Which Non-Existent Promise Do We Miss The Most At Grantley Adams Airport?
Under a banner headline Concorde Tours By Year End in the Daily Nation dated 17th September 2005, chief executive officer of the Barbados Tourism Investment Inc (BTII), Darcy Boyce told a Press conference at the Parliamentary buildings ‘Barbadians will get a chance to tour the sleek supersonic Concorde aircraft from December’.
December 2005 that is.
Already costing over $3 million for ‘temporary’ storage plus any maintenance, cleaning, security costs and interest on capital, it is now almost 3 years and 3 months since G – BOAE made its final flight to Barbados.
Even at just six per cent interest that’s $180,000 a year adding to the capital debt.
Yet provision was not made for a medical facility to service an airport with a capacity of 2 million passengers per year?
Why is the Minister of Tourism so silent on these matters?
4 February 2007