Tropic Air and Maya Growl, GOB Responds

Today, Tropic Air and Maya Airlines put out a very rare joint press release saying they were suspending all scheduled flights to Caye Caulker effective October 1, 2017.

They say that this is following up on request for urgent renovation of the runway to meet the island's approaching tourism high season.

Service will resume after repairs are made.

Well, by news time the Belize Airports Authority fired off a press release saying help is on the way. The Release says that it is in the final stages of securing funding form the Social Security Board to begin reconstruction of the runway.

The project will cost over 7 million dollars and has been in the design state since 2016. Bid are being evaluated and that should be finished by the end of this week.

Channel 7