WINAIR congratulates Saba airport on 60th anniversary

Saba’s iconic Juancho E. lrausquin Airport celebrated its sixtieth anniversary on Friday. “This historic milestone marks six decades of a strong and enduring rela­tionship between WINAIR and the people of Saba,” stated management of Windward Islands Airways International WINAIR, congratulating Saba on the airport’s accomplish­ments.

The Juancho E. Irausquin Airport, renowned for its sta­tus as one of the world’s shortest commercial runways, has played an integral role in connecting Saba to the rest of the Caribbean and beyond. “Since its inauguration this airport has not only facilitated essential transportation but also showcased the resilience and determination of the Saban community,” stated the management of WINAIR, reaffirm­ing that this airline has a steadfast commitment to providing safe, reliable and efficient air travel connections to the “Un­spoiled Queen”.

Juancho Irausquin Airport Manager Maegan Hassell (cen­tre) receives a congratulatory plaque from new Winair chief executive officer (CEO) Hans van de Velde (left). Photo by Julio Every.

Over the decades, WINAIR has contributed to fostering economic development, promoting tourism and nurturing the island’s unique culture.

“As we celebrate the 60th anniversary of Saba’s Juancho E. Irausquin Airport, we reflect on the remarkable journey we have shared with the people of Saba,” said Hans van de Velde, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of WINAIR. “It is an honour for WINAIR to have been a part of Saba’s growth and to continue serving as a bridge between this stunning island and the world. We look forward to many more years of partnership and collaboration.”

With the 60th anniversary of Juancho E. Irausquin Airport serving as a testament to the enduring partnership between WINAIR and Saba, Van de Velde said the airline’s entire team looks forward to the future and is excited to continue contributing to the island’s sustainable growth and prosper­ity.

The Daily Herald.

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