Tag: Cyril E. King International Airport

Fingerprints Tell Feds Man At St. Thomas Airport Isn’t Who He Pretends To Be

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Fingerprints allowed federal officers to make an arrest at the St. Thomas airport after a deported man allegedly claimed to be someone he was not, authorities said. Gilberto Arana Wence was arrested on Friday and charged with illegal re-entry by a removed alien, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. According to court documents, […]

VIPA: Broken Ticket Spitter Means Travelers Must Go To Airport Three Hours Early

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Airline passengers are being advised to arrive at least two and a half to three hours earlier for flights departing from the Cyril E. King International Airport on St. Thomas, according to the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA). “Entrance to the terminal may be delayed during the high-traffic hours of 1:30 p.m. […]

Tortola Native Admits To Smuggling 22 Pounds of Cocaine in Coolers Through St. Thomas

DOPE RIDE: Ashley Warner, 54, of Road Town, Tortola British Virgin Islands admitted in federal court that he was a coke dealer today. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A British Virgin Islander admitted in federal court today to trying to smuggle about 22 pounds of cocaine in coolers through St. Thomas. Ashley […]

FEMA BLUE ROOF: On Cyril E. King International Airport Tells You Everything You Need To Know About The State of Recovery in the Virgin Islands

MASHED UP: The inside of the Cyril E. King International Airport after Hurricane Irma hit Sept. 6. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two months after Hurricane Irma, there’s a FEMA blue tarp covering the roof of the Cyril E. King International Airport — and airlines say that that is just not good enough. The Board […]

WAPA Won’t Say How Much of St. Thomas Has Gotten Power 5 Days After Irma Struck

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA)’s public information officer admitted today that restoring electricity to hard hit St. Thomas and St. John after Hurricane Irma’s passing has been “a challenge.” All of St. Croix’s 10 feeders have been restored to “some level of power” five days after the passing of […]

FOR THE BIRDS? Mapp Went To Denver Airport To Find Ways To Reduce ‘Bird Strikes’ On Aircraft Flying To To St. Thomas And St. Croix

CHARLOTTE AMALIE –  Is this for the birds? Or not? Gov. Kenneth Mapp says that he wants to improve airport operations at the Cyril E. King International and Henry E. Rohlsen airports in St. Thomas and St. Croix. Most importantly, Mapp said that he saw a “grave danger” to aircraft flying in to the territory from […]