February 28, 2021

Surinam Airways eyes Boeing for imminent fleet renewal

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By Ray Chickrie From Caribbean News Now PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Surinam Airways (SLM) must renew its fleet by November when the lease of the current three Boeing 737-300s expires and, from recent statements by the CEO of SLM Robbi Lachmisingh, the state owned company will most likely choose the Boeing 737-700, which has the range […]

Surinam Airways CEO’s bold vision: Expansion of the Guyana hub to NYC and Havana

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By Ray Chickrie From Caribbean News Now PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Surinam Airways (SLM) was out of the red and made a profit during the period when Robbi Lachmising was CEO. He was reappointed CEO of the company last year. Sitting in his office on a bright sunny day in the tropics, Lachmising outlined his vision […]

More trouble at Surinam Airways

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By Ray Chickrie From Caribbean News Now PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Suriname’s minister of transportation, Andy Rusland, told the media last week that his government is contemplating breaking the lease of the recently acquired Airbus 340-313 that state-owned Surinam Airways (SLM) acquired a month ago from Airbus Financial Services. The 17-year old aircraft, from 1998 to 2003, […]