Tag: Henry E. Rohlsen Airport

Rohlsen Airport Worker Who Gave 11 Pounds Of Cocaine To Drug Mule Gets 2 Years In Prison

CHRISTIANSTED — A former St. Croix airport worker who provided 11 pounds of cocaine to a drug mule was given two years in prison by a federal judge. Lamech Matthew, 28, of Frederiksted, was sentenced in U,S, District Court in Golden Rock on Thursday after pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess a […]

Spirit Airlines Expands Flight Service In Region And Will Head To St. Croix Next Month

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] PHILIPSBURG — Spirit Airlines announced today that it would be adding new routes and increasing service to some of the top destinations in the region. Starting on April 12, Spirit will connect Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Cap-Haitien International Airport in Haiti’s second largest city, marking the second destination for […]

HURRICANE RECOVERY: Spirit Airlines To Expand Service To St. Croix Starting In May

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] MIRAMAR — Spirit Airlines is bringing more flights to the territory even as the region as a whole recovers from the destructive 2017 hurricane season. The Florida-based airline today announced that it will launch nonstop service between Henry E. Rohlsen Airport (STX) in St. Croix and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) […]

Colorado-Based Company To Begin Construction of St. Croix’s New Airport Design in ‘Coming Months’

[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — With its area of operations heavily damaged in the wake of Hurricane Maria in September, Bohlke International Airways (BIA), the lone service provider at St. Croix’s Henry E. Rohlsen Airport, has hired Colorado-based aviation real estate company Western LLC to design its new multimillion-dollar facility, which will include […]

FOR THE BIRDS? Mapp Went To Denver Airport To Find Ways To Reduce ‘Bird Strikes’ On Aircraft Flying To To St. Thomas And St. Croix

CHARLOTTE AMALIE –  Is this for the birds? Or not? Gov. Kenneth Mapp says that he wants to improve airport operations at the Cyril E. King International and Henry E. Rohlsen airports in St. Thomas and St. Croix. Most importantly, Mapp said that he saw a “grave danger” to aircraft flying in to the territory from […]