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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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December 20,2014

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

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Operating DatesStatus

Air Caribbean   

1993 - 2000Inactive
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Arawak Airlines   

1972* - 1972*Status?
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Beach Airways   

1973 - 1973Inactive
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Briko Air   

1983* - dateActive
^ 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

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British Caribbean Airways   

1949* - 1949Renamed
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^ Genealogy : British Caribbean Airways >>British West Indian AWs >British International Airlines >British West Indian AWs >BWIA West Indies AWs >BWIA International Aws

British International Airlines   

1947 - 1948Renamed
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^ Genealogy : British West Indian Airways >British International Airlines >British West Indian Airways >BWIA West Indies Airways >BWIA International Airways >Caribbean Airways

British West Indian Airways   

1940 - 1947Renamed
^ Comments : BWIA International Airways was founded on 27Nov1939 as British West Indian Airways & started operations on 27Nov1940. Ceased ops on 31Dec2006

^ Genealogy : British West Indian Airways >British International Airlines >British West Indian Airways >BWIA West Indies Airways >BWIA International Airways >Caribbean Airways

British West Indian Airways   

1948 - 1980Renamed
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^ Genealogy : British West Indian Airways >British International Airlines >British West Indian Airways >BWIA West Indies Airways >BWIA International Airways >Caribbean Airways

BWee Express  updated

1999 - 2006Inactive
^ Comments : BWee Express was formed in 1999 & operations started 01Mar1999. BWIA's regional airline based in Port of Spain

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BWIA International Airways   

1980 - 1999Renamed
^ 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]

^ Genealogy : British West Indian Airways >British International Airlines >British West Indian Airways >BWIA West Indies Airways >BWIA International Airways >Caribbean Airways

BWIA West Indies Airways  updated

1999 - 2006Inactive
^ 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]

^ Genealogy : British West Indian Airways >British International Airlines >British West Indian Airways >BWIA West Indies Airways >BWIA International Airways >Caribbean Airways

Caribbean Airlines   

2007 - dateActive
^ Comments : Caribbean Airlines was incorporated on 27Sep2006. Acquired all routes operated by Air Jamaica on 26May2011

^ Genealogy : Jamaica Air Service >Air Jamaica >Caribbean Airlines (Trinidad)

Caribbean United Airlines   

1973* - 1974Inactive
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Constellation West Indian Airways   

2007 - 2008Inactive
^ Comments : Constellation West Indian Airways ceased operations on 23Sep2008

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Southern Caribbean Airways   

(2004)Began?
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Tobago Express   

2001 - 2007Inactive
^ 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

^ Genealogy : Tobago Express >>Caribbean Airlines

TTAS (Trinidad & Tobago Air Services)   

1974 - 1979*Renamed
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^ Genealogy : TTAS >>British West Indian AWs >British International Airlines >British West Indian AWs >BWIA West Indies AWs >BWIA International Aws

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