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In this April 2015 issue:

1. INTRO: More Focus On Private Jet Charter Services
2. PROMO: ARE YOU A TRAVEL AGENT?
3. ARTICLE: "A Renewed Look At NECAP" by Terrance Rey
4. SPONSOR MESSAGE: Book Cheap Tickets Online At CheapoAir
5. NEWS ITEM: SXM Airport FBO Construction Plans Delayed
6. TRAVEL TIP: How To Get Group Discounts With AirSXM To St. Barths
7. AGENDA: Launch New AirSXM Blog
8. ADVERTISEMENT: Book Our Speedboat Charters To St. Barths
9. CUSTOMER SERVICE: How To Book With AirStMaarten


INTRO: More Focus On Private Jet Charter Services

Dear reader,

With the recent announcement that AirStMaarten's fleet of accessible private jets for private, corporate and executive air travel has been expanded with two additional Lear 55 jets, AirSXM.com is placing more emphasis and private jet charter services. See the announcement at http://www.airsxm.com/blog/airstmaarten-expands-fleet-for-private-jet-charter-services.

AirStMaarten Lear 55 jet

In addition to the Lear jets, AirStMaarten now also have another Super King Air B200 at its disposal for executive VIP air charters with VIP-style interior and superior air performance.

AirStMaarten second Super King Air added to fleet

The airconditioned Super King Air is ideal for corporate, business and government travel by private charter with exceptional inflight and catering service on board.

AirStMaarten Super King Air VIP-style Executive Interior

You can submit a quote or reservation request for our private jet service online at http://www.airsxm.com/private-jet-charters.

Best regards,

Terrance Rey
Publisher/Editor

PS: If you are a travel agent, a concierge services provider or a private jet operator and you need assistance for your clients transitting through St. Maarten SXM Airport, you can contact me by emailing sales@airsxm.com.

Advertorial


In case you are reading about AirStMaarten's private charters program for the first time, here is some background information on our shared charters.

WHAT ARE SHARED CHARTERS?
A Shared Charter is when you book a Private Charter and you Only Pay for the Seat You Occupy. Not for the whole aircraft. AirStMaarten has been successfully organizing shared charters to St. Barths since November 2006.

HOW OUR SHARED CHARTERS WORK
Travel Agents and clients book our shared charters for seamless connections and hassle-free transfers to St. Barths and surrounding islands such as Anguilla, St. Kitts, Nevis, St. Eustatius, Antigua and Tortola.

HERE IS HOW OUR SHARED CHARTERS WORK...
1) If 1 or 2 people request to share a private charter, the shared charter is scheduled.
2) Once 3 or 4 people book the shared charter, the shared charter is confirmed and you are good to go!

If the shared charter is not confirmed, passengers are booked on a regular commercial flight with complimentary VIP Services to ensure their transit is smooth and hassle-free.

Visit www.sharedcharters.com for more information, scheduling and availabilities.


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2. PROMO: ARE YOU A TRAVEL AGENT?

IF YOU ARE A TRAVEL AGENT...

Email our Sales Department at AirSXM.com for information our attractive pre-season travel agency discounts for private and shared charters and VIP services to St. Barths. We are offering significant agency discounts on charters booked for travel during the 2015-2016 winter season. Contact our Sales Department for more information on our agency discount rates.

AIRSTMAARTEN
P.O. Box 5245, Philipsburg, St. Maarten
Tel. +1 (721) 581-9740, Cell: +1 (721) 523-3564, Fax: 1-866-503 0347
Email: sales@airsxm.com


3. ARTICLE: "A Renewed Look At NECAP"

Terrance Rey avatar "A RENEWED LOOK AT NECAP"

By Terrance Rey

What is NECAP?

NECAP is the NorthEastern Caribbean Aviation Partnership. An alliance proposed a number of years by yours truly as a means of creating a more efficient aviation and airline cooperation network with the purpose of generating more business for the partner members and to give a better service to the clients, agents and passengers.

Presently, an internet and e-commerce platform is being developed to make to facilitate the principles of NECAP. This platform will hopefully be ready for beta testing the end of June 2015.

For more information, please visit the following links:
http://www.airsxm.eu/page.php?page=68

Information for Agents:
http://airsxm.co/agent-login.php

Information for Operators:
http://airsxm.co/operator-login.php

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Terrance Rey is owner and managing director of Let's Travel, Travel Anywhere and AirStMaarten. Terrance Rey has 15 years experience in the travel business as a travel agent, tour operator, charter broker and as an internet travel entrepreneur. You can email Terrance Rey directly via terrance@letstravelsxm.com with any questions you may have relating to your international travel needs.

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AirSXM Shared Charters to St. Barths

Visit http://www.airsxm.com/vipservices and http://www.sharedcharters.com for more information.


