September 21, 2022
Private Aircraft Charter to the French Caribbean Islands
Approved Charter Flights
Private aircraft charter into the French Islands of the Caribbean are subject to European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) compliance. EASA issues authorizations to foreign Air Charter carriers when the agency is satisfied that the applicant has complied with their standards of safety and airspace requirements. The regulation requires authorized Aircraft Charter to be subject to continuous monitoring which includes periodic file reviews.
Not many Caribbean Aircraft Charter companies hold these authorizations, potential aircraft charter clients can rely on Latitude Air Charters as a specialist aircraft charter brokerage to source aircraft that will be either hold or be granted permission to perform the route and required operation.
Please contact us for your next private flight to the French Caribbean and our Sales Team would be happy to assist.
Guadeloupe Aircraft Charter
Guadeloupe is one of the French Caribbean Island dependencies that require Aircraft Charter to be EASA authorized. Airport Authorities at the airport do police flight activity and monitor flight plans and perform ramp inspections. The main airport of entry for Guadeloupe is as follows:
Pointe A Pitre Le Raizet Airport (TFFR / PTP) on the main island of Grand Terre near to the popular commercial districts.
Guadeloupe does operate other airports but none of these are able to facilitate foreign aircraft arrival to this collectivity of islands. Aircraft Charter to these French Islands will have to make a clearance stop in Le Raizet Airport before reaching the below destination airports:
Saint Francois Airport (TFFC / SFC) in the eastern peninsula of Grand Terre.
Les Saintes Airport (TFFS / LSS) in the archipelago of Les Saintes.
Marie Galante Airport (TFFM / GBJ) on the island of Marie Galante.
Contact us for your next Guadeloupe Aircraft Charter and our Sales Team would be happy to assist.
Martinique Aircraft Charter
Martinique also falls under the purview of EASA authorization and your Aircraft Charter to Martinique will have to meet these requirements. Latitude Air Charters has established trusted partnerships with regional Charter Operators who successfully conduct operations and routes to Martinique and other French Caribbean dependencies.
The main airport of entry for Martinique is as follows:
Aime Cesaire International Airport (TFFF / FDF) on the island of Martinique near to the popular commercial and tourist districts.
Contact us for your next private flight to Martinique and our Sales Team would be happy to assist.
St. Barths Aircraft Charter
St. Barths is a recognized overseas French territory but due to its political designation it does not require the same EASA authorization. However, charter flights to St Barths do require authorization from the French Civil Aviation Authorities (DGAC) and Pilots do require a special license for conducting flight operations into this French Caribbean Island. The main airport of entry for St Barths is as follows:
St Barthelemy Airport (TFFJ / SBH) near to the town of St. Jean.
Contact us for your next St Barth Aircraft Charter and our Sales Team would be happy to assist.