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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)

Amendments  

13 Feb 2018

Caribbean Clipper Airways [added] was renamed to Paradise Airways (Antigua & Barbuda Airways) [updated] & ultimately Prestige Airways [updated]

13 Feb 2018

ABM Air (Antigua Barbuda Montserrat Air) was founded in 2010 & is located at its hub at V. C. Bird International Airport [added]

06 Sep 2017

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

4 Island Air Services  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1985* - 1986
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : 4 Island Air Services >>LIAT
Comments : No further information at this time - [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]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

ABM Air (Antigua Barbuda Montserrat Air)  added: 13Feb2018

Status : Active

Dates :

2010* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : ABM Air (Antigua Barbuda Montserrat Air) was founded in 2010 & is located at its hub at V. C. Bird International Airport serving the country's main island of Antigua with the capital, Saint John's. It is a subsidiary of SVG Air. The company offers scheduled services to Antigua's sister island Barbuda and to the British overseas territory of Montserrat, as well as charter services between these two destinations
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Aerowings  last update: 13Feb2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : AWG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aerowings was founded in 2001 / Wet-leases and ad-hoc charters
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Air British Virgin Islands  last update: 13Feb2018

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1971* - 1972*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air British Virgin Islands was founded in 1971 to operate from Antigua to other parts of the Virgin Islands.
Aircraft : BN Islander

Air Calypso   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

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

Antigua Caribbean Airways  last update: 13Feb2013

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007* - 2007*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Antigua Caribbean Airways was formed by Caribbean International Hotel
Aircraft : DC.8-20

Antigua International Airways  last update: 13Feb2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1990 - 1991
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Antigua International Airways >Great Atlantic Airways >Eastern Caribbean Airways >Caribbean Clipper Airways >Paradise Airways (Antigua & Barbuda Airways >Prestige Airways
Comments : No further information at this time - [PRESTIGE AIRWAYS was originally known as ANTIGUA INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS in 1990. Renamed to GREAT ATLANTIC AIRLINES in 1991 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 (ANTIGUA & BARBUDA AIRWAYS (ABA)) in 1994. The carrier was renamed to PRESTIGE AIR in 1995 and the services transferred from the Islands to JFK]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Barbuda Airways  added: 2017 + last update: 03Jan2018

Status : Unsure if still 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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Cardinal Airlines  last update: 26Jan2018

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2002* - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : B.737-200

Carib Aviation  last update: 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)
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Caribbean Clipper Airways  last update: 13Feb2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1993 - 1994
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Antigua International Airways >Great Atlantic Airways >Eastern Caribbean Airways >Caribbean Clipper Airways >Paradise Airways (Antigua & Barbuda Airways >Prestige Airways
Comments : No further information at this time - [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]
Aircraft : Nil 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)
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Caribbean Star Airlines  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

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]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Caribbean Winds Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Caribjet  last update: 13feb2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1992* - 2000
Airline Code : -- : CBJ
Genealogy : Caribjet >CBJ Cargo
Comments : No further information at this time - [CBJ Cargo was renamed from Caribjet in 2000]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

CBJ Cargo  last update: 13feb2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000 - 2003
Airline Code : -- : CBJ
Genealogy : Caribjet >CBJ Cargo
Comments : CBJ Cargo was renamed from Caribjet in 2000
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Eastern Caribbean Airways  last update: 13Feb2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1992 - 1993
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Antigua International Airways >Great Atlantic Airways >Eastern Caribbean Airways >Caribbean Clipper Airways >Paradise Airways (Antigua & Barbuda Airways >Prestige Airways
Comments : No further information at this time - [PRESTIGE AIRWAYS was originally known as ANTIGUA INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS in 1990. Renamed to GREAT ATLANTIC AIRLINES in 1991 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 (ANTIGUA & BARBUDA AIRWAYS (ABA)) in 1994. The carrier was renamed to PRESTIGE AIR in 1995 and the services transferred from the Islands to JFK]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Grand Atlantic Airways  last update: 13Feb2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1992 - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Antigua International Airways >Great Atlantic Airways >Eastern Caribbean Airways >Caribbean Clipper Airways >Paradise Airways (Antigua & Barbuda Airways >Prestige Airways
Comments : No further information at this time - [PRESTIGE AIRWAYS was originally known as ANTIGUA INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS in 1990. Renamed to GREAT ATLANTIC AIRLINES in 1991 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 (ANTIGUA & BARBUDA AIRWAYS (ABA)) in 1994. The carrier was renamed to PRESTIGE AIR in 1995 and the services transferred from the Islands to JFK]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Great Atlantic Airways  last update: 13Feb2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1991 - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Antigua International Airways >Great Atlantic Airways >Eastern Caribbean Airways >Caribbean Clipper Airways >Paradise Airways (Antigua & Barbuda Airways >Prestige Airways
Comments : No further information at this time - [PRESTIGE AIRWAYS was originally known as ANTIGUA INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS in 1990. Renamed to GREAT ATLANTIC AIRLINES in 1991 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 (ANTIGUA & BARBUDA AIRWAYS (ABA)) in 1994. The carrier was renamed to PRESTIGE AIR in 1995 and the services transferred from the Islands to JFK]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Jet World Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Leeward Islands Air Transport Services  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

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]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

LIAT  last update: 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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Norman Aviation   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Paradise Airways (Antigua & Barbados Airways)  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1994 - 1995
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Ultrair +>Paradise Airways (Antigua & Barbuda Airways >Prestige Airways
Comments : UltrAir was based in New York and offered luxury scheduled flights. 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]
Aircraft : B.727-200

Paradise Airways (Antigua & Barbuda Airways  added: 13Feb2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1994 - 1995
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Antigua International Airways >Great Atlantic Airways >Eastern Caribbean Airways >Caribbean Clipper Airways >Paradise Airways (Antigua & Barbuda Airways >Prestige Airways
Comments : No further information at this time - [PRESTIGE AIRWAYS was originally known as ANTIGUA INTERNATIONAL AIRWAYS in 1990. Renamed to GREAT ATLANTIC AIRLINES in 1991 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 (ANTIGUA & BARBUDA AIRWAYS (ABA)) in 1994. The carrier was renamed to PRESTIGE AIR in 1995 and the services transferred from the Islands to JFK]
Aircraft : B.727-200

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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Seagreen Caribbean  last update: 27Oct2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1963 - 1964
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Seagreen Caribbean >Seagreen Air Transport
Comments : Seagreen Air Transport was formed as Seagreen Caribbean in 1964
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Skyjet  last update: 13Feb2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 2001
Airline Code : -- : SKJ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Operated Antigua - Brussels and ceased operations in 2001.
Aircraft : Nil at this time
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