssourcegy.com/news/eastern-airlines-to-lodge-us450000-bond-before-start-of-guyana-service/ Eastern Airlines to lodge US$450,000 bond before start of Guyana service November 14, 2019 While the government has given the approval for Eastern Airlines to begin its scheduled service between New...
by bimjim
Thu Nov 14, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Four Boeing 737NG grounded for pickle fork cracks in South Korea
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Views: 2

Four Boeing 737NG grounded for pickle fork cracks in South Korea

https://www.aerotime.aero/zivile.zalagenaite/24194-four-boeing-737ng-grounded-for-pickle-fork-cracks-in-south-korea Four Boeing 737NG grounded for pickle fork cracks in South Korea 13th November 2019 Following a second round of inspections, pickle fork cracks were found on four Boeing 737 NG, bringi...
by bimjim
Thu Nov 14, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Southwest pilots union: Boeing may be trying to hasten 737 MAX return
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Views: 5

Southwest pilots union: Boeing may be trying to hasten 737 MAX return

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boeing-airplane/southwest-pilots-union-says-boeing-may-be-trying-to-hasten-737-max-return-idUSKBN1XO0EM Southwest pilots union says Boeing may be trying to hasten 737 MAX return David Shepardson November 13, 2019 WASHINGTON (Reuters) The head of the Southwest Airli...
by bimjim
Thu Nov 14, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FAA expands area to inspect for cracks in Boeing 737 NG planes
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Views: 2

FAA expands area to inspect for cracks in Boeing 737 NG planes

https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/faa-expands-area-inspect-cracks-165157929.html FAA expands area to inspect for cracks in Boeing 737 NG planes David Shepardson November 12, 2019 WASHINGTON (Reuters) The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Tuesday it was revising its order requiring ...
by bimjim
Thu Nov 14, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Boeing orders sink as customers opt to swap MAX
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Views: 8

Boeing orders sink as customers opt to swap MAX

https://www.yahoo.com/news/boeing-orders-sink-customers-opt-161856494.html Boeing orders sink as customers opt to swap MAX November 12, 2019 (Reuters) Boeing Co took 10 new plane orders last month, but saw some customers swapping the U.S. planemaker's grounded 737 MAX planes in favor of more expensi...
by bimjim
Thu Nov 14, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FAA Chief Vows Improved Safety Reviews of New Aircraft, Technology
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FAA Chief Vows Improved Safety Reviews of New Aircraft, Technology

https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2019/11/14/548431.htm FAA Chief Vows Improved Safety Reviews of New Aircrafts and Pilot Technology Alan Levin November 14, 2019 Aviation regulators around the world need to do a better job of assessing hazards in aircraft designs and understanding how p...
by bimjim
Thu Nov 14, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Boeing's Humans Step In After Robots Fumble Assembly of 777 Jets
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Boeing's Humans Step In After Robots Fumble Assembly of 777 Jets

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-11-13/boeing-s-humans-step-in-after-robots-fumble-assembly-of-777-jets Boeing's Humans Step In After Robots Fumble Assembly of 777 Jets Julie Johnsson, Paul Shukovsky November 13, 2019 Employees perform quality checks on components for a Boeing Co. 777X c...
by bimjim
Thu Nov 14, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Jamaica, Letter of the Day] Why not maximise Vernamfield?
Replies: 0
Views: 3

[Jamaica, Letter of the Day] Why not maximise Vernamfield?

http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/letters/20191113/letter-day-why-not-maximise-vernamfield [Jamaica, Letter of the Day] Why not maximise Vernamfield? Wednesday | November 13, 2019 Gladstone Taylor THE EDITOR, Madam: I have read with interest an article on an announcement by Minister Robert Montague...
by bimjim
Thu Nov 14, 2019
Forum: JCAA - CAA of Jamaica
Topic: [JCAA] Civil Aviation Authority Stages Aircraft Maintenance Symposium
Replies: 0
Views: 4

[JCAA] Civil Aviation Authority Stages Aircraft Maintenance Symposium

https://mckoysnews.com/civil-aviation-authority-stages-aircraft-maintenance-symposium/ [JCAA] Civil Aviation Authority Stages Aircraft Maintenance Symposium November 13, 2019 Jamaica News: Twenty-one professionals at various levels within the aviation industry recently benefited from a quality syste...
by bimjim
Thu Nov 14, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Trinidad] Mitchell: UNC wasted millions with nothing to show
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[Trinidad] Mitchell: UNC wasted millions with nothing to show

https://www.guardian.co.tt/news/mitchell-unc-wasted-millions-with-nothing-to-show-6.2.985357.21e8b0321c [Trinidad] Mitchell: UNC wasted millions with nothing to show Kevon Felmine Wed Nov 13 2019 San Fer­nan­do East MP Ran­dall Mitchell says that while the Unit­ed Na­tion­al Con­gress (UNC) is promi...
by bimjim
Thu Nov 14, 2019
Forum: Silver Airways - USA
Topic: Delta adds Caribbean codeshare destinations with Silver Airways
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Views: 7

Delta adds Caribbean codeshare destinations with Silver Airways

https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-adds-caribbean-codeshare-destinations-with-silver-airways/ Delta adds Caribbean codeshare destinations with Silver Airways Edward Russell 13 November, 2019 This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation w...
by bimjim
Wed Nov 13, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Issue Prompts Expansion Of 737 ‘Pickle Fork’ Checks
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New Issue Prompts Expansion Of 737 ‘Pickle Fork’ Checks

https://www.mro-network.com/maintenance-repair-overhaul/new-issue-prompts-expansion-737-%E2%80%98pickle-fork%E2%80%99-checks New Issue Prompts Expansion Of 737 ‘Pickle Fork’ Checks Sean Broderick Nov 13, 2019 Ongoing inspections of older Boeing 737 Next Generation (NG) structural parts have turned u...
by bimjim
Wed Nov 13, 2019
Forum: Job tips - all aviation positions
Topic: Seeking expressions of interest from Cessna Caravan pilots
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Views: 78

Seeking expressions of interest from Cessna Caravan pilots

Seeking expressions of interest from Cessna Caravan pilots. AOC not granted yet, but looks promising.

