The World's Airlines

Past, Present & Future

 Airline Tickets

Home  World Africa Americas Europe Rest of World Tickets History
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)
Amendments  

24 Apr 2018

Arawak Airlines was founded in 1970 and ceased operations in 1973 [updated]

03 Feb 2018

Tobago Airways is a planned scheduled carrier to be based out of Tobago Crown Point (TAB) [added]

20 Dec 2014

BWee Express: Status changed to 'Inactive' & end date confirmed as 2006 [updated]

Air Caribbean  last update: 03Nov2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993 - 2000
Airline Code : C2 : CBB
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Caribbean was scheduled and charter, regional and domestic passenger and cargo carrier that was founded in 1991. Ceased operations in 2000
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Arawak Airlines  last update: 24Apr2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1970* - 1973
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Arawak Airlines was founded in 1970 and ceased operations in 1973
Aircraft : Beech 99 | | CV.440 | CV.540

Beach Airways   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

British Caribbean Airways  last update: 28Nov2017

Status : Renamed / merged

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 Airways
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

British International Air Lines  last update: 28Nov2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1947 - 1948
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : British West Indian Airways >British International Air Lines >British West Indian Airways >BWIA West Indies Airways >BWIA International Airways
Comments : - [British West Indian Airways was founded by New Zealander named Lowell Yerex on 27Nov1939, starting operations on 27Nov1940. BWIA was taken over by British South American Airways (BSAA), after a few months operating as British International Air Lines, the 'BWIA' name was restored on 24Jun1948 for operating routes among the Caribbean Islands using Vickers Viking twin piston-engined airliners. Acquired British Caribbean Airways in 1949. BSAA then transferred the international routes of Bahamas Air in 1952. TTAS (Trinidad and Tobago Air Services) merged in in 1980 and it was renamed to BWIA in 1980. Changed to BWIA International Airways in 1999. On 08Sep2006, BWIA West Indies Airways announced its demise, after failed negotiations with the ACAWU, CATTU, Superintendent's Association and BWIA's management. Ceased operations on 31Dec2006. A new airline, Caribbean Airlines, based in Trinidad and Tobago, would replace BWIA after 66 years of flying the Caribbean skies]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

British West Indian Airways (i)  last update: 28Nov2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1940 - 1947
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : British West Indian Airways >British International Air Lines >British West Indian Airways >BWIA West Indies Airways >BWIA International Airways
Comments : - [British West Indian Airways was founded by New Zealander named Lowell Yerex on 27Nov1939, starting operations on 27Nov1940. BWIA was taken over by British South American Airways (BSAA), after a few months operating as British International Air Lines, the 'BWIA' name was restored on 24Jun1948 for operating routes among the Caribbean Islands using Vickers Viking twin piston-engined airliners. Acquired British Caribbean Airways in 1949. BSAA then transferred the international routes of Bahamas Air in 1952. TTAS (Trinidad and Tobago Air Services) merged in in 1980 and it was renamed to BWIA in 1980. Changed to BWIA International Airways in 1999. On 08Sep2006, BWIA West Indies Airways announced its demise, after failed negotiations with the ACAWU, CATTU, Superintendent's Association and BWIA's management. Ceased operations on 31Dec2006. A new airline, Caribbean Airlines, based in Trinidad and Tobago, would replace BWIA after 66 years of flying the Caribbean skies]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

British West Indian Airways (ii)  last update: 28Nov2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1948 - 1980
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : British West Indian Airways >British International Air Lines >British West Indian Airways >BWIA West Indies Airways >BWIA International Airways
Comments : - [British West Indian Airways was founded by New Zealander named Lowell Yerex on 27Nov1939, starting operations on 27Nov1940. BWIA was taken over by British South American Airways (BSAA), after a few months operating as British International Air Lines, the 'BWIA' name was restored on 24Jun1948 for operating routes among the Caribbean Islands using Vickers Viking twin piston-engined airliners. Acquired British Caribbean Airways in 1949. BSAA then transferred the international routes of Bahamas Air in 1952. TTAS (Trinidad and Tobago Air Services) merged in in 1980 and it was renamed to BWIA in 1980. Changed to BWIA International Airways in 1999. On 08Sep2006, BWIA West Indies Airways announced its demise, after failed negotiations with the ACAWU, CATTU, Superintendent's Association and BWIA's management. Ceased operations on 31Dec2006. A new airline, Caribbean Airlines, based in Trinidad and Tobago, would replace BWIA after 66 years of flying the Caribbean skies]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

