Opal Air

IATA Code: OAX

ICAO Code: OPA

Known As: Opal Air

Full Name: Opal Air Pty Ltd

Country: Australia

Call sign: Opal




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Brief History


Founded in 1963, with the backing of Beppi Coro, Greg Sherman and Laurie Lehman, Warwick Goldsworthy started Opal Air
with a 5-passenger, single engine Cessna 205.

The first commuter airline license issued in Australia was granted to Opal Air in 1967.

At is maximum Opal Airs fleet consisted of:

6 x  Cessna 421s,
1 x Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner
1 x Fairchild Aerospace Merlin

Opal Air flew for 23 accident-free years, connecting Coober Pedy to Adelaide, Roxby Downs and Ayers Rock

The company was deregistered in 1989

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