ALM Antillean Airlines

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Antilliaanse Luchtvaart Maatschappij
ALM Antillean Airlines (logo).gif
IATA
LM
ICAO
ALM
Callsign
ANTILLEAN
Founded 1964
Ceased operations 2001
Hubs Hato International Airport
Company slogan Brightening the Caribbean Sky[citation needed]
Headquarters Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles
Website Airalm.com

ALM Antillean Airlines (Dutch: Antilliaanse Luchtvaart Maatschappij) was the main airline of the Netherlands Antilles between its foundation in 1964 and its shut-down in 2001,[citation needed] operating out of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao.

Its headquarters were located in Willemstad, Curaçao.[1] Before its shutdown its headquarters were on the grounds of Hato International Airport.[2]

Destinations[edit]

An ALM McDonnell Douglas DC-9 in St. Maarten, December 1986.

ALM used to serve the following destinations when it operated:

Caribbean[edit]

North America[edit]

South America[edit]

Fleet[edit]

Over the years, ALM operated the following aircraft types:[3]


ALM fleet development
Aircraft Registration Name Introduced Retired
Convair 340-48 PJ-CVA Aruba 1953 1970
Convair 340-48 PJ-CVB Bonaire 1953 1968
Convair 340-48 PJ-CVC Curaçao/Corsow 1953 1970
Beechcraft 65-A80 Queen Air PJ-ALM 1965 1980
Fokker F27 Mark 500 Friendship PJ-FRE St. Eustatius 1968 1970
Fokker F27 Mark 500 Friendship PJ-FRM St. Maarten 1968 1970
Douglas DC-9-15 PJ-DNA Aruba 1969 1975
Douglas DC-9-15 PJ-DNB Bonaire 1969 1975
Douglas DC-9-15 PJ-DNC Curaçao 1970 1975
Douglas DC-9-32 PJ-SNA Aruba 1975 1987
Douglas DC-9-32 PJ-SNB Bonaire 1975 1988
Douglas DC-9-32 PJ-SNC Curaçao 1975 1982
Douglas DC-9-32 PJ-SND 1977 1980
Boeing 727-173C PJ-BOA St. Maarten 1977 1979
Douglas DC-8-33 N903CL St. Eustatius 06/1978 10/1978
Douglas DC-8-53 PH-DCO Saba 1978 1979
Douglas DC-9-32 PJ-SNE St. Maarten 1980 1983
Short SD3-30 Islander PJ-DDA Klein Curaçao 1978 1980
Short SD3-30 Islander PJ-DDB Klein Bonaire 1978 1980
Dash 8-300 PJ-DHC

PJ-DHD
PJ-DHA
PJ-DHB
PJ-DHE
PJ-DHI

1990

1990
1992
1992
1995
1995

1992

1992
2001
2001
2001
2001

McDonnell Douglas MD-82 PJ-SEF

PJ-SEG
PJ-SEH

1982

1982
1991

2001

2001
2001

Incidents and accidents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 26 March 1970. 472. "Head Office: M. F. da Costa Gomezplein 5, Willemstad, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles."
  2. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 21–27 March 2000. 56. "Hato International Airport, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles."
  3. ^ ALM fleet at planespotters.net
  4. ^ ALM Flight 980 at the Aviation Safety Network

5. http://landewers.net/PJ.txt (fleet info)

External links[edit]