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Investigation Launched into Airline That Made Risky Diversion

(Antigua Observer) An airline is under investigation for circumventing Antigua and Barbuda’s travel policy when it boarded a number of passengers from the Dominican Republic without declaring it to the immigration authority on arrival at VC Bird International Airport.

Tourism Minister Charles “Max” Fernandez said the flight had been record4ed as coming from the British Virgin Islands when it originated from the DR.

“The persons came in with flight plans amended and that should not have been, and I know that that is something the authorities are looking into,” he told the Observer, adding, “I dont know what the repercussions will be, but I know that investigations are onging.”

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