Tag: Cayman Islands Airports Authority

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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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 been less than forthcoming with documentary evidence of the […]

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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 tourism on the islands. A representative from the university requested the visit […]

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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 International Airport (CKIA) at the end of November last year. […]

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Sharing taxis from the airport

Sharing taxis from the airport

| 07/03/2017 | 34 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, situational leadership, conflict management and team building, and personality assessment and organisational effectiveness.

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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 Islands Airports […]

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