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This article is about the Netherlands Antilles airline. For the former United States charter airline, see WinAir Airlines.
Logo Winair.jpg
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1961[1]
Commenced operations July 5, 1962[1]
Hubs Princess Juliana International Airport
Fleet size 7
Destinations 11
Company slogan The dependable airline of the Caribbean

Princess Juliana International Airport,

Sint Maarten
Key people Michael Cleaver (CEO)

Winair, an abbreviation of Windward Islands Airways, is a government-owned airline based in Sint Maarten. Founded in 1961 by Georges Greaux, It has a fleet of seven aircraft serving ten destinations, all within the Leeward Islands group of the Lesser Antilles in the North East Caribbean. It has its headquarters on the grounds of Princess Juliana International Airport.[2]


Winair has interline agreements with the following airlines:[3]


Winair operates services to the following scheduled destinations:[4]

City Country Airport Notes
St. John's Antigua and Barbuda Antigua V. C. Bird International Airport
Marigot Dominica Dominica Douglas–Charles Airport Operated by Air Antilles Express
Charlestown Saint Kitts and Nevis Nevis Vance W. Amory International Airport
The Bottom Netherlands Saba Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport
Gustavia Saint Barthélemy Saint-Barthélemy Gustaf III Airport
Basseterre Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport
Oranjestad Netherlands Sint Eustatius F.D. Roosevelt Airport
Philipsburg Sint Maarten Sint Maarten Princess Juliana International Airport Hub
Road Town British Virgin Islands Tortola Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport
San Juan Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport Operated by Air Antilles Express
Pointe-à-Pitre Guadeloupe Guadeloupe Pointe-à-Pitre International Airport Operated by Air Antilles Express


A Winair Twin Otter

The Winair fleet consists of the following aircraft:[5]

Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 3 2 19
ATR 42-500 1 48 Wet-leased From Air Antilles Express
ATR 42-600 1 48 Wet-leased From Air Antilles Express
Total 5 2


Partnership with Domino's[edit]

A remarkable partnership between WinAir and Domino's gives residents from Saba and St. Eustatius the opportunity to order Domino's products baked on Sint Maarten and then delivered by plane. [6]


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