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July 31st, 2018
Lord Ahmad arrives in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Office Minister for the Overseas Territories, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, arrived at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport, on July 31, 2018 and was greeted by His Excellency the Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert and Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE.

April 29th, 2018
BVIAA enters into an agreement with WSP Canada Inc.

BEEF ISLAND, Tortola, VI - The BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) has entered into an agreement with WSP Canada INC. (WSP) to
carry out a public private partnership feasibility study to evaluate the feasibility of a PPP transaction for the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport.

December 20th, 2017
Night operations resume @ T.B. Lettsome International Airport

BEEF ISLAND, VI- The BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) is pleased to announce the resumption of its night operations.

October 3rd, 2017
TB Lettsome Airport opens for commercial flights

BEEF ISLAND, VI- In what has been considered a major step for the Virgin Islands (UK) following the devastation of Hurricane Irma, the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport reopened for commercial flights on Monday October 2, 2017.

March 12th, 2017
TB Lettsome airport departure tax scrapped, payments now in airline tickets

BEEF ISLAND, VI- Passengers travelling regionally or internationally using the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport at Beef Island will no longer be required to pay their $20.00 departure tax directly at the airport booth.

June 23rd, 2016
Premier Smith mum on ALL investors for BVI Airways!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the months go by more and more information is being unearthed on the controversial deal where taxpayers forked out some $7M to subsidise a once defunct BVI Airways.

May 31st, 2016
Local contractor warns Gov't against Chinese on airport project

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI - A contractor from East End is urging government not to shut them out of the intended works for the expansion of the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport runway in favour of the Chinese.

May 17th, 2016
The Chinese are coming on TB Lettsome Airport project!

Beef Island, VI- After years of proposals dating back to 2013 and change of scope of works over the years now reaching Appendum 17, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour is reportedly ready to take a paper to Cabinet to recommend a company to design and build the runaway extension at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport.

April 15th, 2016
UPDATE: Security ‘strengthened’ across territory due to alleged ‘terror threat’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Although not specifying in what way, the National Security Council (NSC) has announced that it has decided to “strengthen” security across the territory in light of the possible threat to security in the Virgin Islands.

January 11th, 2016
Gov't to subsidise new airline with direct flights to Miami!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was in 2010 that BVI Airways began operations in the Virgin Islands with the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport at Beef Island as its Headquarters.



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