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February 1st, 2020
New In-Transit Lounge opens @ T.B. Lettsome International Airport

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Four persons were the first to be officially processed through the new In-transit Lounge at the territory's main airport, the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island.

January 12th, 2020
UPDATE: Taddy Bay Airport on VG reopens

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The Taddy Bay Airport on Virgin Gorda has reopened, less than a week after it was closed due to a problem with the lone fire tender.

January 11th, 2020
Airplane accident temporarily closes Anegada Airport

BEEF ISLAND, Tortola, VI - The Auguste George Airport at Anegada was yesterday, Friday, January 10, 2020, temporarily closed after a minor accident with an inbound aircraft at around 2:25 pm.

December 30th, 2019
3-peat! Malone & McMaster named Sr Athletes of the Year

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- For the third consecutive year, long jumper Chantel E. Malone and hurdler Kyron A. McMaster have been named the BVI Athletics Association (BVIAA) Senior Athletes of the Year.

December 29th, 2019
Olympic gold medallist Sherone Simpson is guest speaker for Athletes Gala

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Athletics Association (BVIAA) will be holding its 2019 Athletes Gala today, December 29, 2019 at The Moorings in Wickham’s Cay II, Tortola, where the guest speaker will be multi-time Olympic medallist, Jamaican sprinter Sherone Simpson.

December 18th, 2019
UFO sighting? VI residents baffled by 'mysterious light' in sky

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Several residents of the Virgin Islands were today, December 18, 2019, left astonished and spooked by a mysterious light moving across the night sky in the early hours of the morning.

December 1st, 2019
BVIAA to meet with VI Airlink to find solution to hanger rental issue

BEEF ISLAND, VI- Following a public outcry by VI Airlink over the decision by the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) to begin constructing and renting out hangers at the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport, the BVIAA has since said it is willing to meet with the local airline to find a solution that would be in the best interest of both parties.

November 1st, 2019
JOMA Properties Ltd gifts BVIAA with new high jump landing mat

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Affixed and put to immediate use are a state-of-the-art high jump landing mat, which has eliminated the need for local high jump athletes to travel to St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) for practice sessions.

July 18th, 2019
VIP Gov't scrapping NDP’s 'unfair' $5 Airport Development Fee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In May 2019, Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) contributing columnist, Ms Lorna M. George had complained to our newsroom that even as the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) was now at the helm of the Government, citizens were still being forced to pay a confusing and exorbitant tax imposed by the former Administration on domestic travels.

July 17th, 2019
BVIAA syphoned off $5M runway loan to pay salaries – Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is dropping bombshell information on the state of the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA), calling the agency ‘beyond catastrophic’ in detailing several irregularities at the agency, such as moneys earmarked for development being used instead to pay salaries.

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