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  1. Standard International Group Advises on $193M in Financing for St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport Terminal Reconstruction

    Standard International Group, a leading New York City-based boutique financial advisory firm with a focus on revitalizing critical infrastructure projects across the U.S. Municipal, Caribbean, and West Africa, announced the completion of $193M in financing for St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIAE) Terminal Reconstruction. André Wright, Executive Vice President of Standard International Group, made […]

    December 12, 2020TravelNo comments
  2. GCG GROUND UPGRADES TO GREEN EQUIPMENT

    Despite setbacks in the aviation industry due to the Covid-19 pandemic, GCG Ground Services (Barbados) Ltd has introduced new state of the art equipment into its fleet. From the beginning of September 2020, GCG Ground Services started using three new pieces of Ground Service Equipment (GSE) in its operations at the Grantley Adams International Airport […]

    October 11, 2020Featured, TravelNo comments
  3. Kittitian told to ‘stay home for two weeks’ on arrival at Robert Bradshaw Airport

    Mounting concern over a St Kitts & Nevis national who returned recently from Japan was told to “stay home for two weeks” when she arrived at the Robert L Bradshaw International Airport. It is still unclear whether it was immigration or health personnel who gave that instruction to the Christ Church resident and the basis […]

    March 2, 2020Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  4. SURINAMESE NATIONAL ARRESTED AFTER COCAINE BUST OF CLOSE TO $20-THOUSAND

    The Barbados Drug Squad arrested and formally charged, 42 year old Bryan Pollack from Paramaribo, in relation to Possession, Trafficking, Possession with intent to supply and Importation of Cocaine in a drug haul worth close to 20-Thousand Barbados… On Saturday the 29th of June 2019, Pollack arrived at the Grantley Adams International Airport on-board a […]

    July 1, 2019Breaking News, Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  5. SURINAMESE ARRESTED AT THE AIRPORT FOR JUST UNDER 100 LBS OF GANJA

    Members of the Drug Squad arrested and formally charged Carmela Gerrie Pansa, 28 years, of No. 28 Rattemweg, Ramoelamweg, Paramaribo, Suriname for the following offences, which she committed on Tuesday 04 June 2019 whilst at the Grantley Adams International Airport. • Unlawful possession of Cannabis • Unlawful possession with intent to supply Cannabis • Trafficking […]

    June 9, 2019ControversyNo comments
  6. Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico Will Operate the Norman Manley Airport in 2019

    Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica hosted the Norman Manley International Airport Public-Private Partnership Execution of the Concession Agreement to Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico (GAP). GAP is a Mexican corporation that operates thirteen international airports in large metropolitan areas, industrial centers, and world-class leisure destinations of Mexico and Jamaica. In the last 18 years, the […]

    October 15, 2018TravelNo comments
  7. UK and Antiguan experts partner on sustainable marine development

    team of UK experts from the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) was in Antigua to share their decades of experience in commissioning and reviewing Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA), which explore the level of environmental risks of any development and allow Government to make informed decisions. The workshop was hosted by the Department […]

    April 15, 2018NatureNo comments
  8. Military plane makes emergency landing in Barbados at Grantley Adams Int’l Airport

    QUICK WORK FROM EMERGENCY PERSONNEL AT THE GRANTLEY ADAMS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ALONG WITH NASA OFFICIALS AVERTED A NEAR CATASTROPHE… Shortly before 7:00 am on Wednesday, a military plane with 20 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing after reportedly catching fire after takeoff. This was confirmed by Station Officer at the Airport […]

    August 7, 2017Controversy, Video GalleryNo comments
  9. Barbadian Airport workers (VIDEO) stage three-hour strike over pay

    Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) employees were boiling hot on Friday and are still awaiting monies of wage negotiations held 5 years ago, they took to the sidewalks in full view of arriving and departing tourists. The NUPW’s General Secretary said the board admitted the airport has made a profit. However, the same board is […]

    January 31, 2016Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  10. SXM Airport Installs ProVision Security Screening Machine

    (EDITOR’s NOTE: Los Angeles used it, you feel silly standing like a posable toy while you’re getting scanned, but luckily that’s about the worst of it) Going through security screening at the Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, will henceforth become a breeze, thanks to the installation of the ultra-modern L-3 ProVision security screening machine. The […]

    July 19, 2015Featured, TravelNo comments
  11. GUYANESE MALE TO FACE 8 COUNTS RELATED TO DRUG OFFENCES, AFTER AIRPORT SEARCH

    Police have arrested and charged Guyanese national Wayne Young 41 years for the following offences committed at the Airport on 29th October 2014: 1. Possession of cannabis; 2. Possession with intent to supply cannabis 3. Trafficking cannabis 4. Importation of 17 lbs of cannabis 5. Possession of cocaine 6. Possession with intent to supply cocaine […]

    October 31, 2014CrimeNo comments
  12. St Maarten’s Airport is Corporate Sponsor of 2nd Annual International Women’s Soccer Tournament

    The second Annual International Women’s Soccer Tournament, which will be hosted by the Soualiga Soccer Association (SSA) from October 24 – 26, 2014, will carry the name of SXM Airport as its “title sponsor.” About 100 persons are expected to participate in this event, which will be held at the Raoul Illidge Sports Complex. The […]

    October 23, 2014SportsNo comments
  13. “Layover” (2014) – Nathalie Fay, Karl E. Landler: Romantic Drama HD

