Tropic air announces commencement of flights to San Salvador

Tropic air anuncia nueva ruta aerea

Tropic Air announces that it will commence new nonstop service between El Salvador International Airport Saint Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez (formally Comalapa International Airport) in San Salvador (SAL) and the Philip Goldson International Airport (BZE) in Belize City. Flights are initially scheduled for Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays beginning Friday, February 11th, 2022.

Flight time will be approximately one hour on Tropic’s twin engine Beechcraft 1900D, a modern, 19 seat airliner designed primarily for regional routes such as this. It is popular around the world for its speed and passenger comfort.

In celebration of this new service, a special introductory fare of US$99 each way plus taxes is now available for travel through February 28th, 2022. This fare can be purchased through our website or from any of our stations.

The flight schedule is as follows:

Horario vuelos

“We are very proud of our international service growth, connecting Belize to multiple regional destinations over the last 10-plus years. San Salvador is considered a second home to many in Belize, with many historical and economic ties, so our expansion into this market is a natural one. We are very excited to add the destination to our Tropic family”, said John E Greif III, President of Tropic.

“We see San Salvador as a major destination with a lot of potential,” said Steven Schulte, CEO of Tropic. “Regional air connectivity is a priority for Tropic.  We believe this route will grow quickly into a daily service.  It provides business interests and families fast, convenient air service. It opens another gateway for South American tourists to reach Belize. Routes such as this are essential to Belize’s growth.”

The addition of San Salvador to the airline’s route map means a broadening of reach into Belize’s important business and leisure markets. Not only is San Salvador the economic epicentre of Northern Central America, but it is also an important trading partner for Belize. San Salvador will join Cancun, Roatan, and Flores (Peten) on the Airline’s international route map.


For passenger information, our reservations / information team is available daily from 6AM to 8PM (Belize time) at (+501) 226-2626 or (+501) 226-2012. You can also contact them at [email protected], via the chat feature on our website, or via WhatsApp at (+501) 622-5857.

Please also follow our Facebook page or our Twitter feed @tropicairbelize for important updates.

Tropic Air is a member of the Latin American Airlines Association (ALTA), and recently successfully completed IATA’s Industry Standard Safety Audit for the fourth time, after joining the program in 2015. In 2020, Tropic again won the TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Award in the Speciality and Leisure Category.

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