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September 27, 2022
Airport 'bumpy' woes continue as govt seeks developers

Amid continued appeal from Grand Bahama residents for the government to hasten repairs to the island's lone operable airport, newly appointed Chairman of the Freeport Airport Development (FAD) Company, Terah Rahming, said work is being carried out to improve conditions at the facility. Rahming was responding to questions from Grand Bahama News regarding the state of Grand ...
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September 21, 2022
Airport winning bid 'in next weeks'

TOURISM, Investments and Aviation Minister Chester Cooper revealed yesterday that government has narrowed down the list of potential investors for the redevelopment of the Grand Bahama International Airport to two and is hoping to select the "winning bidder" in the next several weeks.

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September 21, 2022
Cooper: two credible GB airport bids

There are two bidders for the Grand Bahama airport, Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments and Aviation Chester Cooper said yesterday. Cooper, who spoke to the media before heading into the weekly Cabinet meeting, said the two potential developers are "credible" and "funded". He added that the Freeport Airport Development Company could make an announcement on ...
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September 20, 2022
The deplorable state of the Grand Bahama airport

Dear Editor, For we Bahamian and international travelers, coming and leaving the so-called Grand Bahama International Airport is just short of maximum disgrace. After three years post Dorian, the taxiways and tarmacs remain in disrepair. Riding over them in multi-million-dollar aircraft brings back experiences of riding in the old truck of our pastor, Father Cornelius ...
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 NAD Partners With Aviation Tech Company AeroCloud To Improve Airports Efficiency
September 12, 2022
NAD Partners With Aviation Tech Company AeroCloud To Improve Airport’s Efficiency

This summer, Nassau Airport Development Company (NAD) entered into a three-year contract with aviation technology company AeroCloud Systems to provide Flight Information Display Systems (FIDS) and gate management systems (GMS) at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA).

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Tourism/Aviation and Works Ministries meet with IDB on Airport Infrastructure Improvement
August 29, 2022
Tourism/Aviation and Works Ministries meet with IDB on Airport Infrastructure Improvement

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments & Aviation, the Hon. Chester Cooper and Minister of Works and Utilities, the Hon.

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December 17, 2018
Fugitive from US caught at airport

A MAN declared a fugitive in the United States was caught at the Lynden Pindling International Airport on Saturday attempting to flee the country, police said.

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August 24, 2022
DPM Announces New Freeport Airport Development Company Established To Oversee GBIA

The Hon. I. Chester Cooper, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister ofTourism, Investments & Aviation (MOTIA) in a statement on Sunday, 21 August, announced theappointment of a seven-member board of directors for the newly established Freeport AirportDevelopment Company (FAD) as a part of the Government’s commitment to rebuild and manage theGrand Bahama International Airport (GBIA).

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August 24, 2022
Officials reviewing several proposals for GB airport rebuild 

Minister of Tourism, Investment and Aviation Chester Cooper said yesterday the government is reviewing three offers for the redevelopment of Grand Bahama International Airport (GBIA). He was unable to say how much the redevelopment will cost. "Firstly, there are several proposals that range from $50 million to $150 million," Cooper said. "There has to be ...
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August 22, 2022
Freeport Airport Development Company established to oversee new GBIA

The government has appointed a seven-member board of directors for a newly established Freeport Airport Development Company (FAD), which would oversee the development of a new Grand Bahama International Airport (GBIA), Minister of Tourism, Investments and Aviation Chester Cooper said yesterday. The Davis administration purchased GBIA from Hutchison Whampoa last year, unconvinced the previous ...

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