Skippers Aviation
Skippers Aviation logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
HK HK PY
Founded1990
HubsPerth Airport
Secondary hubsBroome
Fleet size26
Destinations9 scheduled
HeadquartersPerth Airport, Western Australia
Websitewww.skippers.com.au

Skippers Aviation is a small regional airline based out of Perth Airport that specialises in charter flights for companies with fly-in fly-out workers. They also operate flights for the mining industry in Western Australia, as well as some scheduled regular public transport (RPT) flights. Primarily serving the northern Goldfields, Skippers also has a secondary base in Broome in order to service the Kimberley region.

Services

An Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia at Perth Airport
Cessna 441 at Perth Airport
Cessna 441 at Perth Airport
Fairchild Metro
Fairchild Metro
A Dash 8-300 at Perth Airport in 2012
A Dash 8-300 at Perth Airport in 2012

Skippers Aviation is the largest provider of fly-in fly-out services for the mining industry in Western Australia. It operates many weekly flights in support of many major mining companies and mine sites.[1]

As of January 2020, Skippers Aviation also operates scheduled services to the following regional destinations out of Perth and Broome:

Fleet

As of August 2019 the Skippers Aviation fleet consists of the following aircraft:[2][3]

Total: 26 aircraft

Incidents

See also

References

  1. ^ Skippers website - Charters Archived 13 October 2009 at the Wayback Machine accessed: 15 November 2009
  2. ^ [1] using "Skippers" as the search parameter. Search conducted 12 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2019 (Part One)". Airliner World: 4. October 2019.
  4. ^ Australian Transport Safety Bureau interim report on VH-XUE incident. Retrieved 27 August 2008.
  5. ^ ATSB Final Report Near collision between an unknown object and De Havilland DHC-8, VH-XFX, Perth Airport, Western Australia on 19 March 2014 (retrieved 30 May 2014)