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Bwia Dead Or Alive?

Fri Nov 01, 2002 8:57 am


The Union that represents the most BWIA,has called for the removal of CEO Conrad Aleong. The airline's employees are meeting to vote on the restructuring plan and were asked to make any suggestions by the union.

The govt have stated that they will be the lender of last resort, which is understandable but they have a 49% holding in the company.

http://www.trinidadexpress.com/tv6.asp?mygroup=News&mydate=2002-10-31

This is a link to recent articles with the views on the BWIA saga from Trinidad
http://www.caribbeanavenue.com/airnews/2002/oct02.htm
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RE: Bwia Dead Or Alive?

Fri Nov 01, 2002 9:53 am

Yes, unfortunately neither on-line Trinidad newspaper has a `ticker' or news updates. Tomorrow is the big day I guess.
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RE: Bwia Dead Or Alive?

Fri Nov 01, 2002 9:56 am



In Airways they have a section on the airline's transtition from the L1011 TO THE 340.
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RE: Bwia Dead Or Alive?

Fri Nov 01, 2002 11:27 am

i have been monitoring caribbean airnews.. and ALPA for updates the whole day.. THe suspense is killing me. I want to know if we would have any passengers at our counter tommorw
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RE: Bwia Dead Or Alive?

Fri Nov 01, 2002 9:28 pm


The airlines employees reject several of the consessions that the managment asked. The unions will aslo continue to conudct talks with management through next month.
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RE: Bwia Dead Or Alive?

Fri Nov 01, 2002 9:56 pm

Well, I don't think there need be too much suspense. Unless Aleong has some secret plan and secretly wants the airline to go bust so he can start a new one
i.e. Tobago Express International or somesuch, I dare say the creditors will extend their good will a little longer rather than going through the hassle of receivership overnight.
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RE: Bwia Dead Or Alive?

Sun Nov 03, 2002 12:37 am


The dead line postponed to November 5th. The Board and Managment has said BWIA will keep the airline flying, and have calling on employees to take the proposals and if not taken that other methods which are not job freindly.

The following is a link with the update
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/newsplayer.asp?ramfile=2002-11-02/clips/Jobs%20at%20stake%20Aleong%20warns%20BWIA%20workers.txt

This is the link to an article printed in the trinidad express
http://www.trinidadexpress.com/home.asp?mygroup=top&mydate=2002-11-02
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