Taxi drivers express concerns about additional licenses

PHILIPSBURG -- Taxi permit holders are up in arms about the 120 licenses the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication issued at the end of last year. The permit holders published a manifesto that contains seventeen questions about this issue. They claim that in October and November of last year the ministry issues 120 More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, June 28th, 2024

MP Marlin questions the government’s delay in addressing sinkhole issue

~ Looming Crisis: Unresolved Sinkhole on Cole Bay Hill Raises Concerns ~ COLE BAY — It’s been six weeks since a significant sinkhole appeared on Cole Bay Hill on May 15, 2024, and there is still no More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 27th, 2024

Jetair goes bankrupt, but new owner could restart the business

WILLEMSTAD — After Insel Air ceased operations on February 16, 2019, it was replaced by another Curacao-based airline called Jetair. Five years later, on June 18, 2024, Jetair filed for bankruptcy and the More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 1st, 2024

Airport beats expectations with higher number of passengers

PHILIPSBURG -- Airlines operating at Princess Juliana International Airport have added 1,596 seats to their carrying capacity during the period that ends on October 31. This appears from a presentation SXM Airport More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 19th, 2024

AirStMaarten Launches AirSXM.com 2.0: A Revolutionary Human-Powered Booking-Engine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Philipsburg, St. Maarten – AirStMaarten, the pioneering virtual airline of St. Maarten, is thrilled to announce the launch of its innovative website, AirSXM 2.0. Featuring a custom-built, More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, March 23rd, 2024

Cab-drivers oppose introduction of Uber

PHILIPSBURG — Since 2021 the government had never ordered more than 550 plates for taxi licenses but over the past couple of years around 30 percent, or 165, of these plates were not picked up. This mean More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 7th, 2024

ReyJets.com is spreading its wings with launch new website

PHILIPSBURG — Reyjets.com, a company of StMaartenNews.com publisher Terrance Rey, is spreading its wings by offering seamless transfers from St. Maarten to St. Barths from anywhere in the world. Terrance More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, January 25th, 2024

Frontier Airlines starts service to San Juan in June

PHILIPSBURG — Low cost carrier Frontier Airlines will begin nonstop services from Princess Juliana International Airport to Luis Muňoz International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on June 3. Frontier More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 20th, 2023

Dutch subsidy for Makana ferry service

PHILIPSBURG — The Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations (BZK) has made €1 million ($1.1 million) in subsidies available to support the Makana ferry service that connects Statia and Saba with St. More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 17th, 2023

When a speedboat charter to St. Barths is your best option

PHILIPSBURG — On a day like today, Sunday, December 17, 2023, a family’s worst nightmare is coming true. They were scheduled to arrive on Air France flight AF 498 at 2:50pm. Air France is 2,5 hours More...