Grenada Broadcasting Network

29th February 2024

  

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GRENADA IS NOT ONLY ABOUT SAND, SEA AND SPICES.

THE SMALL ISLAND ALSO PRODUCES INDIVIDUALS WHO HELP THE COUNTRY MARK IT’S THE SPOT IN THE GLOBE

A GRENADIAN WAS AMONG THE CREW MEMBERS ON BOARD THE INAUGURAL INTER-CARIBBEAN AIRWAYS ATR-42 FLIGHT ON THE GRENADA TO BARBADOS ROUTE.

REES EVANS IS A 27-YEAR-OLD PILOT, HAILS FROM SPRINGS IN SAINT GEORGE.

HE BEGAN HIS STUDIES AT THE SECONDARY AND TERTIARY LEVELS ON THE ISLAND BEFORE MIGRATING TO CANADA.

EVANS HAS BEEN FLYING FOR SIX YEARS AND IS ELATED TO BE ABLE TO TAKE TO THE SKIES AGAIN, AFTER BEING LAID OFF DURING THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC.

ACCORDING TO GTA CEO, PETRA ROACH, UNDER THE NEW ARRANGEMENT, INTER CARIBBEAN AIRWAYS WILL PROVIDE TWICE DAILY SERVICE ON THE GRENADA/ BARBADOS ROUTE ON FOUR DAYS OF THE WEEK.

THERE WILL BE ONE FLIGHT ON THE OTHER DAYS.

THE 48-SEATER AIRCRAFT PROVIDES CONNECTIONS TO 14 COUNTRIES AND 22 DESTINATIONS INCLUSIVE OF, BARBADOS, THE OECS AND GUYANA. IT NOW PROVIDES 11 FLIGHTS EACH WEEK TO GRENADA.

REES IS HAPPY TO WEAR HIS CAPTAIN HAT ON INTER-CARIBBEAN AS THE AIRLINE PLAYS ITS ROLE ON RE-VITALISING INTRA-CARIBBEAN TRAVEL.

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