Winair presents enhanced winter schedulePOSTED: 10/22/15 11:13 AM
St. Maarten – Winair will enhance its winter schedule with more flights to St. Kitts, Nevis and Tortola, and add the new destinations San Juan and Antigua to its network.
The company says in a press statement that it has ensured optimal connection times to all of its code-share and interline partners Air France,KLM, Air Caraibes, Corsair, United, Liat, Copa, Pawa, Caribbean Airlines and Insel Air.
Winair has acquired a fifth DHC 6-300 aircraft, which will expand its fleet and charter business within the north-eastern Caribbean.
Beginning October 25 Winair will resume its daily operation to Tortola and effective December 15 increase flights to this destination, by adding a midday flight, six frequencies per week, timed to connect to its partners, and ensuring connectivity for customers.
Starting November 30 Winair will split the combined flights to St. Kitts and Nevis to direct flights to increase seat capacity. These flights will operate 5 times weekly and for the remaining 2 days will be combined flights. Winair will add a daily midday flight from St. Maarten to St. Kitts and Nevis from December 11, to enhance connections to Air France and other interline partners.
Winair and its partner Air Antilles will begin service to San Juan, Puerto Rico with an ATR 500 aircraft on November 28. The flights will depart from St. Maarten at 11.30 a.m. and return from San Juan at 2.30 p.m.
On December 15 Winair will add Antigua to its destinations with a daily service, 7 days a week. Flights will depart from St. Maarten at 7.30 a.m. and return from Antigua at 9.45 a.m.
Both destinations offering convenient connections to Winair’s route network.
Dominica suffered from Tropical Storm Erika and Douglas Charles Airport sustained serious damages. In a successful effort to help accommodate and support the people of Dominica Winair was able to offer service to Dominica’s Canefield Airport with its DHC 6-300 Twin otter aircraft. This service ends this Sunday.
Dominica has worked relentlessly to repair damage to Douglas Charles Airport as quick as possible and Winair returned there utilizing ATR 500 aircraft on October 3 with flights on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
From November 8, the airline will resume the normal schedule of four weekly flights on Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday.