SkyBahamas Airlines Ltd. President & CEO Captain Randy Butler recently addressed the Rotary Club of West Nassau on the topic “Aviation Taxes”.
U.S. embassy officials met with Bahamian aviation authorities to discuss areas where this nation did not meet the minimum standards for aviation safety oversight.
“Serious concerns” have been raised over the increased Customs fees/taxes levied on the aviation industry and government has been called on to “urgently” revisit its policy.
Bahamian senior attorney and aviation expert Llewellyn Boyer-Cartwright was one of eight people from around the world at a virtual round table, discussing legal, commercial and environmental issues related to aviation.
A weekly flight from Jackonsville (JAX) to Marsh Harbour (MHH) will launch on June 15.
Senior aviation attorney Llewellyn Boyer-Cartwright has been invited by the Aircraft Registry of Aruba to speak at the 2013 Aeropodium offshore aircraft conference scheduled for later this year.
The Bahamian economy could be seriously impacted if deficiencies in its aviation safety regime are not quickly addressed. The country has already effectively been “named and shamed” by global watchdogs.
A former commercial pilot and leading aviation attorney said the country must “pay close attention to international requirements or face the real risk of widespread economic impact that could affect the entire nation.”
On January 30, 2013 a team of Aviation Accident Investigators from the Bahamas Civil Aviation Air Accident Investigation and Prevention Unit paid a visit to the National Transportation Safety Board in Miami.