St. Maarten / St. Martin Airport Blog

Welcome! This blog contains news about our regional hub St. Maarten Princess Juliana International Airport (Airport code SXM) , St. Martin Grand Case L’Esperance Airport (Airport code SFG), direct flights and airlines that fly to St. Maarten / St. Martin. For news about the world famous beach with planes landing and departing at the end of Princess Juliana International Airport, please see our St. Maarten / St. Martin beaches blog or our dedicated page about Maho Beach.

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A Winair plane standing at the Princess Juliana International Airport SXM

June 18, 2024

Winair Acquires Twin Otter Aircraft to Enhance Operations

Winair announces a significant milestone in its history, transitioning from a fully leased fleet to ownership with the acquisition of a Twin Otter DHC6 aircraft.   This investment marks a strategic move towards greater operational control and efficiency, solidifying the

View from above to the runway of St Maarten Princess Juliana International Airport

June 17, 2024

Launch of non-stop flights between San Juan and Princess Juliana International Airport

Frontier Airlines has launched a new non-stop flight between San Juan and Princess Juliana International Airport. The San Juan to St Maarten flights are operating twice per week and fares are starting at $59. Caribbean Journal talks about how visiting

Winair and Air Caraibes

June 14, 2024

Winair and Air Caraïbes Renew Interline Agreement, Expanding Connectivity in the Caribbean

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten – June 14, 2024 – Winair and Air Caraïbes are pleased to announce the renewal of their interline agreement. This longstanding partnership offers passengers seamless travel experiences and convenient connections throughout the Caribbean region.   “We are

Airplane landig over maha beach St. Maart

June 4, 2024

The Art of Plane Spotting

Here’s an adrenaline rush like no other.   Chris Garner is an avid plane spotter, part of an active plane spotting community who try to capture the “rush” of jets flying right over their heads as they land or take

Big banners for the 80th anniversary of Princess Juliana International Airport

May 30, 2024

PJIAE Growing Passenger Traffic & Counting Down to the Opening Celebration

Passenger traffic outdid the expectations for 2023 with in total 1.4 million passengers arriving in St. Maarten at Princess Juliana International airport (sxm). These numbers are nearing the numbers form before the pandemic, showing a strong return in travel to

May 16, 2024

Surinam Airways – Winair Interline partnership

Surinam Airways and Winair’s strategic partnership creates an extensive network, offering seamless  travel connections for enhanced convenience and flexibility.    An interline partnership has been entered with Windward Islands Airways International (Winair), a  renowned carrier with more than 60 years

KLM Landing on Princess Juliana Airport

May 10, 2024

GUARDIAN: KLM to Double Flights to St. Maarten!

KLM to Double Flights to St. Maarten! After a great winter season 2023 / 2024 for the binational island of St. Maarten / St. Martin, even more opportunities arise for European visitors to St. Maarten. Airliner KLM sees further expansion

St Maarten / St Martin one of the most famous tourism sites - plane landing over Maho Beach and tourists

May 7, 2024

Flights to St. Maarten from the United Kingdom

Flights from the UK to “SXM” Many of our British fans ask if St. Maarten can be reached directly from the United  Kingdom. Unfortunately this is not the case yet even though more and more people from the British isles

A Winair plane standing at the Princess Juliana International Airport SXM

March 18, 2024

Associates Times: Winair touches down on Nevis

Winair will provide a flight service four times a week to St Kitts & Nevis and will be operating on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays. The flight will take around 40 minutes. And in order to celebrate the return of

Winair expands route connecting Martinique

March 11, 2024

Winair Takes Flight to Martinique, Expanding Regional Connectivity

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten – March 08, 2024 – Shortly after its return to Nevis, Winair announces further expansion with a new route – direct flights to Martinique. Starting April 1st, 2024, these flights directly connect Martinique (FDF) to both