Financial position airport is “extremely fragile”

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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 to sign off on loans from the World Bank and the European Investment Bank for the reconstruction of the airport failed to get majority More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, November 4th, 2019
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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
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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...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Travelers beware: cross-border money transports-law in effect

PHILIPSBURG – The ministry of justice announced in a press release that amendments to the national ordinance on the obligation to report cross-border money transports took effect on July 30. However, according More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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The pros and cons of US Pre-clearance – Part 3

Part 3 in a multi-part series about US Pre-Clearance for St. Maarten and the SXM Airport. Read the nuts and bolts of pre-clearance and what it will take to make things happen in this third installment. A review. LOGIN More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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Dutch get direct influence on international aviation matters via ICAO

PHILIPSBURG – There has been nothing but silence from outgoing Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Stuart Johnson about the standing of the Princess Juliana International Airport with the American Federal More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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The nuts and bolts of US Pre-clearance for St. Maarten – Part 2

Part 2 in a multi-part series about US Pre-Clearance for St. Maarten and the SXM Airport. Read what exactly is pre-clearance and what it involves in this second installment. A review. LOGIN TO READ MORE... THIS More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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The history of US Pre-Clearance for St. Maarten – Part 1

Part 1 in a multi-part series about US Pre-Clearance for St. Maarten and the SXM Airport. Read how it all started in this first installment. A review. LOGIN TO READ MORE... THIS IS A PREMIUM ARTICLE. ... Some articles More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Airport holding pressured management to accept JPF funding proposal

PHILIPSBURG – The Princess Juliana International Airport Holding has pressured the airport’s management board to “immediately investigate the proposed financing via JPF Corporate Finance. This appears from More...

MP Rolando Brison on presentation MOT in Parliament 20 Feb 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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MP Brison threatens to send prime minister home over mishandling of airport

PHILIPSBURG – “The biggest impediment to progress at the airport is the prime minister who has displayed poor leadership and incompetence in handling the issues surrounding the airport. She is exhibiting More...