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Tag: Cayman Islands Airports Authority

US students learn about Owen Roberts’ expansion

US students learn about Owen Roberts’ expansion

| 28/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(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 an [...]

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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 Intern [...]

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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 to go to another hotel. Sur [...]

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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 wor [...]

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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 C [...]

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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 keyc [...]

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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 wa [...]

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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 w [...]

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Told not to use ticket machine to pay for airport parking

Told not to use ticket machine to pay for airport parking

| 25/10/2016 | 11 Comments

Has the parking policy at Owen Roberts International Airport changed? On returning last Thursday evening (20 October) I was about to pay cash at the machine when the lady at the adjacent booth said I had to pay her even though I had cash. She took my money and ticket and said I should press the h [...]

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Air traffic controllers celebrated

Air traffic controllers celebrated

| 20/10/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority is recognising the work of its air traffic controllers (ATCs) as part of the celebration of International Day of the Air Traffic Controller today (Thursday, 20 October). The day commemorates the founding of the International Federation of A [...]

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Volunteers needed for airport emergency drill

Volunteers needed for airport emergency drill

| 23/05/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) is seeking volunteers to act as injured passengers in the upcoming full-scale airport emergency exercise scheduled for Wednesday, 25 May 2016. The CIAA arranges this event to test the readiness of emergency responders to handle an aircraft acci [...]

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Overseas radar workshop benefits Cayman participants

Overseas radar workshop benefits Cayman participants

| 11/05/2016 | 0 Comments

CNS): A team comprising technical engineer Michael Carey (Cayman Islands National Weather Service), Earl Lindo (Cayman Islands Airports Authority) and Danny Salmon (Aviation Communications) recently took part in a training workshop in Belize covering technical support of weather radar. The works [...]

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Air traffic controllers take refresher course

Air traffic controllers take refresher course

| 17/03/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Every year, the Cayman Islands Airports Authority’s (CIAA) air traffic controllers take the opportunity to refresh their skills to maintain the highest possible level of professional competence at both Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) and Charles Kirkconnell International Airpo [...]

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New CIAA mascot flies in for Valentine’s Day

New CIAA mascot flies in for Valentine’s Day

| 18/02/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The new mascot of the Cayman Islands Airports Authority’s (CIAA) was on hand to offer Valentine’s greetings to travellers lining up at Owen Roberts International Airport. The six-foot-tall Cayman parrot named “Calypso”, CIAA’s latest customer-service and marketing initiative, to [...]

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Air traffic control trainees soar to next level

Air traffic control trainees soar to next level

| 12/02/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Charles Kirkconnell International Airport’s air traffic control (ATC) trainees Eric Bodden and Carley Lazzari recently returned to Grand Cayman after completing four months of intensive training at the Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Training Centre. The two young Caymanians travelle [...]

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