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59 Reviews
Headquarters: Princess Juliana International Airport, Simpson Bay St Martin / St Maarten +1-721-545-4237 Website
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Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Nice service, very nice airplane. A beverage and a snack were provided on this little over an hour flight. Great job

Caribbean Economy St Martin / St Maarten - Curacao
Thank Han S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The flight out of St. Maarten was delayed by 5 hours due to weather, and information was slow about the length of the delay. Once the plane landed and was refueled the flight was boarded and we took off without further issue. The Pilots were friendly and apologised for the extreme delay. They flew above the storms and made the...

Caribbean Economy St Martin / St Maarten - Nevis

Thank pauleE838ID
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Extremely small plane. could feel claustrophobic for flight anxious passengers. Fortunately, I am not anxious about flights. Crew was nice and the flight was smooth. Avoid carrying too much or large luggage.

Caribbean Economy St Martin / St Maarten - Dominica
Thank Bbbass1
Marion, Illinois
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience with Winair traveling to Saba. They were nice and professional and the landing at Saba was incredible!! We will definitely use them again.

Caribbean Economy St Martin / St Maarten - Saba
Thank Alecia S
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Had booked four flights. Each flight the schedule was changed. Some earlier some later. Not reliable or trustworthy to make plans. They have never heard of the internet and can't send an email to inform passengers of the flight? Not a bargin. 3rd world travel at fist work price. I hope they go out of business. LIAT is better.

Caribbean Economy Dominica - St Martin / St Maarten
1 Thank Serpentbreath
Pittsford, New York
1 review
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Actual flight service was fine, as to be expected-heck its only a fifteen minute flight. And I have flown this same airline, same route before-no problems. I had timely cancelled a flight scheduled for June 30th, '17 at which time the WINAIR representative informed me that I was entitled to rebook anytime in the next year for the cost of...

Caribbean Economy St. Barthelemy - St Martin / St Maarten

Thank bristolwordsmith
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
27 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We travelled from Cane Field Dominica's smaller airport to make a connecting flight in Antigua and found it most convenient and less stressful experience to connect to the long haul to London from Antigua. Normally, the tried and tested mode of travel, connecting to London is from Douglas Charles (newly named) via Barbados or Antigua. Whether it is going to...

Caribbean Economy Dominica - Antigua

Thank Clynton M
Miami, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
91 reviews
48 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Seamless one hour flight. The aircraft was small but the ride was smooth. Will choose WinAir over LIAT anytime

Caribbean Economy St Martin / St Maarten - Dominica
Thank Katie L
U.S. Virgin Islands, Caribbean
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Its always wonderful to take a flight through the Caribbean with Winair and its partners. Winair provides comfortable seating and wonderful service to various neighboring Caribbean islands.

Caribbean Economy Dominica - St. Thomas
Thank Carlos M
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Winair flight was very profesional however the counter personnel leaving St. Martin to Nevis were very detached and cold.

Caribbean Economy St Martin / St Maarten - Nevis
Thank jlwongloising
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“Be careful when dealing with this company.”
163ginad, 15 Feb 2018 | Read review
“do not trust them to adhere to any schedule!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
jimlaw41, 19 Dec 2017 | Read review
“This is a small plane with spartan accommodations and no in-flight services. The flights are short.”
doronb2014, 2 Dec 2017 | Read review
“When choosing a seat, sit in the far back of the plane by the door, most legroom”
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About Winair
Founded in 1961, Windward Islands Airways, also known as WINAIR (WM) is a St. Maarten-based airline. WINAIR flies to 10 other destinations from its hub at Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM). These include Antigua, Dominica (Canefield and Douglas-Charles Airport), Guadeloupe, Nevis, Saba, San Juan (Puerto Rico), Saint Barths, St. Eustatius, St. Kitts, St. Maarten en Tortola. The airline also has about a dozen interline agreements with other airlines, and code share agreements with Air France and Air Antilles. WINAIR has a fleet of six aircraft: Five DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 planes, one ATR 42-500.
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