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CIAA enhances customer service at airport

CIAA enhances customer service at airport

| 17/05/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA), as part of plans to improve customer service, has launched a programme placing “ambassadors” around Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) to welcome people, provide information, and assist arriving and departing passengers, especially those with special needs and families with young children.

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CIAA promotes ground transportation officer

CIAA promotes ground transportation officer

| 14/05/2019 | 4 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) has promoted Mark Wallace, who has worked at the authority since 2013, to ground transport supervisor at Owen Roberts International Airport. Wallace first joined CIAA as a ground transport officer, providing related services and customer support at the airport.

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New airport security staff in place at Owen Roberts

New airport security staff in place at Owen Roberts

| 05/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Six new security staff have been hired at Owen Roberts International Airport after passing a final exam and completing two weeks of on-the-job training. The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) recruited Caymanians Barrington Oliver, Randy Ebanks, Jarhett Watler, Richard Seymour, Andy Rives and Chevar Taylor on 15 April.

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CIAA looks to attract students to aviation

CIAA looks to attract students to aviation

| 13/03/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): On the heels of recent criticism of its overseas recruitment drive, the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) met with students at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) who are interested in aviation careers. The meeting, held 11 March, was initiated by Leader of the Opposition Ezzard Miller, who in February […]

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Air traffic control trainee nears certification

Air traffic control trainee nears certification

| 06/03/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Trainee air traffic controller (ATC) Daysi Martin, is receiving on-the-job training at Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) after finishing a course the end of last year at the Trinidad & Tobago Aviation Centre. Martin began her training back in September 2017 on Cayman Brac, which covered aeronautical information services, airport operations, MET […]

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Concerned by new CAL plane flying to Cayman Brac

Concerned by new CAL plane flying to Cayman Brac

| 19/12/2018 | 1 Comment

Why was the new Cayman Airways Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft flown into Cayman Brac (8 December) when the Cayman Airways Pilots Association and other senior captains in CAL’s management team have recommended against it because the runway in Cayman Brac is 1,000 feet shorter than Grand Cayman’s and the new aircraft is not designed […]

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CIAA commends emergency exercise participants

CIAA commends emergency exercise participants

| 24/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) recently presented certificates of commendation and appreciation to volunteers and emergency responders who acted as victims or provided support for the full-scale emergency exercise staged at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport in Cayman Brac in June.

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CIAA employee earns airport security certificate

CIAA employee earns airport security certificate

| 10/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) employee this month received his certificate in airport security after completing online training. Anthony Wedderburn, hold bag screening supervisor, completed the two-week course through the Airports Council International Online Learning Center. “I am extremely grateful to the CIAA for funding this course and for providing me […]

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CIPS issues Cayman Airways stamp collection

CIPS issues Cayman Airways stamp collection

| 26/08/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Postal Service has releases a new collection of four stamps to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Cayman Airways Ltd (CAL) that each depict an aircraft in CAL’s current fleet.

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Succession planning in operation at Airports Authority

Succession planning in operation at Airports Authority

| 17/08/2018 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) is putting succession planning into action for the post of chief airport operations officer, having selected Wayne DaCosta to be trained towards that position, with both education opportunities and experience at international airports. DaCosta recently received his Master’s Degree (MSc) in Airport Planning and Management, having […]

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CIAA employee on Brac promoted

CIAA employee on Brac promoted

| 24/07/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Darynn Conolly, who has worked for 10 years at Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA) on Cayman Brac, was last month promoted to airport operations officer. In making the announcement, the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA), which owns and operates CKIA and Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA), said in his new role Conolly […]

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Governor checks in at airport

Governor checks in at airport

| 11/04/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of his continuing familiarisation tour of the Cayman Islands, Governor Anwar Choudhury toured Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman Friday, 6 April during which he received a presentation on the airport’s ongoing expansion. Discussions during the tour focussed on the ongoing expansion of the airport, security including border security […]

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CIAA staff earn management certificates

CIAA staff earn management certificates

| 08/03/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) recently celebrated five employees earning certificates by passing their course of study and assessment from the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). The private ceremony, honouring staff for being awarded the Level 3 certificates, took place Friday, 23 February.

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CIAA celebrates long-term employees

CIAA celebrates long-term employees

| 06/02/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) honoured its long-serving staff at Owen Roberts International Airport and Charles Kirkconnell International Airport in awards ceremonies held during Christmas parties in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac. All together 28 employees were celebrated — 15 for five years, five for 10 years, four for 15 years […]

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CIAA welcomes new employees

CIAA welcomes new employees

| 14/09/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA), which owns and operates Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) on Grand Cayman and Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA) on Cayman Brac, recently added six newly recruited young Caymanians as staff at the airports: James Christian, Jarel McCoy, Norman Carter, Jordanna Tibbetts, Nathaniel DaCosta and Daysi Nicole […]

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Southwest launches flights to Cayman

Southwest launches flights to Cayman

| 06/06/2017 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Southwest Airlines began nonstop daily service from Ft Lauderdale to Grand Cayman with its inaugural flight Sunday, 4 June 2017. On hand to celebrate the departure were Cayman Islands Department of Tourism (DoT) officials, who threw a surprise gate party at the southern Florida airport, with the celebration continuing upon touchdown at […]

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CIAA employee navigates new career path

CIAA employee navigates new career path

| 27/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): As part of its focus on developing staff, the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) recently selected airport security officer Jehu Rivers to work in the air traffic control (ATC) unit. He was encouraged to apply for an ATC trainee position that was advertised and, following a competitive recruitment process, Rivers was chosen […]

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Air traffic control examiners validated

Air traffic control examiners validated

| 25/04/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Three long-serving Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) employees have been officially validated as air traffic control (ATC) examiners. ATC manager Erick Bodden, airport operations manager Robert Harris and ATC supervisor Robert Boggess received their licences and certificates of competence on Thursday, 23 March. The validation will allow the new examiners to carry […]

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