Husband-and-wife team, Rex J. Rolle and Shandrice Woodside-Rolle started Western Air in 2001. It is now the largest privately-owned airline in The Bahamas, valued at over US$90 million. Western Air received new leadership with Rolle’s daughter, Sherexcia ‘Rexy’ Rolle as Vice President of Operations. Currently, the Black-owned airline operates in major airports within The Bahamas and charter flights to Haiti.
- Nastaha, K. 2018. “Meet 29-Year-Old Woman Running Black-Owned Airline Bahamas.” Essence.com.
- Bahama Island Info. 2010. “New Western Air terminal takes shape on Grand Bahama.”
- “Western Air | Connecting the islands of The Bahamas & Beyond,” Western Air, YouTube video, 1:00, February 3, 2021.