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By The Publisher On Thursday, August 4th, 2022
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Agreement about flights to Dominican Republic

PHILIPSBURG -- The seemingly bitter fight between the civil aviation authorities in the Dominican Republic and St. Maarten has fizzled before it even started. Winair can continue offering flights on this route, More...

Cdr. Bud Slabbaert on Caribbean female leadership
By The Publisher On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Caribbean aviation taxes may cause economic strangulation

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert If an airport in the Caribbean wishes to be an international hub, or even a regional hub, it is probably well advised to drop departure taxes and other passenger taxes. Passenger taxation is More...

By Desk Editor On Sunday, July 15th, 2018
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SXM at Caribbean Aviation Day

Simpson Bay — St. Maarten (Sunday July 15, 2018) — Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ravi Daryanani of the Princess Juliana International Airport – SXM – was More...

Cdr. Bud Slabbaert on Caribbean female leadership
By Desk Editor On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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The big To-Do about failing Caribbean airlift

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert In past three weeks, politicians and industry leaders at a number of summits in the Caribbean have expressed the urgent need for better air connections and more reasonable prices. Sorry folks. More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, February 4th, 2018
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Fly-in-something in the Caribbean

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert How about Fly-In Banking; like a drive-in fast food operation? No, it’s no joke. In the Caribbean? Probably not, but that is not the point. One has to look at the principles of the concept More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
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Is Aruba Category 1 status in danger?

Based on the latest documents this newspaper has received from sources in Aruba regarding a warning letter the Department of Civil Aviation in Aruba has issued to Aruba Airlines, giving the company 15 days to rectify More...