Tag Archives: CJIA

American Airlines, CJIA differ on notice to pilots about temporary runway lights

American Airlines (AA) and Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) on Wednesday differed about whether a notice was ever issued to pilots about a temporary lighting system at the airport that damaged the wheels of one of AA’s planes. ‘The cable appears to be part of a temporary runway light solution which was not visible to the crew and no ...

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Cocaine-in-fire extinguisher bound for flight intercepted, 4 arrested – CANU

The Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) said Thursday it foiled a plan to smuggle cocaine in a fire extinguisher on an outgoing flight. “The suspected narcotic was unearthed concealed in a fire extinguisher believed to be destined for placement on an aircraft for an international destination at CJIA (Cheddi Jagan International Airport),” CANU said in a statement. The law enforcement agency ...

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Bogus Exec Jet Club owner loses case to use cash-jet pilot’s hangar at CJIA

The High Court has blocked a man from using a hangar at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport  Corporation (CJIAC) to continue the operations of Exec Jet Club which is owned by a Guyanese pilot now facing charges in the United States for bulk cash smuggling and cocaine trafficking. High Court Judge, Dianna Insanally, in the course of ruling, said Deolall Gangadin ...

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