Requirements

TT: 3000 hours
PIC: 2000 hours
Cessna Caravan training or type rating preferred
Instrument Rating
Competitive salary on offer.

Write directly to: caravan@caribbeanavenue.com
by bimjim
Wed Nov 13, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [South African Airways] Imminent SAA job cuts due to years of mismanagement
Replies: 1
Views: 12

Re: [South African Airways] Imminent SAA job cuts due to years of mismanagement

Sound familiar? LIAT? Caribbean Airlines? BahamasAir? Cayman Airways? Like all of these, SAA is a government-owned and politically-directed national airline. Here are some extracts that SHOULD sound familiar to anyone who has followed LIAT's twice-annual demands for financial support... "Completely ...
by bimjim
Wed Nov 13, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [South African Airways] Imminent SAA job cuts due to years of mismanagement
Replies: 1
Views: 12

[South African Airways] Imminent SAA job cuts due to years of mismanagement

https://www.politicsweb.co.za/politics/imminent-saa-job-cuts-due-to-years-of-mismanagemen [South African Airways] Imminent SAA job cuts due to years of mismanagement Natasha Mazzone | 12 November 2019 The Democratic Alliance (DA) notes South African Airways’ (SAA) announcement that it plans to cut 9...
by bimjim
Wed Nov 13, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Western Caribbean
Topic: [Bahamas] GBPA, Hutchison on stream, airport reopening set
Replies: 0
Views: 2

[Bahamas] GBPA, Hutchison on stream, airport reopening set

http://thefreeportnews.com/opinion/editorial/gbpa-hutchison-on-stream-airport-reopening-set/ [Bahamas] GBPA, Hutchison on stream, airport reopening set November 11, 2019 Western Air led the way, but come Friday, November 15, the owners of the Grand Bahama International Airport (Grand Bahama Port Aut...
by bimjim
Wed Nov 13, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DHC Considers Adding New Dash 8-400 Support Businesses
Replies: 0
Views: 15

DHC Considers Adding New Dash 8-400 Support Businesses

https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/air-transport/2019-11-12/dhc-considers-adding-new-dash-8-400-support-businesses DHC Considers Adding New Dash 8-400 Support Businesses Chris Kjelgaard November 12, 2019, 4:00 AM De Havilland of Canada, having rebranded the former Q400 with its original name, D...
by bimjim
Tue Nov 12, 2019
Forum: Tourism-related issues
Topic: [CARICOM] Making Bahamians The Guests, Not The Workers
Replies: 0
Views: 6

[CARICOM] Making Bahamians The Guests, Not The Workers

http://www.tribune242.com/news/2019/nov/11/making-bahamians-the-guests-not-the-workers/ [CARICOM] Making Bahamians The Guests, Not The Workers Roderick A. Simms II Monday, November 11, 2019 Caribbean Nobel Laureate, the late Derek Walcott, had very strong and emotive opinions against modern-day tour...
by bimjim
Tue Nov 12, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: Antigua Banks On Venezuela For LIAT
Replies: 0
Views: 13

Antigua Banks On Venezuela For LIAT

http://www.caymaniantimes.ky/ANTIGUA-BANKS-ON-VENEZUELA-FOR-LIAT Antigua Banks On Venezuela For LIAT 11 November, 2019 A move by Antigua and Barbuda that would further consolidate its position as a key shareholder of the regional Caribbean LIAT has encountered a blowback from the US. The Antigua and...
by bimjim
Tue Nov 12, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: [Bahamas] Interim report into missing pilot Byron Ferguson’s crash revealed
Replies: 0
Views: 13

[Bahamas] Interim report into missing pilot Byron Ferguson’s crash revealed

https://ewnews.com/interim-report-into-missing-pilot-byron-fergusons-crash-revealed [Bahamas] Interim report into missing pilot Byron Ferguson’s crash revealed Royston Jones Jr. November 11, 2019 NASSAU, BAHAMAS More than a year after missing pilot Byron Ferguson’s aircraft plunged into waters off w...
by bimjim
Tue Nov 12, 2019
Forum: Caribbean Airlines - Trinidad & Tobago
Topic: Caribbean Airlines flight diverted due to engine issue
Replies: 4
Views: 41

Re: Caribbean Airlines flight diverted due to engine issue

http://avherald.com/h?article=4cf21dac&opt=0 Simon Hradecky Monday, Nov 11th 2019 Incident: Caribbean B738 near Nassau on Nov 9th 2019, engine shut down in flight A Caribbean Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration 9Y-BGI performing flight BW-526 from Georgetown (Guyana) to New York JFK,NY (USA) with ...
by bimjim
Tue Nov 12, 2019
Forum: Eastern Airlines - Defunct - USA
Topic: [Guyana] Eastern Airlines committed to lodging two large bonds – Patterson
Replies: 0
Views: 4

