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November, 2017

  • 29 November

    Airport Authority Conducts Contingency Training Exercise at Leonard Thompson Intl.

    The Airport Authority conducted Table Top and Full-Scale Emergency and Contingency Exercises at the Leonard M. Thompson International Airport on Nov. 14-15. Key airport employees, heads of government departments along with community stakeholders were selected to take part in the exercise in the event of an emergency at the airport. …

March, 2017

  • 16 March

    Fire Dept. Issues, Airport Mold and Unregulated Bus Stops Top Council Agenda

    The Central Abaco District Council met on March 9, 2017.

  • 3 March

    Vantage Bahamas Tapped to Provide Technical Expertise at Leonard M. Thompson International

    Vantage Bahamas is the local subsidiary of Vantage Airport Group, based in Vancouver, British Columbia. The company is currently under an executive management agreement with the Lynden Pindling International Airport since 2007.

February, 2017

  • 16 February

    Gov’t Borrows $35 Million to Update Family Island Airports

    The Inter-American Development (IDB) Bank approved a $35m loan designed to improve infrastructure at four airports on the Family Islands, including Abaco.

January, 2017

  • 4 January

    Private-Public Partnership Plans Discussed for Abaco’s Two Airports

    The Ministry of Transport and Aviation facilitated a meeting for all airport stakeholders, workers, industry partners and interested persons at the Leonard M. Thompson International Airport’s Domestic Arrival Lounge on Dec. 22.

August, 2016

  • 10 August

    Treasure Cay Airport to be Refurbished; Leonard M Thompson International’s Management to be Fortified

    The refurbishment and redevelopment of airports in North Eleuthera, Exuma and Treasure Cay are set to commence as the government has entered into an agreement with the Inter-American Development Bank for public-private partnerships. Minister of Transport and Aviation Glenys Hanna–Martin had previously stated her intention to cooperate and partner with …

June, 2016

  • 2 June

    Airport Renamed Without Fanfare

    The Marsh Harbour International Airport was renamed the Leonard M. Thompson International Airport on May 25, 2016.

March, 2016

  • 11 March

    From the Editor’s Desk: Big Things

    The Prime Minister announced during the recent presentation of the budget debate that, thanks to VAT, the country has cut its deficit substantially. That’s great; however deficit does not mean our debt – which continues to grow with vigor. It grows because spending continues to outpace what we collect in tax at the expense of the private sector which, Mr. Christie admitted, grew much slower than expected.

February, 2016

  • 11 February

    Government Set to Spend $5 million in Moore’s Island

    Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works and Urban Development, Philip Davis, and Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, Dr. Daniel Johnson, led a town meeting at Greater Bethel Native Baptist Church on January 25 outlining the government’s plans for comprehensive infrastructure upgrades on Moore’s Island.

  • 2 February

    Abaco to Get New Weather Radar

    Hoping to strengthen the country's weather tracking services, Department of Meteorology Director Trevor Basden said the government is planning to purchase at least three additional "state of the art" Doppler weather radars for approximately $18 million with one to be placed in Abaco.