Trans Guyana Airways

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Trans Guyana Airways (TGA)
IATA ICAO Callsign
-TGYTRANS GUYANA
Founded1951
Commenced operations1956
Hubs Eugene F. Correira International Airport
Fleet size9
Destinationsover 22
Parent company Correia Group of Companies
Headquarters Ogle, East Coast Demerara, Guyana
Key peopleMichael Correia Jr.
Website http://www.transguyana.net/

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]

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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]

Fleet

A Cessna 208 of Trans Guyana Airways at Karanambu Lodge Trans Guyana Airways.jpg
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
AircraftIn fleetPassengersNotes
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan 61 pilot plus 13 passengers
Britten Norman BN-2A-27 Islander 11 pilot plus 9 passengers
Beechcraft 1900D 32 pilots plus 19 passengers
Total10

Destinations

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

Barbados

Brazil

Guyana

Suriname

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References

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