[Guyana] Eastern Airlines committed to lodging two large bonds – Patterson

https://www.stabroeknews.com/2019/11/11/news/guyana/eastern-airlines-committed-to-lodging-two-large-bonds-patterson/ [Guyana] Eastern Airlines committed to lodging two large bonds – Patterson November 11, 2019 Eastern Airlines was granted approval to operate here after it committed to lodging two hu...
by bimjim
Tue Nov 12, 2019
Forum: Air Traffic Control
Topic: [TCI] Air traffic controllers to be awarded pay increases, says premier
Replies: 0
Views: 3

[TCI] Air traffic controllers to be awarded pay increases, says premier

https://tcweeklynews.com/air-traffic-controllers-to-be-awarded-pay-increases-says-premier-p10128-127.htm [TCI] Air traffic controllers to be awarded pay increases, says premier Olivia Rose November 11, 2019 The Turks and Caicos Islands Airports Authority (TCIAA) is in the process of increasing the s...
by bimjim
Mon Nov 11, 2019
Forum: Caribbean Airlines - Trinidad & Tobago
Topic: Caribbean Airlines flight diverted due to engine issue
Replies: 4
Views: 41

Re: Caribbean Airlines flight diverted due to engine issue

http://demerarawaves.com/2019/11/09/engine-trouble-forced-caribbean-airlines-guyana-new-york-flight-to-divert-to-the-bahamas/ Engine trouble forced Caribbean Airlines’ Guyana-New York flight to divert to The Bahamas Posted by: Denis Chabrol in Aviation, Business, News November 9, 2019 0 Comments A N...
by bimjim
Sun Nov 10, 2019
Forum: Caribbean Airlines - Trinidad & Tobago
Topic: Caribbean Airlines flight diverted due to engine issue
Replies: 4
Views: 41

Re: Caribbean Airlines flight diverted due to engine issue

http://demerarawaves.com/2019/11/09/engine-trouble-forced-caribbean-airlines-guyana-new-york-flight-to-divert-to-the-bahamas/ Engine trouble forced Caribbean Airlines’ Guyana-New York flight to divert to The Bahamas Denis Chabrol November 9, 2019 A New York-bound Caribbean Airlines flight from Guyan...
by bimjim
Sun Nov 10, 2019
Forum: Caribbean Airlines - Trinidad & Tobago
Topic: Caribbean Airlines flight diverted due to engine issue
Replies: 4
Views: 41

Re: Caribbean Airlines flight diverted due to engine issue

https://izzso.com/caribbean-airlines-flight-diverted-due-to-mechanical-issues/ Caribbean Airlines flight diverted due to mechanical issues Melissa Stanisclaus November 10, 2019 Caribbean Airlines confirms that flight BW 526 bound for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York from Guyana, diver...
by bimjim
Sun Nov 10, 2019
Forum: Caribbean Airlines - Trinidad & Tobago
Topic: Caribbean Airlines flight diverted due to engine issue
Replies: 4
Views: 41

Caribbean Airlines flight diverted due to engine issue

https://www.103fm.tt/news/caribbean-airlines-flight-diverted-due-to-engine-issue/ Caribbean Airlines flight diverted due to engine issue November 10, 2019 Caribbean Airlines flight BW 526 from Guyana to New York diverted to Nassau, Bahamas on Saturday night due to a mechanical issue with one of its ...
by bimjim
Sun Nov 10, 2019
Forum: Sun Country - USA
Topic: [Sun Country] Another U.S. airline is quitting Cuba
Replies: 0
Views: 10

[Sun Country] Another U.S. airline is quitting Cuba

https://stockdailydish.com/another-u-s-airline-is-quitting-cuba/ [Sun Country] Another U.S. airline is quitting Cuba November 9, 2019 Sun Country Airlines is throwing in the towel on scheduled flights to Cuba, citing shaky demand and restrictions on travel to the island. The privately held Minnesota...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 09, 2019
Forum: Air Services Ltd. - Guyana
Topic: [Guyana] Air Services Limited adds scheduled flights to Region 7
Replies: 0
Views: 7

[Guyana] Air Services Limited adds scheduled flights to Region 7

https://guyanatimesgy.com/air-services-limited-adds-scheduled-flights-to-region-7/ [Guyana] Air Services Limited adds scheduled flights to Region 7 November 9, 2019 Eight hinterland communities are expected to benefit significantly from the Air Services Limited’s (ASL) official launch of their sched...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 09, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lion Air finds cracks in two 737 NGs with fewer flights than FAA directive
Replies: 0
Views: 2

Lion Air finds cracks in two 737 NGs with fewer flights than FAA directive

https://www.yahoo.com/news/indonesias-lion-air-finds-cracks-040237122.html Indonesia's Lion Air finds cracks in two 737 NGs with fewer flights than FAA safety directive November 8, 2019 JAKARTA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) Lion Air has found structural cracks in two Boeing Co 737 NG planes with fewer flight...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 09, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Southwest and American pull 737 MAX until early March
Replies: 0
Views: 6

Southwest and American pull 737 MAX until early March

https://www.yahoo.com/news/4-southwest-american-pull-737-202328854.html Southwest and American pull 737 MAX until early March -- nearly a year after grounding Nov 8 (Reuters) CHICAGO/WASHINGTON Southwest Airlines and American Airlines Group Inc said on Friday they are extending Boeing 737 MAX cancel...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 09, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Guyana] Eastern, re-branded from Dynamic, given approval by Gov’t
Replies: 1
Views: 12

Re: [Guyana] Eastern, re-branded from Dynamic, given approval by Gov’t

https://www.stabroeknews.com/2019/11/09/news/guyana/eastern-airlines-gets-green-light-for-guyana-to-ny-route/ Eastern Airlines gets green light for Guyana to NY route -- six months after earlier application rejected David Papannah November 9, 2019 Six months after an earlier application had been rej...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 09, 2019
Forum: Politics
Topic: [BT Editorial, Barbados] ‘Crisis of will?’ What crisis?
Replies: 1
Views: 8

Re: [BT Editorial, Barbados] ‘Crisis of will?’ What crisis?

