TIMEHRI - Yeolena Callender and Ivelaw McNaughton are the newest batch of Cheddi Jagan International Airport staff to be recognized for their dedication and hard work for the period January to June 2013.

At a simple ceremony held recently, Senior Personnel Clerk, Callender and McNaughton, an Aviation Security Officer, were given tokens and monetary gifts by CJIAC’s management.

Ironically, Callender who is on the organizing committee had no idea that she was chosen for t...

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TIMEHRI - The owners of businesses that line the access road en route to the Cheddi Jagan International Airport Corporation’s departure/drop off area have vowed to work along with management to tackle noise nuisance; garbage pileups and illegal parking.

Administration and Operations Officer, Dwayne Butters and Assistant Supervisor of Aviation Security Terry Thomas engage several owners on ways and means to address the issues last week.  

“Help us so that we can hel...

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KINGSTON - The Caribbean Airlines Ltd. executive team from Trinidad met with Government of Guyana Ministers – Mohamed Irfaan Ali, Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce; and Minister Robeson Benn, Minister of Public Work and Transport; private sector representatives, representatives from the THAG, GTA and CJIA CEO, Ramesh Ghir.

The meeting sought to address key and critical issues such as the customer service of Caribbean Airlines, in-transit process and security checks of Gu...

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TIMEHRI - The Cheddi Jagan International Airport Corporation’s (CJIAC) financial performance for the first half of this year – January to June - has set a solid platform for continued solid and sustainable year. 

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ramesh Ghir, in his half yearly report, announced a nine percent or GYD$44M increase in revenues for the Airport. So far, CJIAC has accumulated GYD$542M compared to GYD$498M in 2012 for the same period.

The climb in income, Gh...

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KINGSTON - The Public Works Ministry has terminated a multi-million dollar sea defence contract that was undertaken by Toolsie Persaud Quarries Inc (TPQ) and suspended the contract for M&B Construction due to the companies’ unsatisfactory performance and total disregard for residents’ convenience and safety.

The subject Minister, Robeson Benn, on August 14 requested that his engineers suspend M&B’s contract until the contractor repairs a two mile stretch of road in Maria’...

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TIMEHRI - Safety of passengers and speeding were among “a laundry list of issues” candidly discussed during a meeting between the Chief Executive Officer and taxi drivers of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport Corporation (CJIAC) on August 8.

Held in the Viewing Gallery, over 30 drivers were in attendance.

The meeting came on the heels of a tragic accident that claimed the life of Roopnarine “Blinky” Sooklall on August 5. He was 43.

“We are a service orient...

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“Guyanese are warm and very friendly people,” declared Jean Todt, President of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), moments before he boarded a private jet at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport Corporation on August 9.

The FIA is the governing body for world motor sport and the federation of the world’s leading motoring organisations.

The sports racing aficionado was on a two day visit to look at initiatives to effectively tackle road safety in the c...

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TIMEHRI – Armed with a wealth of information, Cheddi Jagan International Airport Corporation employees are now ready to put their communications skills to the test.

For six days, 39 staff participated in a workshop at the airport facility’s Conference Room on how to communicate effectively in the office.

Jean Carol, Training Coordinator of the Public Service Ministry guided the CJIAC staff through the paces of using proper English and how to prepare reports and memos am...

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KINGSTON, Georgetown – Persons, who frequently use the power boat service as a mode of transportation, have the right to request the licenses of boat operators before boarding the vessels.

This is the view of Maritime Administration Department’s (MARAD) head, Claudette Rogers.

“Your life should be important to you as it is to us. We think it is absolutely necessary and we think it would only take one second of your time to ask that question, which will determine whether...

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KINGSTON, Georgetown - Minister of Public Works, Robeson Benn last Thursday began another round of visits to major civil engineering projects, now that the weather has improved somewhat to make sure that contractors are keeping good pace and that the work is of good quality.

He acknowledged that there have been criticisms about the pace of work which has been affected by the extended period of rainfall with the rainy season going into July. There were also challenges with the sup...

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