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Airports will remain closed until ‘all clear’ is given- BVIAA MD

Airports will remain closed until ‘all clear’ is given- BVIAA MD

With word of some flights still not postponed amidst airport closures in the Virgin Islands, Managing Director of the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA), Mr Kurt A. G. Menal, has indicated that the airports will remain closed until all clear is issued by the DDM and relevant meteorological authority over Tropical Storm Fiona.

“In line with advice from the relevant authorities a press release was sent out yesterday to the general public as well as relevant communication to our airport stakeholders,” he told Virgin Islands News Online today, September 27, 2022.

As a result of the Tropical Storm, he added that the VI is still under a tropical storm warning and as such, an all-clear will decide the way forward.

Mr Menal added, “The traveling public is advised to monitor official sources for weather updates and to contact their respective airlines following the announcement of the all clear.”

The BVI Airports Authority issued a notice to the traveling public that the Territory’s airports will close from, September 16, 2022, due to the passage of Tropical Storm Fiona.

The airports affected included the Auguste George International Airport on Anegada, Taddy Bay International Airport on Virgin Gorda, and the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island.

As a result of Tropical Storm Fiona, Mr Kurt A. G. Menal added that the VI is still under a tropical storm warning and as such, hinting that an all-clear will decide the way forward.

The BVI Airports Authority has issued a notice to the traveling public that the Territory’s Airports will be closed due to the passage of Tropical Storm Fiona.

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