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Barbados to Allow Commercial Flights Beginning July 12; Air Canada Schedules Twice-Weekly Flights

Staff Consortium | June 29, 2020

BARBADOS — The Government of Barbados has announced that effective July 12, scheduled commercial air traffic will resume at the Grantley Adams International Airport. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, in an address to the nation Friday at Ilaro Court, said it was expected to start with traffic out of Canada, with the arrival of Air Canada which would be coming initially twice per week on Thursdays and Sundays, according to the government's official news platform. This would be followed by British Airways resuming its flight from Gatwick on July 18, which she said would initially be once a week, but will also respond to demand. The Prime Minister added that on July 25, JetBlue was expected to return, coming four times per week from JFK, while American Airlines would come by August 5, out of Miami. “We will continue to take a risk-based approach…

World Metereology Office Warns of Effects of Saharan…

Staff Consortium | June 27, 2020

GENEVA, CMC – The World Meteorological Office (WMO) Friday said the massive dust storm currently blanketing…

Caribbean Region Urged to Brace for Extremely Wet…

Staff Consortium | June 24, 2020

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC –The Barbados-based Caribbean Climate Outlook Forum (CariCOF) Wednesday warned…

Barbados Prime Minister Supports Removal of Lord Nelson's…

Staff Consortium | June 23, 2020

BRIDGETOWN, CMC – The Barbados government has said while it is in favor of removing the statue of Lord…

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