British Virgin Islands
Air BVI was an airline which operated in the British Virgin Islands. Founded in 1971, in 1975 it significantly added capacity to its fleet with the introduction of two DC-3s. Air BVI flew almost exclusively between Tortola and Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport San Juan, Puerto Rico, providing a link to major carriers to enable tourists to visit the British Virgin Islands. The airline went insolvent liquidation in 1991, although it continued to operate out of bankruptcy for nearly two and a half years. In May 1993 it suffered its only major incident when one of its aircraft overran the runway at Beef Island on an aborted takeoff, and landed in the sea. However, the accident resulted in no significant injuries.