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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.

February 20th, 2017
Slide in British Pound highlights urgent need for airlift - Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - ‎Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) has made another attempt at justifying his National Democratic Party’s controversial decision to pump $7M into a defunct BVI Airways.

January 19th, 2017
Office space in Road Town, but still no flights for BVI Airways

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many critics have not gotten over the fact that the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government bailed out a defunct BVI Airways to the tune off $7Million with public funds.

January 18th, 2017
“What’s the hurry?” Caller asks Gov’t on airport expansion project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A caller to the Speak out BVI show on ZBVI 780 AM with Doug Wheatley, has called on the Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) administration to slow down and engage and educate the populace and to paint a clear picture of the pros and cons before sealing the controversial airport expansion project deal with the Chinese firm.

December 20th, 2016
BVI Airways acquires 2nd jet; But no flight date announced

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A day after Premier Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith failed to tell the public when exactly BVI Airways will begin its long overdue promised service from Miami, USA to Beef Island, Tortola, BVI Airways has announced it has acquired a second jet.

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