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April 18th, 2024
‘What kind of foolishness going on at the Airport?’- Hon Ronnie W. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands’ Opposition Leader Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), while speaking on Other Business at the continuation of the Ninth Sitting of the First Session of the Fifth House of Assembly (HoA), described his treatment at Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport.

April 27th, 2022
American held @ airport with loaded firearm- RVIPF

BEEF ISLAND, VI– The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has said it has arrested a male, age 52, from the United States of America for entering the territory via Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport with a loaded firearm.

September 4th, 2019
Hon Turnbull peeved @ being searched @ TB Lettsome Airport

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Sharing that he was somewhat embarrassed after being randomly selected for airport security search at the Terrance B. Lettsome Airport on Beef Island while departing the territory recently on official government business, Second District Representative and Opposition Member, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull aka ‘Mitch’ is planning to bring the matter before the Committee of Privileges to address.

June 7th, 2016
Illegal drugs on flight still an issue for LIAT- Egbert M. Riley

BEEF ISLAND, VI - LIAT Airlines said it will continue to strive to ensure that illegal drugs do not get on its flights, however, this is dependent on the personal conviction and integrity of its own staff along with the effectiveness of airport security.

April 15th, 2016
UPDATE: Security ‘strengthened’ across territory due to alleged ‘terror threat’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Although not specifying in what way, the National Security Council (NSC) has announced that it has decided to “strengthen” security across the territory in light of the possible threat to security in the Virgin Islands.

November 14th, 2015
Lessons from Ben Gurion

By Dickson Igwe

The October 31, 2015, Russian Airbus A 321 that exploded over the Sinai in Egypt, killing all 224 passengers on board, is a wakeup call for all air travelers. It will also plunge Egypt’s tourism economy, an economic beast that amounts to $24 billion per annum, down a black hole.

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