I am a Bajan living in Canada, and my career was in Caribbean aviation (including 16 years at LIAT). In June of last year I was urged to assist PM Mottley however I could, and through FOUR channels I sent her a 20-page document which outlined the problems facing aviation in Barbados as well as LIAT,...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 09, 2019
Forum: Politics
Topic: [BT Editorial, Barbados] ‘Crisis of will?’ What crisis?
Replies: 1
Views: 8

[BT Editorial, Barbados] ‘Crisis of will?’ What crisis?

https://barbadostoday.bb/2019/11/08/bteditorial-crisis-of-will-what-crisis/ [BT Editorial, Barbados] ‘Crisis of will?’ What crisis? November 8, 2019 We share the Prime Minister’s frustration with the pace, energy and direction of Caribbean integration, particularly at a time when unity is needed lik...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 09, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Cayman] Minister presents billion dollar budgets
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Views: 4

[Cayman] Minister presents billion dollar budgets

https://caymannewsservice.com/2019/11/minister-presents-billion-dollar-budgets/ [Cayman] Minister presents billion dollar budgets 08/11/2019 (CNS) Finance Minister Roy McTaggart has forecast that the government will collect CI$825 million in revenue during 2020 and spend almost $760 million in its f...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 09, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Guyana] Eastern, re-branded from Dynamic, given approval by Gov’t
Replies: 1
Views: 12

[Guyana] Eastern, re-branded from Dynamic, given approval by Gov’t

https://newsroom.gy/2019/11/08/eastern-airlines-re-branded-from-dynamic-airways-given-approval-by-govt/ [Guyana] Eastern Airlines, re-branded from Dynamic Airways, given approval by Gov’t Nov 8, 2019 Minister of State Dawn Hasting-Williams Friday announced that Eastern Airline has received approval ...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 09, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: LIAT could offer Antigua-Miami service after restructuring process
Replies: 2
Views: 27

Re: LIAT could offer Antigua-Miami service after restructuring process

More political dreaming, yes! 1. Gaston does not yet have shareholder approval to inject his EC$40 million 2. Even if he does get approval, everybody on top - shareholder Chairman (Gonsalves), Chairman and entire Board, and CEO (Reifer-Jones) have to go. NONE have tenure (job security) in ANY airlin...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 09, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: LIAT could offer Antigua-Miami service after restructuring process
Replies: 2
Views: 27

LIAT could offer Antigua-Miami service after restructuring process

https://www.antiguaobserver.com/liat-could-offer-antigua-miami-service-after-restructuring-process/ LIAT could offer Antigua-Miami service after restructuring process November 8, 2019 An Antigua to Miami route may be a feature of the ‘new-look’ LIAT (1974) Ltd in 2020 after the company completes its...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 08, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [BVI] Governor: Report on BVI Airways coming soon
Replies: 0
Views: 4

[BVI] Governor: Report on BVI Airways coming soon

https://www.bvibeacon.com/guv-report-on-bvi-airways-coming-soon/ [BVI] Guv: Report on BVI Airways coming soon ZARRIN TASNIM AHMED November 8, 2019 Governor Gus Jaspert said Friday that the auditor general will soon complete a report on government’s failed deal with BVI Airways, and that the document...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 08, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Editorial] LIAT Again – Contradictory Attitudes by Caribbean Governments
Replies: 0
Views: 16

[Editorial] LIAT Again – Contradictory Attitudes by Caribbean Governments

https://searchlight.vc/searchlight/editorial/2019/11/08/liat-again-contradictory-attitudes-by-caribbean-governments/ [Editorial] LIAT Again – Contradictory Attitudes by Caribbean Governments November 8, 2019 There is no doubt that LIAT is the airline of the Caribbean, if not by choice then by virtue...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 08, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Delays in Boeing Max return began with simulator near-crash
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Views: 14

Delays in Boeing Max return began with simulator near-crash

https://www.heraldnet.com/business/delays-in-boeing-max-return-began-with-simulator-near-crash/ Delays in Boeing Max return began with simulator near-crash Testing in June led to an extensive redesign of the flight computers that has dragged on for months. Alan Levin / Bloomberg Friday, November 8, ...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 08, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Boeing Chief To Families Of Crash Victims: 'We Are Sorry, Deeply And Truly'
Replies: 0
Views: 3

Boeing Chief To Families Of Crash Victims: 'We Are Sorry, Deeply And Truly'

https://www.wuwm.com/post/boeing-chief-families-crash-victims-we-are-sorry-deeply-and-truly Boeing Chief To Families Of Crash Victims: 'We Are Sorry, Deeply And Truly' Brakkton Booker & David Schaper October 31, 2019 Dennis Muilenburg, the president and CEO of Boeing, appeared before a Senate panel ...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 08, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pilot activates hijack code in transponder while teaching procedures
Replies: 0
Views: 17

Pilot activates hijack code in transponder while teaching procedures

https://airlinerwatch.com/pilot-activated-hijack-in-mode-charlie-while-teaching-procedures/ Pilot activates hijack squawk code in transponder while teaching procedures NOV 07, 2019 Madrid, Spain The company which owns Spain's Air Europa airline says the pilot that set off an accidental hijacking war...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 08, 2019
Forum: Caribbean Airlines - Trinidad & Tobago
Topic: Caribbean Air­lines confirms no Max 8s this year
Replies: 0
Views: 21

