Tobago Express

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Tobago Express
Tabexlogo.jpg
IATA ICAO Callsign
BWTBXTABEX
Founded2001 (2001) [1]
Commenced operations24 June 2001 (2001-06-24) [1]
Ceased operations30 September 2007 (2007-09-30)
(merged with Caribbean Airlines)
Hubs A.N.R. Robinson International Airport
Secondary hubs Piarco International Airport
Frequent-flyer program
  • BWEE Miles (2001—2006)
  • Caribbean Miles (2006—2007)
Parent company BWIA West Indies Airways (2001—2006)
Headquarters Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago

Tobago Express was a scheduled passenger airline based in Trinidad and Tobago. It operated as a sister airline of BWIA West Indies Airways and operated between the Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson International Airport (formerly Crown Point Airport) located in Tobago and Piarco International Airport located in Trinidad.

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History

Tobago Express was established in 2001. It was owned by BWIA West Indies Airways, now Caribbean Airlines (45%) and private investors (55%). As of October 1, 2007, Tobago Express was owned (100%) by Caribbean Airlines. In September 2007, Caribbean Airlines acquired all the outstanding shares in Tobago Express and began operational management of the airbridge under its code from 1 October 2007.

Destinations

[Hub] Base and hub
[S]Seasonal
¤ Focus city
CityCountryIATAICAOAirportRefs
Port of Spain Trinidad and TobagoPOSTTPP Piarco International Airport
Scarborough Trinidad and TobagoTABTTCP Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson International Airport

Fleet

Bombardier DHC-8 (2003) Bombardier DHC-8-311Q - Tobago Express.jpg
Bombardier DHC-8 (2003)

The Tobago Express fleet included the following aircraft (at September 2007): [2]

Tobago Express Fleet
AircraftTotalPassengersHaul
De Havilland Canada Dash 8-300 550Short Haul

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References

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  2. Flight International, 3–9 October 2006