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November 17th, 2023
‘Momentus occasion’ as Tradewind Aviation starts VG-San Juan service

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI– Calling the commencement of service a momentous one for the Virgin Islands, Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) says the Government welcomes Tradewind Aviation on its commencement of commercial flights between Virgin Gorda and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

October 14th, 2023
BVIAA to host biennial simulation exercises @ all VI airports

BEEF ISLAND, VI – Persons in the Virgin Islands (VI) are being notified that the BVI Airports Authority will be hosting its biennial emergency simulation exercises at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport (Beef Island), Auguste George International Airport (Anegada), and the Virgin Gorda International Airport (Virgin Gorda) between the period of Monday, October 16 and Friday, November 17.

July 27th, 2023
‘I cannot say there was a sickout’ of airport staff – Kurt A.G. Menal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Managing Director of the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA), Mr Kurt A.G. Menal says he cannot say there was a sickout of BVIAA Airport staff who reportedly took industrial action by calling in sick, which resulted in the closure of the airport on two recent occasions.

July 18th, 2023
VG & Anegada airports reopen following forced closure over industrial action

TRELLIS BAY, Tortola, VI – The BVI Airport’s Authority (BVIAA) has announced the re-opening of all airports in the Virgin Islands (VI) effective today, July 18, 2023, after industrial action by firefighters at the main airport reportedly forced the authority to divert manpower from other airports to the T.B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island and closing the others.

July 15th, 2023
VI welcomes inaugural WINAIR ATR-42 flight @ T.B. Lettsome Airport

BEEF ISLAND, VI– The Virgin Islands (VI) has welcomed Winward Islands Airways International’s (WINAIR) inaugural ATR-42 flight to the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport today, July 15, 2023.

June 14th, 2023
American Airlines to double Miami to VI daily flights in December 2023

BEEF ISLAND, VI– Officials of the BVI Airports Authority {BVIAA) have announced that just two weeks into its new direct service between Miami and the Virgin Islands (VI), American Airlines (AA) has announced that it will be doubling the number of flights to the Territory for the winter season, which starts in December.

June 5th, 2023
UPDATE: Unfavourable winds & temperature stalled AA Flight 3989 – BVIAA’s Kurt A.G. Menal

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI– As first reported by Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) on challenges encountered by American Airlines Flight 3988 from the Virgin Islands to Miami, Managing Director of the BVI Airports Authority Mr Kurt A.G. Menal has added that prevailing winds and high temperature sparked the challenges.

June 3rd, 2023
‘It feels good to deliver the goods for the people of the VI’- Premier

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R1) has congratulated all who made the inaugural direct flight from Miami to the Virgin Islands (VI) possible, adding that it feels good to have delivered on a promise made to the people of the territory.

May 19th, 2023
‘Demand is so high’ AA commits to 5 additional June flights to VI– Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – US carrier American Airlines (AA) has reportedly said the demand for flights on the Miami to [British] Virgin Islands route has been so high in the month of June that additional flights have been scheduled by the airline, Minister of Communications and Works, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) has informed.

April 19th, 2022
Cape Air going electric! First flight test now set for summer

MASSACHUSETTS, USA - Massachusetts-based airline Cape Air, which also operates in the Virgin Islands and in several other Caribbean islands, is going electric with an intent to purchase 75 all-electric Eviation Alice commuter aircraft.

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