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November 6, 2023  –WILLEMSTAD – The long-awaited day arrived, the direct connection flight of Corendon Airlines from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, landed in Curaçao. The airline’s flight schedule starts with 3 flights per week until December 15, and starting from December 16, Corendon Airlines will operate 5 flights per week on the Amsterdam – Curaçao route. The flights will be operated with an Airbus A350 with a capacity of 432 seats. Upon arrival of the first flight at our airport, the plane was greeted with the traditional water salute.  

During the celebration, the Minister of Economic Development, Mr. Ruisandro Cijntje, the Minister of Traffic, Transportation and Urban Planning, Mr. Charles Cooper, Mr. Atilay Uslu, Director of Corendon Airlines, and Mr. Jonny Andersen, CEO of CAP, gave their respective speeches on the occasion of this inaugural flight. Furthermore, Minister Cijntje, Minister Cooper and Mr. Muryad de Bruin (CTB), along with several dignitaries presented Corendon Airlines with a commemorative plaque showcasing a view of our iconic Handelskade waterfront. The new connection of Corendon Airlines opens up possibilities for more tourists from the Netherlands and other European countries to come and experience everything that Curaçao has to offer: a wide range of accommodations, a variety of tourist attractions, beautiful beaches, our rich history, different types of events, water sports, our local cuisine, and above all, our friendly people. The introduction of Corendon Airlines’ direct flight also provides more travel options for our local population.  

The Government of Curaçao, the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB), Curaçao Airport Partners (CAP), Curaçao Airport Holding (CAH) and the Curaçao Hospitality & Tourism Association (CHATA) congratulate Corendon Airlines on its new destination, Curaçao! 

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