BWee Express  last update: 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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

BWIA International Airways  last update: 28Nov2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2006
Airline Code : BW : BWA
Genealogy : British West Indian Airways >British International Air Lines >British West Indian Airways >BWIA West Indies Airways >BWIA International Airways
Comments : British West Indian Airways was founded by New Zealander named Lowell Yerex on 27Nov1939, starting operations on 27Nov1940. BWIA was taken over by British South American Airways (BSAA), after a few months operating as British International Air Lines, the 'BWIA' name was restored on 24Jun1948 for operating routes among the Caribbean Islands using Vickers Viking twin piston-engined airliners. Acquired British Caribbean Airways in 1949. BSAA then transferred the international routes of Bahamas Air in 1952. TTAS (Trinidad and Tobago Air Services) merged in in 1980 and it was renamed to BWIA in 1980. Changed to BWIA International Airways in 1999. On 08Sep2006, BWIA West Indies Airways announced its demise, after failed negotiations with the ACAWU, CATTU, Superintendent's Association and BWIA's management. Ceased operations on 31Dec2006. A new airline, Caribbean Airlines, based in Trinidad and Tobago, would replace BWIA after 66 years of flying the Caribbean skies
Aircraft : Nil at this time

BWIA West Indies Airways  last update: 28Nov2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1980 - 1999
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : British West Indian Airways >British International Air Lines >British West Indian Airways >BWIA West Indies Airways >BWIA International Airways
Comments : - [British West Indian Airways was founded by New Zealander named Lowell Yerex on 27Nov1939, starting operations on 27Nov1940. BWIA was taken over by British South American Airways (BSAA), after a few months operating as British International Air Lines, the 'BWIA' name was restored on 24Jun1948 for operating routes among the Caribbean Islands using Vickers Viking twin piston-engined airliners. Acquired British Caribbean Airways in 1949. BSAA then transferred the international routes of Bahamas Air in 1952. TTAS (Trinidad and Tobago Air Services) merged in in 1980 and it was renamed to BWIA in 1980. Changed to BWIA International Airways in 1999. On 08Sep2006, BWIA West Indies Airways announced its demise, after failed negotiations with the ACAWU, CATTU, Superintendent's Association and BWIA's management. Ceased operations on 31Dec2006. A new airline, Caribbean Airlines, based in Trinidad and Tobago, would replace BWIA after 66 years of flying the Caribbean skies]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Caribbean Airlines  last update: 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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Caribbean United Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Southern Caribbean Airways   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

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

Tobago Airways  added: 03Feb2018

Status : Planned

Dates :

2018 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Tobago Airways is a planned scheduled carrier to be based out of Tobago Crown Point (TAB)
Aircraft : Nil 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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

TTAS (Trinidad & Tobago Air Services)  last update: 28Nov2017

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1974 - 1980
Airline Code : HU : ---
Genealogy : TTAS >>British West Indian Airways >British International Air Lines >British West Indian Airways >BWIA West Indies Airways >BWIA International Airways
Comments : TTAS (Trinidad & Tobago Air Services) was an Air Bridge service for Trinidad and Tobago. It was based at Piarco International Airport, Trinidad and Tobago. TTAS was founded in 1974 and was owned by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. Merged into BWIA International Airways in 1980 - [British West Indian Airways was founded by New Zealander named Lowell Yerex on 27Nov1939, starting operations on 27Nov1940. BWIA was taken over by British South American Airways (BSAA), after a few months operating as British International Air Lines, the 'BWIA' name was restored on 24Jun1948 for operating routes among the Caribbean Islands using Vickers Viking twin piston-engined airliners. Acquired British Caribbean Airways in 1949. BSAA then transferred the international routes of Bahamas Air in 1952. TTAS (Trinidad and Tobago Air Services) merged in in 1980 and it was renamed to BWIA in 1980. Changed to BWIA International Airways in 1999. On 08Sep2006, BWIA West Indies Airways announced its demise, after failed negotiations with the ACAWU, CATTU, Superintendent's Association and BWIA's management. Ceased operations on 31Dec2006. A new airline, Caribbean Airlines, based in Trinidad and Tobago, would replace BWIA after 66 years of flying the Caribbean skies]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Home  World Africa Americas Europe Rest of World Tickets History