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Tag Archives: Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA)

Night flights at Cheddi Jagan Int’l Airport to resume

Less than one day after severe lightning knocked out the runway lights at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) and forced the cancellation of all flights Sunday night and pre-dawn Monday, the airport on Monday afternoon successfully reinstated one circuit of the runway lights, enabling night flight operations, the Public Works Ministry said. The ministry said that update was conveyed ...

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Cheddi Jagan Int’l Airport’s runway lighting system being repaired, rescheduled flights arriving daytime Monday

The teams from Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) and Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) are continuing to rectify the runway lighting system that was damaged during Sunday’s severe thunderstorm and lightning, the airport said in a statement. “Thus far, they have identified and replaced four cable sections and five transformers,” CJIA said in a statement. The intense thunderstorms and ...

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BREAKING: Failed Cheddi Jagan Int’l Airport runway lights force diversion of several flights

The runway lights at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) on Sunday night went out because bad weather earlier in the day damaged Guyana Power and Light (GPL) and airport transformers as well as affected the circuits, forcing the diversion of a number of international flights that were due to land there, the Ministry of Public Works said. An InterCaribbean ...

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Air Europa flight makes emergency landing in Guyana after passenger falls sick

An Air Europa passenger jet — en route from Lima, Peru to Madrid, Spain — made an emergency landing at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) on Monday afternoon because one of the passengers fell ill, officials confirmed. “The aircraft declared a medical emergency on board and as such, an emergency landing was instituted. The airport’s ambulance was on standby to ...

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Guyana’s two airports to remain closed until May 1

The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) and the Eugene Correia International Airport (ECIA) will remain closed to international flights until May 1, 2020, in order to continue mitigating the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. “The closure of the airspace will greatly assist in minimizing the spread of COVID-19 by limiting international contacts,” the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said. The ...

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CJI Airport silent on cause of water disruption resulting in unflushed toilets

The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) Thursday morning remained silent on the cause of water disruption that resulted in many unflushed and dirty toilets, even as the Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) did not take any blame for the problem. “On January 8th 2019, CJIA’s water supply was disrupted resulting in the terminal buildings being out of water for several hours. ...

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