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June 24th, 2019
Denniston S. Fraser retires as MD of BVIAA

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- Word reaching our newsroom is that the Managing Director (MD) of the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA), Mr Denniston S. Fraser, has retired.

January 1st, 2019
3 weeks later, still no Anegada runway lights

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI – In the first week of December 2018, our newsroom did an article where the residents of Anegada had raised concerns that since the Hurricanes of September 2017, the runway lights on the Captain Auguste George Airport were out of service and not restored.

December 12th, 2018
Anegada continues to suffer; no airport runway lights

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI - Fifteen months after the devastation of Hurricane Irma and Maria of 2017, there is still no runway lights on the Captain Auguste George Airport, located on the sister island of Anegada.

May 27th, 2018
'Millions in lost revenue @ TB Lettsome airport' - Canya Stoddard

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - During the 2018 Standing Finance Committee, the Director of Finance for BVI Airport Authority (BVIAA), Canya Stoddard stated that the airport has been losing revenue before the hurricanes of September 2017.

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.

July 24th, 2017
Military exercise in VI?

WEST END, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands News Online’s roving camera around 9:00 A.M. today, July 24, 2017 captured a military helicopter doing some surveillance work on the western end of Tortola.

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.

May 10th, 2016
ASSI still in the VI taking millions from our treasury 12 years later!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After 12 years and counting the Virgin Islands still does not have a Civil Aviation Department and the functions of the department are being carried out by the United Kingdom based Air Safety Support International (ASSI).

November 18th, 2015
Broken pipe causes water shortage @ Terrance B. Lettsome Int'l Airport

BEEF ISLAND, VI – The Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport was today November 18, 2015 hit by water woes as a result of a broken pipe.

November 18th, 2015
After 11 years still no Civil Aviation Department restored in the VI!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was in 2004 under a National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration [2003-2007], some 11 years ago, that the Virgin Islands lost its Civil Aviation Department and some say went backwards to the colonial days.

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