Curaçao Express

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IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 4 October 2004
Ceased operations 30 April 2005
Hubs Flamingo International Airport
Secondary hubs Curaçao International Airport
Focus cities Princess Juliana International Airport
Fleet size 1
Destinations 4

Curaçao Express was a regional airline based in Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles. It operated services between the islands of the Netherlands Antilles, mostly flights between Curaçao's Hato International Airport and St Maarten's Princess Juliana International Airport.


The airline started operations on 4 October 2004 with one ATR 42-500 and was formerly known as CuraçaoExel and later became Curaçao Express. It was wholly owned by Bonaire Participation. The airline was planned to expand with new aircraft types and destinations in the United States and South America.[1] The airline merged with Bonaire Express to form Dutch Antilles Express, which operated until it ceased operations in 2013.


Curaçao Express operated the following services (in January 2005):

Domestic scheduled destinations:



St Maarten

International scheduled destinations:



The CuracaoExel/Curaçao Express fleet consisted of the following aircraft (at January 2005):[2]

CuracaoExel Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
ATR 42-500 1 48 Operated for BonairExel/BonairExpress
Total 1