Maya Island Air

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Maya Island Air (also known as Maya Airways) is an airline with its head office in Belize City Municipal Airport in Belize City, Belize. The airline operates regularly scheduled flights to over 10 destinations within Belize and chartered flights to Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras. Its main base is at Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport.

The airline was founded in 1962 originally as Maya Airways. In 1989, Island Air began providing similar airline services to San Pedro and Belize City. The need for air services grew, therefore, Maya Airways and Island Air planned a negotiation to merge and eventually become the most successful merger in the travel industry. In 1997, both airlines had merged to create Maya Island Air.
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San Pedro (Ambergris Caye), Caye Caulker, San Ignacio Town, Hopkins, Placencia, Belize City, Belmopan, Dangriga, Punta Gorda, Orange Walk Town, Corozal Town, Other (or unknown)
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Current Scheduled Destinations:
Belize City International Airport - BZE
Belize City Municipal Airport - TZA
Cancun, Mexico - CUN
Caye Caulker - CUK
Corozal Town- CZH
Dangriga - DGA
Flores, Guatemala - FRS
Placencia - PLJ
Punta Gorda - PND
Roatan, Honduras - RTB
San Pedro, Ambergris Caye - SPR
Charter Destinations:
Belmopan - BCV
Chetumal, Mexico - CTM
Mérida, Mexico - MID
Orange Walk - ORZ
San Ignacio / Benque Viejo - CYD
San Pedro Sula, Honduras - SAP
Codeshare Destinations
Guatemala City, Guatemala - GUA
Tegucigalpa, Honduras - TGU
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