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SXM Airport remains open and operational

Simpson bay, St. Maarten (Friday, April 17, 2020) - The Princess Juliana International Airport Operating Company N.V. (PJIAE), would like to inform the public that the Princess Juliana International Airport remains open and operational.

We find ourselves in unprecedented times, as a result of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, with local and international governments introducing measures to prevent the spread of the deadly coronavirus COVID – 19. These measures, including travel restrictions, have resulted in the cancellation of all commercial flights to/from Sint Maarten for an undetermined period; however, the airport remains open and is operational for Medical, Cargo, Military, Repatriation flights, just to name a few.

With our preliminary outlook showing little change in the coming months, PJIAE too has introduced some measures aimed at conserving resources, to help us through the upcoming period. We are confident however, that airlines will resume service as soon as the travel restrictions are lifted.

We recognize the impact of this pandemic on our island and its people, but wish to remind all that in order for us to bounce back, better and stronger, it is vital that each of us do our part in containing the virus by following all safety and prevention guidelines, so as to minimize any further impact and disruption of our daily lives.

At this moment there are no commercial flights scheduled; however, this will change once the travel restrictions are lifted. For updates on any changes please monitor our website, as well as our Facebook page.