One ticket will be issued via all KLM’s worldwide reservations systems and vice versa. This enhancement opens the door for increased traffic not only to SXM but the entire North Eastern Caribbean. Our mutual customers can now check in at any KLM or Winair location, check their bags to their final destination, receive their boarding pass and make use of the connecting portal at PJIAE further enhancing PJIAE’s hub function.
Winair also enjoys a code share agreement with AF which was re-approved by French Civil Aviation Authorities and the same time, “By achieving and maintaining these code share agreements with KLM/AF group Winair, PJIAE, KLM, SXM and AF customers all benefit as in addition to seamless same day travel to and from Europe passengers are afforded protection in event of misconnections or events beyond their control. Winair is proud to have partners such as KLM/AF, two of the world’s leading Airlines, for KLM/AF putting their operating codes on Winair instills great confidence to our customers in the services provided by Winair this speaks to the safety, security and the service Winair offers its customers. “stated Michael Cleaver President and CEO of Winair.
“This agreement with Winair presents KLM with a unique opportunity to strengthen our position in the Caribbean. The new connections to the Windward Islands are a welcome extension of the KLM network in this important region” stated Harm Kreulen, Air France-KLM Senior Vice President Benelux.
About Windward Island Airways International (Winair) NV:
Windward Islands Airways International N.V. better known as Winair is a Government owned regional airline and was founded in 1961. The airline operates 5 de Havilland Twin-Otter aircraft and 1 ATR-42 500/600 aircraft. Winair has provided safe and efficient air transportation in the Caribbean for more than 55 years. Winair offers connections from its main gateway, Princess Juliana International Airport in St. Maarten to the islands of Curacao, Haiti, Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barth, Nevis and St. Kitts, Tortola, Antigua, San Juan, Dominica and Guadeloupe. It has interline partners with 12 airlines from North America, South America, Europe and the Caribbean, and a codeshare agreement with Air France giving Winair greater depth and reach, as well as giving the passengers greater access to the destinations with value added services such as checked through baggage. Winair also provides charter services to most Islands in the North-Eastern Caribbean and offers Cargo and QuickPack service to all its destinations. The Winair team of 130 employees is continuously involved in training to ensure the highest level of safety and proficiency is delivered. With hundreds of years of combined experience in aviation, our entire Winair team is committed to your comfort and safety every step of the way.
Per April 2017 Winair has introduced the new brand and logo standard. Our corporate logo is the shorted version of Windward Island Airways International (Winair) N.V.
This logo is solid and connected, as we are reliable and connecting worlds. It is simple, memorable, practical, part of our history and solid! and a lot more; it is our brand fingerprint, and we are protective of it. Why? Because by using our logo consistently and correctly, we make sure it’s protected and will serve us well for years to come.