The reality of an SVG Air nineteen seat aircraft servicing the Carriacou to Grenada and vice versa air-bridge seems imminent In recent days the aircraft has been making frequently trips between the Lauriston Airport, Carriacou and the Maurice Bishop International Airport (MBIA) on the mainland.
This has led to much speculation that the aircraft will soon be the main carrier between the destinations and also serve as the connecting aircraft between the St Vincent Grenadines and the Lauriston Airport.
Following a previous story highlighting the plight of the airline, which was published in Inside Carriacou and Petite Martinique on Friday April 19th; the issue gained a significant amount local, regional and international attention.
This led to Founding General Manager of SVG Air, Paul Gravel, conducting an exclusive interview with Informer’s Inside Carriacou and Petite Martinique, which was published here and went viral.
During Minister for Carriacou and Petite Martinique Affairs, Hon Kindra Mathurine-Stewart’s press conference last month Informer’s Inside Carriacou and Petite Martinique posed a question regarding Government’s plans to assist the airline so that it can continue serving the Carriacou/Grenada route. She indicated that the government was going to provide whatever assistance they could to the airline.
The minister also underscored the enormous significance of the service between the islands and its link with the St Vincent Grenadines.
Now there are reports that the 19-seater is on the verge of fully servicing the Lauriston to MBIA route along with the rest of the Grenadines, on a daily basis.