Caribbean Air­lines confirms no Max 8s this year

https://www.guardian.co.tt/news/cal-confirms-no-max-8s-this-year-6.2.981131.8fd163cd40 CAL confirms no Max 8s this year Peter Christopher Thu Nov 07 2019 Caribbean Air­lines will not be adding the Boe­ing Max 8 to its fleet next month. But it has not yet made a de­fin­i­tive de­ci­sion con­cern­ing ...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 08, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: Airport Tax Increase Sint Maarten, Curacao, Aruba
Replies: 0
Views: 9

Airport Tax Increase Sint Maarten, Curacao, Aruba

https://sxmgovernment.com/2019/11/07/airport-tax-increase-st-maarten-curacao-aruba/ Airport Tax Increase Sint Maarten, Curacao, Aruba November 7, 2019 WILLEMSTAD Tickets for flights from Curaçao will become slightly more expensive next year. Curaçao Airport Partners (CAP) increases the departure tax...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 08, 2019
Forum: BahamasAir
Topic: [Boeing, pickle forks] Bahamasair On Alert Over 737
Replies: 0
Views: 7

[Boeing, pickle forks] Bahamasair On Alert Over 737

http://www.tribune242.com/news/2019/nov/07/bahamasair-alert-over-737/ [Boeing, pickle forks] Bahamasair On Alert Over 737 Syann Thompson Tribune Staff Reporter Thursday, November 7, 2019 Bahamasair has been alerted to check a Boeing 737 in its fleet after the Federal Aviation Authority alerted airli...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 08, 2019
Forum: SkyBahamas Airlines
Topic: Sky Bahamas puts only Beech 1900D up for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 11

Sky Bahamas puts only Beech 1900D up for sale

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/83196-sky-bahamas-puts-only-beech-1900d-up-for-sale Sky Bahamas puts only Beech 1900D up for sale 08.11.2019 Sky Bahamas (SBM, Nassau Int'l) has put its only Beech 1900D, C6-SBF (msn UE-002), for sale. The 1991 vintage turboprop, which is being marketed by Sky...
by bimjim
Thu Nov 07, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Boeing faces new whistleblower complaint - former engineer on 787
Replies: 0
Views: 11

Boeing faces new whistleblower complaint - former engineer on 787

https://www.yahoo.com/news/boeing-faces-whistleblower-complaint-former-110148753.html Boeing faces new whistleblower complaint as former engineer says faulty 787 Dreamliner systems could leave passengers without oxygen in emergencies (BA) November 6, 2019 Boeing has been hit by another whistleblower...
by bimjim
Thu Nov 07, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ryanair Grounds Three 737-800s Due to Pickle Fork Cracks
Replies: 0
Views: 4

Ryanair Grounds Three 737-800s Due to Pickle Fork Cracks

https://www.mro-network.com/airlines/ryanair-grounds-three-737-800s-due-pickle-fork-cracks Ryanair Grounds Three 737-800s Due to Pickle Fork Cracks James Pozzi Nov 07, 2019 Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has withdrawn three of its Boeing 737-800 aircraft from service after the discovery of cracks lo...
by bimjim
Thu Nov 07, 2019
Forum: Politics
Topic: [Antigua] US senator calls PM’s visit to Venezuela ‘troubling’
Replies: 1
Views: 10

Re: [Antigua] US senator calls PM’s visit to Venezuela ‘troubling’

As usual, the US is totally unable to mind its own feckin business...
by bimjim
Thu Nov 07, 2019
Forum: Politics
Topic: [Antigua] US senator calls PM’s visit to Venezuela ‘troubling’
Replies: 1
Views: 10

[Antigua] US senator calls PM’s visit to Venezuela ‘troubling’

https://www.antiguaobserver.com/us-senator-calls-pms-visit-to-venezuela-troubling/ [Antigua] US senator calls PM’s visit to Venezuela ‘troubling’ Elesha George November 7, 2019 A visit to Venezuela by Prime Minister Gaston Browne on Monday, has caught the attention of one United States (US) Senator....
by bimjim
Thu Nov 07, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Bahamas] Bids To Run Airspace Fee Scheme Rejected
Replies: 0
Views: 5

[Bahamas] Bids To Run Airspace Fee Scheme Rejected

http://www.tribune242.com/news/2019/nov/06/bids-run-airspace-fee-scheme-rejected/ [Bahamas] Bids To Run Airspace Fee Scheme Rejected KHRISNA RUSSELL Deputy Chief Reporter Wednesday, November 6, 2019 Monetising The Bahamas’ airspace has been delayed, with a new timeline of January 1, 2021 set to comp...
by bimjim
Wed Nov 06, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Antigua] Loan for LIAT finalised as PM Browne visits Venezuela
Replies: 2
Views: 24

Re: [Antigua] Loan for LIAT finalised as PM Browne visits Venezuela

https://www.antiguaobserver.com/pm-browne-secures-liat-loan-in-successful-visit-to-venezuela/ PM Browne Secures LIAT Loan in Successful Visit to Venezuela November 5, 2019 PM Browne left Antigua and Barbuda today on a quick visit to Venezuela that saw Antigua and Barbuda being formally inducted into...
by bimjim
Wed Nov 06, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: Motion of no confidence hindering PJIAE terminal building reconstruction
Replies: 1
Views: 6

