Category Archives: Surinam Airways

Surinam Airways is coming to Sanford, Florida

Surinam Airways (Paramaribo) is planning to offer summer seasonal service to Sanford, Florida (near Orlando) from July 2 through September 25. The one-stop service (stopping in Georgetown) will be operated weekly with Boeing 737-300 aircraft.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 737-36N PZ-TCO (msn 28669) prepares to land at Miami International Airport.

Surinam Airways aircraft slide show: AG Airline Slide Show

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Route Map:

Surinam 6.2015 Route Map

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Surinam Airways celebrates 50 years

Surinam Airways (Paramaribo) is celebrating 50 years as an airline. Organized in 1953, the airline commenced scheduled commercial operations on January 6, 1955 as SLM (Surinaamse Luchtvaart Maatschappij) flying from Paramaribo to Moengo with a Cessna 170B aircraft. The Surinam Airways name was adopted in 1966 and gradually replaced all references to SLM.

Read the full story from the Curacao Chronicle: CLICK HERE

Surinam Airways (Flying on Trusted Wings) coverPeter Sanches has written a beautiful book (we helped Peter with many of the photos) on the first 50 years of Surinam Airways: Flying on Trusted Wings: 50 Years of Surinam Airways (hardcover).

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems. Ex-Air France  Airbus A340-311 F-GLZG became PZ-TCP (msn 049) with Surinam Airways and is the European lifeline aircraft for the company flying between Paramaribo and Amsterdam.

Surinam Airways: AG Slide Show

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Route Map:

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Surinam Airways to resume nonstop Paramaribo-Miami service on April 3

Surinam Airways (Paramaribo) will restore nonstop twice-weekly Paramaribo-Miami flights starting on April 3 per Airline Route. The current route operates three times a week via a stop at Aruba. The new flights are additional flights.

Copyright Photo: Arnd Wolf.

Surinam Slide Show: CLICK HERE

Surinam Airways to retire Boeing 747-306 PZ-TCM on November 26

Surinam Airways (Paramaribo) will retire its only Boeing 747-300 on November 26. Ex-KLM 747-306 PZ-TCM (msn 23508) will not be replaced right away by new acquisition and ex-Air France Airbus A340-311 F-GLZG (msn 049). F-GLZG still needs approval for operations in Surinam.

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing.

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Surinam Airways to acquire an Airbus A340-311

Surinam Airways (Paramaribo) will acquire an ex-Air France Airbus A340-311 (msn 049, ex F-GLZG) later this month to replace its Boeing 747-306 PZ-TCM (msn 23508).

Surinam puts its first 737-300 into service

 

Boeing 737-36N PZ-TCO (msn 28669) replaces the McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82) on the Miami route.  PZ-TCO is parked at the MIA gate in the revised 2009 colors.  Copyright Photo: L. Apso.

Boeing 737-36N PZ-TCO (msn 28669) replaces the McDonnell Douglas DC-9-82 (MD-82) on the Miami route. PZ-TCO is parked at the MIA gate in the revised 2009 colors. Copyright Photo: L. Apso.

Surinam Airways (Paramaribo) in May painted its first Boeing 737-300 in a new revised livery at Opa-locka (near Miami). The upgraded type is now flying on the Miami route.