Air travel to Saba: less flights, but more passengers

In 2023, more than 504 thousand travelers passed through the airports of Bonaire, Saba and St Eustatius. That was 6 percent more than in 2022 and 10 percent more than in 2019. The number of aircraft movements to and from these airports was almost 15 percent higher than in 2022. …

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Report: military police must be quickly expanded on BES islands

According to the Law Enforcement Council, outgoing Minister of Justice and Security, Dilan Yeşilgöz, must quickly expand the Royal Military Police on Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba. The military police currently have insufficient capacity to carry out their statutory tasks in the field of border control and alien control on …

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Government building lights were doused for Earth Hour

The lights at Saba’s Government Administration Building were turned off for sixty minutes last Saturday in observance of Earth Hour, an annual environment event organised by international conservation group World Wildlife Fund (WWF). “The lights were kept off for an hour as a show of solidarity with millions of other …

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Governor of Curaçao Lucille George-Wout visited Saba on Monday

On Monday, March 25, 2024, Governor Lucille George-Wout conducted a courtesy visit to the island of Saba where she also had the opportunity to tour ongoing, upcoming, and completed projects. The Governor was Accompanied by her spouse, Herman George, as well as colleagues Petrus Benschop, Yolanda de Rijke, and Adjutant …

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Saba Tourist Bureau attends recent Atlanta Travel and Adventure Show

Saba Tourist Bu­reau, in partnership with St. Eustatius Tourism Bu­reau, recently attended the Ravel and Adventure Show in Atlanta, Georgia. Over the course of two days, the event attracted a wide range of attendees, in­cluding travel enthusiasts, media representatives and travel agents, as they dis­covered more about what Saba has …

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KNMI scientists visit Saba to discuss climate change

Climate scientists Iris Keizer and Nadia Bloemendaal of the Royal Netherlands Meteorologi­cal Institute KNMI visited Saba last week to share their knowledge on climate change with various stakeholders and the general public. Their visit was in relation to the climate scenarios report that KNMI published in Oc­tober 2023. For the …

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