Ava Airways announces plans for operations from the Dominican Republic


SANTO DOMINGO - Olivier Arrindell, CEO of AVA Airways, held a meeting with Alejandro Herrera, Director of the Dominican Institute of Civil Aviation (IDAC), and explained the plans his company has to operate from the Dominican Republic with Airbus A320 aircraft. AVA would be operating in principle flights from Santo Domingo to Sint Maarten, Curaçao, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Expect stronger and more frequent in-flight turbulence because of climate change

READING – At least 27 passengers were injured when an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Bangkok hit severe turbulence earlier this month. But according to scientists, this may soon not rank as an isolated incident, More...

By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017

Winair to service Curaçao and Haiti

PHILLIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - Winair is in the process of beginning operations to Curaçao and Port-au-Prince, Haiti, weekly via St. Maarten in June. The airline has been negotiating for some time to use a wet-leased More...

By Edition On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

Two Caribbean Islands among world’s most scenic airport approaches

Saba’s Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport has the shortest commercial runway in the world. PrivateFly, a booking platform for private jet charters, recently named the world’s top 10 most scenic airport approaches, More...

By Edition On Friday, April 28th, 2017

Winair seeks jet equipment for regional ops

PHILLIPSBURG - Winair (WM, St. Maarten) is planning to begin jet operations in the coming weeks as part of plans to start 2x weekly flights routed Curaçao-St. Maarten-Port au Prince and return. The St. Maarten-based More...

By Edition On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Saba airport wins global travel poll

SABA – Saba’s Juancho E. Yrausquin has topped a global travel poll of the world’s most scenic airport landings, conducted by the private jet booking service PrivateFly. The results were announced on Tuesday. More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 24th, 2017

SXM Airways still awaiting permit

PHILLIPSBURG - SXM Airways, a new charter company that aims to offer charter services to destinations in the region, is not happy with Government and the Civil Aviation Department, as it is still waiting to hear More...

By Edition On Friday, April 21st, 2017

Caribbean Journal: JetBlue adding more Sint Maarten flights

NEW YORK - According to Caribbean Journal, the New York City-based air carrier JetBlue Airways is expanding its service to the Dutch Caribbean island of St. Maarten. The carrier will be adding a second daily roundtrip More...

By Edition On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Spirit Airlines to drop Cuban operations

MIAMI - South Florida-based Spirit Airlines announced that they would be pulling service to Cuba, joining fellow ultra-low cost carrier Frontier Airlines and regional carrier Silver Airways in leaving the island More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

No more New York-San Juan flights on American Airlines soon

NEW YORK – After 46 years of flying non-stop between New York and San Juan, Puerto Rico, American Airlines (AA) is bringing that service to an end. On August 21, 2017, AA’s last flight from John F Kennedy International More...