Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Airline’s launch delayed by bad weather

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in Castries, St Lucia

THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH of Trans Island Airlines (TIA) has been called off due to the weather in Barbados.

Officials of TIA just minutes ago informed media gathered at Bay Gardens Hotel in St Lucia the airline’s owner Bruce Kaufman and Minister of International Business Donville Inniss were stuck in Barbados at the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) as all flights out of the airport had been grounded because of bad weather.

A tropical wave has been affecting Barbados.

While it was raining in St Lucia, the George Charles Airport remained open.

According to TIA officials, the GAIA would reopen in under an hour

It is understood that no flights could land or take off for almost two hours. (GE)

 

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