Winair

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This article is about the Netherlands Antilles airline. For the former United States charter airline, see WinAir Airlines.
Winair
Logo Winair.jpg
IATA ICAO Callsign
WM WIA WINDWARD
Founded August 24, 1961[1]
Commenced operations July 5, 1962[1]
Hubs Princess Juliana International Airport
Fleet size 5
Destinations 11
Company slogan We take you there!
Headquarters

Princess Juliana International Airport,

Sint Maarten
Key people Michael Cleaver (CEO)
Website http://www.fly-winair.sx

Winair, an abbreviation of Windward Islands Airways International NV, 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]

Agreements[edit]

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

Winair has code share agreements with the following airlines:

Destinations[edit]

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
Roseau Dominica Dominica Canefield Airport
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

Fleet[edit]

A Winair Twin Otter

The Winair fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of February 2017):[5]

Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter 5 19
ATR 42-600 (wet leased from Air Antilles Express) 1 40
Total 6

Retired[edit]

The airline fleet previously included the following aircraft:

Partnership with Domino's[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Norwood, Tom; Wegg, John (2002). North American Airlines Handbook (3rd ed.). Sandpoint, ID: Airways International. ISBN 0-9653993-8-9. 
  2. ^ "Directory: World Airlines." Flight International. 30 March – 5 April 2004. 96.
  3. ^ http://www.fly-winair.sx/airline-partners.html
  4. ^ http://www.fly-winair.sx/destinations.html
  5. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part Two)". Airliner World (November 2016): 33. 
  6. ^ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-3197546/Domino-s-pizza-delivered-PLANE-holidaymakers-remote-Caribbean-islands.html

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