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April 23rd, 2018
Was Premier Smith truthful about owners of BVI Airways?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The saga of the BVI Airways dba ‘BV Airways’ and tax payers $7.2 Million give away continues. Our investigation has uncovered some information that we will report in a series of articles, including about a Minister of Government’s close involvement to the BVI Airways deal.

April 18th, 2018
NDP rejected local aviation investor for foreign, $7.2M down the drain

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many local and indigenous residents continue to claim that the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) of Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) does not treat local residents fairly.

April 9th, 2018
Where is the $7.2M BVI Airways planes? Hon Fahie calls for CoI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - We all are aware of the history when in 2016 Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) announced that he had committed the Territory into a $7 million deal with the once defunct and bankrupt BVI Airways to provide direct flights from Miami, Florida to Beef Island.

March 6th, 2018
'BVI Airways sold their planes!' - Hon Fahie; Wants CoI into agreement

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The public will remember that the government of the day invested some $7.2M into BVI Airways that has yet to begin direct flights from the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island to Miami International Airport in Florida, USA.

February 27th, 2018
BVI Airways, Ports Audit, Recovery Board; We need answers- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom, on February 19, 2018 that first and accurately reported that the House of Assembly (HoA) will be meeting on March 1, 2018 and will be returning to the Parliament building in Road Town.

January 15th, 2018
‘I want my $7M back’- Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the National Democratic Party Government allotting a third of the total hurricane recovery funds, approximately 250 million, to the airport expansion project, many are again wondering what happened to the $7.2M of tax payers’ money already invested in BVI Airways for direct flights from Miami in the United States of America (US) to the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 14th, 2017
Laughs! Did Minister for Communications ‘fly away with BVI Airways?’- Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a light moment this morning December 14, 2017 at the Twelfth Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA), Leader of the Opposition Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) had both the public and some elected members laughing over his comments.

December 13th, 2017
Hon Fahie not letting up! Where is the taxpayers' $7.2M given to BVI Airways?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Today, the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) should be wrapping up the Eleventh Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) and commencing a new sitting on Thursday December 14, 2017 which will mark the Twelfth Sitting of the Second Session of the 3rd HoA.

November 14th, 2017
Where are the BVI Airways' planes? Premier Smith doesn't know

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI - During the House of Assembly (HoA) on November 13, 2017 at the Ritter House on Wickham's Cay II, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, Leader of the Opposition and First District Representative, grilled the Minister of Finance and Premier, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) as to where the two BVI Airways planes are located and the position of the deal made between BVI Airways and his government.

August 31st, 2017
NDP mum on $7.2M giveaway to BVI Airways & runway expansion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) has gone into hiding over the tax payers' $7.2M give away.



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