4. SPONSOR MESSAGE: Book Cheap Tickets Online At CheapoAir

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5. NEWS ITEM: SXM Airport FBO Construction Plans Delayed

ST. MAARTEN SXM AIRPORT FBO CONSTRUCTION PLANS DELAYED



Simpson Bay, St. Maarten --
It appears that the SXM Airport construction plans for a new FBO facility has hit a bureaucratic snag and is experiencing delays due to problems with the paperwork for the building permits.

SXM Airport has provided all information requested by the Ministry of VROMI (Public Works) in order for government to issue the permits to allow SXM Airport to start construction of the Cargo Facilities, the Fixed Base Operations (FBO) and the Fire Station.

However, certain signatures needed from the Airport Holding Company, that owns the lands the SXM Airport properties are on, were missing from the documents.

In a letter to the acting Minister of VROMI, a timeline was provided outlining the construction process, including details on companies bidding for the project and a June 15th, 2015, deadline set by the FBO companies that will be occupying the FBO facility when completed.

Nevertheless, the position of the acting Minister of VROMI, who is the present Prime Minister of the Government of St. Maarten, is that building permits can not be issued until the necessary documentation are submitted with the proper signatures in place.

Management at AirStMaarten is keeping a close eye on developments surrounding the newly-to-be constructed FBO because the facility is designed for three operators to utilize the facilty, however up until now, only two operators have signed on to use the facility when completed.

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If you want information on which FBO handler to use here on St. Maarten, please email sales@airsxm.com for advice.



6. TRAVEL TIP: How To Get Group Discounts With AirSXM To St. Barths


Group Travel with AirStMaarten

If you are part of a group of at least 10 persons - even if the party is spread out in different groups of people ranging from couples or families - and you want to benefit from AirSXM's group discount service, please email us via sales@airsxm.com to request a group discount code for your party. Then when the people in your party submit their own reservation request via http://www.airsxm.com they can fill in the group discount code in the comments field at the end of the reservation request process.

Whatever you want do, we at AirSXM are here to help you plan your next flight into St. Barths, be it via commercial flight, private charter, shared charter or helicopter charter. And don't forget to request our VIP Services as well.

Visit http://www.airsxm.com to select your preferred flight option. We also accept bookings up to over a year in advance as well. Just don't forget to request your promo code if your traveling with a diverse party of 10 persons or more.


7. AGENDA: New AirSXM Blog Ready


WHAT TO EXPECT FROM US IN 2015
  • The best wishes for the New Year.
  • Updated website with booking options for Flights, Hotels, Car Rentals and Vacation Packages.
  • Updated website with Live Chat integration.
  • More tweets, postings and sharings on Social Media.
  • More routes, more services and more aircrafts added to our Fleet of available aircrafts through our charter operators.
  • And now the latest addition is the AirSXM Blog webpage at http://www.airsxm.com/blog.
Stay informed on developments at AirSXM, Inc., by subscribing to our mailinglist, click here or send an email to mailinglist@airsxm.com. We will never share our emailaddresslist with others. We appreciate your trust and respect your privacy.


8. ADVERTISEMENT: Book Our Speedboat Charters To St. Barths

AirSXM Save Now, Travel Later ProgrammeIf you are afraid of flying and landing in St. Barths; if the ferry service is too slow or too bumpy for your taste; if all flights to St. Barths are full; or if the St. Barths is closed due to sunset, you can charter our speedboat service to St. Barths.

Our speedboat charters are powered by Scorpion Trips. Scorpion is more than just a boat, it's an experience. Step aboard the 37 foot offshore speed boat and enjoy one of the fastest boats in the region.

Scorpion's speed boat runs on twin 600 horse power Mercruiser engines. A total of 1,200 horse power! Scorpion's speed boats can also carry passengers in an unsurpassed level of comfort and style at regular cruising speeds which ensure comfort and speed. Scorpion has an open bar with cold drinks and a secure cabin space for any luggage etc.

So surf to StMaartenTours.info to book a speed boat charter to St. Barths, Anguilla and Saba.

Email us now via info@stmaartentours.info for more information about our Speedboat Charters.


9. CUSTOMER SERVICE: How To Book With AirStMaarten

Booking Procedure & Reservation Information

Submit a reservation request online at www.airsxm.com. Once we receive your request, we will send you a Reservation Offer for your consideration. Once you accept our proposal, we will require payment. You can use our credit card form to send us your credit card information. We accept all major credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. You can also pay by bank transfer, check, cash or Paypal. Once payment is received, we will book the commercial flight or private charter and send you a Reservation Confirmation.

If you have requested additional services such as VIP Transfer Services, we will send you a Final Confirmation containing all details of your travel itinerary and services booked. And that's how you book with AirStMaarten.

Other Customer Service Resources:
Our Shared Charters concept explained in full detail
VIP Transfer Services through Princess Juliana Int'l Airport
Island Concierge Services on St. Maarten and St. Barths
Read what our satisfied clients are saying about our service
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St. Maarten Yachting and Sailing Charters
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