About Maya

Maya Island Air is Belize’s leading domestic commercial passenger airline offering Air Travel, Charters and Cargo Services. The airline was formed and started operations in 1962 as Maya Airways. It was established to succeed the government-owned British Honduras Airways which had ceased operations in 1961. On May 8th 1989, Island Air began providing similar airline services to San Pedro and Belize City.

As the need for air services throughout Belize grew, executives of Maya Airways and Island Air began planning and negotiating a merger that would eventually become one of the biggest and most successful in the industry. On December 1st 1997, Maya Airways and Island Air merged to form Maya Island Air.

Today, the airline’s head office is on the second floor of Building #2 of the Belize City Municipal Airport in Belize City, with its main base being at the Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport located on the International Airport Rd, Ladyville. Maya Island Air employs over 150 people and offers over 250 scheduled flights daily. It has 13 aircraft’s in its fleet and presently offers regular scheduled services to 9 destinations in Belize and charters to Guatemala and Honduras.

At Maya Island Air, our friendly and courteous staff make it their goal to ensure your flying needs are met and your experience with us is the best in Belize!

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