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I am a quarantined triple-vaccinated visitor. I read everything in the Cayman Compass. As I passed through the airport, I asked the health workers and...
Cayman has received a shipment of test kits which government purchased from a South Korean company.
Cayman's borders are likely to stay closed until the end of May, Premier Alden McLaughlin said Tuesday.
Ongoing work at the airfield at Owen Roberts International Airport are again requiring the night-time road closure of a section of Crewe Road.
Cayman Brac's Charles Kirkconnell International Airport's runway was closed today (Thursday) after a private aircraft aborted its takeoff.
Police arrested a 31-year-old man for DUI on Friday night after his grey Porsche SUV crashed into a building at the airport.
The Customs Department at Owen Roberts International Airport in Grand Cayman has introduced red and green customs channels in a bid to streamline the duty declaration system.
As expansion work on the Owen Roberts International Airport continues, the Cayman Islands Airports Authority is advising travelers to expect some inconvenience at the check-in area of the airport from Monday.
For the sake of the $55 million airport renovation project, we can understand months of inconvenience. What we can’t understand is extorting passengers, for the sake of $2 a pop.
Operations staff at the Owen Roberts International Airport are using new equipment – a fogger – to reduce the number of bird at the airport. According to a statement issued by the Cayman Islands Airports Authority Tuesday, its Operations Department in collaboration with the Safety Office, is now using “an environmentally safe device” to keep the birds away.
Airport officials have urged passengers to be patient and warned there may be months of inconvenience ahead as work on the multi-million dollar expansion of the facility intensifies. Temporary fencing had been installed near the entrance to the check-in hall Monday and passengers were being diverted around the construction zone on makeshift walkways.
Our fervent wish is that we could approach a parking machine at Grand Cayman’s airport and not be greeted with a warning sign, an error message or a device that is obviously nonfunctional.
Some customer service problems that have plagued Grand Cayman’s airport parking facilities for a number of years have not been corrected since the installation of a new automated system, and new problems were temporarily brought on by a recent lightning strike, according to airport officials.
Airport staff bid farewell to an old friend Wednesday when the last British Airways Boeing 767-300 jet departed the Cayman Islands.
The newest plane in Cayman Airways’ fleet will be out of action for around two weeks after being damaged in stormy weather over the weekend.
Two women were found guilty on Wednesday of stealing US$1,000 from a person at the Owen Roberts Airport who wanted to send the money to her son in Jamaica.
First responders got a refresher course in aviation disaster management when the Cayman Islands Airports Authority simulated a plane crash on Wednesday afternoon.
Air cannons are being fired at the airport to help scare birds away from the runway, according to the Cayman Islands Airports Authority.
The Owen Roberts International Airport perimeter fence was damaged Thursday afternoon when a car smashed into the fence during a downpour.
The charge levied on airline passengers age 12 and over departing from Cayman that funds passenger security measures has been increased by $2.50 (US$2.90) per passenger, according to the Cayman Islands Airports Authority.
New travel requirements are causing problems for some individuals who attempt to travel to or through the U.S. without a biometric passport.
In the April 20, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, George Town correspondent Frances Bodden wrote: “Mrs. Bertie Cooper and Dr. Collins arrived for a day’s stay in the island on April 14."
When street vendor Rayburn Ebanks was removed the site where he sold goods alongside the Owen Roberts International Airport fence in 2013, he simply moved across the road to the cricket pitch.
In the March 2, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, the latest airport news included:
The Owen Roberts International Airport was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after smoke was spotted in the construction area next to the terminal. The smoke is believed to have resulted from smoldering insulation material during steel work for the construction project.
The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands has issued new restrictions prohibiting users of small unmanned aircraft, commonly known as drones, from flying the vehicles near airports and the prison.
Plans to begin expanding the runway at the Owen Roberts International Airport to allow long-haul flights into Grand Cayman are being pushed forward.
Maintenance issues have been blamed for a series of delays and a handful of flight cancellations on Cayman Airways routes over the past month. Two...
Longtime Cayman Brac airport worker Daryl “Bud” Walton retired last week after nearly three decades. Mr. Walton, officially the airport’s maintenance officer, was lauded Friday...
In the Jan. 19, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, Cayman Brac correspondent Lilian Ritch wrote: “The airport terminal...
In the Jan. 12, 1966 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, updates on the airport included: “The full-time Groundsman is...