December 7, 2012
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PERCEIVED threats of industrial action from the Bahamas Air Traffic Controllers Union (BATCU) have “created alarm” in the domestic and international aviation sector, the Ministry of Transport and Aviation said in a statement released on Thursday, adding that these airlines may divert traffic away from the Bahamas this Easter holiday weekend.
OFFICIALS of the Bahamas Air Traffic Controllers Union (BATCU) said their course of action for the Easter holiday weekend would be determined by what the Department of Civil Aviation does today.
DEPARTING passengers at Lynden Pindling International Airport experienced significant delays yesterday morning after a major power failure at the US departures terminal held up ten flights - in one instance, for more than two hours.
AIRPORT Airline Allied Workers Union members allegedly took industrial action at the Lynden Pindling International Airport yesterday.
NASSAU Airport Development (NAD) executives projected more than 24,000 arrivals at the Lynden Pindling International airport this Easter holiday weekend during which The Bahamas played host to the 42nd annual Carifta games.
Upgraded airport facilities and changes to the Nassau Airport Development Company’s (NAD’s) staffing structure have led to higher passenger satisfaction scores at the Bahamas’ major airport.
The Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) has seen “a quite substantial” 6.9 per cent increase in incoming airline seats during the first four months of its current financial year, its operator yesterday saying net income “isn’t the most accurate reflection of our health”.