PHOTO: Hoarafushi Coastal Protection Works Completed

first_imgImage source: MTCCThe President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, marked the completion of HA. Hoarafushi Shore Protection Project today.According to the latest Maldives Transport and Contracting Company’s announcement, main components of this capital development project included dredging of 16.360m³ of material, construction of 880 meters of revetment and a significant amount of sea outfall protection works.Assigned by the Ministry of Environment and Energy, the project was completed within 180 days.The Minister of Environment and Energy, Mr. Thoriq Ibrahim, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company CEO, Mr. Ibrahim Ziyath, Members of Parliament and other senior government and company officials attended the ceremony.Image source: MTCClast_img

Delta to increase scheduled flights between Atlanta and Grenada

first_img Share Share Sharing is caring! InternationalLifestylePrintTravel Delta to increase scheduled flights between Atlanta and Grenada by: Caribbean 360 – July 15, 2015 ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada – Just one month after the launch of its new service between Atlanta and Grenada, Delta has indicated it will not only return the service in December, but also add two weekly flights during the peak holiday season.Delta will resume its seasonal service from Atlanta to Grenada on December 19 with three weekly flights – Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. The schedule will return to weekly Saturday-only flights from January 9.On June 6, 2015, the airline began operating a non-stop service to Grenada from its Hub in Atlanta. The weekly scheduled flight, which concludes on August 15, 2015, added 640 seats to Grenada’s airline capacity from the U.S market in June. To date, the four-hour flight has performed quite well for the destination.Chief Executive Officer at the Grenada Tourism Authority Rudy Grant said the increased seat capacity could reap major benefits for the country’s tourism industry.“The Atlanta flight opens significant opportunities for expanding our airlift, not only from Atlanta but throughout the USA, Canada, and Europe,” he said.Grant, who recently returned from a Grenada Destination Roadshow in the United Kingdom, indicated that the Atlanta flight formed an integral part of the discussions with the travel trade in Manchester.“Delta owns 49 per cent of Virgin Atlantic. As such, there is a great possibility that Delta’s Atlanta flight might serve as a valuable connection for those traveling from Manchester aboard Virgin’s non-stop flight to Atlanta,” he explained.At a scheduled departure time of 9:50 a.m, Delta’s Atlanta-Grenada flight has already begun functioning as a noteworthy connection for travelers originating from other US cities. To date passengers aboard the flights to Grenada have originated from cities, such as, Boston, Charleston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New Orleans, and Washington DC, to name a few.The new Delta service from Atlanta was introduced as a trial during the summer months.center_img 35 Views   no discussions Share Tweetlast_img read more