Trans Island Air 2000

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Trans Island Air 2000
Trans Island Air logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1982 (as Trans Island Air)
2000 (renamed)
Ceased operations 2004
Operating bases Grantley Adams International Airport
Headquarters Christ Church, Barbados

Trans Island Air 2000 (abbreviated TIA) is an airline from Barbados, with headquarters is in St.Phillip[citation needed] and operates regional charter flights (including cargo) out of its base at Grantley Adams International Airport.


The airline was founded in 1982 as Trans Island Air[1] and rebranded as Trans Island Air 2000 in 2000, and at this time operated a mixed fleet including Pilatus Britten-Norman Islanders, Rockwell Aero Commanders, a DHC-6 Twin Otter and an Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante.[2] TIA2000 has now been approved by all necessary government agencies (Barbados) to re-commence flight operations. It is expected to be fully operational by April 2017. Its web-site,, is currently under design development and is expected to launch by April,1,2017 at the latest.

Official Launch[edit]

The airline launch its first schedule flight on May 29th 2017 serving 5 Caribbean Islands[3], the service from Barbados starts four days a week but as July the various service will operate daily to the Islands launched.


Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
King Air 1 12
Beech 99 1 15
Twin Otter 1 19 delivery by September[4]
Total 2