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Dominica Government is Working to Obtain a Code 3 Classification for Night Landing

Ports Minister Rayburn Blackmore says government is working to obtain a code 3 classification for night landing at the Melville hall aiport. Blackmore was responding to a statement by spokes person for American eagle Minette Verles, about restrictions by the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) from landing on runway 27 due to mountainous terrain at the […]

Dominica Fails to Meet the Millennium Development Goal

Chairperson of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians and Speaker of the House of Assembly Alix Boyde Knights says top on her agenda would be efforts to increase the number of women in parliament. Boyde Knights was elected by more than 70 women member of parliaments and Legislatures from around the Commonwealth.

Prime Minister Skerrit wants work ethics at the Melville Hall Airport to Improve

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says government will not tolerate lack of respect for the new and improved Melville Hall Airport. Night landing officially got on the way at the $110 million dollar newly refurbished Melville hall airport Tuesday night. PM Skerrit also had some advice for American Eagle who is expected to make inaugural flights […]

Dominica Gets Set to Officially Commence Night Landing

Tourism Minister Ian Douglas says night landing in Dominica will further develop the struggling tourism sector.Beginning Monday 20 September 2010, air access into Dominica will be greatly enhanced with the introduction of night landing at Melville hall, Margot. LIAT, Winair, and the Venezuelan airline Conviasa will conduct inaugural flights into Melville hall on Monday night […]

Ian Douglas Says a Number of Areas to be Reviewed in Light of Carnival Pull Out

Tourism Minister Ian Douglas says a number of areas have to examined in addressing some of the factors which could have contributed to the recent pull out of Dominica from the Carnival Cruise Lines Itinerary. Douglas says the efficiency of the dispatching system, the congestion at the bayfront, presentation of vendors and the ambiance of […]

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