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Montevideo, November 14th 2018 - 21:47 UTC

Tag: Falkland Island Government Aviation Services (FIGAS)

  • Saturday, July 28th 2018 - 15:30 UTC

    Falklands operating surplus reaches £38 million; strong corporation tax receipts

    The large surplus is due to favorable corporation tax receipts, and was arrived at by deducting operating costs of £68 million from the year’s income, £106 million

    The Falkland Islands Government operating surplus now stands at over £38 million, Standing Finance Committee members were informed this week. The large surplus is due to favorable corporation tax receipts, and was arrived at by deducting operating costs of £68 million from the year’s income, which is £106 million.

  • Monday, June 25th 2018 - 08:13 UTC

    Falklands: Work advancing in recovery FIGAS aircraft

    The Islander aircraft was involved in an incident on Monday 11 June 2018.

    The Falkland Islands Government has announced that its Islands' Air Service, (FIGAS), and Workboat Services Limited are working in the recovery plan of the FIGAS aircraft that was involved in an incident on Monday 11 June 2018.

  • Tuesday, June 12th 2018 - 08:17 UTC

    Falklands' commercial aircraft experiences minor incident

    FIGAS has a fleet of five Islanders, one of which is a Maritime Patrol aircraft

    The Falkland Islands Government Air Service has informed that at 10:55am on Monday 11 June 2018, a FIGAS plane was involved in a landing incident on Beaver Island. No passengers or crew have been injured however, there is suspected damage to the aircraft.

  • Wednesday, March 21st 2018 - 07:49 UTC

    Falklands' air service upgrading avionics of its fleet of Islanders

    FIGAS has been an integral part of Falklands' life since 1948 and its very first Islander, destroyed in the Falklands War, entered service in October 1979. (Pic ThinkDefence)

    Britten-Norman has reported that it completed the first in a series of avionics upgrades to a fleet of five BN2B-26 Islanders owned and operated by the Falkland Island Government Aviation Services (FIGAS). The avionics are being upgraded to the Garmin G600 glass cockpit standard including the GTN650/750 GPS/NAV/COMM, GTX335R remote transponder and electronic engine instruments.