SXM Airport re-opens on October 10, 2017

KLM 747 Jumbo Jet Landing Again at SXM Airport

GREAT BAY — Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher on Wednesday announced that Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA/SXM Airport) will open to accept all commercial flights as per October 10, 2017. “We will be back in business,” the Minister said. The symbolism of the date was also important to the Minister, More...

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WInair fleet post Hurricane Irma
By webadmin On Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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Winair CEO confirms commercial flights; and new reservations office in Philipsburg

PHILIPSBURG — In a phone conversation today with this newspaper, Winair CEO, Michael Cleaver, after verification with his office confirmed that indeed Winair will be executing three commercial flights between More...

Spirit Airlines landing at SXM Airport
By webadmin On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Spirit Airlines delivers in time of need

SXM Airport — The Spirit Airlines flight NK 8080 landed yesterday at Princess Juliana International SXM Airport as promised. The free relief flight, courtesy of the management of the Florida-based airline More...

SXM Airport Evacuation 20170915_102429 TEATT
By webadmin On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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No date set for restarting of commercial flights to and from SXM Airport

PHILIPSBURG — Minister responsible for Aviation Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher has re-iterated that no official date has been announced by government for the resumption of commercial flights into St. Maarten. The More...

winair plane (1)
By webadmin On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Winair post Irma update

SIMPSON BAY — In a press release issued today by Winair, the company updates the general public on its present situation. The press release stated that Winair had  repositioned its aircrafts in St. Vincent More...

Saturday June 18 2016 - Spirit Yellowbird Landing - pic 2
By webadmin On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Spirit executing free relief flight this Thursday, residents can book

PHILIPSBURG — Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher on Tuesday announced that Spirit Airlines, in its continuing efforts to assist the people of St. Maarten after the hurricanes, More...

Spirit Air
By webadmin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Clarification Spirit Airlines relief flight

PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Tourist Bureau (STB) on Thursday stepped in to correct information and salvage a Spirit Airlines relief flight for Friday morning that was announced by the Prime Minister on Wednesday. More...

Waiting on the next plane out on SXM Airport
By webadmin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Spirit Airlines to bring Sint Maarten residents home

PHILIPSBURG – Notice to all Sint Maarten residents: The management of Spirit Airlines, has planned a flight to Sint Maarten that will bring residents of Sint Maarten who are stranded and would like to return home More...

Rolando Brison
By webadmin On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Brison: Temporary suspension of airlift expected after disaster

SXM AIRPORT — Airlines suspending service to a destination after a natural disaster is expected, especially when the hotel inventory of the destination is very low, says Head of the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau More...

SXM Airport Evacuation 20170915_102429 TEATT
By webadmin On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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About 9,000 evacuated after Irma

SXM Airport — Minister Responsible for Civil Aviation and the airport Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher on Sunday reported that almost 9,000 people have been evacuated from St. Maarten after the passing of hurricane More...