Johnson issues decree for temporary restriction of Boeing 737 Max 8/9 from SXM airspace

Minister of Aviation Stuart Johnson - 13 Mar 2019

PHILIPSBURG — Minister responsible for Civil Aviation on St. Maarten the honourable Stuart Johnson has issued a Ministerial Decree to temporarily restrict the use of Boeing 737 –Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft in the St. Maarten airspace (Juliana TMA) considering the recent international developments involving these aircraft. Minister Johnson held consultations More...

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Inselair MD80 jets
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Insel Air is down and out; declared bankrupt today

WILLEMSTAD – The Common Court of Justice declared Insel Air bankrupt on Tuesday morning. All efforts to save the troubled airline have failed. Even before the court declared the company bankrupt, it announced More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Leisure Car Rental Wins Big at the 2018 World Travel Awards

SIMPSON BAY — Leisure Car Rental was established in 2007 on the island of St. Maarten. They started small, but consistently grew over the years to become the number one Car Rental Agency on the friendly island.  More...

Seatrade Med Cruise Conference
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018
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Seatrade Cruise Med 2018 attendance a Success. Much interests in Homeporting

PORT ST. MAARTEN – Port St. Maarten representatives recently returned from attending Seatrade Cruise Med 2018, the world’s largest cruise industry event focused on the Mediterranean and adjoining seas. The More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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Saba Airport renovation well underway to be completed by October 8th

ZION’S HILL, SABA — Saba Airport renovation and runway resurfacing is well underway to be completed by the scheduled date of October 8th, 2018. StMaartenNews.com visited Saba on Thursday, September More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Johnson elated at good news of American Airlines flights return

PHILIPSBURG — Announcements by American Airlines that it will increase its airlifts to St. Maarten starting in November, has sparked high interests in travellers wanting to return to St. Maarten, following its More...

Delegation Ministry of Tourism Meeting Saba Authorities
By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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Minister Johnson kicks off SXM Airport regional hub improvement plan with visit to Saba

PHILIPSBURG — Tourism Minister for St. Maarten, the honourable Stuart Johnson, traveled to Saba on Monday for several meetings to discuss the solidifying of St. Maarten’s hub function relationship with More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, August 26th, 2018
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The Great Train Journey – part two

By Hilbert Haar On a Thursday at 3 o’clock in the morning our train rolls into the main station in Irkutsk, with around 600,000 inhabitants one of the largest cities in Siberia. Finally we are out of the digital More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
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The Great Train Journey – part one

By Hilbert Haar This is how it began on a Sunday morning in Moscow. We took a taxi to the Kazanskaia station; that was already quite a little trip through town, but it only set us back 300 roubles, roughly $4.50. While More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, August 11th, 2018
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Homeless by choice

By Hilbert Haar My life as a global nomad began on June 26 when I stepped on a plane in Grand Case headed for Paris. Reality did not kick in immediately: I traveled with my wife Myriam from Paris to Amsterdam with More...