Caicos Express Airways was founded in 2011 and is a scheduled passenger airline based in the Turks and Caicos Islands, primarily flying to domestic destinations.
The Turks and Caicos Islands is a British Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom, in the Atlantic Ocean, which comprises 40 islands and cays. The stunningly beautiful islands lie at the south-eastern end of the Bahamas chain, and are a popular tourist destination.
The airline began operating charter flights in 2007, which was followed by scheduled services in 2011. In December 2014, the airline also began offering international flights to Haiti, which was later followed by flights to the Dominican Republic.
Caicos Express Airways flies from its hub at Providenciales International Airport.
Caicos Express Airways will have different baggage rules for carry-on and checked baggage.
Passengers can carry a personal item, such as a laptop, briefcase, or diaper bag, for free onto the aircraft. This personal item must not to exceed 36 linear inches, or 18″ x 11″ x 7″, and must not exceed the following weight: 15 pounds.
Domestic flights: On domestic flights, passengers are entitled to one free checked bag. The bag must not weigh more than 50 LBS. Fees will be applied to any bags that exceed this allowance.
International flights: On international flights, passengers are entitled to one free checked bag. The bag must not weigh more than 60 LBS. Fees will be applied to any bags that exceed this allowance.
Additional bags can be added to your booking, although a charge will apply. This is easy to do, and can be done during the booking process.
There is only one class of service available onboard the aircraft: standard Economy.
Please be aware that the airline does not offer ticket fares, meaning all tickets are non-refundable.
Passengers can enjoy comfortable seating, with armrests and padded headrests. The aircraft are immaculately maintained, and the airline’s crew ensure that all passengers are comfortable during the flight.
Caicos Express Airways opening and closing check in times will depend on the destination that you're flying to and the method of check in you select.
Online check-in is available for passengers who have pre-booked their flights, and can be completed through the airline’s website.
Domestic flights: Airport check-in opens 60 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time, and closes 30 minutes prior to departure.
International flights: Airport check-in opens 180 minutes prior to scheduled departure, and closes 30 minutes prior to departure, although it is recommended to arrive as early as possible.
The airline does not currently offer a frequent flyer program.
The airline is not currently part of an airline alliance program.
Caicos Express Airways provides special services for those with motor disabilities or requiring additional assistance, both at the airport and on-board the plane. It is advised to contact our customer service team before you book to avoid to ensure your needs can be met, or to inform the airline at least 48 hours before departure.
From Providenciales International Airport, the airline flies to a number of domestic destinations within the Turks and Caicos, including Providenciales, Grand Turk, South Caicos, Salt Cay, and North Caicos.
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Providenciales International Airport (IATA: PLS) is an international airport, on the island of Providenciales, in the Caicos Islands. The airport is the main international airport serving the Turks and Caicos, and is operated by the Turks and Caicos Islands Airports Authority.
International airlines that fly to PLS include: United Airlines, Air Canada, American Airlines, Bahamasair, British Airways, InterCaribbean Airways, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue, United Airlines, WestJet, Sunrise Airways, and Sky Bahamas Airlines.
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The airline currently owns two Beechcraft 1900, and three Cessna 402. The Beechcraft 1900, which can carry up to 19 passengers, is used for scheduled passenger flights.