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Tag: Cayman Islands Airports Authority

Both airports fully operational

Both airports fully operational

| 06/10/2020 | 0 Comments

Owen Roberts International Airport and Charles Kirkconnell International Airport are back to being fully operational, After Hurricane Delta bypassed the Cayman Islands and an all clear was given, representatives from the Cayman Island Airports Authority’s Airport Operations, Facilities and Maintenance, Security and Safety, and the Cayman Islands Fire Service undertook an extensive inspection at both […]

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Airport operations temporarily closed

Airport operations temporarily closed

| 05/10/2020 | 0 Comments

As the Cayman Islands is currently under a Tropical Storm Warning due to the projected path of Tropical Storm Delta, Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) on Grand Cayman and Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA) on Cayman Brac have temporarily closed and ceased its operations effective at 3:00 pm Monday, 5 October, until 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, […]

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Cayman Prep students tour new airport terminal

Cayman Prep students tour new airport terminal

| 06/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A group of Year 10 students from a travel and tourism class at Cayman Prep and High School recently toured Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA), courtesy of the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA). Members of various CIAA teams provided the students with a practical learning experience during the visit.

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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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Why can’t you recycle at the airport?

Why can’t you recycle at the airport?

| 29/04/2019 | 3 Comments

I asked one of the cleaners at the airport where I should put my soda can and was told to put it in the garbage. Why are there no recycling points at the airport? Auntie’s answer: I must admit I was taken aback by this question, as it didn’t seem possible that a freshly renovated […]

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Cayman artwork arrives at the airport

Cayman artwork arrives at the airport

| 28/03/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) has donated artwork from its permanent collection to display throughout Owens Roberts International Airport (ORIA) to celebrate the reopening of the redeveloped facility. The gallery developed the “Art at the Airport” initiative, which is being implemented in partnership with the Cayman Islands Airports Authority […]

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Where can I park to pick up people from airport?

Where can I park to pick up people from airport?

| 25/03/2019 | 2 Comments

I have guests arriving this Wednesday, 27 March, at ORIA about the same time as Prince Charles is dedicating the airport. It says that parking will be closed to the public. Does this mean short-term parking for people who will be meeting passengers as well? If so, what provisions are being made to accommodate the […]

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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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No wifi at airport arrivals hall

No wifi at airport arrivals hall

| 06/02/2019 | 32 Comments

I recently was at the remodelled airport to pick up arriving guests. While waiting for them I wanted to use wifi from the airport on my phone. I found, I believe it was, CIAA guest, but it required a password. I asked a not very nice (friendly) parking machine attendant for the password. Her reply […]

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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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Still waiting for shops to open at airport

Still waiting for shops to open at airport

| 14/09/2018 | 17 Comments

When are the duty-free shops at the airport going to re-open? The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) website says, ‘We are looking forward to our new Concessions Programme, coming online in phases in the summer of 2018’, but so far nothing is open. Auntie’s answer: I do not have the exact answer you are looking […]

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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 small commercial flight, shootouts, fatalities and more than 12 people taken as hostages.

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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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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 of competence on Thursday, 23 March. The validation will allow the new examiners to carry […]

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