Fly Jamaica hoping to clear backlog today

-as anger grows

Fly Jamaica hopes to clear its passenger backlog today and return to normal operations tomorrow, according to its Commercial Operations Manager Carl Bowen.

He was yesterday offering an update on the delayed and cancelled flights that passengers traveling with the airline have been facing over the last week.  Fly Jamaica, which has Guyanese principals, has been affected by scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of its planes and a winter storm in New York.

Bowen noted that a flight is scheduled for this morning that would see passengers for both New York and Toronto being able to depart Guyana, thus clearing the backlog by more than 90%.

But even as the airline says it is ….


Coordinator for the Ministry of Public Infrastructure’s Works Services Group, Geoffrey Vaughn has described as baseless, claims that non-functioning traffic lights make key intersections hazardous for drivers.

MCC backs Young Windies, Stewart in appeal controversy

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Gov’t meets unions on future of sugar industry

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Some sugar workers to get full severance end of January

Finance Minister Winston Jordan today moved in Parliament to amend the government’s request for supplementary provisions which will allow some of the sugar workers made redundant to get their full severance at the end of January.

WPA says backs restructuring of sugar

The Working People’s Alliance (WPA) today announced its support for the government’s restructuring of the sugar industry.

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