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Insel Air International B.V. (Insel Air) (IATA: 7I, ICAO: INC, and Callsign: Insel Air) is an airline based in Willemstad, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles. It has Hato International Airport in Curacao as its home base. Insel is German for island. Insel Air was incorporated as a private limited liability company (Dutch: besloten vennootschap) on September 8, 1993 and is registered with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Curaçao under number 64577. Insel Air's logo (see picture) includes a large and a small yellow star representing Curacao and 'Small Curacao', a small island near and belonging to Curacao. Image File history File links Log-insel. ... Image File history File links Log-insel. ... IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... Willemstad can refer to: Willemstad is the capital of Curaçao Willemstad is a town in Moerdijk This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Anthem: Himno di Kòrsou Capital (and largest city) Willemstad Official languages Dutch Government See Politics of the Netherlands Antilles  - Prime Minister of N.A. Emily de Jongh-Elhage  - Governor of N.A. Frits Goedgedrag Constitutional monarchy part of the Netherlands Antilles  Area  - Total 444 km² 171. ... Hato International Airport (IATA: CUR, ICAO: TNCC) is the airport of Willemstad, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles. ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...

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History

Insel Air is a private initiative of various businesses and financial institutions who recognized the need and importance for a Curacao based and owned airline to provide reliable quality sevice to regional destinations for a reasonable price. The airline started operations in 2006 with one EMBRAER 110-P1 "Bandeirante" flying from Curacao. The first flight was to the neighboring island of Aruba. Soon after the daily scheduled flights to Aruba, Insel Air started with flights to the other neighboring island of Bonaire. On December 9, 2006, Insel Air announced the successful legal and financial closure of the Regional Airlift for the Island of Curacao. This regional airlift will be served with a MD-83. Embraer, the Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. is a Brazilian aircraft manufacturer. ... The Douglas DC-9 is a twin-engined jet airliner, first manufactured in 1965 and, in much modified form and under a succession of different names, still in production today as the Boeing 717. ...


Destinations

Curaçao - Aruba - Bonaire - St. Maarten - Las Piedras - Suriname - Trinidad - Valencia - Haiti Santo Domingo Insel Air serves daily flights form Curaçao to Aruba and several flights per week to Bonaire and Las Piedras. An inaugural flight to St. Maarten with Insel's MD-83 was made on December 27, 2006. On January 5th, 2007 the first commercial flight with the MD-83 to St. Maarten will take place, followed by first flights during January to Suriname, Trinidad, Valencia and Haiti. Anthem: Himno di Kòrsou Capital (and largest city) Willemstad Official languages Dutch Government See Politics of the Netherlands Antilles  - Prime Minister of N.A. Emily de Jongh-Elhage  - Governor of N.A. Frits Goedgedrag Constitutional monarchy part of the Netherlands Antilles  Area  - Total 444 km² 171. ... Anthem: Tera di Solo y suave biento Capital (and largest city) Kralendijk Official languages Dutch Government See Politics of the Netherlands Antilles  - Bonaire Administrator  - Governor of N.A. Frits Goedgedrag Constitutional monarchy part of the Netherlands Antilles  Area  - Total 288 km² 111 sq mi  Population  - 2001 census 10,791  - Density... Saint Martin - NASA NLT Landsat 7 (Visible Color) Satellite Image Saint Martin is a tropical island in the northeast Caribbean, approximately 150 miles east of Puerto Rico. ... Las Piedras is a small town in east Puerto Rico. ... Look up Trinidad in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... City motto: (English:) City nickname: Capital industrial de Venezuela (English: Industrial capital of Venezuela) Location of Valencia Mayor Francisco Cabrera Santos (2004 – 2008) Population   â€“Total (2001)   â€“Density Metropolitan area 1,400,000 xxx - km² Time zone UTC –4 Latitude Longitude 10º 10´11 N 68º.59´12 W Official website... Santo Domingo de Guzmán, population 2,061,200 (Metro) (2003), estimated 2,253,437 (Metro) in 2006, is the capital and the largest city of the Dominican Republic. ... Anthem: Himno di Kòrsou Capital (and largest city) Willemstad Official languages Dutch Government See Politics of the Netherlands Antilles  - Prime Minister of N.A. Emily de Jongh-Elhage  - Governor of N.A. Frits Goedgedrag Constitutional monarchy part of the Netherlands Antilles  Area  - Total 444 km² 171. ... Anthem: Tera di Solo y suave biento Capital (and largest city) Kralendijk Official languages Dutch Government See Politics of the Netherlands Antilles  - Bonaire Administrator  - Governor of N.A. Frits Goedgedrag Constitutional monarchy part of the Netherlands Antilles  Area  - Total 288 km² 111 sq mi  Population  - 2001 census 10,791  - Density... Las Piedras is a small town in east Puerto Rico. ... Saint Martin - NASA NLT Landsat 7 (Visible Color) Satellite Image Saint Martin is a tropical island in the northeast Caribbean, approximately 150 miles east of Puerto Rico. ... The Douglas DC-9 is a twin-engined jet airliner, first manufactured in 1965 and, in much modified form and under a succession of different names, still in production today as the Boeing 717. ... The Douglas DC-9 is a twin-engined jet airliner, first manufactured in 1965 and, in much modified form and under a succession of different names, still in production today as the Boeing 717. ... Look up Trinidad in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... City motto: (English:) City nickname: Capital industrial de Venezuela (English: Industrial capital of Venezuela) Location of Valencia Mayor Francisco Cabrera Santos (2004 – 2008) Population   â€“Total (2001)   â€“Density Metropolitan area 1,400,000 xxx - km² Time zone UTC –4 Latitude Longitude 10º 10´11 N 68º.59´12 W Official website...


Customer Loyalty Program

Insel Air is a participant of the Fun Miles customer loyaly program maintained by Fun Miles Antilles N.V. in the islands of Curacao, Aruba, Bonaire and St. Maarten. Insel Air passengers receive Fun Miles which are redeemable for Insel Air tickets for goods and services from other participating Fun Miles merchants. For award programs see award program For more information on Fun Miles, see Fun Miles


Fleet

EMB 110 Bandeirante The Embraer EMB 110 Bandeirante (banner in Portuguese) is a general purpose 15-21 passenger twin-turboprop light transport aircraft suitable for military and civil duties. ... The McDonnell Douglas MD-80 and McDonnell Douglas MD-90 are twin-engine, single-aisle jet commercial aircraft derived from the DC-9. ...

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