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4 cruise ports closed indefinitely due to damage caused by Hurricane Irma

By Ben Souza From Cruise Fever Four popular cruise ports, including the top two ports in 2016, are closed indefinitely to cruise ships due to damage caused by Hurricane Irma. Since so many of our readers have asked about the…

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Caribbean FBOs respond to rising traffic

From AINonline St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) has emerged as a key hub for Caribbean private aviation traffic, especially during the peak winter season. Unlike other nearby Leeward Islands–such as Anguilla, Dominica, Saba, St. Bart’s, St. Eustatius and…

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The Caribbean: Aviation dream or nightmare?

By Tatjana Obrazcova Aviationweek From Fifty Sky Shades While it is many people’s dream holiday destination, the Caribbean region is viewed as a difficult challenge by many private aviation companies. Some charter brokers have even opted out of arranging flights…