Trans Guyana Airways

Trans Guyana Airways Limited is a Guyanese airline which commenced operations in 1956 in Georgetown, Guyana, with a single float airplane. Since then, the company has expanded their fleet to provide domestic and regional transportation, and to Guyana's remote areas.[1]

Trans Guyana Airways (TGA)
IATA ICAO Callsign
TG TGY TRANS GUYANA
Founded1951
Commenced operations1956
HubsEugene F. Correira International Airport
Fleet size9
Destinationsover 22
Parent companyCorreia Group of Companies
HeadquartersOgle, East Coast Demerara, Guyana
Key peopleMichael Correia Jr.
Websitehttp://www.transguyana.net/

Trans Guyana Airways is a member of the Correia Group of Companies[2] along with Caribbean Aviation Maintenance Services, Evergreen Adventures, Baganara Island Resort and the Correia Mining Company.

In addition to serving Guyana's interior, Trans Guyana Airways works in cooperation with Gum Air to provide a scheduled air-link between Paramaribo (Suriname) and Georgetown (Guyana). The carriers operate seven days a week between Eugene F. Correira International Airport (SYEC) and Zorg en Hoop Airport (SMZO).

Trans Guyana linked with KLM in 2019 to provide flights from Guyana to the Netherlands via Suriname in 12 hours.[3]

FleetEdit

 
A Cessna 208 of Trans Guyana Airways at Karanambu Lodge

Trans Guyana Airways operates a fleet of ten aircraft with capacity varying from nine to 20 seats.

Trans Guyana Airways fleet
Aircraft In fleet Passengers Notes
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan 6 1 pilot plus 13 passengers
Britten Norman BN-2A-27 Islander 1 1 pilot plus 9 passengers
Beechcraft 1900D 3 2 pilots plus 19 passengers
Total 10

DestinationsEdit

Trans Guyana Airways offers scheduled commercial services to the following interior locations:

BarbadosEdit

BrazilEdit

GuyanaEdit

SurinameEdit

  • Paramaribo (Zorg en Hoop Airport, Johan Adolf Pengel Airport)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "100th anniversary of aviation in Guyana... Trans Guyana Airways". Stabroek News. 2013-04-10. Retrieved 2021-02-01.
  2. ^ http://www.correiamining.com/aviation/transguyana.html
  3. ^ "Trans Guyana links with KLM for Amsterdam flights". Stabroek News. 2019-08-24. Retrieved 2021-02-01.
  4. ^ https://guyanaaviation.com/2020/10/19/trans-guyana-to-operate-5-weekly-flights-to-barbados/
  5. ^ "Trans Guyana launching commercial flights to Barbados". Stabroek News. 2020-10-20. Retrieved 2021-02-01.
  6. ^ "Trans Guyana anuncia que iniciará voos ao Brasil na próxima segunda-feira". AEROIN (in Portuguese). 2020-12-19. Retrieved 2021-01-03.
  7. ^ "Trans Guyana launches flight to Boa Vista". Stabroek News. 2020-12-21. Retrieved 2021-02-01.
  8. ^ "Trans Guyana announces scheduled flights to Bartica". Stabroek News. 2013-02-08. Retrieved 2021-02-01.

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