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Trinidad and Tobago is a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations, comprising the southernmost of the Caribbean islands, namely, Trinidad and Tobago and adjacent islets situated off the coast of Venezuela. Trinidad is situated north of and opposite the mouth of the Orinoco River and is separated from the South American coast by the Gulf of Paria. Tobago is 32 km (20 mi) northeast of Trinidad. Area of Trinidad is 4828 sq km (1864 sq mi), the area of Tobago is 300 sq km (116 sq mi) giving a total area of 5128 sq km (1980 sq mi)

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20Dec2014

BWee Express: Status changed to 'Inactive' & end date confirmed as 2006 update

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

Air Caribbean   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993 - 2000
Airline Code : C2 : CBB
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Arawak Airlines   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

1972* - 1972*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Beach Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1973 - 1973
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Briko Air   

Status : Active

Dates :

1983* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Briko Air was registered in 1983 operating a total of 14 aircraft providing Fixed Wing Air Charters and Med-Vac throughout the Caribbean, Central and South American, Helicopter Charters and Offshore Services, Pilot Training, Agricultural Spraying, FBO Services and third party maintenance of aircraft

British Caribbean Airways   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1949* - 1949
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : British Caribbean Airways >>British West Indian AWs >British International Airlines >British West Indian AWs >BWIA West Indies AWs >BWIA International Aws
Comments : No further information at this time

British International Airlines   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1947 - 1948
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : British West Indian Airways >British International Airlines >British West Indian Airways >BWIA West Indies Airways >BWIA International Airways >Caribbean Airways
Comments : No further information at this time

British West Indian Airways   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1940 - 1947
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : British West Indian Airways >British International Airlines >British West Indian Airways >BWIA West Indies Airways >BWIA International Airways >Caribbean Airways
Comments : BWIA International Airways was founded on 27Nov1939 as British West Indian Airways & started operations on 27Nov1940. Ceased operations on 31Dec2006

British West Indian Airways   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1948 - 1980
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : British West Indian Airways >British International Airlines >British West Indian Airways >BWIA West Indies Airways >BWIA International Airways >Caribbean Airways
Comments : No further information at this time

BWee Express  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2006
Airline Code : BW : BWA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : BWee Express was formed in 1999 & operations started 01Mar1999. BWIA's regional airline based in Port of Spain

BWIA International Airways   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1980 - 1999
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : British West Indian Airways >British International Airlines >British West Indian Airways >BWIA West Indies Airways >BWIA International Airways >Caribbean Airways
Comments : BWIA International Airways was founded on 27Nov1939 as British West Indian Airways & started operations on 27Nov1940. Ceased on 31Dec2006 to became Caribbean Airways [BWIA WEST INDIES AIRWAYS was founded by New Zealander named Lowell Yerex. in 1940 as BRITISH WEST INDIAN AIRWAYS. Acquired BRITISH CARIBBEAN AIRWAYS in 1949. BSAA then transferred the international routes of Bahamas Air in 1952. TTAS (TRINIDAD & TOBAGO AIR SERVICES) merged in and it was renamed to BWIA in 1980. Changed to current name in 1999]

BWIA West Indies Airways  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2006
Airline Code : BW : BWA
Genealogy : British West Indian Airways >British International Airlines >British West Indian Airways >BWIA West Indies Airways >BWIA International Airways >Caribbean Airways
Comments : BWIA International Airways was founded on 27Nov1939 as British West Indian Airways & started operations on 27Nov1940. Ceased on 31Dec2006 to became Caribbean Airways [BWIA WEST INDIES AIRWAYS was founded by New Zealander named Lowell Yerex. in 1940 as BRITISH WEST INDIAN AIRWAYS. Acquired BRITISH CARIBBEAN AIRWAYS in 1949. BSAA then transferred the international routes of Bahamas Air in 1952. TTAS (TRINIDAD & TOBAGO AIR SERVICES) merged in and it was renamed to BWIA in 1980. Changed to current name in 1999]

Caribbean Airlines  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2007 - date
Airline Code : BW : BWA
Genealogy : Jamaica Air Service >Air Jamaica >Caribbean Airlines (Trinidad)
Comments : Caribbean Airlines was incorporated on 27Sep2006. Acquired all routes operated by Air Jamaica on 26May2011. New national flag carrier of Trinidad & Tobago. Intended to replace the loss making BWIA with international and regional scheduled services

Caribbean United Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1973* - 1974
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Constellation West Indian Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2008
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Constellation West Indian Airways ceased operations on 23Sep2008

Southern Caribbean Airways   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Tobago Express   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2007
Airline Code : BW : TBX
Genealogy : Tobago Express >>Caribbean Airlines (Trinidad)
Comments : Tobago Express was established in 2001 & started commercial operations on 24Jun2001. Caribbean Airlines acquired all outstanding TBX shares on 01Oct2007, taking over its routes and fleet

TTAS (Trinidad & Tobago Air Services)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1974 - 1979*
Airline Code : HU : ---
Genealogy : TTAS >>British West Indian AWs >British International Airlines >British West Indian AWs >BWIA West Indies AWs >BWIA International Aws
Comments : No further information at this time
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