Curaçao Express

Curaçao Express was a regional airline based in Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles. It operated services between the islands of the Netherlands Antilles, mostly flights between Curaçao and Sint Maarten.

Curaçao Express
IATA ICAO Callsign
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FoundedOctober 4, 2004
Commenced operationsFebruary 3, 2005
Ceased operationsApril 30, 2005
HubsCuraçao International Airport
Secondary hubsFlamingo International Airport
Focus citiesPrincess Juliana International Airport
Fleet size1
HeadquartersWillemstad, Curaçao


The airline started operations on October 4, 2004 with one ATR 42-500 and was formerly known as CuraçaoExel and later became Curaçao Express. It was wholly owned by Bonaire Participation. The airline was planned to expand with new aircraft types and destinations in the United States and South America.[1] The airline merged with Bonair Express to form Dutch Antilles Express, which operated until it ceased operations in 2013.


Curaçao Express operated the following services (in January 2005):

Country City Airport Notes
  Aruba Oranjestad Queen Beatrix International Airport
  Bonaire Kralendijk Flamingo International Airport Hub
  Curaçao Willemstad Curaçao International Airport Hub
  Sint Maarten Philipsburg Princess Juliana International Airport Focus city


The CuracaoExel/Curaçao Express fleet consisted of the following aircraft (at January 2005):[2][3][4]

Curaçao Express fleet
Aircraft In
Orders Passengers Notes
ATR 42-500 1 48 Operated by Bonair Express
Total 1

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ CuracaoExel future plans
  2. ^ CuracaoExel fleet
  3. ^ "CuraçaoExel Fleet Details and History". Retrieved May 1, 2020.
  4. ^ "Curaçao Express Fleet Details and History". Retrieved May 1, 2020.