IATA Code: -

ICAO Code: - AUS

Known As:  Aus-Air

Full Name: Australian Air Charters Pty Ltd  

Country: Australia

Call sign: - AusAir

Objects in Collection

Brief History

Australian Air Charters Pty Ltd was established in 1956 and commenced scheduled services in November 1986 between Essendon Airport in Melbourne and Smithton, Tasmania.

The company moved its scheduled operations to its home base at Moorabbin in July 1987.

The company encountered financial difficulties and in 1999 was placed in Administration.
The company and its assets were offered for sale however no buyer was found and Aus-Air ceased scheduled operations on 4 July 1999.

The Aus-Air fleet of aircraft was subsequently purchased by Bankstown-based Airtex Aviation.

December 2008  to current Aus-Air operates three single-engined aircraft on a charter Air Operator Certificate
based in Echuca Victoria.

The Aus-Air fleet at the time it ceased RPT operations consisted of the following aircraft:

    2 Embraer EMB 110 Bandeirante
    4 Piper PA31-350 Chieftain
    2 Piper PA-31 Navajo