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Guyana’s Civil Aviation Authority to intensify oversight of domestic airlines

A day after government publicly called on the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to conduct frequent random checks of aircraft and pilots, that regulatory agency announced that it would be intensifying its oversight of domestic carriers. The moves by government followed Sunday’s plane crash- the third in just over one month- that claimed the life of Pilot Imran Khan when ...

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Civil Aviation ordered to conduct frequent random checks of planes, pilots following series of crashes

In the wake of three plane crashes that claimed the lives of two pilots and resulted in injury to another in just over one month, government has ordered the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) to conduct regular random check of aircraft and crew. Minister of State, Joseph Harmon indicated that such inspections must seek to determine that the planes are ...

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Pilot dies in crash in Guyana’s jungle

A pilot attached to the domestic airline, Air Services Limited (ASL), died in a plane crash earlier Sunday a few miles from Mahdia, Director-General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Retired Colonel Egbert Field said. He is Captain Imran Khan He said the search and rescue team, made up of Special Forces of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF),  were ...

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Crashed plane spotted; rescue team on its way

Several hours of a Cessna 206 aircraft was reported missing on Sunday, a search and rescue mission has spotted the plane at the location from where an emergency locator signal was emitted, sources said. The President of the National Air Transport Association, Annette Arjoon-Martins said the plane has not crumbled and she and her colleagues in the aviation fraternity are ...

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Local, Chinese companies to invest millions, employ hundreds at former Barama concession

Almost one year after Barama Company Limited (BCL) gave up its 1.6 million hectare forest concession, Guyana on Saturday announced that two lots totaling 800,000 hectares of that area have been awarded to R.L. Sukhram and Sons Sawmill, and Rong-An Inc. The Ministry of Natural Resources said the Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) said over the next three years- July 2017 to ...

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Fly Jamaica working to “clean up” passenger backlog

Fly Jamaica Airline on Saturday said it was working feverishly to clear a backlog of passengers in Georgetown, New York and Toronto as a result of its aircraft experiencing technical difficulties. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Fly Jamaica, Paul Ronald Reece said his airline has chartered a Boeing 777 passenger jet from Omni Air to continue shuttling passengers ...

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Alleged cell-phone thief charged

City Magistrate Judy Latchman placed an alleged cell-phone thief on GYD$60,000 bail Friday after he denied stealing a Samsung Galaxy worth GYD$95,000 from a phone technician at Merriman’s Mall, Bourda Georgetown on August 21. Dorwin Singh, 25, of North Sophia pleaded not guilty to stealing the mobile device from Gavin Thomas on Monday and will return to court on September ...

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Regan “Grey Boy” Rodrigues charged with threatening Crum-Ewing’s mother

Conflict allegedly brewed as Regan Rodrigues popularly known as ‘Grey boy’ was spotted in the vicinity of Regent and Wellington Street and in the end he was slapped with a charge of making use of threatening language against the mother of killed political activist Courtney Crum-Ewing. He allegedly threatened the woman on August 12. Rodrigues, 42, of Riverview, Georgetown appeared ...

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Cevons Waste Management sacks 45 workers due to City Hall’s debt

Cevons Waste Management on Thursday announced that it would be laying off 45 workers from next month because City Hall is yet to pay any of its multi-million dollar debt. “It is,therefore, with considerable regret that we announce that with effect September 1 Cevons Waste Management must discontinue the employment of 45 employees. We deeply regret this eventuality and commit ...

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