Tag: Cayman Islands Airports Authority

Emergency exercise conducted at Brac airport

Emergency exercise conducted at Brac airport

| 19/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) led an emergency preparedness exercise at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac last week. The simulated emergency comprised a rapidly unfolding terrorist situation involving two vicious thugs, the hijacking of a s [...]

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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 certificat [...]

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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 celebr [...]

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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 C [...]

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Concerned about cruelty to animals

Concerned about cruelty to animals

| 05/09/2017 | 10 Comments
Who decides what is animal cruelty and what is humane? Why is it inhumane and illegal to kill a blue iguana but it is OK to hack a green iguana to death with a machete? Why is it humane to keep a small cage packed full of land crabs in the hot sun for days […] [...]

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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 [...]

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Would like to see list of taxi fares

Would like to see list of taxi fares

| 30/03/2017 | 12 Comments
Is either the Cayman Islands Tourism Association’s fare schedule or the Public Transport Board’s recently produced fare schedule available for publication? It would be really useful to have these to hand because on occasions that drivers have tried to charge me excessive fares, they have often b [...]

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US students learn about Owen Roberts’ expansion

US students learn about Owen Roberts’ expansion

| 28/03/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): A group of real estate graduate students from Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois, visited the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) to learn more about the Owen Roberts International Airport’s (ORIA) terminal expansion and renovation and its impact on development and to [...]

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Students help CIAA prepare for emergencies

Students help CIAA prepare for emergencies

| 10/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) recently presented certificates of appreciation to students at the Layman E. Scott Senior High School in Cayman Brac to thank them for volunteering to act as victims for the emergency exercise staged at the Charles Kirkconnell Internatio [...]

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Sharing taxis from the airport

Sharing taxis from the airport

| 07/03/2017 | 33 Comments
Is it correct that taxi drivers from the airport can charge the same fare to each passenger going to the same area? We had to share a taxi from the airport to a SMB hotel and had to wait while a passenger was dropped off to the Marriott only to be charged the same fare […] [...]

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CIAA management goes back to school

CIAA management goes back to school

| 26/01/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of a focus on employee development, the senior management of the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) recently completed an intensive five-week leadership course. The leadership development programme covered goals and objective setting, motivating performance at work, s [...]

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When will the airport runway project take off?

When will the airport runway project take off?

| 18/01/2017 | 14 Comments
A year or so ago our tourism minister revealed plans to begin extending the runway at Owen Roberts International Airport. I have not heard a peep since. Is this initiative alive or dead? Auntie’s answer: I would say that the plan is not dead, but taking a little rest. According to the Cayman Islan [...]

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Travellers get holiday cheer at airport

Travellers get holiday cheer at airport

| 19/12/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Passengers travelling through the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) received a holiday treat Saturday, 17 December as the Cayman Islands Airports Authority’s (CIAA) mascot, Calypso, “flew in” for a visit. In addition to passing out small holiday gift bags and keychain [...]

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First responders tested in Brac exercise

First responders tested in Brac exercise

| 08/12/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Emergency responders took part in a full-scale exercise staged at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport last month. The exercise, called “Operation Wet Deal” and held 30 November, involved the mock crash of a commercial plane following a bird strike. The scenario was th [...]

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New air traffic controller validated

New air traffic controller validated

| 22/11/2016 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Following on from a course at the Civil Aviation Authority Training Institute in Trinidad and Tobago and on-the-job training with the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA), Derrin Brandon has been validated as an air traffic controller (ATC). He started working at the CIAA when [...]

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