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. …
The Central Abaco District Council met on March 9, 2017.
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.
The Inter-American Development (IDB) Bank approved a $35m loan designed to improve infrastructure at four airports on the Family Islands, including Abaco.
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.
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 …
The Marsh Harbour International Airport was renamed the Leonard M. Thompson International Airport on May 25, 2016.
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.
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.
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.