Category: Press Release

TROPIC AIR EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

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PRESS RELEASE

San Pedro,  Belize,
Thursday, January 4th, 2017

Everyday, our Employees demonstrate a passion for serving our Customers with world-class service. This is why we feel it’s very important to engage and recognize our Employees by listening to their suggestions and ideas as well as their concerns and rewarding them for going the extra mile.

Our Employees are known for friendliness, attention to detail, operational excellence, and working efficiently. They go above and beyond each and every day to provide our Customers with the best possible Belizean flying experience.

Our Employee of the Month program recognizes an individual who has served Tropic Air and our Guests in an exceptional manner by exemplifying outstanding service through his or her work, and exhibiting a positive and supportive attitude.

We are proud to announce that Ms. Celsa Cobo, CSR Shift Supervisor from the Caye Caulker station, is our ‘Employee of the Month’ for December 2016.

“The work that Celsa does in Caye Caulker is remarkable”, said John Greif III, Tropic Air’s president. “She truly exemplifies what it means to be a member of our Tropic Air family. We are very proud of her”.

Celsa will be rewarded with a certificate of achievement as well as a special gift from the Company.

About Tropic Air

Founded in 1979, by John Greif III, with just a single airplane and two employees, Tropic has steadily grown to become the largest and most experienced airline in Belize. It now employs over 300 staff, and offers over 200 daily scheduled flights with 18 aircraft to 18 destinations in Belize, Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala. Chetumal, Mexico becomes destination number 19 on January 16th. Tropic Air joined IATA’s ISSA Registry in 2015.

TROPIC AIR GIVES TO COROZAL HELPAGE

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PRESS RELEASE

Corozal,  Belize,
Friday, December 16th, 2016

Tropic Air, The Airline of Belize, has announced the November results of its 2016 nationwide #TropicGivesBack fundraising campaign. For every ticket bought at the month’s selected station, $1 is donated to an organization chosen by our staff stationed in that community. November was the chosen month for Corozal.

As part of the airline’s largest charitable fundraiser of the year, Tropic Air business partners, staff and Customers joined efforts and raised $400 for HelpAge Corozal. Tropic Air presented a check to Marta Cho, Beninga Wesh, Janet Parks and Letecia Murray of HelpAge on Thursday, December 15th.

“On behalf of all of us at Tropic, we are happy to present a donation to the HelpAge chapter here. We know this donation will help support the great work of HelpAge in our community”, said Ezekiel Chi, Corozal Station Manager.

“At Tropic, each and every member of our staff is encouraged to get involved in their community, whether that is through direct outreach, working within a larger organization or even through mentoring or sports participation. This campaign is part of this.” said John Greif III, President of Tropic Air.

About Tropic Air

Founded in 1979, by John Greif III, with just a single airplane and two employees, Tropic has steadily grown to become the largest and most experienced airline in Belize. It now employs over 350 staff, and offers over 200 daily scheduled flights with 16 aircraft to 19 destinations in Belize, Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala, including its newest, Chetumal. Tropic Air joined IATA’s ISSA Registry in 2015. In the same year it carried 320,000 passengers and moved 424,000 pieces of freight system wide.

Tropic believes in giving back. It supports the development of the communities its serves through health, sports, drug prevention, education and community projects. Tropic also supports the development and growth of the wider tourism industry of Belize through promotional initiatives locally and internationally.

About HelpAge Corozal

HelpAge has served the community of older persons in Belize, with care and compassion by providing outreach, residential and nursing services, developing and implementing educational programs. It is also active in research and advocacy work, and has branches throughout the country including Belize City, Corozal and Punta Gorda.

TROPIC AIR GIVES BACK TO DANGRIGA RED CROSS

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PRESS RELEASE

Dangriga, Stann Creek, Belize
Monday, February 8th, 2016

Tropic Air, The Airline of Belize, has announced the first month’s results of its 2016 nationwide #TropicGivesBack charitable fundraising campaign. For every ticket bought at the month’s selected station, $1 will be donated to an organization chosen by our staff stationed in that community. January was the chosen month for Dangriga, with Caye Caulker for February, and Belmopan for March.

As part of the airline’s largest charitable fundraiser of the year, Tropic Air business partners, staff and Customers joined efforts and raised $500 for the Dangriga Red Cross. A check was presented to the organization on Thursday, February 4th.

“Every year, our staff and customers, come together to raise much needed funds for a variety of charities with the joint goal of making a lasting impact,” said John Greif III, Tropic Air’s president. “We also encourage our customers to join in giving to the causes that they are passionate about”, he went on to say.

“Through the #TropicGivesBack Donation program, we are honored and privileged to support the work of the Dangriga Red Cross, and we couldn’t think of a better way to contribute to their efforts in the community,” said Steve Schulte, Tropic Air CEO.

“We thank our Employees for giving their time to volunteer around Belize, and we thank our Customers for the wonderful response to this program, which made the donation possible.”

About Tropic Air
Founded in 1979 by John Greif III with just a single airplane and two employees, Tropic has steadily grown to become the largest and most experienced airline in Belize. It now employs over 300 staff, offers over 200 daily scheduled flights to 18 desitnations in Belize, Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala.

Tropic believes in giving back. It supports the development of the communities its serves through health, sports, drug prevention, education and community projects. Tropic also supports the development and growth of the wider tourism industry of Belize through promotional initiatives locally and internationally.

About the Red Cross (Dangriga)
The Belize Red Cross Society, with 7 branches countrywide including Dangriga, is one of 189 members of the International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies, (IFRC), the world’s largest humanitarian organization.  The Red Cross Movement became present in Belize in 1914. This movement became and operated as a branch of the British Red Cross in Belize until 1983 when, through an Act of Incorporation, it became the Belize Red Cross, a National Society in its own rights. In 1984 the Belize Red Cross was recognized as a member of the International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies. In 1983, Belize Red Cross opened doors in Dangriga Town to serve the Stann Creek District.

Their work focuses in the areas of Community Resilience (disaster management & preparedness, response and recovery); and Disaster Risk Reduction and mitigation; HIV & AIDS prevention through Peer Education (TWC Program); Violence Prevention and Youth development;  First Aid & prevention of communicable diseases, Social Assistance (feeding programs, assistance to fire victims, wheelchair distribution) and dissemination of their 7 Fundamental Principles and Humanitarian Values. This work is carried out through recruitment, training and deployment of Volunteers, the greatest assets of the organization.

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