British Virgin Islands Airport Reopens for Commercial Flights

Commercial flights have officially resumed at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island, Tortola, in a big step forward for the British Virgin Islands since the devastation caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

The announcement was made by the British Virgin Islands Department of Disaster Management.

Carriers that are resuming commercial operation to Tortola include Cape Air, which operated its first flight out of the airport to San Juan on Monday morning, and regional carrier LIAT, which was operating flights from the Eastern Caribbean.

Another important carrier for the territory, Seaborne, will be relaunching its San Juan-Tortola flights on Oct. 11, according to the company’s Web site.

Hours of flight operation will be from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM daily, according to Denniston Fraser, managing director of the BVI Airports Authority.

You can read the complete article from Caribbean Journal here.

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