Tropic Air Belize

Founded in 1979 by John Greif III, with just a single airplane and only two employees. Over the past 40 years, Tropic Air has grown to become a sound fleet of 16 Cessna aircraft and a Gippsland GA8 Airvan. Today, Tropic Air conveniently flies to destinations in Belize, Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras.


Since its very first flight in 1979, Tropic Air has delighted in providing its customers safe, affordable air travel and cargo services. The company proudly states: “From the beginning, we have put our customers and our staff first, and by doing so, have become a leader in the airline business in the region. We have not only grown up alongside tourism in Belize, but we have also met a lot of great people along the way and have enjoyed every minute of serving you.”

Today, Tropic safely transports almost 300,000 passengers annually, on over 200 flights a day, across a network that covers 14 destinations in 4 countries. The company has become the largest carrier service in the region, and they “Stayed true to our principles in doing so.”

As Tropic Air continues to ‘spread their wings’, they continue to aim for the highest levels of quality, service, commitment, and success. And Tropic happily declares to all, “We look forward to welcoming you aboard.”

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Tropic Air is ISSA Registered. “Tropic Air is the first regional airline in Latin America to qualify for registration on IATA’s Industry Standard Safety Assessment.”

Tropic Air has no domestic bag fees. “Your bags do fly free. We don’t charge for your first 2 checked bags on any domestic flight.”

If you’re traveling to Ambergris Caye, taking a Tropic Air flight from Belize City is the easiest way to travel. Our front desk team at Grand Baymen and Exotic Caye Beach Resort can assist you with your transportation to and from the island, and much more!  And while you’re visiting Ambergris Caye, be sure to sign up for one of the chocolate making classes at The Belize Chocolate Company in San Pedro. You can read more about that in our Chocolate Lovers Heaven blog here.

For more information on accommodations at Grand Baymen or Exotic Caye Beach Resort, contact Jamie, our reservations expert.

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