Join the Saba Triathlon on Saturday, January 20th

Just over a week until the annual Saba Triathlon takes place on Saturday, January 20th. Participating? There is still time to register via the sign-up button on https://www.facebook.com/SabaTriathlon/ If you would like to do only one part (swim, bike or run) but do not have a team, send a message …

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Winair quits CN-Express due to financial constraints

After Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Saba and St. Eusta­tius developed an urgency for air transportation to revive the tourism sector, for medical referrals and work-related traffic. Due to financial constraints Windward Islands Airways International Winair, how­ever, stepped out of the agreement with Caribbean Netherlands CN-Express to establish direct flight con­nections …

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ZVK makes provisions for efficient air transport insured persons

No medical referrals ZVK  insured to Venezuela. ZVK insured persons from Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius who are referred abroad for medical treatment or consultation do not travel to or through Venezuela. This has been announced by the Zorgverzekeringskantoor Caribisch Nederland (ZVK). The measure was taken due to the closing …

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SXM airport’s temporary arrival and departure tents nearly finished

Princess Juliana In­ternational Airport SXM is erect­ing two big, air-conditioned tents intended to better accommodate passengers and other users of the facility temporarily, until the ter­minal building can be restored to its pre-Hurricane Irma state. The tents will enhance customer comfort and upgrade the current operations of both the arrival …

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Presidents First and Second Chamber  to visit Saba January 8th

The Presidents of the First and Second Chamber, Ankie Broekers-Knol and Khadija Arib, will pay a joint visit to the Caribbean Netherlands from January 7th  till January 13th, 2018. They will visit the Windward Islands, among others, in order to see the ravages of hurricanes Irma and Maria and the activities …

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Sneek is furious about Winair opting out of CN-Express service

ST EUSTATIUS–Mem­ber of the Island Council for the Democratic Party (DP) of St. Eustatius Koos Sneek has reacted with “ut­ter dismay” at the news that Windward Islands Airways International Winair has backed out of its agreement to service the proposed Ca­ribbean Netherlands (CN) Express air link to connect Statia with …

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Airport runway renovation scheduled for September-October 2018

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management (I&W) and Rijkswaterstaat (RWS), together with the Public Entity Saba, are developing much-needed plans for the renovation of the airport runway. The tarmac has passed its lifespan, showing clear signs of deterioration and needs to be repaved to make sure the airport can …

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