Fuel Shortage Could Affect Montserrat

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - December 20, 2011

Above: Montserrat

By the Caribbean Journal staff

A shortage of fuel at Avgas in Antigua could affected local air service to Montserrat.

Avgas is used by airlines that service Montserrat, according to Montserrat’s Ministry of Communications, Works and Labour.

The shortage is expected to last “a couple of days and will likely affect the airlines’ schedules” of both FlyMontserrat and SVG Air, according to a statement from the Ministry. “Both airlines are currently making best efforts, to the extent possible, to minimize disruptions to their service.”

The situation was beyond the control of local authorities and the government, the Ministry said.

Popular Posts cape santa maria

The Best Caribbean Beach Resort You’ve Never Heard of 

There’s a boat just offshore called “Escape.”  It’s bobbing in some of the most brilliant, dynamic turquoise water I’ve ever seen, a few meters from a stretch of sand so bright and so white you have to squint to look […]


Marriott Is Opening Its New St Regis Resort In Aruba 

aruba st regis inside the restaurant with chairs

It was more than a decade ago that Marriott opened its first-ever Ritz-Carlton resort in the Dutch Caribbean: the Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, which at the time was the island’s first true five-star resort.  Fast forward to 2024, and Marriott is set […]


From All-Inclusive Resorts to Beaches, Travelers Are Falling in Love With Antigua and Barbuda

antigua barbuda frontier airlines the peninsula with sand

The plunge-pool villas at Hammock Cove. The historic streets of Nelson’s Dockyard. Pool days at Sheer Rocks. Unforgettable honeymoons. Vibrant meals of pepperpot and fungee. Beach bar hopping on the south coast. Endless serenity in Barbuda.  Travelers keep flocking to […]


Related Posts caribbean antigua beach

Caribbean Moment: Twilight on the Beach in Antigua

It’s just after sunset. The waves are energetic and the sky hues blue and gold.  There’s a chair on the edge of the sand, waiting for you.  To your left, there’s Curtain Bluff, the iconic resort in Antigua; in the […]


Cruise Growth Helps Montserrat Top Tourism Milestone

montserrat tourism milestone

Strong cruise growth has helped the tiny island of Montserrat to set top a significant tourism milestone.  For the first time since the eruption of Montserrat’s Soufriere Hills Volcano in 1995, Montserrat welcomed more than 20,000 cruise and stayover visitors […]


Winair Adding Montserrat Flights for 2020

montserrat flights

Regional air carrier Winair is launching additional flights to Montserrat for the upcoming peak tourist season in 2020.  The carrier will be launching new flights in January and March on its Twin-Otter aircraft, according to a statement from the government […]


SUBSCRIBE!

Sign up for Caribbean Journal's free newsletter for a daily dose of beaches, hotels, rum and the best Caribbean travel information on the net.


No. Thank You