December 1, 2021

Small fire incident at Cayman Islands ORIA

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (3, February 2016) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) can confirm that at 12:50pm today (Wednesday, 3 February) the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) was temporarily evacuated after smoke was spotted in the construction area at the interface of the new and existing building. The cause of the smoke is yet […]

Groundbreaking ceremony at Cayman Islands ORIA

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The groundbreaking ceremony for the Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman took place last Thursday (10). The persons present included: • Her Excellency the Governor, Mrs. Helen Kilpatrick, • Hon. Alden McLaughlin, Premier of the Cayman Islands, • Hon. Juliana O’Connor Conolly, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly • Hon. Franz Manderson, Deputy Governor • […]

CIAA Statement on ORIA Design Concept Concerns

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (12 March, 2015) Now that plans for the Owen Roberts International Airport’s (ORIA) expansion project design concept have been revealed, the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) has received many messages of support as well as some concerns from the public regarding the new design. These issues include the removal of the […]

Cayman Islands airport agencies executes safety walk

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ORIA F.O.D. Walk 2014 Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (18 December, 2014) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) held its annual Foreign Object Debris (F.O.D) Walk on Tuesday, 16th December. The end of year event was organized by CIAA’s Safety Management Team as a way to encourage all the airport partners to do their part to […]

CKIA Emergency Exercise staged in Cayman Brac

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (1 December, 2014) Cayman Brac’s Emergency Responders tested their skills on Tuesday, 25 November during an exercise organized by the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA). The exercise called “Rescue Me” was staged at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA) and involved the landing of a mock Learjet 35 flown by “Aerospace […]

Aircraft emergency exercise set for Cayman Brac airport

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (21 November, 2014) Now that Grand Cayman’s Emergency Responders have been put to the test, it’s time for Cayman Brac’s airport staff, fire officers, police and Health Service Authority workers to hone their emergency response skills during a mock plane crash. The exercise called “Rescue Me” was organized by the Cayman […]

iNews Briefs

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Government companies to be scrutinized closely by Cayman Island government Speaking at a press briefing, last week, Cayman Islands Premier, Alden McLaughlin, said government was bringing in a new law in the New Year that will change the rules regarding all government companies. This will include Cayman Airways, Turtle Farm, Port Authority, Airport Authority and […]

Cayman Islands airport welcomes Shining Stars

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Cayman Islands airport welcomes Shining Stars Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – You are never too young to learn about planes, flying and airport operations, was the message from the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) to a group of young students from the Shining Stars Childhood Care and Education Centre. The inquisitive preschoolers paid a visit to […]

Message handling systems upgrade at Cayman Islands airports

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (21 0ctober, 2014) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) is taking technology to another level with major upgrades to its Aeronautical Message Handling System (AMHS) and Automatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS). The goal is to implement a seamless integrated and automated message handling system that will supply the Air Traffic Services […]

Cayman Islands Airports Authority seeks commercial revenue consultant

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From The Moodie Report News Room CAYMAN ISLANDS. Commercial space at Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) is to be upgraded as part of a major airport improvement programme about to start at the main international gateway to the Cayman Islands. The airport is seeking a commercial consultant and well-sourced local reports suggest a duty free […]