BVI Airways


Out of cash, BVI Airways lays off flight crew

BVI Airways has announced that a shortage of cash has forced it to lay off its flight crew, including both pilots and flight attendants. The airline indicated that the protracted regulatory process had burned through its available funding, including USD7 million provided by the government of the British Virgin Islands. […]


BVI Airways denies date for service start

BVI Airways has indicated that the Miami-Dade Aviation Department, which operates Miami airport, “jumped the gun” when it announced that the airline would begin services there on 22 July. The MDAP had announced that BVI Airways would operate two weekly roundtrips between Tortola and Miami, on Saturdays and Sundays. The […]


BVI Airways Avro RJ100 flies for Sunrise Airways

BVI Airways is operating Avro RJ100 VP-LWW (msn E3274) on behalf of Haiti’s Sunrise Airways. She positioned to Port-au-Prince on 18 April, immediately after returning from Curacao, bringing the BVI National Athletics Team back from the Carifta Games 2017—BVI Airways first commercial flight. She is being operated on flights to Havana, Santiago de Cuba, and […]


BVI Airways begins Avro RJ operations

BVI Airways operated its first commercial flight with one of its Avro RJ100s on 13 April, when RJ100 VP-LWW (msn E3274) flew a charter carrying the BVI National Athletics Team to Curacao for the Carifta Games 2017. The airline hopes to start services to Miami soon, but is still awaiting authorization from the […]


BVI Airways Avro RJ100 VP-LWW

Second BVI Airways Avro RJ100 painted

The second Avro RJ100 for BVI Airways, VP-LWW (msn E3274 ex HB-IXV), has been painted in the airline’s colors at Summerside. her colors differ from those sported by the airline’s first RJ100, VP-LOS (msn E3282), in that the underside is painted dark blue. It is thought that VP-LOS will also be […]


BVI Airways receives revised AOC

BVI Airways moved closer to its goal of starting services to Miami with its Avro RJ100s when it received a revised Air Operator Certificate (AOC) allowing it to operate its RJ100s from Beef Island airport in Tortola from Air Safety Support International, the Civil Aviation Authority for the United Kingdom Overseas […]


BVI Airways undertakes proving runs

BVI Airways Avro RJ100 VP-LOS (msn E3282) Spirit of the Virgin Islands undertook proving runs from Fort Lauderdale to and from Terrence B. Lettsome Airport on Beef Island on 10-11 November. VP-LOS then returned to Summerside, via Westchester/White Plains, for further work by Tronos. Completion of the proving runs is […]

BVI Airways Avro RJ100 VP-LOS

BVI Airways purchases first Avro RJ100

BVI Airways has purchased Avro RJ100 VP-LOS (msn E3282 ex HB-IXQ) from lessor Tronos, for use on its planned non-stop service between Miami International Airport and Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport (EIS) on Beef Island, Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands. Initial plans had called for Avro RJ85s to be […]