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Belize is an independent state located in north-eastern Central America, bordered on the north and northwest by Mexico, on the east by the Caribbean Sea, and on the south and west by Guatemala. Belize, until 1973 known as British Honduras, became independent in 1981 and is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. The total area of Belize is 22,965 sq km (8867 sq mi).

Latest updates

Country aircraft registration code = V3

13 Dec 2017

Little is known about Toucan Air except it ceased operations in 1987 [added]

13 Dec 2017

Belize Air Cargo started operations in 1978 & ceased in 1981 [update]

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

Aero Belize (AeroBelize)   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Air Belize Freight International   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 1999
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Belize Air Cargo  last update: 13Dec2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1978 - 1981
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Belize Air International  last update: 13Dec2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1987 - 1995
Airline Code : BM : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Belize Air International was founded in 1987. Operated DC.8 & Boeing C-97G Stratofreighter aircraft

Belize Airways (i)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1977 - 1977
Airline Code : HB : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Belize Airways was formed in 1974

Belize Airways (ii)  last update: 13Dec2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1976 - 1980
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : B707 and B720 operator that ceased operations in 1980

Island Air   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1970* - 1997
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Maya Airways + Island Air =>Maya Island Air
Comments : [Maya Airways was formed to succeed the Government owned BRITISH HONDURAS AIRWAYS which ceased in 1961. Maya Airways and Island Air merged in 1997 to form Maya Island Air]

Maya Airways  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1962 - 1997
Airline Code : MW : MAY
Genealogy : Maya Airways + Island Air =>Maya Island Air
Comments : Maya Airways was founded in 1961 & operations started on 30Jun1962. It was formed to succeed the government-owned British Honduras Airways, which ceased operations in 1961. MAYA AIRWAYS and ISLAND AIR merged in 1997 to form MAYA ISLAND AIR

Maya Island Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

1997 - date
Airline Code : MW : MYD
Genealogy : Maya Airways + Island Air =>Maya Island Air
Comments : Maya Island Air was formed by merger of Maya Airways & Island Air in 1997, MAYA AIRWAYS was formed to succeed the Government owned British Honduras Airways which ceased in 1961. MAYA AIRWAYS and ISLAND AIR merged in 1997 to form MAYA ISLAND AIR. Regional and domestic services within Belize

Toucan Air  added: 13Dec2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986* - 1987
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Little is known about Toucan Air except it ceased operations in 1987

Tropic Air (Tropical Air Services)  last update: 15Nov2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1979 - date
Airline Code : PM : TOS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Tropic Air was founded in 1979 & operations started 15Nov1979 (Largest scheduled service operator to all major cities in Belize)
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