Re: Motion of no confidence hindering PJIAE terminal building reconstruction

https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/92259-mps-approve-interpellation-request-to-call-ministers-to-parliament-on-pjia MPs approve ‘interpellation request’ to call ministers to Parliament on PJIA 05 November 2019 PHILIPSBURG Members of Parliament (MPs) on Tuesday approved its first “interpellation r...
by bimjim
Wed Nov 06, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Antigua] Loan for LIAT finalised as PM Browne visits Venezuela
Replies: 2
Views: 24

Re: [Antigua] Loan for LIAT finalised as PM Browne visits Venezuela

https://www.stlucianewsonline.com/antigua-to-get-40-million-loan-for-purchase-of-liat-shares/ Antigua to get $40 million loan for purchase of LIAT shares November 5, 2019 (DOMINICA NEWS ONLINE) A resolution has been authorized in the Parliament of Antigua and Barbuda, giving the St Johns government ...
by bimjim
Wed Nov 06, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Boeing chairman says CEO won't get bonus until Max flies
Replies: 0
Views: 3

Boeing chairman says CEO won't get bonus until Max flies

https://www.ctvnews.ca/business/boeing-chairman-says-ceo-won-t-get-bonus-until-max-flies-1.4671445 Boeing chairman says CEO won't get bonus until Max flies David Koenig, The Associated Press Tuesday, November 5, 2019 Boeing's new chairman gave embattled CEO Dennis Muilenburg a vote of confidence Tue...
by bimjim
Wed Nov 06, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Barbados, LIAT, PM Mottley] ‘Doomed’
Replies: 2
Views: 40

Re: [Barbados, LIAT, PM Mottley] ‘Doomed’

Antigua expressed interest in the majority of Barbados’ shares, Barbados agreed in principle to sell them – and then got greedy. I was told the Barbados team walked out of the negotiations. More than a year ago Mottley had the power, the shareholding, the professional advice (in writing) and the opp...
by bimjim
Tue Nov 05, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: WTM London 2019: Barbados looks for investors to expand air capacity
Replies: 0
Views: 21

WTM London 2019: Barbados looks for investors to expand air capacity

https://www.ttgmedia.com/news/news/wtm-london-2019-barbados-looks-for-investors-to-expand-air-capacity-19982 WTM London 2019: Barbados looks for investors to expand air capacity Barbados is looking for a partner to deliver a multi-million-pound expansion of the island’s airport. Franki Berry 05 Nov ...
by bimjim
Tue Nov 05, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Antigua] Loan for LIAT finalised as PM Browne visits Venezuela
Replies: 2
Views: 24

[Antigua] Loan for LIAT finalised as PM Browne visits Venezuela

http://abstvradio.com/loan-for-liat-finalized-as-pm-browne-visits-venezuela/ [Antigua] Loan for LIAT finalised as PM Browne visits Venezuela November 5, 2019 Prime Minister Hon. Gaston Browne visited Venezuela today where he signed the loan agreement for US$15.8 million which will provide badly-need...
by bimjim
Tue Nov 05, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Western Caribbean
Topic: [Turks & Caicos] Strike shuts down Provo airport
Replies: 0
Views: 10

[Turks & Caicos] Strike shuts down Provo airport

https://tcweeklynews.com/strike-shuts-down-provo-airport-workers-demand-better-wages-and-working-co-p10098-149.htm [Turks & Caicos] Strike shuts down Provo airport -- Workers demand better wages and working conditions November 04, 2019 Olivia Rose HUNDREDS of travellers to and from the Turks and Cai...
by bimjim
Tue Nov 05, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Antigua] Parliament agrees to buy additional US$15.8 million in LIAT
Replies: 2
Views: 23

Re: [Antigua] Parliament agrees to buy additional US$15.8 million in LIAT

Tomas Chlumecky ("Aviation Doctor") International Aviation Executive, Entrepreneur and Advisor 4 October, 2019 I do not understand where Venezuela's ALBA gets the money, it is a Chavez socialist imitation of the IMF/World Bank, but without the money!! what BS is this? another quid pro quo (something...
by bimjim
Tue Nov 05, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Barbados, LIAT, PM Mottley] ‘Doomed’
Replies: 2
Views: 40

Re: [Barbados, LIAT, PM Mottley] ‘Doomed’

PM Mottley... With all due respect, you refuse to defecate, so get the hell off the pot. Almost two years ago you had LIAT in the palm of your hand, you received advice to make LIAT a commercially, professionally run entity to remove the financial demands on the shareholders, and you did NOTHING. In...
by bimjim
Tue Nov 05, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Barbados, LIAT, PM Mottley] ‘Doomed’
Replies: 2
Views: 40

[Barbados, LIAT, PM Mottley] ‘Doomed’

https://barbadostoday.bb/2019/11/05/doomed/ https://www.antiguaobserver.com/mottley-says-regional-airline-is-doomed/ https://dominicanewsonline.com/news/homepage/motley-liat-doomed-under-current-ownership-fellow-leaders-not-on-same-page/ http://www.thestkittsnevisobserver.com/barbados-pm-claims-liat...
by bimjim
Tue Nov 05, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [BVI] What 'The Heck' Is Going On? — Fraser Scolds Premier
Replies: 0
Views: 8

[BVI] What 'The Heck' Is Going On? — Fraser Scolds Premier

https://bviplatinum.com/news.php?articleId=30958 [BVI] What 'The Heck' Is Going On? — Fraser Scolds Premier November 04, 2019 Long-serving Legislator, Third District Representative, Hon. Julian Fraser has called on Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon. Andrew Fahie to show leadership on the ill-fate...
by bimjim
Tue Nov 05, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: Motion of no confidence hindering PJIAE terminal building reconstruction
Replies: 1
Views: 6

