Tag Archives: Airport

Continue Supporting The International Airport Fund

An appeal has been made for Vincentians to continue to donate to the Argyle Airport Contributory Fund, to assist in completing the International Airport at Argyle. The appeal has come from Communications Officer at the International Airport Development Company (IADC), Jennifer Richardson, who says work on the International Airport project is progressing rapidly. Miss Richardson… Continue Reading →

March Parliament International Airport Discussion

A Government-owned company is being established to manage the Argyle International Airport, when it is completed. This was announced by Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, as he responded to a question in Parliament this morning. The Prime Minister said the relevant authorities are putting the necessary systems in place to facilitate the establishment of the… Continue Reading →

$2,000,000 Loan Approved For The Argyle International Airport

The Barbados-based CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) has approved an additional 2-million EC dollar loan for the Argyle International Airport project. According to Caribbean News Now, the funding will be used to purchase equipment to establish a 218 kVa solar energy farm that will reduce electricity costs at the multi-million dollar facility. CDF’s CEO, Lorne McDonnough,… Continue Reading →

Dr. Ralph Gonsalves On The Allocation Of $70,000,000 EC To The Argyle International Airport

Over seventy million dollars has been allocated in the 2015 National Budget to go towards the completion of the International Airport at Argyle. Word of this came from Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, during his Budget Address on Wednesday. The Prime Minister disclosed that the airport project is estimated to cost some 700-million EC dollars…. Continue Reading →

Prime Minister Seeks Business Partners For Airport Arrival

Prime Minister, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves is appealing to members of the Business community to work together while taking advantage of the benefits which will come to the country as a result of the Argyle International Airport. Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves spoke on this issue, during remarks at a Cocktail hosted by the Chamber of… Continue Reading →

The Coming Argyle International Airport Will Make This Year A Significant One For The Ministry of Tourism

Tourism Minister Cecil Mckie, spoke of the benefits which the sector is expected to realize, as he addressed a ceremony held last week to mark the official presentation of licenses to over 100 Tourism Service Providers. Minister Mckie said improving air access to St. Vincent and the Grenadines will provide the impetus for improved tourist… Continue Reading →