St. Kitts Airport Departure Area To Be Improved

Work Begins On Improving Departure Area

Work Begins On Improving Departure Area
Photo By Erasmus Williams

Basseterre – Nevis
April 28, 2010 (CUOPM)

Work has begun to ensure the speedier, more comfortable and convenient process of passengers departing the Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport.

Newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the St. Christopher Air and Sea Ports Authority (SCASPA), Mr. Terrence Crossman said work began on Tuesday aimed at improving the immigration and security areas to create a better access point, especially on weekends when it becomes congested.”

“Our objective is to improve the departure and better screening facilities,” said the SCASPA CEO.

Mr. Crossman used the opportunity to apologise to users of the departure area for the inconvenienced that is being caused during the renovation period.

Last December Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas, who at the time was Minister of Tourism visited and toured the airport following reports of “bottlenecks” from departing passengers.

The policies of the governing St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party Administration under the leadership of Prime Minister has resulted in St. Kitts and Nevis becoming a well sought after tourism destination in the Caribbean and have attracted several international flights to the Federation.

American Airlines flies non-stop daily from Miami International Airport and twice a week ““ Wednesdays and Sundays ““ from New York’s JFK International. US Airways flies on Saturday’s from Philadelphia. Delta Airlines flies twice weekly – Wednesday’s and Saturdays from Atlanta and British Airways on Tuesdays and Saturdays from London-Gatwick.

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