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Maya Island Air


121 reviews
Headquarters: PO Box 458, Belize City Belize 011 501 223-1140 Website
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Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago
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Not that long flight but the view is so pretty especially once we get over Ambergris Caye! it's about 15 min flying through but the ticket price was okay comparing to other options.

Domestic Economy Belize City - San Pedro
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Placencia, Belize
Level 5 Contributor
34 reviews
14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I regularly fly return to Belize City Municipal Airport and to Phillip Goldson International Airport mainly for business but sometimes for leisure. Found them to be very helpful and accommodating. Guests who fly to Belize with extra bags are always pleasantly surprised when they find no hassle handling of their extra luggage on Maya Island.

Domestic Economy Placencia - Belize City
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Columbia, Tennessee
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used Maya Island Air to get from Belize City to San Pedro for a SCUBA trip. Very reasonably priced for the short flight.

Domestic Economy Belize City - San Pedro
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Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed September 5, 2018

I was a bit nervous about being on the puddle jumper at first, but I am so glad we decided to go for it. The views from the plane were amazing and the travel time was cut significantly as opposed to taking the ferry. They also bumped a couple of our group members to the same flight as everyone else...

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Domestic Economy Belize City - San Pedro

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Smooth sailing with Maya Air and a little bit cheaper than Tropic Air. Only 15 minutes and beautiful views. Took the ferry once....1 1/2hrs, bumpy but less money. Maya was very efficient in taking our luggage, was on a timely schedule and plane was clean and pilot was very nice. Good job Maya.

Domestic Economy San Pedro - Belize City
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French Lick, Indiana
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We recently (August 2018) vacationed on Ambergris Caye (an island off the coast of Belize). We flew into Belize City & then had a flight on a small plane to San Pedro (Ambergris Caye, Belize). Although I was a little concerned about flying on such a small plane (around 10-12 passengers) my concerns were unjustified. The flight was very smooth...

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Domestic Economy Belize City - San Pedro

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Belize City, Belize
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Sometimes your plan does not work out so from catching a bus to taking a flight in order to catch a boat to guatemala. we caught a Maya Island Air flight to Punta Gorda. Was very safe and dependable. friendly staff and enjoyable flight. No major delays, take off on time. Recommend for its safe flights

Domestic Economy Punta Gorda - Belize City
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Level 4 Contributor
11 reviews
2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2018

The planes are small but clean, its only a 15 minute flight, so well worth it. You get to see a lot from 2000 ft.

Domestic Economy Belize City - San Pedro
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Yukon, Oklahoma
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed July 29, 2018

great service from the start. the check-in process is fast with friendly staff. minimal waiting - in fact if all customers are present, they usually take off early. flights were mellow, minimal turbulence.

Domestic Economy Belize City - San Pedro
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Level 6 Contributor
131 reviews
67 helpful votes
Reviewed July 17, 2018

We took this flight from Ambergrys Caye to BZE. Our hotel booked it the day before and it was a breeze. All employees from the ramp to the desk were very kind and extremely helpful that was beyond their job description. The flight was beautiful and pleasant. The only reason I didn't give it a perfect score is don't plan...

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Domestic Economy San Pedro - Belize City

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About Maya Island Air
Based in Belize City, Maya Island Air (MY) operates from a hub at base is the Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport (BZE). The carrier, which is also known as Maya Airways, flies to a dozen destinations in Belize, Guatemala, Mexico and Honduras. Its fleet consists of 13 aircraft: Three Britten-Norman BN2A Islander, one Cessna 182S, seven Cessna 208B Caravan and one ATR 72. The airline also offers tours of the Blue Hole and Lamanai, as well as charter flights.
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