Border Security Training For Frontline Staff

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Training for border security officials must be a priority, if Barbados wants to guarantee, and continue to attain the highest standards in the maintenance of law and order in the country. And, according to Chief Immigration Officer, Wayne Marshall, joint border security training is one way to identify common interests and threats, and develop coherent approaches to deal with them. …

Caution Against Unsecured Vehicles At GAIA

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

All vehicles placed in the parking areas at the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) must be fully secured. This advice comes from the Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF), who said that the practice of leaving vehicles unsecured with the ignition key and the car park departure card inside of the vehicle until it is collected by persons authorized to do …

Barbados’ Airport Is Not For Sale

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The Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) is not for sale. Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds, emphasized this on Monday during the opening ceremony of Gate 14 – 16, the new departure lounge which will exclusively accommodate cruise and home-porting passengers. “There is no sale contemplated. There is no parting of the patrimony of the land,” Minister Symmonds …

Substantial Returns A Must In Aviation

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Barbados is looking towards substantial returns on investment in the aviation sector. This was disclosed today at the launch of GAIA’s Pavement Rehabilitation and Expansion Project, at the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Wildey, St. Michael. Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds, in commending stakeholders on the work soon to be executed at the airport, said that one of …

Public-Private Partnership With Airport Expansion

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A paper would be going to Cabinet tomorrow, Thursday, February 14, to gain approval for a worldwide tender for the creation of a public-private partnership for the development, operation and expansion of the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) Inc. Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Kerrie Symmonds disclosed this today at the official launch of GAIA’s Pavement Rehabilitation and Expansion …

Major Infrastructural Work For Airport Next Year

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Major infrastructural work, which will include the repaving of the runway at the Grantley Adams International Airport, is scheduled to begin by March next year. Tourism Minister Kerrie Symmonds has disclosed that funding for the resurfacing of the runway has been sourced and the legal work completed. The tendering process, which is expected to be conducted during this month, should …

Airport Workers To Become Shareholders

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Workers at the Grantley Adams International Airport Inc. (GAIA) are being offered the opportunity to become shareholders in that company in an arrangement which will also see the airport being run by a concessionaire. In a meeting with the workers on Wednesday, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley revealed that significant infrastructural work was coming to the airport and Government was …

E-Box Introduced At Grantley Adams Int’l Airport

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As part of its efforts to improve customer service, the Grantley Adams International Airport has introduced an electronic suggestion box (e-Box). Members of the public may send their suggestions to suggestionbox@gaiainc.bb. Persons may also contact Public Relations Officer, Sylvan Greenidge, by emailing sgreenidge@gaiainc.bb, or calling 536-1302 Ext 61453, for more information. Grantley Adams International Airport See also: READ MORE Border …

Make Barbados World’s Best Visitor Experience

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“We in dis ting together.” That rallying cry to the nation by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley since she took office on May 24 was aimed specifically at the workers at the Grantley Adams International Airport today as the Prime Minister appealed for their help in making Barbados the best visitor experience in the Americas, if not the world. The …

New Airport Security Measures From June 30

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Members of the public are advised that from Saturday, June 30, the Grantley Adams International Airport will be implementing new procedures for travelling with powder-like substances on flights departing Barbados. Powder-like substances are described as fine dry particles produced by the grinding, crushing or disintegration of a solid substance. These substances include flour, sugar, ground coffee, spices, powdered milk, baby …