Mingo says restriction on 737 aircraft to St. Maarten has little impact

Boeing 737 Max

AIRPORT — “The restriction of the Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 to St. Maarten has little or no immediate effect to the airlift to the island,” said Chief Executive officer of the Princess Juliana International Airport Brian Mingo. The restriction came after an Ethiopian airline crashed shortly after takeoff in Addis Ababa killing all 157 persons More...

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Minister of Aviation Stuart Johnson - 13 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Johnson issues decree for temporary restriction of Boeing 737 Max 8/9 from SXM airspace

PHILIPSBURG — Minister responsible for Civil Aviation on St. Maarten the honourable Stuart Johnson has issued a Ministerial Decree to temporarily restrict the use of Boeing 737 –Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft in More...

FAA No Drone Zone
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Ministry restricts the use of drones

PHILIPSBURG — The Ministry  of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunications (TEATT) has placed restrictions on the use of drone aircraft in several areas such as the Princess Juliana International More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, March 8th, 2019

Court lets interCaribbean escape from Insel Air penalty

WILLESTAD – InterCaribbean Airways Ltd. does not have to pay a penalty of $500,000 to bankrupt airline Insel Air, the Common Court of Justice ruled on Thursday. The Court in First Instance imposed this penalty More...

Minister of Tourism Stuart Johnson - 6 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 7th, 2019

St. Maarten closer to finalizing Pre-Clearance

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten is now closer to providing pre-clearance for aircrafts to the United States of America at the Princess Juliana International Airport, said Minister responsible for Tourism Stuart More...

Inselair MD80 jets
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

Insel Air is down and out; declared bankrupt today

WILLEMSTAD – The Common Court of Justice declared Insel Air bankrupt on Tuesday morning. All efforts to save the troubled airline have failed. Even before the court declared the company bankrupt, it announced More...

Inselair - Fokker 70
By The Publisher On Monday, February 25th, 2019

INSELAIR – once the biggest airline in the Caribbean – facing bankruptcy

~ Fate of Inselair’s future in the hands of a judge ~ WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG — Tuesday, February 26, 2019, is the day for Inselair. Once the biggest airline in the Caribbean, it is certain that the More...

JetBlue inaugural FLL-SXM flight 14 Feb 2019 (1)
By The Publisher On Thursday, February 14th, 2019

JetBlue Launches New Service from Fort Lauderdale Focus City to St. Maarten

Seasonal Service from Boston Also Set to Resume, with New Saturday Mint Flights Debuting on the Route. Saturday Mint Flights to St. Maarten Resume From New York-JFK. ST. MAARTEN – Feb. 14, 2019 – JetBlue More...

Parliament meeting - 4 Feb 2019
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Opposition criticizes airport loans: “You have no deal”

PHILIPSBURG – Opposition members of parliament were firing on all cylinders during Monday afternoon’s continued meeting about the financing agreement for the airport-reconstruction. Prime Minister Leona More...

InselAir Fokker 50
By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Court ruling brings Insel Air closer to bankruptcy

PHILIPSBURG – InterCaribbean has to provide a $500,000 bank guarantee for Insel Air, the Court in first Instance ruled on Thursday. But Insel cannot touch that money until the court has ruled in a regular More...