Archive for November 10th, 2012

EZjet’s stranded passengers – CAL agrees to bridge impact


Caribbean Airlines agrees to bridge impact as Ezjet points to trail of troubles with leasing companies

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Written by Denis Scott Chabrol   – Demerara Waves
Saturday, 10 November 2012 15:04

President Donald Ramotar with Caribbean Airlines officials and members of the government team (GINA photo)

The Trinidad and Tobago-owned Caribbean Airlines (CAL) has agreed to rescue passengers left stranded by the suspended Ezjet Airways that is now counting debts owed by two leasing companies.

Aviation Minister, Robeson Benn told Demerara Waves Online News ( that talks earlier Saturday have secured a commitment by CAL to add an additional plane on the Guyana route for the Christmas peak period and assist with the Ezjet fall-out.

He said Ezjet is next week expected to provide a clearer idea of the number of stranded passengers and the estimated 30,000 reservations through November and December.    Continue reading




BY  EWALT AINSWORTH             11 09 2012

Every other fool saw the imminent collapse of EZjet from  jump street except President  Bharrat Jagdeo.  On Friday the final nail was put in the coffin. EZjet dead and done; funeral arrangements to be announced later.

EZjet has pneumonia and is now in pucketary.  Jagdeo and the  Tourism Ministry are scrambling to make the wrongs right as Guyanese are stranded at both ends  and using some ‘coolie-boy’ that will not synchronize with the spirit and thrust of this memo.

The source of funding and ownership was always in dispute. The DEA always had   their cameras and  sensors focused on the e-z pass and e-z luggage carrier.   Today, 30,000 Guyanese are sharpening both edges of their wedgers as the Tourism Minister and other related officials have sequestered officials of CARIBBEAN AIRLINES (CAL) for a hastily planned meeting to honor outstanding reservations.  NEW BROOMS SWEEEP CLEAN BUT OLD BROOMS KNOW THE CORNERS.     Continue reading