News Listings for Cap Haitien

  • Air Turks & Caicos rebrands as InterCaribbean

    News | 03 Jan 2014 21:01 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Air Turks & Caicos has rebranded itself to InterCaribbean Airways, and will launch new service to Kingston and San Juan from 20 January.
  • Bridging the aid gap

    News | 21 Dec 2010 14:00 | Mary Kirby

    The kinder face of the business and general aviation communities was revealed when they came together in AERObridge after the 12 January 2010 earthquake in Haiti
  • SkyBahamas seeks maintenance certification

    News | 04 Jan 2010 23:09 | Megan Kuhn

    Saab 340A operator SkyBahamas is preparing to launch a maintenance, repair and overhaul subsidiary, SkyBahamas Maintenance, to perform all maintenance in-house...
  • Reverse thrust probable cause of Twin Otter crash

    News | 01 Sep 2003 23:00

    <p>DAVID LEARMOUNT / LONDON</p> <p>Lack of flight data and cockpit voice recorders hampers effort to reach conclusion </p> <p>The crew of a de Havilland Twin Otter that crashed on the island of St Barth&eacute;l&eacute;my, Guadeloupe, in the French Caribbean, are suspected of having selected reverse thrust when the aircraft was about to enter the steep final approach to the runway, says the report from French accident investigation bureau BEA.</p> <p>Both pilots and all 17 passengers were killed in the accident on 24 March 2001, when the aircraft, in fine weather, suddenly went out of control and crashed. </p> <p>The 18-seat Air Caraibes aircraft (F-OGES), which entered service in 1970, was not fitted with flight data or cockpit voice recorders, so the investigators had to rely upon evidence from, among other things, a passenger's video camera. </p> <p>The wreckage indicated an approximately 37° nose down impact in a left turn, the report says, but there was no evidence of technic