Nari Williams-Singh, Director General of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA)
The new state-of-the-art air traffic control tower at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St. James was officially opened on Thursday.
Air Traffic Control operations were transferred to the tower in January.
Speaking at the opening ceremony Thursday morning, Nari Williams-Singh, Director General of the Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority (JCAA), said the new tower positions Jamaica as a leading air traffic management environment "with the most advanced equipment available on the market to improve the safety of the operations nationally and globally."
"We also continue to be proud of the fact that Jamaica progressed to the position of being 20 percentage points above the world average above the world average for effective recommendation of IKEA standards and recommended practices." he said.