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Wikipedia - Caribbean Star

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Caribbean Star Airlines
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Callsign - Carib Star

Founded - 2001
Ceased operations - June 15, 2007 (merged with LIAT)

Hubs - VC Bird International Airport
Focus cities - Grantley Adams International Airport
Frequent-flyer program - Star Miles
Fleet size - 11
Destinations - 16
Company slogan - "A Whole New Altitude"
Parent company - Caribbean Star Airlines Limited
Headquarters - Antigua
Key people - Allen Stanford (founder)
Website -

Caribbean Star Airlines was an airline based in Antigua and Barbuda. It operated scheduled passenger services in conjunction with Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT) to destinations in the eastern Caribbean. Its main base was VC Bird International Airport, St John's.

  • 1 History
    2 Destinations
    • 2.1 North America
    3 Fleet
    4 References
    5 External links
  • The airline was incorporated in Antigua in January 2000 and started operations with the Dash 8 regional turboprop in June 2000. It was owned by Texan businessman Allen Stanford (, through his company Stanford Financial Group ( Its sister airline, Caribbean Sun Airlines Inc., launched its maiden flight three years later. The two were affiliated but separate companies.

    In January 2007, the airline announced an intended merger with LIAT, and they entered into a commercial alliance, flying a combined schedule. All flights were marketed under LIAT's airline code, although the airlines continued to operate separately using their own air operator certificates until the merger was completed. The merger was finalized on June 15, 2007, with LIAT becoming the surviving carrier.

Caribbean Star Airlines operated the following international scheduled services, as of November 2006, until its merger with LIAT.

North America
  • Caribbean
    • Antigua (V.C. Bird International Airport) hub
      Barbados (Grantley Adams International Airport)
      British Virgin Islands Tortola (Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport)
      Dominica (Melville Hall Airport)
      Guyana Georgetown (Cheddi Jagan International Airport)
      Grenada (Maurice Bishop International Airport)
      Netherlands Antilles Curaçao (Hato International Airport)
      Sint Maarten (Princess Juliana International Airport)
      Trinidad & Tobago Tobago (Crown Point International Airport)
      Port of Spain (Piarco International Airport)
      Saint Kitts & Nevis St. Kitts (Robert L. Bradshaw International Airport)
      Saint Lucia (George F. L. Charles Airport)
      Saint Vincent & the Grenadines (E.T. Joshua Airport)

The Caribbean Star Airlines fleet consisted of the following aircraft as of March 2007:
  • 11 Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 (Five aircraft transferred to LIAT)
Previously owned aircraft consists of:
  • 3 Bombardier Dash 8 Q100


World Atlantic Airlines
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World Atlantic Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2002 (as Caribbean Sun Airlines)
AOC # 2WAA860M
Fleet size 8
Headquarters Virginia Gardens, Florida
Key people Tomas Romero (President and CEO)
Jose 'Pepe' Garcia (CFO)
Ray Bradley (Vice President)
World Atlantic Airlines[1] is the trading name of Caribbean Sun Airlines Inc. a United States airline operating on-demand and scheduled charter services. Its corporate headquarters are located in Virginia Gardens, Florida.

The airline was founded in September 2002 as Caribbean Sun Airlines.

World Atlantic was one of the charter providers to Myrtle Beach Direct Air until the airline's bankruptcy in 2012, and was fined by the Department of Transportation in 2012 for regulatory violations in connection with this business.

Since 2013, World Atlantic has acted as a charter provider to the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement for deportation of individuals from the United States.

In April 2013, World Atlantic transported Venezuelan voters from Miami to New Orleans to vote in the Venezuelan presidential election.

World Atlantic has also provided wet leased aircraft to Avior Airlines in Venezuela.


World Atlantic Airways MD-83
As of October 2019, World Atlantic Airways operates the following aircraft:

World Atlantic Airlines fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders 2 Passengers Notes
F Y Total
McDonnell Douglas MD-82 1 — 8 142 150
McDonnell Douglas MD-83 10 — 12 134 146
2 149 151
— 151 151
8 144 152
8 147 155
— 155 155
Total 11 —
Accidents and incidents
A World Atlantic MD-80 made an emergency landing with 108 deportees on board in which its landing gear collapsed at Alexandria, Louisiana on April 20, 2018


Caribbean Sun Fleet Details and History
Callsign CARIB SUN
Country United States
Airline Founded Sep 2002
Ceased operations 31 Jan 2007
Official Site
Last updated on Jul 31, 2019
Aircraft Type.....................Current..Future..Historic..Avg.Age..Total
De Havilland Canada DHC-8 Dash 8......................12...............12

Country United States
Started Operations 2010
Base/Main Hub Miami International (MIA/KMIA)
Fleet Size 11 Aircraft
Average Fleet Age 28.8 Years
Official Site
Last updated on Jan 07, 2020
Aircraft Type.....................Current..Future..Historic..Avg.Age..Total
McDonnell Douglas MD-80..............11......................28.8Yrs...11

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