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January 27th, 2024
WINAIR steps up with more flights to & from VI

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Windward Islands Airways International NV (WINAIR), a government-owned Dutch airline based in Sint Maarten, has stepped up expansion plans as the operations of LIAT has come to an end leaving potential gaps in the regional market.

June 22nd, 2023
WINAIR announces direct flights between Beef Island & Antigua from July 2023

SIMPSON BAY, Sint Maarten- Winward Islands Airways International (WINAIR), which services the region, including the [British] Virgin Islands, has announced it will begin flying between Beef Island and Antigua next month.

June 2nd, 2023
VI route a ‘big next step’ to AA ‘expanding presence’ in Caribbean- AA Regional MD

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- Described by the Regional Managing Director of American Airlines (AA) as “something that doesn’t happen very often”, two American Airlines direct commercial flights from Miami in the USA landed at Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport, Beef Island on Thursday, June 1, 2023, signalling the start of the long-awaited direct flights from mainland USA to the [British] Virgin Islands.

June 1st, 2023
VI receives key to Broward County as today, June 1 declared VI Day in Tamarac

BROWARD COUNTY, Florida, USA – Officials of the Virgin Islands have received the key to Broward County, Florida as June 1, 2023, was declared Virgin Islands Day in the city of Tamarac, Florida to mark the historic Virgin Islands-Miami commercial direct flight by American Airlines.

May 31st, 2023
Premier forecasts positive GDP impacts from AA’s Miami to VI service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) is predicting positive impacts to the territory’s GDP as a result of direct flights from Miami to the Virgin Islands to commence on June 1, 2023, by American Airlines (AA).

May 31st, 2023
VI Premier Wheatley & Hon Rymer to both be on historic AA Miami-VI flight

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- Both Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) and Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) will be passengers on the inaugural Miami to Virgin Islands flight when American Airlines (AA) commences its operation on Thursday, June 1, 2023.

May 28th, 2023
Tamarac Commissioner to host Meet & Greet for VI Premier & Hon Rymer Wednesday

MIAMI, Florida, USA- In celebration of the start of direct commercial flights from the mainland USA to the [British] Virgin Islands on June 1, 2023, Commissioner of the City of Tamarac, Hon Morey Wright Jr will be hosting a Meet and Greet for Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) and Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) on Wednesday, May 31, 2023.

April 23rd, 2023
American Airlines to make test flight to VI May 23, 2023- Hon Kye M. Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- American Airlines is scheduled to make a test flight to the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) next month, ahead of commencing direct flights from Miami on June 1, 2023.

March 4th, 2023
VI prepares for direct Miami flights via American Airlines

BEEF ISLAND, VI - As the Virgin Islands (VI) prepare for the launch of a new service to Miami with American Airlines on June 1, 2023, the carrier has named the Territory “Sexiest New Destination”.

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.

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