1934 SVD – St. Vincent’s First Airport

Most travelers wonder why 'SVD' is the IATA code for the E.T Joshua Airport, especially since 'SVG' has become the popular country code for...

1938 From Seawell To Adams – The Airport of Barbados

Aviation in Barbados celebrated a 100 years in 2013 and which such a long aeronautical tradition, An Airport was a necessity. This came to...

1932 The First Aircraft To Land In St. Vincent

Michael Cipriani was the first pilot to land an airplane on the island of St.Vincent. Michael flew from Trinidad landed in St. Vincent on the...

Boeing Turns 100

When William E. Boeing incorporated Pacific Aero Products on July 15, 1916, near Seattle, it was just one of dozens of fledgling aircraft companies in...

Avianca Brasil orders 62 A320neo family aircraft

Synergy Aerospace Corporation, largest shareholder of Colombia-based Avianca and owner of Avianca Brasil, has finalized a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for 62 A320neo Family...

1913 SCHMIDT GATE BARDADOS

Barbados has a long history in aviation which dates back to March 1913 when Otto Schmidt gave Barbadians their very first experience. Schmidt’s plane...

1913 THE TRAGIC START OF AVIATION IN TRINIDAD

In January 1913, Ten years after the the Wright Brothers had made their first motor flight, the intrepid American aviator Frank Boland and a...

1899 Hot Air Balloon Flight and First Parachute Jump in Trinidad

By Darrell Lou-Hing In 1899, a man rose in a hot air balloon, the launching took place from Victoria Square and then he descended in...

1911 – The First Aircraft Flight In Jamaica

By Darrell Lou-Hing In Jamaica the plane has replaced sugar as king. The island depends on aviation for its economic growth and its daily existence....