Press Release: Reopening of AIA

PRESS RELEASE RE-OPENING OF THE ARGYLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT & STATUS OF AIRPORTS IN THE GRENADINES Argyle Gardens, Thursday April 22, 2021. Update #4. The Argyle International Airport (AIA) continues to make significant strides in the process of cleaning the aerodrome, to ensure that all international standards to accommodate aircraft are achieved. We express appreciation to everyone who contributed to AIA returning to operations by way of water and masks donations, equipment and manpower. AIA is now pleased to inform that full operations will commence from Saturday April 24, 2021. The public is asked to appreciate that cleaning will be ongoing, as ash persists in the atmosphere and is continuously redeposited on the compound. The Cargo Terminal will return to normal operations from 8:00am, effective tomorrow Friday April 23, 2021. Airports in the Grenadine: J.F. Mitchell airport remains open under special conditions, due to the terminal building repair work in progress. The Canouan, Union Island and Mustique airports remain operational from 9:00am to 5:00pm. The public is reminded that the prevailing protocols for COVID-19, remain in effect. Corsel Robertson (Mrs.) Chief Executive Officer