Throwback Thursday
A Caribbean Star Dash 8 (Photo: Dale Coleman [GFDL 1.2 ( or GFDL 1.2 (], via Wikimedia Commons)

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Caribbean Star/Caribbean Sun

With British West Indies Airways removing its island hopping service in the 1990s, new carriers started to pop up. One of these new carriers was the Antigua and Barbuda based Caribbean Star Airlines. The carrier started operations in the eastern portion of the Caribbean in June 2000 with the use of Bombardier Dash 8 turboprops. The two carriers operated similar fleets with the Bombardier Dash 8s, and despite being operated individually, the airlines would allow for passengers to transfer carriers…