Friday April 3rd 2009 Insel Air will operate her first flight from St. Maarten to San Juan, Puerto Rico. A welcome addition to the destination mix offered by Insel Air, servicing the northern Caribbean region with 2 flights weekly from St. Maarten to Puerto Rico.
The new destination will be offered at a special introduction price of US$ 180 (excl fuel and government taxes). The flights will be operated on Mondays and Fridays, departing from St. Maarten at 12:50, arrival 13:40. Departure time from San Juan is 15:10, arrival St. Maarten at 16:00. With the new route to the destination mix of Insel Air, the St. Maarten airport has now become a major partner and hub for the airline, offering over 600 seats daily to/from St. Maarten.
San Juan is a much anticipated addition to the destination mix of Insel Air, popular for fantastic shopping, salsa music, viejo San Juan beauty and cruise tourism. On the other hand, passengers travelling from Puerto Rico to St. Maarten, for her popularity as a travel destination, will boost island economy due to this new Insel Air route. Insel Air connects South America and the Leeward islands to St. Maarten and the northern Caribbean. For example travelers from Valencia now fly seamlessly to St. Maarten and San Juan.
Insel Air her steady growth in general as well as specifically in St. Maarten has also brought with it a necessity for more local personnel in operations. Therefore an elaborate recruitment campaign will be launched this week.
Insel Air’s partnership with WinAir, which started in December 2006 is now expanding. We are in the process of linking the two reservations systems, it will be possible to book your ticket from Saba to Surinam or from Tortola to Valencia directly and receive just 1 ticket for the whole trip. With this collaboration Insel Air and WinAir together now offer a destination mix of 19 destinations: St. Maarten, Curaçao, Haïti, Sto. Domingo, San Juan, as well as Aruba, Bonaire, Suriname, Valencia with a short stopover in Curacao, Saba, Statia, Antigua & Barbuda, Montserrat, Anguilla, Tortola, St. Barths, Nevis, St. Kitts and Dominica.
Insel Air has upgraded the entire organization especially for the flights to US territory, in order to comply with the strict rules of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Insel Air was already ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) certified. But with the implementation of the new state of the art systems in the organization, Insel Air now is one of the airlines with the highest standards in the Caribbean region, namely in the area of safety.
Our website is undergoing a total facelift, but the important info is available. Please visit our website www.fly-inselair.com for flight schedules, destinations, packages and also online reservations. Insel Air Ticket Offices at Colebay and at the airport are at your service and can be reached at 543 0106 or call your favorite travel agency for more information and reservations.