UPDATE/SIMPSON BAY - Following the unfortunate situation where Winair flight 807, originating from Curacao to Haiti and St. Maarten, got caught up in on Tuesday December 05, 2017, the airline informs the public and their passengers that the flight is rescheduled for Thursday December 7, 2017.
“It is scheduled to depart Haiti to St. Maarten 12:00pm that day and the flight from St. Maarten to Curacao is scheduled to depart 3:40pm. Winair mediated vigorously between the Haitian Airport Authority and our Lessor and the issue was resolved.
“This flight has been rescheduled to operate Thursday December 7th. Passengers were provided suitable accommodation and all affected passengers will reach their final destination tomorrow. Winair sincerely apologizes to her customers for the inconvenience caused,” the local airline said in an update on Wednesday.
ARCHIVE, SIMPSON BAY - On Tuesday December 05, 2017 Winair’s flight 807 originating from Curacao to Haiti and St. Maarten got caught in an unfortunate situation due to an issue between Haiti Airport authority and the lessor of Winair’s MD-80.
Winair utilizes an MD-80 through an ACMI lease agreement for its flight to between Curacao, Haiti and St. Maarten and has scheduled flights Curacao-Haiti-St. Maarten-Curacao on Tuesday and Curacao-St. Maarten-Haiti-Curacao on Saturday.
Winair’s flight 807 was grounded by the Haitian Airport Authority due to outstanding payments by Winair’s lessor. Being caught in the middle of this situation Winair has been mediating vigorously to resolve the issue, but unfortunately had to cancel the flights for Tuesday, the local airline announced on Wednesday in a press statement.
Winair sincerely apologizes to her customers for this inconvenience, and will do their utmost to accommodate their passengers the best they can and have them continue their journey as soon as possible.