Going64
Topic Author
Posts: 317
Joined: Tue Oct 29, 2002 8:01 pm

First Flight Air St. Maarten Cancelled

Thu Apr 17, 2003 10:42 pm

As the permits for both Amsterdam en St. Maarten are not ok the first flight next Sunday of this new airline has been cancelled. Over 280 people booked a ticket for this flight.
Mud fighting has already started. General manager Air St. Maarten is blaming the permit issuing organization in Holland while Amsterdam Schiphol Airport informed that slots had been requested but as they were not acceptable for Air St. Maarten/EAL, EAL decided to cancel the request for the slots.
Air St. Maarten is also blamed for the fact that they already started selling tickets without having the proper permits and slots.

To be continued?
 
GARUDAROD
Posts: 1139
Joined: Wed Apr 19, 2000 4:39 am

RE: First Flight Air St. Maarten Cancelled

Thu Apr 17, 2003 10:52 pm



Why is this not a surprise????? I think the general consensus on
A.net is that this airline will never make a single flight and is basically
a scam!!!!!!!
Cargo doesn't whine, moan, or complain

Popular Searches On Airliners.net

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos