Tag archive for ‘airport’
American airlines at SXM Airport - Photo IRM Photography
By The Publisher On Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
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Airport to open on August 1 to American flights

GREAT BAY — The Council of Ministers decided to have a reduced schedule of flights from the United States to St. Maarten starting August 1. Minister responsible for Tourism Ludmilla De Weever stated that More...

Editorial - St Maarten News
By The Publisher On Saturday, June 20th, 2020
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Are we ready?

Minister of TEATT Ludmilla De Weever announced via a press statement on Friday evening that the airport will reopen on July 1st, Emancipation Day. The question is, are we ready? According to the airport workers, More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, February 9th, 2020
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A reason for flying on a private charter

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert One of the reasons why people prefer to fly on a private charter are the typical inconveniences of flying scheduled commercially. A good longtime friend of mine, Prissy, prefers to fly private. More...

Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs
By Online Editor On Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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Overview of Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs’ First Week in Office

Philipsburg— Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs reports on her first week in office. The much-lamented woes of the reconstruction of PJIA was the first order of business, with meetings, presentations and the sharing More...

Member of Parliament Sarah A. Wescot-Williams
By The Publisher On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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MP Wescot-Williams disappointed by last minute postponement of airport meeting

PHILIPSBURG — MP Sarah Wescot-Williams issued a press release stating that she is “utterly disappointed by the last minute postponement of the airport meeting.” The meeting in question regarded More...

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By Online Editor On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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SHTA: Objective financial evaluation should be the name of the game

PHILIPSBURG — Over the past months we have seen on the printed local and social media debates, comments, opinions and partial information on 3 major topics: Financing of the airport, U.S. Pre-clearance and More...

Wycliffe Smith - SMCP
By The Publisher On Monday, September 30th, 2019
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Smith: MP Frans Richardson the only one who apologized

PHILIPSBURG — During last Thursday’s public meeting of Parliament, the Chair of Parliament, William Marlin, requested Deputy Prime Minister, Wycliffe Smith, to leave and get the written answers to the questions More...

SXM Airport terminal building - 20190916 JA
By The Publisher On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Frans: Govt. infighting, contradictions blocking any development of airport

~ Says CEO reportedly making unilateral decisions ~ PHILIPSBURG — Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party on Monday said that the current UD/SMCP government and its indecisiveness on Princess Juliana More...

PM Leona Romeo Marlin - Sep 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Prime Minister Romeo Marlin clarifies position on the financing of the Airport Reconstruction

PHILIPSBURG – During the Council of Ministers press briefing on Wednesday September 11th, Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin took the opportunity to clarify the position of the Council of Ministers on the financing More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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Minister Johnson spinned the Vidanova airport-funding story

PHILIPSBURG – Financing a US pre-clearance facility at the airport is not part of a refinancing proposal by Curacao-based pension fund Vidanova, as Minister Stuart Johnson (Tourism and Economic Affairs) claimed More...