Delta Airlines repatriation flight carries home 150 Americans from St. Maarten

Michael & Elizabeth Martucci - Stranded Tourists on SXM during corona lockdown

~ Exclusive interview with two American couples about their bittersweet departure ~ PHILIPSBURG — US citizens who had been vacationing in St. Maarten, Saba and St. Eustatius, were able to fly home on a humanitarian flight from St. Maarten to Atlanta on Thursday, May 14, 2020, – the first arranged amid the coronavirus-induced island-wide lockdown.  More...

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Winair Twin Otter with GPU Power Unit
By The Publisher On Monday, May 11th, 2020
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Winair’s cost cutting measures

AIRPORT ROAD — The COVID-19 pandemic has and continues to affect St. Maarten residents. In these times of uncertainty, we are tasked with planning our path forward, ensuring our health and well-being. WINAIR’s More...

Trust Fund Steering Committee members
By The Publisher On Friday, March 6th, 2020
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Reconstruction of the airport gets go-ahead

PHILIPSBURG/WASHINGTON — The Sint Maarten Trust Fund steering committee gave the final go-ahead to start the reconstruction of the Princess Juliana Airport on Sint Maarten. USD$72 million from the Trust Fund, More...

New Airport Departure Lounge - Hurricane Bar
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Complaint about SXM Airport

Dear Editor StMaartenNews.com, My wife and I have visited St. Maarten to vacation (at least once each year) for more than 23 years. We love the island and even visited in December 2017 to show our support and make More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, February 10th, 2020
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Use of drones prohibited from No Fly Zones

PHILIPSBURG — The Department of Civil Aviation informs the public that with the implementation of the Ministerial Regulation limiting the use of RPAS/UAS or drones, there are zones now established where drone More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, February 9th, 2020
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A reason for flying on a private charter

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert One of the reasons why people prefer to fly on a private charter are the typical inconveniences of flying scheduled commercially. A good longtime friend of mine, Prissy, prefers to fly private. More...

Jetair owner & managemeent team - 02022020 JH
By The Publisher On Friday, February 7th, 2020
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Jetair now serving St. Maarten and Curacao twice weekly

PHILIPSBURG — From Princess Juliana International Airport to Hato Airport in Curaçao in an hour and twenty minutes. This is now possible twice a week with Jetair Caribbean. Jetair flies a Fokker 70 between More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Jetair to start scheduled service on the St. Maarten-Curacao route February 2

PHILIPSBURG — Jetair has received its permit from the Sint Maarten authorities to start two weekly flights to and from Curaçao, the airline said on Thursday in a press statement. “The 1st commercial flight More...

Airport Refinancing Signing in Washington
By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Government signs long-overdue funding agreements for airport reconstruction

PHILIPSBURG – In February MP Frans Richardson of the United St. Maarten party (USp) declared during a debate about funding for the reconstruction of the airport terminal in parliament that “The agreement with More...

Letter - St Maarten News - People
By Online Editor On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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CEO of WINAIR, Cleaver speaks on the importance of PJIAE

I recently traveled via PJIAE as I often do and will endeavor to share some details of this trip, before that I would like to preface some important facts. Since the passing of Hurricane’s Irma and Maria, SXM More...