Saturday, May 25, 2024

Tropic Air

Tropic Air Announces New Chief Executive Officer, Steve Schulte Retires as Chief Executive Officer after 30 Years

On Monday, January 23rd, 2023, Tropic Air announced the appointment of D. Maximillian Greif (Max) as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Greif will take over executive leadership from Steve Schulte on January 30th, 2023

San Pedro represented in FITUR tourism fair in Spain

A Belizean delegation, including tourism stakeholders and the Ministry of Tourism, is currently participating at a tourism fair in Madrid, Spain, known as Feria Internacional de Turismo (FITUR). The prestigious tourism event ends on January 22nd, and among the Belizean stakeholders promoting the Belize product include San Pedro-based Tropic Air and Matachica Resort.

Tropic Air now flies to San Pedro Sula, Honduras

On Tuesday, November 15th, Tropic Air officially inaugurated a bi-weekly non-stop flight from the Philip Goldson International Airport (PGIA), north of Belize City, to the Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The Belizean airline based in San Pedro Town, Ambergris Caye, has scheduled these flights every Tuesday and Thursday, leaving at 7AM from Belize and 9AM from San Pedro Sula.

Tropic Air to begin nonstop flight between Belize and El Salvador

After months in the works to further connect Belize with Central America, on Tuesday, February 1st, Tropic Air announced its new international route to San Salvador, El Salvador. The maiden flight is set for February 11th, and will initially be scheduled for Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. For February, the airline is offering an introductory fare of US$99 each way, plus taxes.

Copper, K9 protector of the San Pedro Airport

Many islanders are known for their love for dogs and Ambergris Caye is one of those pet havens with great stories involving these furry friends. One of these untold tales is about a pot-licker known as Copper, who hangs around/guards the hangar area of Tropic Air at the John Greif III municipal airport. Known to have been abandoned from a very young age, Copper found love growing up around motorized equipment, paint shops, and eventually aircraft.

Four families displaced after fire guts home in Caye Caulker; how you can help

At around 2:22AM on Tuesday, August 10th a wooden structure in Caye Caulker was engulfed in flames, leaving four families homeless. Tropic Air, Caye Caulker Village Council, and the San Pedro Lions Club are collecting donations for the fire victims. Fortunately, no one was injured.

Tropic Air to resume flights to Roatan, Honduras next week

According to the airline, flights will initially operate twice a week, leaving the Philip Goldson International Airport on Mondays and Fridays at 4PM and arriving in Roatan at 5PM. The flight returns to Belize the following day, either Tuesday or Saturday, departing Roatan at 8:30AM and arriving in Belize at 9:30AM.

Missing at sea, man safely rescued on Ambergris Caye

Rescue teams were quick to locate the missing man after he went paddleboarding in northern Ambergris Caye.