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Winair is doing well: repaying its loan and expanding its fleet

PHILIPSBURG — Winair is doing very well. The airline started in October of last year with the repayment of the $3 million loan it obtained in 2020 from the Netherlands and in a couple of months it will expand its fleet with two ATR42-500 aircraft that will service nine different destinations. Winair has also published a vacancy for the position More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, December 19th, 2022
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Airport ready to handle more than 7,000 passengers per day

PHILIPSBURG – The departure hall of the Princess Juliana International Airport will be fully operational before the 2023 high season, the airport announced in a press release. The new terminal building More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 11th, 2022
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Airport on the road to recovery

PHILIPSBURG — In the first seven months of the year, Princess Juliana international airport handled 425,000 departing passengers. “The airport is currently at 95 percent recovery in terms of traffic and More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 29th, 2022
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What an FBO-facility ought to look like

PHILIPSBURG — Aviation expert Cdr. Bud Slabbaert, a columnist for Bluesky and Business Airport International has expressed on many occasion his thoughts about what a proper FBO (Fixed Base Operator) at any More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 4th, 2022
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Airport installs new members to supervisory board

PHILIPSBURG — The Princess Juliana International Airport Exploitation Company (PJIAE) installed three new members to its supervisory board this week: Marion Kan, Justin Woods and Anisa Dijkhoffz. This was More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 4th, 2022
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Agreement about flights to Dominican Republic

PHILIPSBURG -- The seemingly bitter fight between the civil aviation authorities in the Dominican Republic and St. Maarten has fizzled before it even started. Winair can continue offering flights on this route, More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 13th, 2022
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Court supports dismissal of air traffic controller

PHILIPSBURG — René Guishard no longer has his job as air traffic controller at Princess Juliana International Airport, after the Court in First Instance ruled it justified that the SXM Airport fired him More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 13th, 2022
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Court rejects all demands but one from fired airport COO Hyman

PHILIPSBURG — Leaking confidential information to Parliament and the Council of Ministers and refusing to enlighten the Supervisory Board of Directors of the Princess Juliana International Airport Exploitation More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 20th, 2022
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Girls in Aviation Day touches down in St. Maarten

New initiative launched to introduce opportunities in avionics to local girls. PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Women in Aviation International (WAI) Girls in Aviation Day is a new collaborative effort by WAI and More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 27th, 2022
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Airport completes refinancing of 2012-loan

PHILIPSBURG — Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIAE) completed the refinancing of its 2012-loan with a celebration at the Mimosa Sky Lounge on Rhine Road. The airport secured a $90 million loan package More...