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Caribavia-founder Slabbaert envisions huge expansion

PHILIPSBURG — Cdr. Bud Slabbaert founder of the annual aviation conference Caribavia envisions a huge expansion of this event into a multifunctional organization that covers everything from the establishment of an institute of higher learning and an airlift council to a video on demand platform (Caribavia TV) and a research and development center. “Just More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, March 2nd, 2023
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Two new fire trucks to offer advanced technologies for PJIAE N.V.

SIMPSON BAY – Following an acceptance handing over in Austria from March 6 through 9, 2023, the Airport’s Rescue and Firefighters (R&FF) will acquire two (2) new fire trucks for emergency response at the More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 28th, 2023
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SXM Airport: Demand for ultra-luxury air service in our region

~ DIRECT FLIGHT FROM QATAR AIRWAYS SHOWS DEMAND FOR ULTRA-LUXURY AIR SERVICE IN OUR REGION ~ SIMPSON BAY — The ultra-luxury carrier Qatar Airways performed a “Spectacular landing” at the Princess Juliana More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 28th, 2023
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Members of Parliament tour airport construction site

~ PUBLIC OUTREACH CAMPAIGN CONTINUES WITH CONSTRUCTION SITE TOUR FOR PARLIAMENTARIANS OF ST. MAARTEN ~ SIMPSON BAY — Four (4) parliamentarians graciously accepted an invitation to tour the construction site More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, February 26th, 2023
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KLM STUCK AGAIN ON SXM AIRPORT RUNWAY

~ KLM flight KL730 officially cancelled; aircraft at parking ramp to undergo inspection ~ PHILIPSBURG — KLM Airbus A322 with tailnumber PH-OAF executing KL flight 730 to Amsterdam is stuck on the runway at More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, February 26th, 2023
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KLM aircraft lands safely after malfunction of nose wheel steering system

Photo Caption – KLM Airbus Flight 729, with aircraft type (A-330-203) grounded at the Princess Juliana International Airport. Photo provided by SXM Airport Communications Department. SIMPSON BAY — On Sunday, More...

By Online Editor On Thursday, February 16th, 2023
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PJIAE N.V. Launches Employee Experience Program for 2023 With a Focus on Workplace Happiness

SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten (February 16, 2023) – The Princess Juliana International Airport Operating Company (PJIAE) has recently announced to its staff the theme for 2023, “Reopening with Excellence,” More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 4th, 2023
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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 More...

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...