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July 20th, 2017
2 days later Premier fires back @ BVI Airways; ‘We did our part’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The public embarrassment and war between the bankrupt BVI Airways and the Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) Administration continues.

July 19th, 2017
'What start wrong can only end wrong'- Caller on BVI Airways fiasco

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – During the radio programme, ‘Speak Out BVI’ on ZBVI 780 AM on Tuesday July 18, 2017, callers took to the show and voiced their frustration on the controversy between BVI Airways and the government of the National Democratic Party (NDP).

July 18th, 2017
NDP Gov’t embarrassed; Mum on BVI Airways’ latest bombshell

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The six year old National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration has invested millions in public relations from the days of Glover Parks, the Washington DC firm who tried to sell ‘ice to an Eskimo’ when the NDP was in office in 2003-2007, while some Ministers have snubbed the Government Information Services (GIS) and hired their own private public relations firms.

July 18th, 2017
BVI Airways lays off staff; Casts blame on NDP Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The war is waging publicly between the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Premier, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) and BVI Airways; a defunct airline that Government provided $7.2M of tax payers money in exchange for direct flights to the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island from Miami International Airport in the United States of America.

July 12th, 2017
‘It must be the money’ - Hon Fahie on BVI Airways flight hiccups

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of the opposition Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is very positive that one of the main challenges the Territory’s flag carrier, BVI Airways, is experiencing and which is hampering their efforts at direct flights from Miami, USA to Beef Island, Virgin Islands is the want of more money, but from who remains the big question.

July 5th, 2017
BVI Airways & Gov’t @ war! Is it a shake down?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After the Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith's Administration was embarrassed that after announcing some four dates for BVI Airways to fly between Miami and Beef Island and none coming to pass, the situation is getting ugly.

July 5th, 2017
A cow may quicker fly over moon before BVI Airways flies- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following up on his statement made during Territory Day celebrations on June 30, 2017 in which he highlighted the need for airlift problems to be addressed without delay, Opposition Leader Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has clarified that he holds to this statement but maintains that there must be transparency and accountability by the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government.

June 23rd, 2017
Take off date No 5 for BVI Airways; Fasten your seatbelts!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The people of the Virgin Islands, especially the tax payers that bailed out a defunct BVI Airways to the tune of $7.2M in exchange for direct flights from Miami, Florida, USA to Beef Island’s Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport, are yet to see the deal materialise as promised.

June 19th, 2017
New FAA BVI Airways approvals; credibility low after 4th take off missed!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial $7.2M bailout deal by the Dr Smith-led National Democratic Party Administration to BVI Airways in exchange for direct flights between Miami, Florida, USA and the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport, Beef Island, has made another announcement on regulatory approvals.

June 16th, 2017
Lies & secrecy surround tax payers $7.2M payout to BVI Airways

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial BVI Airways tax payers bail out with $7.2M is grabbing headlines again. It was on June 13, 2017 that the Opposition Leader and First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie fired more questions in the House of Assembly (HoA) on the deal, which is to provide direct flights from Miami, Florida to the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island.

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