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The Lynden Pindling International Airport.

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Air arrivals now 76% of pre-COVID figures

Air arrivals to The Bahamas in July rebounded to over three-quarters of their pre-COVID levels, the Central Bank revealed yesterday, while the drop-off in vacation rental demand eased in August.

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Aviation ‘golden goose on menu’

A prominent aviation executive is voicing fears that The Bahamas is placing the private plane “goose that has been laying the golden eggs on the menu” over the proposed fee rise at its main gateway.

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NAD’s private aviation levy ‘a slippery slope’

An aviation industry executive yesterday warned the Nassau Airport Development Company’s (NAD) plan to levy a $28 fee on all arriving international private plane passengers was “a slippery slope”.

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US departures back to 75% pre-COVID levels

US pre-clearance at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) expects to be processing 70-75 percent of pre-COVID’s record passenger volumes “by the end of summer”, a top official revealed yesterday.

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Govt: We’ll do whatever needed to support NAD

The government has pledged to “take whatever action is necessary” to prevent Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) defaulting on its $480m debt as it remains in breach of a key investor term.

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Facial recognition technology now in place at airport

STATE-of-the-art facial recognition comparison technology is now available at Lynden Pindling International Airport to ensure a more secure and safe travel experience.

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Airport workers ‘to receive outstanding payments’

THE government has agreed to pay all outstanding money owed to Airport Authority employees over a six-month period starting in the March pay period, the Ministry of Tourism and Aviation said last night.

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Face recognition at airport

STARTING today, US Customs and Border Protection Preclearance operations at Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau will introduce Simplified Arrival.

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No uptick in visitors expected this week

LYNDEN Pindling International Airport does not anticipate any uptick in visitors this week or in the immediate future given the upcoming United States presidential election, according to a Nassau Airport Development Company official.

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NAD seeks waiver over $370m debt

The Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) is asking its bondholders to waive critical debt servicing conditions following its credit rating downgrade, its chairman confirmed yesterday.

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Passenger death sees jet divert

AN American Airlines plane from Puerto Rico landed at the Lynden Pindling International Airport on Monday night to disembark an elderly man who died. According to government officials, the diversion took place after the 84-year-old man experienced a medical event and became unresponsive. He was given medical assistance but died.

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First arrivals due in from U.S. ‘spike’ zones

SIX flights are due to arrive in the country from the United States when international commercial travels resumes tomorrow, according to officials at Lynden Pindling International Airport.

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From 160,000 to near zero at COVID-hit LPIA

Major Nassau/Paradise Island resorts suffered a 28 percent room revenue fall for the 2020 first quarter just before COVID-19 unleashed its full fury with only 445 passengers exiting The Bahamas’ major airport during April. The Central Bank of The Ba

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ISLANDS TRAVEL GETS GO AHEAD: Block on travelling around the country to end next week

DOMESTIC travel will resume next Monday without the need for a COVID-19 travel card, the Office of the Prime Minister announced yesterday.

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Exercise regulations amended, airport closed to incoming commercial passengers

REGULATIONS on where Bahamians can exercise have been amended for the current lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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Airport is open and fully operational

LYNDEN Pindling International Airport remains open and fully operational, the Nassau Airport Development Company has advised. “The airport is not closing in the foreseeable future,” NAD said in a brief statement yesterday. “We are continuing to moni

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Nassau airport targets 1,448-acre expansion

The Lynden Pindling International Airport’s (LPIA) operator has obtained 1,448 acres from the government for future runway expansion after recording its first-ever annual profit at $7.755m.The Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD), in its 2019 ann

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Airport plans for 90,000 Thanksgiving travellers

Key Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) stakeholders will meet this week to finalise plans for ensuring 90,000 travellers enjoy a smooth customer experience over the Thanksgiving weekend. These passenger volumes are projected to move throug

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LPIA services resume after crash landing

Two men escaped injury after a plane crash landed at Lynden Pindling International Airport on Saturday afternoon.

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Rehabilitation work underway on airport runway and taxiway

Major rehabilitation work has begun on Runway 09/27 (soon to be Runway 10/28) and Taxiway India at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA). Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) has partnered with local firm Bahamas Hot Mix to complete the capital project valued at just under $20 million.

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Nassau air arrivals strike 28-year peak

Air arrivals to New Providence achieved their highest quarterly growth for 28 years during the final three months of 2018, expanding by 20.6 percent to complete a strong year for Bahamian tourism.

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‘Hundreds of acres’ for LPIA expansion

Nassau airport’s managers are moving to secure “hundreds of acres” for potential future expansion of its runway and terminal “footprint”, a Cabinet Minister revealed yesterday.

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Weather issues and power failure impact Bahamasair flights

MULTIPLE Bahamasair flights servicing Florida airports on Thursday were cancelled or delayed due to a “massive weather disturbance” and power failure, the airline confirmed Friday.

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NAD cuts losses 70% before $130m refinance

Nassau’s airport operator has slashed annual losses by almost 70 percent ahead of its upcoming $130m debt refinancing that is due to be placed before Christmas.

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Flights grounded on Sunday morning after A/C issues

FLIGHTS in and out of Lynden Pindling International Airport were grounded Sunday after air traffic controllers were forced out of their tower by a malfunctioning air conditioning unit.

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NAD's $125m debt refinance a 'win-win'

Nassau’s airport operator is exploring a $125-$130m debt refinancing that could produce “a win-win for everybody”, a Cabinet minister revealed yesterday.Dionisio D’Aguilar, minister of tourism and aviation, told Tribune Business that the move was des

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Airport's $14m loss 'not major concern'

Nassau’s airport operator says its latest $14.153m net loss, and $56.5m total deficit, is “not a significant concern” as it continues to meet all payments on its $500m-plus debt.The Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD), in e-mailed replies to Tri

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Travellers ‘extremely aggravated’ by dry runs for new airport security

WITH heightened security measures set to take effect today, Tourism and Aviation Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar Monday said he is certain airport officials across the country are “ready” to administer new screening techniques, but admitted waiting times could be an issue.

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July 18 date announced for extra security on US flights

THE Nassau Airport Development Company yesterday confirmed plans to implement enhanced security measures for all commercial flights to the United States as of Tuesday, July 18.

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Passengers may face extra screening time on US flights

ENHANCED security screening measures announced by the United States for international flights heading to that country may increase screening time for passengers, Tourism and Aviation Minister Dionisio D’Aguilar said yesterday.

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NAD board 'not politically pressured' to discount airport tenant

THE Nassau Airport Development Company Ltd’s Board of Directors did not face interference from any politician nor was it compelled by political pressure under the former Christie administration to discount a Lynden Pindling International Airport tenant $1.2m in rental debt, according to former NAD Chairman Anthony McKinney, QC.

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UPDATED: Air traffic controllers 'sick out' causes Easter flight delays and cancellations

FRUSTRATED travellers suffered lengthy delays and cancellations at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) on Thursday after a number of air traffic controllers engaged in a "sick out".

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