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Antigua and Barbuda is an independent island state in the West Indies, located in the eastern Caribbean Sea. It consists of three of the Leeward Islands-Antigua and two smaller islands, Barbuda to the north and Redonda, an uninhabited rocky islet, to the southwest. The total area is 442 sq km (171 sq mi)

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06Sep2017

Barbuda Airlines is hopeful of commencing operations in Dec2017 [news]

20Jul2017

Barbuda Airlines has completed its long-awaited compliance and licensing requirements. Based out of Barbuda Codrington (BBQ) [added]

03Dec2016

Caribbean Helicopters was founded in 1995 & offers helicopter & fixed wing operations out of Antigua V.C. Bird International (ANU) [added]

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

4 Island Air Services  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1985* - 1986
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : 4 Island Air Services >>LIAT
Comments : [LIAT was founded in 1974 as the successor to Leeward Islands Air Transport Services (founded on 20Oct1956). Started operations as LIAT on 20Sep1974. Absorbed 4 ISLAND AIR SERVICES in 1986 and merged with CARIBBEAN STAR AIRLINES in 2007. Provides high frequency inter-island schedule across the Eastern Caribbean]

Aerowings   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : AWG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aerowings was founded in 2001

Air British Virgin Islands   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1971* - 1972*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air British Virgin Islands was founded in 1971

Air Calypso   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

Early 1970s
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Calypso >Cairgo
Comments : Cairgo was formed as Air Calypso but eventually ceased operations in 1974

Antigua Caribbean Airways   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2007* - 2007*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Antigua International Airways   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1990 - 1991
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Prestige Airways
Comments : No further information at this time

Barbuda Airways  updated in 2017

Status : Planned

Dates :

2017 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Barbuda Airlines has completed its long-awaited compliance and licensing requirements. Based out of Barbuda Codrington (BBQ), it is hopeful of commencing operations in Dec2017

Cairgo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1974 - 1974
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Calypso >Cairgo
Comments : Cairgo was formed as Air Calypso but eventually ceased operations in 1974

Cardinal Airlines   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002* - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Carib Aviation  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1972 - 2008
Airline Code : 3Q : DEL
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Carib Aviation ceased operations on 30Sep2008 (Scheduled and charter services in the Eastern Caribbean)

Caribbean Clipper Airways   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1993 - 1994
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Prestige Airways
Comments : No further information at this time

Caribbean Helicopters   

Status : Active

Dates :

1995* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Caribbean Helicopters was founded in 1995 & offers helicopter & fixed wing operations out of Antigua V.C. Bird International (ANU)

Caribbean Star Airlines  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2000 - 2007
Airline Code : 8B : GFI
Genealogy : Caribbean Star Airlines >>LIAT
Comments : Caribbean Star Airlines was purchased by LIAT on 24Oct2007 & the merger was finalised on 15Jun2007, with LIAT becoming the surviving carrier [LIAT was founded in 1974 as the successor to Leeward Islands Air Transport Services (founded on 20Oct1956). Started operations as LIAT on 20Sep1974. Absorbed 4 ISLAND AIR SERVICES in 1986 and merged with CARIBBEAN STAR AIRLINES in 2007. Provides high frequency inter-island schedule across the Eastern Caribbean]

Caribbean Winds Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 1996
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Caribjet   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1992* - 2000*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Caribjet >CBJ Cargo
Comments : CBJ Cargo was renamed from Caribjet

CBJ Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000* - 2002*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Caribjet >CBJ Cargo
Comments : CBJ Cargo was renamed from Caribjet

Eastern Caribbean Airways   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1992 - 1993
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Prestige Airways
Comments : No further information at this time

Grand Atlantic Airways   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1992 - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Prestige Airways
Comments : No further information at this time

Great Atlantic Airways   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1991 - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Prestige Airways
Comments : No further information at this time

Jet World Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989 - 1990
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Leeward Islands Air Transport Services  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1956* - 1974
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Leeward Islands Air Transport Services >LIAT
Comments : LIAT was founded on 20Oct1956 as Leeward Islands Air Transport Services [LIAT was founded in 1974 as the successor to Leeward Islands Air Transport Services (founded on 20Oct1956). Started operations as LIAT on 20Sep1974. Absorbed 4 ISLAND AIR SERVICES in 1986 and merged with CARIBBEAN STAR AIRLINES in 2007. Provides high frequency inter-island schedule across the Eastern Caribbean]

LIAT  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1974 - date
Airline Code : LI : LIA
Genealogy : Leeward Islands Air Transport Services >LIAT
Comments : LIAT was founded in 1974 as the successor to Leeward Islands Air Transport Services (founded on 20Oct1956). Started operations as LIAT on 20Sep1974. Absorbed 4 ISLAND AIR SERVICES in 1986 and merged with CARIBBEAN STAR AIRLINES in 2007. Provides high frequency inter-island schedule across the Eastern Caribbean

Norman Aviation   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Paradise Airways (Antigua & Barbados Airways)  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1994 - 1995
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Ultrair +>Paradise Airways
Comments : UltrAir was based in New York and offered luxury scheduled flights using B.727 aircraft. Ceased operating on 13Jul1994 and the assets were taken over by Paradise Airways [PRESTIGE AIRWAYS was originally known as ANTIGUA INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS in 1990. Renamed to GREAT ATLANTIC AIRLINES in AND GRAND ATLANTIC AIRWAYS in 1992. Renamed yet again in 1992 to EASTERN CARIBBEAN AIRWAYS and then CARIBBEAN CLIPPER AIRWAYS in 1993. Again renamed to PARADISE AIRWAYS in 1994 and officially known as ANTIGUA & BARBUDA AIRWAYS (ABA). The carrier was renamed to PRESTIGE AIR in 1995 and the services transferred from the Islands to JFK]

Seagreen Air Transport   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1964 - 1985
Airline Code : ES : ---
Genealogy : Seagreen Caribbean >Seagreen Air Transport
Comments : Seagreen Air Transport was formed as Seagreen Caribbean in 1964

Seagreen Caribbean   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1963 - 1964
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Seagreen Air Transport
Comments : No further information at this time

Skyjet   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
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