    World Premiere: Seattle International Film Festival (In competition) California Premiere: Dances With Films (In competition) Official Selection: Festival du Nouveau Cinema de Montreal Official Selection: Scottsdale International Film Festival Official Selection: Surrey International Film Festival In this French-language feature film debut from writer/director Joshua Caldwell, Simone (Nathalie Fay) is a young Parisian en route to […]

    October 22, 2014Cinema, Culture, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. BAILEY OF GUYANA CHARGED WITH DRUG OFFENCES

    Police have charged Denroy Emroy Bailey 42 years of Baird Road, Weston, St. James, a Guyanese national, with the offences of: 1. Possession 2. Possession with intent to supply 3. Trafficking; and 4. Importation of ½ kilo of cannabis. Bailey is expected to appear at the District B Magistrates Court on Thursday 9th October 2014. David […]

    October 9, 2014CrimeNo comments
  15. Chaos – Heavy Rainfall in both St Vincent and the Grenadines & St Lucia

    Torrential Rains from a trough system caused flooding, landslides and damage to housing and infrastructure in St Vincent and the Grenadines and Saint Lucia . The E.T Joshua Airport in St Vincent and the Grenadines flooded and has been closed until further notice St Vincent and the Grenadines The Situation As at 1:00pm of September […]

    September 7, 2014Featured, NatureNo comments
  16. Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) Firemen Show Skills and Fitness in Obstacle Course

    What was initially meant as a competition took the form of a demonstration of skills and fitness as members of the Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, Rescue and Fire-Fighting Department continued the celebration of Firemen’s Week with an obstacle course on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. According to Manilo Penijn, manager of the department, the change […]

    July 23, 2014EventsNo comments
  17. “Scarlett Johansson: From Blonde to Brunette” LUCY Movie Clip

    Scarlett transforms into a sexy and deadly brunette in LUCY! Viewer comment – “It’s like someone smooshed together Ultraviolet and Limitless in-between Scarlett’s pillowy lips.”

    July 19, 2014Cinema, Oddity, Video GalleryNo comments
  18. SXM Airport gets good Moody’s Report & IMF Delegation delivers Good News

    Managing Director of the Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM gave a presentation to a visiting delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently, which was well received. The eight-member delegation, led by Mr. Menno Snel, Executive Director of the IMF Executive Board, had earlier been given a tour of the terminal building. The presentation included […]

    June 9, 2014Business, TravelNo comments
  19. Construction of New Fixed Base Operations (FBO) Facility to Start Soon at SXM Airport

    With the demolition works of the Fire Department building at the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) now completed, a new phase has been reached, which will facilitate the start of the construction of a new, state of the art Fixed Base Operations (FBO) facility at the same location. The new FBO facility is urgently needed […]

    May 18, 2014TravelNo comments
  20. VINCENTIAN PRIME MINISTER ASSURES MEDIA ALL IS ON TRACK FOR ARGYLE AIRPORT

    As 2014 enters its first quarter, St Vincent still has a way to go from the devastating Christmas time flood which also decimated parts of Dominica and St Lucia, nevertheless their leader Dr Ralph Gonsalves spoke with Barbadian media that all is not lost… After a recent book launch at the Caribbean Development Bank, the […]

    March 28, 2014Political, TravelNo comments
  21. St Maarten’s Princess Juliana Int’l Airport receives Excellence Award

    Recognition awards for excellence keep pouring in for the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM), the latest being the Award for Excellence for Outstanding Managerial Leadership, Strategy Development, Customer Orientation, and Strategy Implementation granted last week by JMB Communications. JMB owns the well-known website, www.everythingsxm.com. Jeff Berger, CEO of JMB Communications, surprised Regina LaBega, Managing Director […]

    March 28, 2014TravelNo comments
  22. JAMAICAN MAN CHARGED FOR DRUG OFFENCES; TRIO HELD IN BLACK ROCK

    Members of the Drug Squad have arrested and charged Jamaican national Giovanni Antroy Macintosh, 23 years, for the offences of: • Possession of 9 ½ lbs of cannabis • Possession with intent to supply • Trafficking; and • Importation. THREE MEN HELD IN BLACK ROCK About 9:30 pm on 6 June 2013, three men were […]

    June 7, 2013Controversy, CrimeNo comments
  23. Kittitian intransit via Barbados facing firearm charges

    Malachi Maliki Haile Mugabe 35 years, Kittitian national was arrested and charged with committing the following offences on 16th December 2012, whilst at the Grantley Adams International Airport. 1. Illegal Possession of a firearm 2. Illegal Possession with 59 rounds of ammunition 3. Importation of a firearm without a valid licence 4. Importation of a […]

    December 19, 2012Crime, TravelNo comments
  24. NISE Leadership (Part 2 of 2): Getting accustomed to Customs, why manners count – Iceberg Principle

    The National Initiative on Service Excellence (NISE) truly went all out to make sure participants from their Leadership seminar got their money’s worth and I have just the perfect client for their next workshop – G4S and Barbados Customs! The airport is a crucial area for Barbados’ economy in the sense it is where foreigners […]

    July 15, 2012Travel2 comments
  25. P’cess Juliana Int’l Airport (SXM) Rolls Out Carnival Welcome for Passengers

    Both arriving passengers as well as other users of the airport and airport community knew that Carnival was certainly in the air, as SXM (also abbreviated as PJIA) engaged carnival-costumed revelers to give out this year’s Carnival Program to passengers right at the jet bridges and as they walked toward Immigration clearance. The special St. […]

    April 24, 2012Culture, TravelNo comments