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April 13th, 2017
BVI Airways takes VI’s Carifta team to Curacao

BEEF ISLAND, Tortola, VI – Today April 13, 2017 BVI Airways made its first official passenger flight out of the Virgin Islands (UK), although not to the US mainland.

April 12th, 2017
BVI Airways Rep bars local reporter from public event

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It seems like the bailout airline that got some $7M from the public purse, along with an employee who does public relations for the firm, is practicing what the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) is known for; censorship of media houses they do not like.

April 10th, 2017
More questions for Premier Smith on controversial BVI Airways bailout

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom that first advised the public two weeks ago that the House of Assembly will be meeting on April 18, 2017.

March 17th, 2017
Premier fights local company VI Airlink; Letter to US unearthed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the United Kingdom appointed Governor John S. Duncan OBE is slowly stripping Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) of his Finance portfolio, he is busy writing the United States Government’s Department of Transportation (DoT) battling against a local company.

March 16th, 2017
‘By our Gov’t hands we suffer’- VI Airlink’s Neville C. Braithwaite Jr

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- If the Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) was a United States Senator he would have had to declare himself a lobbyist for a foreign company.

March 14th, 2017
'I will not be bullied by you'- Hon Fahie to Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The ever controversial Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) is at it again. Labeled throughout out the Virgin Islands as a ‘bully’ and of attempting to intimidate his staff, for example his Director of Culture Luce Hodge-Smith who went public over her treatment by Walwyn, committees under his portfolio, his critics, private sector businesses and the media, now comes word that he is trying the same tactics on th

March 14th, 2017
BVI Airways Ad @ RT Ferry Terminal a slap in the face- Ferry Operator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ferry owners and operators in the Virgin Islands who provide sea transportation services between the Virgin Islands (VI) and the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) are still crying foul over the Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith’s Administration injection of some $7 million in a bankrupt BVI Airways in exchange for direct flights between Miami, Florida and Beef Island’s Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport.

March 13th, 2017
No partnership with VI Gov't; VI Airlink petition a delay tactic- BVI Airways

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the petition of the local VI Airlink and interCaribbean with the Office of the Secretary of US Department of Transportation (DOT), BVI Airways has said it is not in partnership with the Government of the Virgin Islands and that VI Airlink's petition is a delay tactic.

March 12th, 2017
BVI Airways threatens to sue

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chief Executive Officer of BVI Airways Jerry D. Willoughby has stated legislators are trampling them in the House of Assembly (HoA) while accusing BVI Airlink of trying to block their take off.

March 9th, 2017
VI Airlink objects to BVI Airways US service application

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands based airline VI Airlink, along with another regional air carrier, has reportedly filed a joint objection to a recent application made by BVI Airways to the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for Exemption Authority and a Foreign Air Carrier Permit.

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