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Tourism minister denies signing port deal

Tourism minister denies signing port deal

| 08/05/2019 | 90 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell has denied that the government has entered into any premature deals with contractors bidding on the controversial cruise berthing development in George Town. As speculation mounted in recent weeks that the ministry has already given the nod to China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to take on the proposed project, the minister […]

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How do you request a new bus stop?

How do you request a new bus stop?

| 15/04/2019

I pass buses everyday who pull over at the yellow crossing on West Bay Road outside the medical school residence hall. Students stand at the crossing waiting for the bus, which is dangerous as cars don’t know if students are crossing or not and it’s an accident waiting to happen. The buses also block the […]

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CAL ‘looking at all options’ over Max 8 problem

CAL ‘looking at all options’ over Max 8 problem

| 05/04/2019 | 94 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell has not ruled out a change in the plan to replace the Cayman Airways fleet with the new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, given the grounding of that model in the wake of two fatal crashes and problems the manufacturer has not yet solved. Answering questions in the Legislative Assembly […]

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Boeing commits to 737 Max software fix

Boeing commits to 737 Max software fix

| 20/03/2019 | 68 Comments

(CNS): Airlines and pilots who have been flying the now grounded Boeing 737 Max aircraft will see a software update before the end of the month, the manufacturers have said following two fatal crashes in what increasingly appear to be related circumstances. The BBC is reporting that it has seen documents that show the software […]

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CAL didn’t hesitate over safety, says CEO

CAL didn’t hesitate over safety, says CEO

| 15/03/2019 | 31 Comments

(CNS): The early decision by Cayman Airways Ltd to ground its new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft within hours of the Ethiopian Airlines fatal crash on Sunday was made without hesitation, the national flag carrier’s CEO, Fabian Whorms, has said, as airlines around the world struggle to deal with the grounding of the planes, which […]

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Norwegian Air asks Boeing for compensation

Norwegian Air asks Boeing for compensation

| 14/03/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): The European budget carrier Norwegian Air is the first airline to make a public demand of Boeing for compensation over its grounded fleet of eighteen 737 Max 8 jets in the wake of a second fatal crash of the same model in less than five months. Norwegian is the first airline to say publicly […]

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US air regulator grounds Boeing’s 737 Max

US air regulator grounds Boeing’s 737 Max

| 13/03/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The United States Federal Aviation Administration finally grounded all Boeing 737 Max aircraft, today, after mounting pressure on the regulator. The ban came sometime after the European Union, Canada, China and many other countries, including the Cayman Islands, as well as airlines from around the world had already stopped operating the planes. Boeing’s newest […]

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Civil Aviation bans Boeing 737 Max from Cayman airspace

Civil Aviation bans Boeing 737 Max from Cayman airspace

| 12/03/2019 | 59 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED 6pm: The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands has issued a ban on all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft in local airspace, starting Tuesday evening. On Sunday Cayman Airways grounded its own two new Max 8’s after an Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa bound for Nairobi crashed minutes […]

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CAL grounds Max 8 after Ethiopian crash

CAL grounds Max 8 after Ethiopian crash

| 11/03/2019 | 124 Comments

(CNS): In the wake of a second tragic, fatal crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, in less than five months, this time in Africa, Cayman Airways has grounded its two new planes. After an Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa bound for Nairobi crashed minutes after takeoff on Sunday, killing all 157 people […]

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Are taxis getting meters?

Are taxis getting meters?

| 08/03/2019

Quite some time ago there was discussion that taxis were to install meters. Did that go away and why?

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CAL’s second Boeing 737 Max 8 arrives at ORIA

CAL’s second Boeing 737 Max 8 arrives at ORIA

| 08/03/2019 | 62 Comments

(CNS): Captain Steven Coe and First Officer Giselah Ebanks brought Cayman Airways’ second new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft to Grand Cayman from Seattle Thursday evening. The aircraft is one of four in the national airline’s new fleet of Max 8 planes, which will be christened into service next week and arrives just as the […]

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