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Tradewind Aviation


22 reviews
Headquarters: Waterbury-Oxford Airport 5 Juliano Drive Oxford USA, Oxford, CT 6478 1-203-267-3305 Website
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Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2018

First off...was only given "economy" as a choice on "class of service" and full disclosure, this was actually a shared charter. The flight left just a bit after we were supposed to because of a delay coming in from another island. My wife and I had a very tight connection going through San Juan and even as "trusted travelers" going...

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Caribbean Economy St. Barthelemy - San Juan

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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2018

This is definitely the best way to get from the US to St. Barth. The plane is usually a 12 seater. The airline has its own private waiting area in the San Juan airport. You have a personal escort to the plane. Once you get on the plane, it's about an hour flight. Sit back and relax. They really do...

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Caribbean Economy San Juan - St. Barthelemy

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2018

The Tradewinds flight from San Juan to St. Barth's is easy and comfortable. The staff and pilots were friendly and helpful when going through customs on our return flight to San Juan from St. Barth's. This is the easiest way to get to St. Barth's while the St. Martin airport is rebuilt. The cost of the flight is pricey.

Caribbean Economy San Juan - St. Barthelemy
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Albany, New York
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This is how an airlines SHOULD BE! The flight crews both getting to and from Gustavia, St Barthelemy couldn't have been nicer. They were friendly and helpful. They truly took care of us, even going so far as to recommend sites to see and visit. On our way home our pilots and one of the people at the airport were...

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Caribbean Economy Antigua - St. Barthelemy

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Tradewind Aviation, Manager at Tradewind Aviation, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We look forward to seeing you again next year!

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Caribbean Economy Antigua - St. Barthelemy

Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Tradewind is the number one company to come to st Barth via Porto Rico The service is great The plane is beautiful like a private jet You have to try They give you a nice little snack chips and drinks Very very nice people

Caribbean Economy St. Barthelemy - San Juan
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Tradewind Aviation, Manager at Tradewind Aviation, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! We look forward to having you again.

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Caribbean Economy St. Barthelemy - San Juan

Valparaiso
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We flew United from Chicago to Antigua with a connection in Newark, NJ. Our return flight to Newark was cancelled due to weather. United rebooked us using Tradewind on Friday to St. Barts with a overnight stay. On Saturday, Tradewind was to take us on to San Juan Puerto Rico and then finally United back to Chicago. Doing some research...

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Caribbean Economy Antigua - San Juan

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Tradewind Aviation, Manager at Tradewind Aviation, responded to this review

Glad we were able to assist!

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Caribbean Economy Antigua - San Juan

Brussels, Belgium
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Hello, I was in Saint Barth when it has been touched by the hurricane Irma and had the chance to be evacuated thanks to Tradewind Aviation. I would like to thank them for what they did and Laetitia Decreuse for her help, I could not have been evacuated without both of them. Thank you

Caribbean Economy St. Barthelemy - San Juan
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Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The PERFECT way to avoid St Martin airport and arrive onto St Barts in style. Also have a passenger lounge in San Juan making this flight even nicer. Reaching San Juan is often easier than St Martin so another plus. The price is off set by the flight to reach SJU. The small plane has a "self serve" cabin steward...

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Caribbean Economy San Juan - St. Barthelemy

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Tradewind Aviation, Manager at Tradewind Aviation, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review!

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Caribbean Economy San Juan - St. Barthelemy

Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Everyone at Tradewind makes flying with them an absolute pleasure. Although Tripadvisor makes you pick a class of service and the only option available is economy...the level of service is first class! There are only 8 seats or less on the aircraft depending on configuration. Great flights!!

Caribbean Economy San Juan - St. Barthelemy
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Tradewind Aviation, Manager at Tradewind Aviation, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed flying Tradewind! Thank you for the review.

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Caribbean Economy San Juan - St. Barthelemy

Oxford, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
604 reviews
1,437 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We have just had another fabulous experience flying with Tradewind. We arrived in Antigua to connect to our scheduled flight to St Barths and were met by Dave, the local agent, who in his cheerful manner did his best to steer us through the bureaucracy that is Antigua Airport. Although our flight was due to depart at 16.50, as we...

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Caribbean Economy Antigua - St. Barthelemy

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Tradewind Aviation, Manager at Tradewind Aviation, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We look forward to welcoming you aboard again soon!

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Caribbean Economy Antigua - St. Barthelemy

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“book a private charter and be met on arrival in SJU then escorted to the Tradewind lounge”
N2062BYmichaelc, 28 Aug 2017 | Read review
“Being able to avoid the airport in St Martin makes the additional cost well worth it!”
craigdianek, 19 Jul 2017 | Read review
“Scheduled flights are general boarding so if you need extra leg room board first to get one of two front seats.”
KLantz2014, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Relax and enjoy the flight...”
richardtG3046LI, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Don't hesitate to email/call them if you have questions. They are wonderful.”
840willm, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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About Tradewind Aviation
Tradewind Aviation is a boutique airline operating scheduled shuttle service throughout the U.S. and Caribbean. U.S. destinations include Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Stowe, Boston and New York. Caribbean destinations include St Barths, Anguilla, Nevis, Antigua, St Thomas and Puerto Rico. Flights are operated in modern, turbine-powered Pilatus PC-12 aircraft flown by two pilots in an air-conditioned and pressurized cabin. Complimentary snacks and drinks including wine and beer are provided onboard. Ticket are fully interchangeable and itinerary changes are free. U.S. flights are operated from private jet terminals. Caribbean flights depart from the traditional airline terminals to facilitate convenient airline connections.

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