|Secondary hubs||Broome, Karratha|
|Headquarters||Kununurra, Western Australia, Australia|
Aviair Pty Ltd, previously known as Slingair Heliwork, is an airline and air charter company based in Kununurra, Western Australia. It operates air charter services and regular passenger services. Its main bases are Kununurra Airport, Broome International Airport and Karratha Airport.
Aviair was established in 1984 as Slingair Heliwork by Kerry Slingsby. Aviair began providing air services in Kununurra, Western Australia shortly after its creation.
In May 2008, Grant Kenny, Olympic Games Athlete and Ironwomen acquired Slingair for an unknown amount.
In Slingair received the Sir David Brand Award every year from 1996 to 1998 and was a finalist in 2000.
In 2010 and 2015 Slingair supported field research for discovering rock shelters and artworks made by Aboriginal Australians in the Kimberley.
In 2016 Slingair was purchased by the owners of HeliSpirit, Michael McConachy and Geoff Hamilton. Slingair was renamed Aviair.
Further field research in the Kimberley region was supported by Aviair in 2019.
On 6 May 2020, Aviair received $1.58 million to support it through the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the COVID-19 Regional Airline Network Support Program by the Australian Government.
On 24 June 2021, Aviair announced they would commence a flight service from Derby to Broome on 16 August 2021.
Aviair provides scheduled services to the following destinations:
As of 2021, the Aviair fleet consists of the following aircraft:
|King Air B200||3||—|
|Cessna 208 Caravan||13||—|
|GippsAero GA8 Airvan||1||—|
|Beechcraft G58 Baron||1||—|
|Cessna Citation Mustang||2||—|
HeliSpirit, Aviair's sister company, also operates 25 helicopters:
|Bell Jet Ranger||4|
|Bell Long Ranger||4|