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The US Virgin Islands is a group of 3 islands and about 50 islets, most of which are uninhabited, in the Lesser Antilles chain of the West Indies, east of Puerto Rico and lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The three islands, with their areas, are Saint Thomas (83 sq km/32 sq mi), Saint John (52 sq km/20 sq mi), and Saint Croix (207 sq km/80 sq mi). The capital is Charlotte Amalie on Saint Thomas. Other communities in the group are Christiansted and Frederiksted, both on Saint Croix. The total area is 344 sq km (133 sq mi).
Amendments  

10 May 2018

Island Airlines is a passenger charter carrier based out of St. Croix Henry E. Rohlsen (STX). AOC suspended in early 2018 [added]

03 May 2017

Hummingbird Air suspended all operations with effect from 01Apr2017 [status change]

03 Aug 2016

Aero Gorda is based in St. Thomas. The airline was founded by pilot Neville Braithwaite and his son who also run their small airline [added]

Aero Gorda   

Status : Active

Dates :

2015* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aero Gorda is based in St. Thomas. The airline was founded by pilot Neville Braithwaite and his son who also run their small airline
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Aero Virgin Islands   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1977 - 1990
Airline Code : QY : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Increased competition from such airlines as LIAT,and American Eagle forced Aero Virgin Islands out of operations by 1990
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Air BVI   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1972 - 1996*
Airline Code : BL : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air BVI was founded in 1971 and began scheduled services in Jul1972
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Air St Thomas   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1984 - 2005
Airline Code : ZP : STT
Genealogy : Virgin Air >Air Saint Thomas
Comments : Air St Thomas was founded by Paul & Margaret Wikander in 1970 as Virgin Air. Inter-island services in the Leeward Islands. Ceased operations in Dec2005
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Airline of the Virgin Islands   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

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

All Island Air   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1960 - 1979*
Airline Code : AJ : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : All Island Air was founded in 1960
Aircraft : Nil at this time

American Inter-Island Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1979* - 1982*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Antilles Air Boats  last update: 23Jan2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1964 - 1981
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Antilles Air Boats was formed in Feb1964 to provide an air-taxi service with one Grumman Goose by Charles Blair, former Pan Am pilot. Croix based. Sold to Resorts International (hotel and Casino) in 1979
Aircraft : Grumman Goose

AVI (Aero Virgin Islands)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1977 - 1990
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : AVI (Aero Virgin Islands) was founded by Joe Cranston. Reduced operations due to severe hurricane damage in 1989. (Hurricane Hugo). Eventually ceased operations
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Bohike International Airways   

Status : Active

Dates :

1959 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Caribbean Aviation Services   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

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

Caribbean Express   

Status : Unconfirmed

Dates :

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

Caribbean Island Airlines   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1971* - 1975*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

CasAir (Caribbean Air Services)  last update: 14Jan2018

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1969 - 1985
Airline Code : KT : ---
Genealogy : Virgin Island Airways >Casair
Comments : CasAir (Caribbean Air Services) was founded by Bill Bohike, Sr. in 1962 as Virgin Island Airways to operate air-taxi flights Operated C.46 aircraft on cargo charters. It was a scheduled commuter airline with exemption to operate large aircraft from points in the US Virgin Islands to San Juan (Puerto Rico), St Lucia, St Kitts and Antigua in the British West Indies, St Maarten (Netherlands Antilles) and Guadeloupe (French West Indies)
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Clipper Air International   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1975* - 1976*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Coastal Air Transport   

Status : Active

Dates :

1976 - date
Airline Code : DQ : CXT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Coastal Air Transport was founded by Mike Foster operating scheduled services out of St Croix Henry E Rohisen International
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Coral Air   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1980* - 1985*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Eastern Caribbean Airways (Virgin Island Flight School)   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1975 - 1980
Airline Code : HB : EAS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Four Star Air Cargo   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1982 - 2006*
Airline Code : HK : FSC
Genealogy : Tol Air >>Four Star Air Cargo
Comments : - [Four Star Air Cargo was a cargo airline based in San Juan. It operated cargo services within the US and British Virgin Islands and to Puerto Rico. Its main base was Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport. Four Star Air Cargo established and started operations on 01Jan1982 in Saint Thomas, the United States Virgin Islands but it later moved its offices to San Juan. Purchased Tol Air in 2006. Ceased operation in Dec2009]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Fresh Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Hummingbird Air  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2014 - 2017
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Hummingbird Air was founded in late 2013 by Sam Raphael. Restarted services on 03May2016 after a suspension of operations. Hummingbird Air suspended all operations with effect from 01Apr2017
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Island Airlines  added: 10May2018

Status : Restarting

Dates :

2006* - 2018
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Island Airlines is a passenger charter carrier based out of St. Croix Henry E. Rohlsen (STX). Island Airlines was established in 2006 by Trond Osthaug. The FAA suspended the carrier AOC in early 2018 - It specialises in passenger charter flights throughout the Caribbean
Aircraft : Beech King Air B200

Marshall's Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1979* - 1980*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Quaterwinds Aviation   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

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

Sea Air Corporation   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1982* - 1982
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Sea Air Corporation >Virgin Island Seaplane Shuttle
Comments : Virgin Island Seaplane Shuttle was founded as Sea Air Corporation. Hurricane Hugo caused major damage in 1989 and the airline went into bankruptcy. Eventually ceased operations in 1992
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Sea-Jet (Lewis Airlines)  last update: 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1985 - 1987
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Lewis Airlines operated DHC-6 Twin Otters in the US Virgin Islands in the mid 1980's
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Shamrock Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1972* - 1976
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Sun Airways   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2003)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Sunaire   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1981* - 1991
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Sunaire >Sunaire Express
Comments : Sunaire Express was founded by Stephen Milden in 1981 as Sunaire. Became an Eastern Metro Express carrier in 1985. Renamed on the demise of Eastern Airlines in 1991
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Sunaire Express   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1991 - 1992*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Sunaire >Sunaire Express
Comments : Sunaire Express was founded by Stephen Milden in 1981 as Sunaire. Became an Eastern Metro Express carrier in 1985. Renamed on the demise of Eastern Airlines in 1991
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Valley Air Service   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1976* - 1978*
Airline Code : GQ : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Virgin Air   

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1970 - 1984
Airline Code : ZP : ---
Genealogy : Virgin Air >Air Saint Thomas
Comments : Air St Thomas was founded by Paul & Margaret Wikander in 1970 as Virgin Air. Inter-island services in the Leeward Islands
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Virgin Island Airways  last update: 14Jan2018

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1962* - 1968*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Virgin Island Airways >CasAir
Comments : [CasAir (Caribbean Air Services) was founded by Bill Bohike, Sr. in 1962 as Virgin Island Airways to operate air-taxi flights Operated C.46 aircraft on cargo charters. It was a scheduled commuter airline with exemption to operate large aircraft from points in the US Virgin Islands to San Juan (Puerto Rico), St Lucia, St Kitts and Antigua in the British West Indies, St Maarten (Netherlands Antilles) and Guadeloupe (French West Indies)]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Virgin Island Seaplane Shuttle   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1982 - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Sea Air Corporation >Virgin Island Seaplane Shuttle
Comments : Virgin Island Seaplane Shuttle was founded as Sea Air Corporation. Hurricane Hugo caused major damage in 1989 and the airline went into bankruptcy. Eventually ceased operations in 1992
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Virgin Islands International Airlines   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1998* - 1998*
Airline Code : 6G : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Virgin Islands International Airways   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1985* - 1985*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
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