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March 29th, 2024
‘The [airport] runway expansion will happen’- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The extension of the runway at Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport has been talked about for a long time and governments after governments have failed to deliver for different reasons; however, the Government led by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), which has already brought back American Airlines to the [British] Virgin Islands, is determined to get the project done.

December 7th, 2023
VI welcomes Caribbean Air Rally!

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- The [British] Virgin Islands on Wednesday, December 6, 2023, welcomed the Governor General’s Caribbean Air Rally to the territory.

August 16th, 2023
UK’s Royal Air Force's A400 aircraft makes 'familiarisation' landing in VI

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- Terrance B Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island welcomed the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force (RAF) new A400 aircraft today, August 16, 2023.

February 27th, 2023
Nyron Erickson extradited to US jurisdiction today, Feb 27, 2023

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- Nyron Erickson, who is wanted by the United States Government to face charges of conspiracy to launder monetary funds from outside the USA and unlawfully transporting the funds into the USA, has been extradited to a US jurisdiction.

January 3rd, 2023
‘Let’s stop dilly-dallying & get the airport expanded’- Hon Vanterpool

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Making the point that the Virgin Islands (VI) must continue to invest in its ports to be able to reap maximum benefits to sustain the economy, Fourth District Representative and prominent entrepreneur Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool has urged his Unity Government to waste no more time in extending the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport runway on Beef Island.

February 13th, 2022
VI's main airport achieves international benchmarks for safe operations in Covid era

BEEF ISLAND, VI- The British Virgin Islands Airports Authority (BVIAA) has stated that for the second time in two years the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport (TBLIA) has achieved international accreditation from Airport Council International (ACI) through the Airport Health Accreditation (AHA) programme.

January 13th, 2022
Caribbean National Kurt A.G. Menal tipped for new MD of BVIAA

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- Word just reaching our news centre from sources within the UK’s Air Safety Support International (ASSI), the territory’s aviation regulators, is that St Lucian Kurt A. G. Menal will be the new Managing Director of the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA).

January 5th, 2022
TB Lettsome Airport adjusts operational hours due to Covid ‘afflicted’ staff

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- The Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island has amended its hours of operation due to staff testing positive for COVID-19.

May 25th, 2021
Air traffic controller lands in hot water after accepting undeclared goods

BEEF ISLAND, VI- An air traffic controller employed at Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport at Beef Island landed himself in hot water after he allegedly accepted undeclared goods from a small aircraft arriving from St Lucia last week.

January 5th, 2021
Reopening of seaports pushed back to March 1, 2021- BVIPA

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- After circulating via social media for hours, the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) has confirmed that the reopening of the territory’s seaports will be pushed back to March 1, 2021.

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