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Antigua and Barbuda is an independent island state in the West Indies, located in the eastern Caribbean Sea. It consists of three of the Leeward Islands-Antigua and two smaller islands, Barbuda to the north and Redonda, an uninhabited rocky islet, to the southwest. The total area is 442 sq km (171 sq mi)

 

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December 3, 2016Caribbean Helicopters was founded in 1995 & offers helicopter & fixed wing operations out of Antigua V.C. Bird International (ANU) [added]

August 17, 2015

[added] 4 Island Air Services was merged into LIAT in 1986

Airline

Operating DatesStatus

4 Island Air Services

1985* - 1986Renamed

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^ Genealogy : 4 Island Air Services >>LIAT

Aerowings

2001 - 2004Inactive

^ Comments : Aerowings was founded in 2001

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Air British Virgin Islands

1971* - 1972*Status?

^ Comments : Air British Virgin Islands was founded in 1971

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Air Calypso

Early 1970sRenamed

^ Comments : Cairgo was formed as Air Calypso but eventually ceased operations in 1974

^ Genealogy : Air Calypso >Cairgo

Antigua Caribbean Airways

2007* - 2007*Status?

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Antigua International Airways

1990 - 1991Renamed

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^ Genealogy : >Prestige Airways

Cairgo

1974 - 1974Inactive

^ Comments : Cairgo was formed as Air Calypso but eventually ceased operations in 1974

^ Genealogy : Air Calypso >Cairgo

Cardinal Airlines

2002* - 2003*Status?

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Carib Aviation

1972 - 2008Inactive

^ Comments : Carib Aviation ceased operations on 30Sep2008

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Caribbean Clipper Airways

1993 - 1994Renamed

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^ Genealogy : >Prestige Airways

Caribbean Star Airlines

2000 - 2007Renamed

^ Comments : Caribbean Star Airlines was purchased by LIAT on 24Oct2007 & the merger was finalised on 15Jun2007, with LIAT becoming the surviving carrier

^ Genealogy : Caribbean Star Airlines >>LIAT

Caribbean Winds Airlines

1995 - 1996Inactive

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Caribjet

1992* - 2000*Renamed

^ Comments : CBJ Cargo was renamed from Caribjet

^ Genealogy : Caribjet >CBJ Cargo

CBJ Cargo

2000* - 2002*Inactive

^ Comments : CBJ Cargo was renamed from Caribjet

^ Genealogy : Caribjet >CBJ Cargo

Eastern Caribbean Airways

1992 - 1993Renamed

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^ Genealogy : >Prestige Airways

Grand Atlantic Airways

1992 - 1992Renamed

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^ Genealogy : >Prestige Airways

Great Atlantic Airways

1991 - 1992Renamed

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^ Genealogy : >Prestige Airways

Jet World Airways

1989 - 1990Inactive

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Leeward Islands Air Transport Services

1956* - 1974Renamed

^ Comments : LIAT was founded on 20Oct1956 as Leeward Islands Air Transport Services

^ Genealogy : Leeward Islands Air Transport Services >LIAT

LIAT

1974 - dateActive

^ Comments : LIAT was founded on 20Oct1956 as Leeward Islands Air Transport Services. Started operations as LIAT on 20Sep1974

^ Genealogy : Leeward Islands Air Transport Services >LIAT

Norman Aviation

2004* - 2006*Status?

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Paradise Airways (Antigua & Barbados Airways)

1994 - 1995Renamed

^ Comments : UltrAir was based in New York and offered luxury scheduled flights using B727 aircraft. Ceased operating on 13Jul1994 and the assets were taken over by Paradise Airways

^ Genealogy : Ultrair +>Paradise Airways

Seagreen Air Transport

1964 - 1985Inactive

^ Comments : Seagreen Air Transport was formed as Seagreen Caribbean in 1964

^ Genealogy : Seagreen Caribbean >Seagreen Air Transport

Seagreen Caribbean

1963 - 1964Renamed

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^ Genealogy : >Seagreen Air Transport

Skyjet

1992 - 2001Inactive

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