Category Archives: Transportation

Proposal: Pan-regional Business System, Facilitated by Pan-regional Airline

PM Antigua PM Bahamas PM Barbados PM Belize PM Dominica PM Grenada PM St. Lucia PM St. Kitts PM St. Vincent&Grenadines ANU Minister Yearwood CARICOM Deputy Sec-Gen CARICOM Sec-Gen CARICOM Ambassador Comissong ECCAA Chairman — To the Prime Ministers and other leaders of CARICOM… Honourable Ladies and Gentlemen… Proposal: Pan-regional business system, facilitated by pan-regional airline As COVID-19 decimates the

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Transport Authority Attempts to Break the Law

In the last 24 hours the public of Barbados was apprised of the decision that several suspension letters issued to Public Service Vehicles (PSVs) by the Transport Authority had to be embarrassingly withdrawn. Although Chairman of the Transport Authority Ian Estwick is reported to be tight-lipped why the claw back was made, Chairman of the Association of Public Transport Operators

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Call for Caribbean Governments to Tax Cruise Sector MORE AND Tax Air Passengers LESS

Can tourism dependent Caribbean governments learn something from oil producing countries? When relatively small and poor oil producing governments sought to get a fair price for oil – their main source of national revenue – they banded together to negotiate more effectively with the multi-national oil companies and the larger developed nations, which were the major consumers of their oil.

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Press Release from Association of Public Transport Operators (APTO) When the Association of Public Transport Operators (APTO) and the Alliance of Owners of Public Transport (AOPT) held discussions with Government in July last year about the poor financial condition of the PSV sector, specifically minibuses and route taxis, they presented a case for an increase in the bus fare charged

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The Adrian Loveridge Column – Is Antigua Based Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority Threat to Airline Industry?

After trying to avoid the subject intentionally for many years, is it now the time to focus all our attention that any change in the proposed majority beneficial ownership in LIAT (1974) Ltd could bring? Following a whole pile of forays into competing with LIAT over the past couple of decades, which included Carib Express, RedJet, Caribbean Star and Sun,

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