Juliana: International flights July 1

Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (TEATT) Ludmila de Weever announced in a press release last Friday evening that Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) will be open to travelers from Europe and Europe. 'North America from July 1, the day of "emancipation day".

“The community is encouraged to continue to adhere to appropriate social distancing and health and safety protocols, as well as guidelines established for businesses to maintain a St. Maarten free of COVID-19,” she said.

Ludmila de Weever recently released a document called “Travel Entry Requirements” to all stakeholders which brings together safety and health protocols, testing requirements and health screening procedures, among other measures, for visitors arriving at Juliana .

For several days, St. Maarten has been open to passengers from Saba, St. Eustache, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba, Anguilla, St. Barths, Martinique and Guadeloupe. However, Ludmila de Weever did not confirm this until Friday evening.

To avoid quarantine, passengers from these islands must prove that they stayed there for at least 21 days before arriving in St. Maarten.

Starting Monday, June 22, St. Maarten will also be open to St. Lucia, Antigua, Barbuda, St. Kitts, Nevis, Dominica and the British Virgin Islands (BVI). The minimum stay of 21 days will apply to passengers arriving from these countries to avoid quarantine.

"The ministry is aware of the urgent need to restart economic activities on the island, but we intend to reopen in a safe and responsible manner for our residents and visitors," said De Weever.

Below are the health measures that will be applied to travelers upon arrival.

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