Use of drones prohibited from No Fly Zones

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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 flights are prohibited, so-called No Fly Zones. In this article we will discuss what does this means for the many drone pilots exercising More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, February 9th, 2020

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...

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By The Publisher On Friday, February 7th, 2020

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...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 17th, 2020

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...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

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...

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By Online Editor On Monday, November 18th, 2019

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...

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By Online Editor On Monday, November 18th, 2019

Curaçao leads Caribbean region in aviation safety and efficiency

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao, Nov. 18, 2019,/PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Today, the Dutch Caribbean Air Navigation Service Provider (DC-ANSP) announced it has deployed Aireon’s space-based ADS-B surveillance More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Financial position airport is “extremely fragile”

PHILIPSBURG – After a parliament meeting that lasted close to three hours and fifty minutes, Christian Party MP Claude Peterson’s motion that aimed to assure bondholders about the caretaker government’s authority More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, November 4th, 2019

MP Peterson to present motion to break the impasse on PJIA financing

GREAT BAY — On Sunday, November 03, 2019, MP Claude “Chacho” Peterson issued the following press release. As announced in my press release of October 28, 2019, I posed 4 questions to the caretaker Minister More...

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By Online Editor On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Public Service Announcement: Emergency Drill Exercise

SIMPSON BAY — On Wednesday, October 30th, from 9 am to 11 am, an emergency drill exercise will be held at the Princess Juliana International Airport (Airside). “On behalf of the Managing Board of the More...