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April 18th, 2018
NDP rejected local aviation investor for foreign, $7.2M down the drain

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many local and indigenous residents continue to claim that the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) of Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) does not treat local residents fairly.

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.

May 17th, 2017
More lies from Premier Smith? Other companies had interest in direct flights

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was at the Seventh Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) on May 11, 2017 under fire from the Opposition Leader Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), that more information was unearthed about the controversial tax payers bailout of BVI Airways.

May 1st, 2017
Still not ready to take off but USA DoT grants BVI Airways approval

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Tax payers of the Virgin Islands can breathe just a small sigh of relief as the government funded BVI Airways recently obtained approval from the United States Department of Transportation (DoT).

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 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.

March 1st, 2016
Expansion of TB Lettsome airport a misplaced objective- Local pilot

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Local pilot and shareholder in VI Airlink Captain Neville C. Brathwaite Jr. has expressed reservations about Government’s plans to expand the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport at Beef Island.



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