Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (“the Authority”) is a statutory body established by the Airports Authority Act, No. 49 of 1979. The Authority falls under the portfolio of the Ministry of Works and Transport.
The mandate of the Authority is to develop and manage its airport estates, including the development, maintenance and improvement of its facilities, so as to ensure the availability of efficient, secure and safe aviation services and commercial viability.
Both international airports, the Piarco International Airport (POS) and the ANR Robinson International Airport (TAB) are managed and operated by the Authority.
The Authority’s strategic focus continues to be one of delivering high quality customer service and aviation facilities.
Caribbean Airlines Limited operating as Caribbean Airlines is the flag carrier and national airline of Trinidad and Tobago. Caribbean Airlines Limited operates both Caribbean Airlines and Air Jamaica brands and as such is also the flag carrier to Jamaica through its brand, Air Jamaica. In December 2012, the Government of Guyana also granted the airline flag carrier status.
Caribbean Airlines began operations on 1 January 2007, replacing its predecessor, BWIA, British West Indies Airways, which was affectionately known as “Bee-Wee”. BWIA also previously operated as British West Indian Airways. Its headquarters are in the Iere House in Piarco, Tunapuna-Piarco region, Trinidad and Tobago. Its inflight magazine is Caribbean Beat. Caribbean Airlines flies from the Caribbean to the United States, Canada, South America and Europe.