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September 12th, 2018
More BVI Airways Questions for September 13, 2018 HoA Sitting—Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Questions on the tax payers $7.2 M squandered on BVI Airways—that never flew and with Government not collecting a dime back, is not going away anytime soon and will be the Legacy of outgoing Premier Dr the Honourable, D. Orlando Smith (AL)—are back on the Order Paper.

August 19th, 2018
Was it BVI Airways? No it’s not! SUV flies into Electrical pole

JOE’S HILL, Tortola, VI - An SUV sometime over the weekend of August 19, 2018, ended up stuck between two electrical poles at Joe’s Hill, on the main island of Tortola.

August 7th, 2018
Smith splurges, sent $10G a month to US as ‘BVI Airways’ debts mounted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Luke Smith, former owner of BVI Airways, reportedly sent $10,000 to the United States of America (USA) for his family each month and splurged on an extravagant lifestyle while in the Virgin Islands (VI), even as his company was experiencing financial difficulties with mounting debt.

August 3rd, 2018
Smith sold BVI Airways for $650,000 & a promise of millions more

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former BVI Airways owner, Luke Smith, essentially signed away his interests, including shares in the company, for a mere $650,000, after being promised stocks worth up to $5M.

August 1st, 2018
BVI Airways: Death threats, embezzlement & the deliberate attempt to ‘crash’ the airline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Commercial Pilot, Shaun D. Munro—formerly of BVI Airways—has disclosed even more sordid details of the internal operations of the company before it folded, including death threats, more illegalities and a deliberate attempt to run the company into the ground, in order to purchase it back at a reduced cost and free of debts.

July 30th, 2018
'Unregistered Company' bought BVI Airways

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Court Documents continue to unravel the muddle of financial transactions that led to the demise of BVI Airways, including the fact that it was sold to an ‘unregistered company’ and that the owners had attempted to sneak the plane out of the Virgin Islands (VI) to avoid its seizure.

July 26th, 2018
Governor Jaspert announces investigation into BVI Airways

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Public, social media, the Opposition in Parliament and civil society have all been concerned for the past three years over the BVI Airways deal. In exchange for direct flights between Miami International Airport and Beef Island, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) gave BVI Airways, a company who left the Territory in 2014 saying they were bankrupt and had owed the BVI Airports Authority some $100,000, more funds via a big giveaway.

July 19th, 2018
Fraud over BVI Airways led to internal fighting- Court documents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - President of Colchester Aviation LLC, Jerry D. Willoughby, says the liabilities for BVI Airways was misrepresented at the time of his acquisition of the company in 2014, causing him to expend substantial efforts remedying and despite promises of repayments to correct the situation, this was never done.

July 18th, 2018
HoA meets Thursday July 19, 2018; More BVI Airways questions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Territory’s House of Assembly (HoA) will meet at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday July 19, 2018 in the Sixth Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly.

June 28th, 2018
Opposition Members’ questions back on Order Paper

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, has a history in the House of Assembly (HoA), of evading the Opposition Members' questions.



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