Fuel Surcharge down February 1st.
Simpson Bay January 19, 2015 – WINAIR will be decreasing its Fuel surcharges by 30% for travel after February 1, 2015. This is due to ongoing developments on the international level, where crude oil has been experiencing price adjustments. With the decrease in the prices of fuel WINAIR has taken this decision. Customers will enjoy a decrease in fuel surcharges on tickets booked for travel effective February 1, 2015.
Winair sponsors D'Shnay for St. Kitts Talented Teen
November 6, 2014, Simpson Bay - WINAIR, has honored the request of the St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) to sponsor the reigning Teen Carnival Queen D'Shnay York.
The sponsorship is in the form of round-trip airfare for D'Shnay and her team members to St. Kitts next month where she will compete in the prestigious Haynes Caribbean Talented Teen Pageant as part of St. Kitts Carnival festivities.D'Shnay paid a courtesy visit to WINAIR on Thursday and was welcomed by CEO Micheal Cleaver and Director of Marketing & Sales, Claudio Buncamper. Both executives wished D'Shnay the best of luck in the pageant and expressed that the company was proud to support St. Maarten's Teen Carnival Queen.
WINAIR has been a dedicated partner of St. Maarten's Carnival for years by sponsoring prizes and do its part to increase the event's exposure by having the official calendar of events available on its aircraft.
WINAIR hosts Brazilian Tour Operators with assistance from SXM Airport
A BVI Tourism Board Familarization Trip
December 8, 2014, Simpson Bay – WINAIR hosted a group of Brazilian tour operators coordinated with the British Virgin Islands Tourism Board, and was happy once again to count on the cooperation of the Executive Lounge at SXM Airport. The delegation arrived on Thursday December 4 in St. Maarten on Copa Airlines and was met by WINAIR and SXM Executive Lounge representatives then guided through Immigration and transit process. The delegation experienced first hand the transit process from Sao Paolo, Brazil, utilizing the interline agreement that exists between Copa and WINAIR, offering seamless travel from point of origin direct to their final destination. The delegation was offered the services of the SXM Airport Executive Lounge, courtesy of the Airport. In season WINAIR operates twice daily services St. Maarten- Tortola-St. Maarten, WINAIR overnights its aircraft four times a week offering connections to Copa Airlines and Caribbean Airlines.
WINAIR’s objective is to continue hosting Familiarization and Press trips to the destinations WINAIR flies with the cooperation of the SXM Airport Executive Lounge, WINAIR and its airline partners, working with stakeholders to promote services offered to travelers in St. Maarten and surrounding islands. “These familarization/press trips are a valuable tool to ensure our customers understand and become more familiar with the services offered in St. Maarten and the surrounding islands” says Michael Cleaver, President and CEO of WINAIR.
Ketty Paines, Manager of the SXM Airport Passenger Services Department, under which the Executive Lounge falls, noted that “it is always a pleasure working with WINAIR with these Fam Trips and we hope that the outcome is beneficial to all involved”.
Photo: From Left to Right: Karin Konig Sales Representative from BVI Tourism board in Brazil, Olga Arima from Designer Tours, May-Ling Chun from WINAIR, Bruna Basile from ADV Tour, Lara Renno from Teresa Perez Tours, and Marcelo Novais from TGK Tour Operator.