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About Guyana Airways

Guyana Airways was the national airline of Guyana until 2001. The airline was founded in 2001 and flew to a number of destinations throughout the Caribbean, United States and Canada. Guyana Airways had its headquarters in Georgetown Guyana. The airline went bust in 2001 after experiencing financial difficulties.

Former Destinations

Guyana Airways operated scheduled flights to the following destinations:

International destinations:

  • Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Miami
  • New York City
  • Paramaribo
  • Port of Spain
  • Boa Vista

Domestic destinations:

  • Annai
  • Bartica
  • Bemichi
  • Ekereku
  • Imbaimadai
  • Kamarang
  • Kurupung
  • Lethem
  • Mabaruma
  • Mahdia
  • Matthews Ridge

Baggage Allowance

Carry-on Baggage

Guyana Airways most likely allowed one piece of carry-on baggage and one personal item per passenger.

Size restrictions for carry-on bags are typically specified in terms of linear dimensions (length + width + height) and are usually around 45 linear inches (115 cm) or less. Weight limits for carry-on bags can vary but are commonly around 15 to 22 pounds (7 to 10 kg).

In addition to carry-on bags, passengers are often allowed to bring a personal item, such as a purse, laptop bag, or small backpack. The personal item should fit under the seat in front of you.

Checked Baggage

Guyana Airways may have allowed 1 piece of checked baggage per passenger as part of the fare.

Checked baggage allowances depend on the airline, class of service, and sometimes the fare type. The number of checked bags allowed may range from one to multiple bags. Weight limits per checked bag are commonly in the range of 50 to 70 pounds (23 to 32 kg). Size restrictions for checked bags are often expressed in terms of linear dimensions.

Check-In Information

There is no solid information about Guyana Airways' check-in information, however, there are generic rules that can be followed.

Online Check-In

Airlines usually allow passengers to check in online within a specific time frame before the scheduled departure. This window can vary but is typically open 24 hours to a few hours before the flight. Passengers can log in to the airline's website or use a mobile app to check in. They need to enter their booking reference or ticket number and follow the on-screen instructions.

Airport Check-In

Passengers can check in at the airline's check-in counters at the airport. This is a traditional method where airline staff assists in the process. Many airports provide self-service kiosks where passengers can check in by entering their booking information and following the prompts on the screen.

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Hub Airport

Cheddi Jagan International Airport

Guyana Airway's was located at Cheddi Jagan International airport, which is the main airport of Guyana. It is the main airport serving the city of Georgetown, the capital of Guyana. Other airlines which operate out of the airport include American AirlinesCaribbean AirlinesCopa Airlines and Surinam Airways.


The Guyana Airlines fleet consisted of Tupolevs and Boeings. At the time of its insolvency, the airline's fleet included Boeing 757s and one Airbus A.300B4-622R aircraft.