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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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17 August 2015[added] 4 Island Air Services was merged into LIAT in 1986
AirlineOperating DatesStatusCommentsGenealogy

 4 Island Air Services

1985* - 1986Renamed


4 Island Air Services >>LIAT


2001 - 2004Inactive

Aerowings was founded in 2001


 Air British Virgin Islands

1971* - 1972*Status?

Air British Virgin Islands was founded in 1971


 Air Calypso

Early 1970sRenamed



 Antigua Caribbean Airways

2007* - 2007*Status?



 Antigua International Airways

1990 - 1991Renamed


>Prestige Airways


1974 - 1974Inactive



 Cardinal Airlines

2002* - 2003*Status?



 Carib Aviation

1972 - 2008Inactive

Carib Aviation ceased operations on 30Sep2008


 Caribbean Clipper Airways

1993 - 1994Renamed


>Prestige Airways

 Caribbean Star Airlines

2000 - 2007Renamed

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

Caribbean Star Airlines >>LIAT

 Caribbean Winds Airlines

1995 - 1996Inactive




1992* - 2000*Renamed


>CBJ Cargo

 CBJ Cargo

2000* - 2002*Inactive


CBJ Cargo

 Eastern Caribbean Airways

1992 - 1993Renamed


>Prestige Airways

 Grand Atlantic Airways

1992 - 1992Renamed


>Prestige Airways

 Great Atlantic Airways

1991 - 1992Renamed


>Prestige Airways

 Jet World Airways

1989 - 1990Inactive



 Leeward Islands Air Transport Services

1956* - 1974Renamed

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

Leeward Islands Air Transport Services >LIAT


1974 - dateActive

LIAT was founded on 20Oct1956 as Leeward Islands Air Transport Services. Started ops as LIAT on 20Sep1974

Leeward Islands Air Transport Services >LIAT

 Norman Aviation

2004* - 2006*Status?



 Paradise Airways (Antigua & Barbados Airways)

1994 - 1995Renamed


>Prestige Airways

 Seagreen Air Transport

1964 - 1985Inactive


Seagreen Air Transport

 Seagreen Caribbean

1963 - 1964Renamed


>Seagreen Air Transport


1992 - 2001Inactive