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Several Guyanese residents repatriated back to Guyana (VIDEO)

AIRPORT — Some 14 residents of Guyana were repatriated back to their country of birth on the afternoon of Saturday, June 13th, 2020. A charter flight that originated out of Guyana brought back several Dutch nationals who were stuck in Guyana for several months following the COVID-19 lockdown. This flight was made possible through serious negotiations More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, June 7th, 2020
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Panneflek proposes rapid tests at the airport for visitors

PHILIPSBURG –Minister of Health, Richard Panneflek, proposes rapid antigen testing for visitors to the island of St. Maarten. His goal is to test all visitors as a means of protecting both guests and the More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 6th, 2020
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Mingo: Airport personnel cost has to be reduced

AIRPORT — The outcome of an analysis, with the goal to secure the business continuity during the COVID-19 crisis, brought the executive team of the PJIA operating company, PJIAE, to the difficult conclusion More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 5th, 2020
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SXM Airport to re-open around July 1st

~ Residents and students can return and go into quarantine ~ SIMPSON BAY — The Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) is expected to resume total operations around July 1st, but to a specified number More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 4th, 2020
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World Airports Opening Dates; What about the virus?

AIRPORT — As international aviation publications publish ICAO’s projected opening dates of major airports around the world, the question remains whether this is a wise and justified decision. According More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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Delta Airlines repatriation flight carries home 150 Americans from St. Maarten

~ 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 More...

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...

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...

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...

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...