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November 09, 2011
LPIA pours millions into energy efficiency

Nassau's airport development has invested millions in energy efficiency, Guardian Business can reveal, as executives expect to save up to 15 percent in power usage over the coming years - a key investment that will likely pay dividends.
Kevin McDonald, the director of maintenance and engineering at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA), said energy efficiency must be a priority with utility...

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May 02, 2012
Radar blackout causes significant flight delays

Significant flight delays are being reported at the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) as the radar undergoes major repairs.
With the radar down, staff at LPIA are relying on pilot reports from other airlines to guide the carriers into Nassau, according to Roscoe Perpall, president of the Bahamas Air Traffic Controllers Union (BATCU). The process is less exact and takes more time, he ex...

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February 09, 2015
LPIA partnership makes sense for FBO operator

Expansion in the tourism sector and watching an increasing number of its customers moving through Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) finally sold Jet Aviation on the idea of finding a partner in The Bahamas, according to David Paddock, senior vice president and general manager of U.S. aircraft services.

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August 26, 2011
LPIA re-opened this morning

The Bahamas' busiest airport reopened Friday morning, giving hundreds of stranded visitors access to outbound flights after Hurricane Irene forced the closure of the Lynden Pindling International Airport.
John Terpstra, vice president of operations at the Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD), said the aim was for a 7 a.m. opening.
"We're doing everything in our power to be ready to open," he s...

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April 24, 2012
LPIA tackles decades-old oil spill

Major oil and gas companies are working side-by-side with contractors in the $409 million airport expansion project to clean up an oil spill that started two decades ago.
A defective fuel hydrant system installed in the early 1990s, when a new U.S. departures terminal was built, has gushed more than 50,000 gallons of oil into the ground over many years, according to Deangelo Stuart, the environmen...

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December 09, 2014
LPIA soars at feeding the hungry

NASSAU, Bahamas -- The airport community helped to fill cupboards and stomachs when workers joined forces with Hands for Hunger to provide the equivalent of 400 meals - a critical supply of food for the hungry.
During the two-week exercise, donation containers were set-up in strategic locations around the airport for convenient food drop-off by employees of Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD)...

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December 04, 2014
New management company for BEC within two weeks

The restructuring of the Bahamas Electricity Corporation (BEC) will be a mirror of what was done at the Lynden Pindling International Airport. A private management company will be selected to manage BEC, according to a predesigned business plan, with the government maintaining 100 percent ownership of the utility.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works Philip Brave Davis told Guardian Busines...

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April 05, 2012
NAD Marks 5th Anniversary At LPIA As Airport Gears Up For Busy Easter Season

Nassau, Bahamas --This week marks five years since Nassau Airport Development
Company (NAD) took over day-to-day operations at the Lynden Pindling
International Airport. As the team at the airport management company
gears up for the busy Easter holiday travel period, they reflect on
their accomplishments and future plans for LPIA.

On April 1, 2007, the Bahamas
government signed a 30-year agr...

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November 25, 2014
New LPIA radar installation almost finished

The $14 million installation of a new radar system and other critical infrastructure at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) is around 90 percent complete, according to officials.
Prime Minister Perry Christie and a small ministerial delegation toured the radar site yesterday.
The new facility is expected to resolve several issues regarding the working conditions of air traffic controllers...

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April 02, 2012
Industrial action at LPIA triggers flight delays

Industrial action taken by air traffic controllers caused significant flight delays over the weekend, Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) Communications Manager Shonalee Johnson said yesterday.
"Departing flights were placed on hold today (Sunday), so what we saw was an average of between 30 to 50 minutes on departing flights as a result of their actions," Johnson explained.
She pointed out t...

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