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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 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...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 21st, 2022
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St. Maarten benefits from increased traffic to St. Barths

PHILIPSBURG — The important role of Princess Juliana International Airport as a hub, and that of local airline Winair as the main carrier for flights to and from St. Barths were confirmed by data released More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, August 29th, 2021
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Winair: tough old bird hell-bent on beating another crisis

PHILIPSBURG — To describe Winair as a tough old bird may sound a bit disrespectful but there is no question that the company is tough as nails. Faced with the umpteenth crisis in its now 60-year existence, More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, January 7th, 2021
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Open letter regarding financial support WINAIR

~ An open letter from Supervisory board member Mr. Hans de Jong regarding the financial support provided to WINAIR ~ The granting of financial liquidity support by the Dutch Government in the form of a $3 million More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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WINAIR’s Captain Roger Hodge retires

Simpson Bay – After 30 years of service with WINAIR Captain Roger Hodge is retiring. Captain Hodge began his career with WINAIR in 1990 thru 2020, Rogers 30 years of service in our flight department, beginning More...

By The Publisher On Monday, May 11th, 2020
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Winair’s cost cutting measures

AIRPORT ROAD — The COVID-19 pandemic has and continues to affect St. Maarten residents. In these times of uncertainty, we are tasked with planning our path forward, ensuring our health and well-being. WINAIR’s More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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EZ-Air files court case against Winair flights

PHILIPSBURG — Dutch news site Koninkrijksrelaties.nu reports that the Bonaire-based airline company EZ-Air does not want Winair to transport passengers between the ABC islands. According to a petition filed More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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A unique achievement by Winair

Dear Editor, A remarkable report about aviation and government caught my eye in your online publication recently. It is a global phenomenon that small airlines are generally not profitable. In the Caribbean they More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Winair generated US$850K in profit during fiscal year 2018

POND ISLAND — On Thursday, August 22, 2019, Winair conducted its annual general meeting of shareholders in the Council of Ministers meeting hall. Main agenda point was to review the 2018 fiscal year financial More...