Tag Archives: The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA)

TRAVEL: Virgin Atlantic; other airlines apply to fly to Guyana; two hotels near CJIA proposed

Aviation Minister Juan Edghill on Wednesday November 4, announced  that the United Kingdom-headquarterd airline, Virgin Atlantic, is among several carriers that have applied to fly to Guyana.

Mr. Edghill hoped that the new Board of Directors of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) would eventually greenlight that application fir Virgin Atlantic to begin scheduled flights to Guyana.    Continue reading

Travel: Guyana postpones re-opening of airports after sharp rise in COVID-19 cases

The local aviation authority has canceled plans to re-open the country’s international airports after a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases.

The CJIA  phased re-opening now August 1st,

Instead of a planned July1opening, the process has been pushed back to August 1st, the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said yesterday.
The country’s borders and airports were closed in March as the world battled the virus pandemic which has crippled flights.

The two international airports are the Cheddi Jagan International Airport and the Eugene F. Correia International Airport.     Continue reading