Motion of no confidence hindering PJIAE terminal building reconstruction

https://www.smn-news.com/st-maarten-st-martin-news/33199-motion-of-no-confidence-hindering-pjiae-terminal-building-reconstruction-geerlings.html Motion of no confidence hindering PJIAE terminal building reconstruction, Geerlings. 04 November 2019 PHILIPSBURG Finance Minister Perry Geerlings informed...
by bimjim
Mon Nov 04, 2019
Forum: Signature - ANU, BGI, EIS, GND, MBJ, SXM, UVF
Topic: Saint Maarten Airport to remodel FBO
Replies: 0
Views: 12

Saint Maarten Airport to remodel FBO

https://www.businessairportinternational.com/news/fbos/saint-maarten-airport-to-remodel-fbo.html Saint Maarten Airport to remodel FBO Kirstie Pickering 19 November 2018 Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) on the Caribbean island of Saint Maarten is preparing to upgrade its FBO amenities wit...
by bimjim
Sun Nov 03, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The world’s worst airline? In 27 years, it's never flown a single passenger
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Re: The world’s worst airline? In 27 years, it's never flown a single passenger

Apparently, their "Business Plan" has been to suck as much money as they could, for as long as they could, from their shareholders and investors.

And you thought LIAT and Caribbean Airlines were bad with taxpayer dollars?
by bimjim
Sun Nov 03, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The world’s worst airline? In 27 years, it's never flown a single passenger
Replies: 1
Views: 44

The world’s worst airline? In 27 years, it's never flown a single passenger

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/north-america/united-states/new-york/articles/oldest-new-airline-baltia-airlines-never-flown/ The world’s worst airline? In 27 years, it's never flown a single passenger Baltia Airlines, founded in 1989, has never operated a commercial flight Soo Kim, ...
by bimjim
Sun Nov 03, 2019
Forum: Air Traffic Control
Topic: [Guyana] The Importance Of The Civil Aviation And Its ATC Section
Replies: 0
Views: 17

[Guyana] The Importance Of The Civil Aviation And Its ATC Section

https://guyanachronicle.com/2019/11/03/the-importance-of-the-civil-aviation-industry-and-its-air-traffic-controller-section [Guyana] The Importance Of The Civil Aviation Industry And Its Air Traffic Controller Section November 3, 2019 Consciousness of the economic, social, political and defence impo...
by bimjim
Sun Nov 03, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: Report on BVI Airways will be publicised ‘soon’ - Gov Jaspert
Replies: 1
Views: 10

Re: Report on BVI Airways will be publicised ‘soon’ - Gov Jaspert

https://www.islandsun.com/opposition-asks-more-questions-about-bvi-airways/ Opposition asks more questions about BVI Airways October 31, 2019 No more official announcements will be made in relations to the BVI Airways court matter as Premier and Minister for Finance Hon. Andrew Fahie disclosed that ...
by bimjim
Sun Nov 03, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bad news for Boeing: Company says more 737 NGs found to have wing cracks
Replies: 0
Views: 14

Bad news for Boeing: Company says more 737 NGs found to have wing cracks

https://news.yahoo.com/bad-news-boeing-company-says-230547544.html Bad news for Boeing: Company says more 737 NGs found to have wing cracks Chris Woodyard, USA TODAY November 1, 2019 Boeing's headache involving the 737 NG jetliner appears to be getting slightly worse. Boeing said Friday that nearly ...
by bimjim
Sun Nov 03, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ralph Nader: Buffeting Boeing CEO’s Rope-A-Dope In Congress – OpEd
Replies: 0
Views: 12

Ralph Nader: Buffeting Boeing CEO’s Rope-A-Dope In Congress – OpEd

https://www.eurasiareview.com/02112019-ralph-nader-buffeting-boeing-ceos-rope-a-dope-in-congress-oped/ Ralph Nader: Buffeting Boeing CEO’s Rope-A-Dope In Congress – OpEd Ralph Nader November 2, 2019 This past week, Boeing’s deadly 737 MAX crashes were the focus of two back-to-back hearings – one in ...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 02, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Edinburgh-bound Ryanair flight found flying 'near North Pole' in computer blunder
Replies: 0
Views: 31

Edinburgh-bound Ryanair flight found flying 'near North Pole' in computer blunder

https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/edinburgh-bound-ryanair-flight-found-20788497 Edinburgh-bound Ryanair flight found flying 'near North Pole' in computer blunder The malfunction pinned the flight from Portugal down thousands of miles away from its location over the Bay of Biscay. Kath...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 02, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Western Caribbean
Topic: [Jamaica] New airport operator can’t bank on existing NMIA certification
Replies: 0
Views: 14

[Jamaica] New airport operator can’t bank on existing NMIA certification

http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/business/20191101/new-airport-operator-cant-bank-existing-nmia-certification-pac-kingston [Jamaica] New airport operator can’t bank on existing NMIA certification - PAC Kingston contracts runway upgrade to CHEC Ian Allen Friday | November 1, 2019 The Jamaican Gover...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 02, 2019
Forum: Bristow Helicopters - Trinidad
Topic: Bristow Group Successfully Emerges From Chapter 11
Replies: 0
Views: 14

Bristow Group Successfully Emerges From Chapter 11

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/bristow-group-successfully-emerges-from-chapter-11-300949530.html Bristow Group Successfully Emerges From Chapter 11 Completes Financial Restructuring with $535 Million in New Capital, an Industry-Leading Balance Sheet and Improved Liquidity Announces New Boa...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 02, 2019
Forum: Surinam Airways
Topic: Surinam Airways Loses Long-Haul Capabilities
Replies: 1
Views: 31

Re: Surinam Airways Loses Long-Haul Capabilities

https://airlinerwatch.com/surinam-airways-retires-its-only-airbus-a340-300/ Surinam Airways retires its only Airbus A340-300 Paramaribo, Suriname - Surinam Airways removes its only Airbus A340-300 from the service. The airline management has decided not to continue flying with the aircraft since it ...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 02, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: Report on BVI Airways will be publicised ‘soon’ - Gov Jaspert
Replies: 1
Views: 10

Report on BVI Airways will be publicised ‘soon’ - Gov Jaspert

http://www.virginislandsnewsonline.com/en/news/report-on-bvi-airways-will-be-publicised-soon-gov-jaspert Report on BVI Airways will be publicised ‘soon’ - Gov Jaspert November 1st, 2019 ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI His Excellency Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert has said members of the media and the public ...
by bimjim
Sat Nov 02, 2019
Forum: Surinam Airways
Topic: Surinam Airways Loses Long-Haul Capabilities
Replies: 1
Views: 31

Surinam Airways Loses Long-Haul Capabilities

https://www.mba.aero/surinam-airways-loses-long-haul-capabilities/# Surinam Airways Loses Long-Haul Capabilities Ryan Cross November 1, 2019 Surinam Airways decommissioned an Airbus A340-300 aircraft, the only wide-body aircraft in its fleet. It parked the plane at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The ai...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 01, 2019
Forum: Airport News - Eastern Caribbean
Topic: [Fraud Alert, Trinidad] BE CAREFUL AT DUFRY PIARCO
Replies: 0
Views: 25

[Fraud Alert, Trinidad] BE CAREFUL AT DUFRY PIARCO

[Fraud Alert, Trinidad] BE CAREFUL AT DUFRY PIARCO Peter Tang 31 October, 2019 I returned to Trinidad on Sunday afternoon, Oct 27th and opted to buy a duty free item at DuFry dutyfree shop. There was a cashier near the entrance calling customers who were going to use cards to come to her (there was ...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 01, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: [Sint Maarten] Airport now fully in the hands of its shareholders, says Mingo
Replies: 0
Views: 13

[Sint Maarten] Airport now fully in the hands of its shareholders, says Mingo

https://thedailyherald.sx/islands/92131-airport-reconstruction-now-fully-in-the-hands-of-its-shareholders-says-mingo-2 Airport reconstruction now fully in the hands of its shareholders, says Mingo 31 October 2019 AIRPORT Securing a loan on the open market for the reconstruction of the Princess Julia...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 01, 2019
Forum: Airport News - South America
Topic: [Guyana] CJIA conducts plane crash response training
Replies: 0
Views: 13

[Guyana] CJIA conducts plane crash response training

https://guyanatimesgy.com/cjia-conducts-plane-crash-response-training/ [Guyana] CJIA conducts plane crash response training November 1, 2019 In an effort to better prepare for incidents of airplane crashes, some 300 personnel from various agencies participated in a “full-scale emergency exercise” at...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 01, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Boeing 737 Max hearings: 5 takeaways from CEO’s testimony to Congress
Replies: 0
Views: 16

Boeing 737 Max hearings: 5 takeaways from CEO’s testimony to Congress

https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-cb-boeing-737-max-ceo-congress-20191031-sykvx6makvbptpqeikjkixczly-story.html Boeing 737 Max hearings: 5 takeaways from CEO’s testimony to Congress David Koenig Associated Press Oct 31, 2019 Two days of congressional hearings into the 737 Max have produ...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 01, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: $150M expansion CJIA does not have documents for audit office - Patterson
Replies: 0
Views: 16

$150M expansion CJIA does not have documents for audit office - Patterson

https://www.kaieteurnewsonline.com/2019/11/01/150m-airport-expansion-cjia-does-not-have-documents-to-give-audit-office-patterson/ $150M airport expansion CJIA does not have documents to give audit office - Patterson Nov 01, 2019 There is a new twist to the tale, concerning the US$150M Cheddi Jagan I...
by bimjim
Fri Nov 01, 2019
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Amid 737 Max disasters, Boeing's board was busy elsewhere
Replies: 0
Views: 22

Amid 737 Max disasters, Boeing's board was busy elsewhere

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/boeing-board-of-directors-busy-elsewhere-737-max-crash/ Amid 737 Max disasters, Boeing's board was busy elsewhere Stephen Gandel October 31, 2019 Last Wednesday was a big day for Boeing's lead director and new board chairman, David Calhoun. It was the first time the comp...
by bimjim
Thu Oct 31, 2019
Forum: Aviation-related Politics
Topic: Antigua Govt to Pump US$15 Million into LIAT - Pay Cuts and Other Changes
Replies: 1
Views: 34

Re: Antigua Govt to Pump US$15 Million into LIAT - Pay Cuts and Other Changes

I spent some 16 years working for LIAT, and one of the greatest fears from Antiguans was that most of the employees would be laid off. From the professional management perspective, globally a CEO should be looking at keeping a specific number of employees per aircraft at Head Office, and minimal pre...
by bimjim
Thu Oct 31, 2019
Forum: BVI Airways - British Virgin Islands
Topic: [BVI] Opposition asks more questions about BVI Airways
Replies: 0
Views: 19

[BVI] Opposition asks more questions about BVI Airways

https://www.islandsun.com/opposition-asks-more-questions-about-bvi-airways/ [BVI] Opposition asks more questions about BVI Airways October 31, 2019 · Local News No more official announcements will be made in relations to the BVI Airways court matter as Premier and Minister for Finance Hon. Andrew Fa...

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