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Business Air News Bulletin

BAN's World Gazetteer

Business aviation in Australia

Commonwealth of Australia is in Oceania.
Civil Aviation Safety Authority - www.casa.gov.au

Registered business aircraft:
2,624

Based business air charter operators:
224

Based business aircraft for charter:
1,273

Business air charter brokers:
32

Most prevalent aircraft types:

1Piper twin piston376
2Airbus Helicopters H125/AS350189
3Bell 206B JetRanger164
4Cessna Caravan146
5Beechcraft Twin Piston138
6Beechcraft King Air 200111
7Cessna 400 series94
8Bell 206L LongRanger91
9Cessna 300 series86
10Pilatus PC-1276
11AgustaWestland AW13964
12Saab SF34054
13Beechcraft King Air 30048
14Bell 41247
15Robinson R6645
16Commander 500/68045
17Fairchild Swearingen Metro/Merlin43
18Fokker F10043
19Cessna 44136
20Partenavia P.6835
21Airbus Helicopters H13035
22Eurocopter BK11731
23Learjet 35/3626
24Airbus Helicopters H12024
25Airbus Helicopters H13523
26Bell 40722
27Agusta A10921
28Eurocopter AS35519
29Sikorsky S-9218
30Citation 550/55117
31Britten Norman BN-2 Islander17
32Challenger 60416
33De Havilland DHC-8 D16
34Citation Mustang15
35Piper PA-46 Malibu/Mirage14
36Piper PA-46 Meridian/M-Class14
37Bell 21214
38Beechcraft King Air 9014
39Global 6000/Express/XRS13
40Cessna CitationJet/CJ113
41BAe14612
42Bell 42912
43MDH 50012
44Bell 505 Jet Ranger X11
45Pilatus PC-249
46TBM700/850/9009
47IAI Westwind8
48Bell 2148
49Cessna Citation CJ28
50Beechcraft 19008
51Bell 204/2058
52Citation 5608
53Airbus Helicopters H1458
54Learjet 608
55Twin Commander7
56Hawker 750/800/9006
57Embraer EMB 1206
58Sikorsky S-766
59Airbus Helicopters AS3656
60Embraer EMB 1105
61Boeing BBJ15
62Boeing B-7375
63Citation 500/5015
64Jetstream 31/415
65Embraer Phenom 1005
66Bell 4275
67Citation Sovereign5
68Global 75004
69Tecnam P2006T4
70Daher Kodiak4
71Dornier Do3284
72Falcon 7X4
73ATR42/724
74Diamond Twin Star4
75MDH 520N4
76Citation M24
77Agusta A1194
78Eurocopter BO1054
79Embraer Phenom 3004
80Airbus Helicopters H1753
81Citation 6503
82Learjet 313
83Learjet 453
84Embraer E170/1903
85Falcon 9003
86Gulfstream G100 series/Astra3
87AgustaWestland AW1892
88Gulfstream G6502
89Embraer ERJ-1352
90Viking DHC-62
91Diamond DA622
92Embraer Lineage 10002
93Falcon 2000 EASy2
94Bell 2222
95Gulfstream GIV2
96Dornier Do2282
97Enstrom 4802
98Cessna Citation CJ32
99Airbus ACJ3192
100Airbus Helicopters H215/H225/AS3322
101Cessna F406 Caravan2
102AgustaWestland AW1692
103Cessna Citation CJ41
104Embraer Legacy 600/6501
105Cirrus Vision1
106Britten Norman BN2T1
107Falcon 900EASy1
108Cessna 4251
109Falcon 501
110MDH 6001
111Mitsubishi MU-21
112GippsAero GA101
113Airbus Helicopters H155B1
114Citation X1
115Airbus ACJ3201
116Citation 560XL1
117Challenger 6051
118Nextant 400XT1
119Beechcraft King Air 1001
120P180 Avanti1
121GAF Nomad1
122Piper PA-421
123Gulfstream G500/G5501
124Embraer Praetor 5001
125Bell 2301
126Piper PA-31T1

Major business aviation airports:

1Melbourne (Essendon Fields)39  business aviation companies active
2Sydney (Bankstown)31
3Perth International30
4Brisbane International30
5Perth (Jandakot)28
6Sydney (Kingsford Smith)28
7Cairns International25
8Darwin International24
9Adelaide International24
10Brisbane (Archerfield)23
11Melbourne (Moorabbin)22
12Melbourne International15
13Townsville International14
14Maroochydore (Sunshine Coast)13
15Albury13
16Alice Springs12
17Coolangatta (Gold Coast)12
18Broome International12
19Wollongong (Shellharbour)11
20Dubbo9
21Adelaide (Parafield)8
22Coffs Harbour8
23Tamworth7
24Redcliffe7
25Mackay7
26Kununurra (East Kimberley Regional)7
27Karratha7
28Ayers Rock7
29Hobart International7
30Canberra7
31Wagga Wagga6
32Scone6
33Port Macquarie6
34Orange6
35Launceston6
36Gove6
37Emerald6
38Latrobe Regional6
39Cessnock5
40Airlie Beach (Whitsunday)5
41Caloundra5
42Newcastle (Williamtown)5
43Rockhampton5
44Newman5
45Kalgoorlie-Boulder5
46Hobart (Cambridge)5
47Geraldton5
48Bathurst5
49Armidale5
50Albany5
51Ballina (Byron Gateway)5
52Toowoomba (Brisbane West Wellcamp)4
53Nowra4
54Wangaratta4
55Toowoomba4
56Shepparton4
57Mount Isa4
58Moruya4
59Longreach4
60Lismore Regional4
61Kempsey4
62Jabiru4
63Horn Island4
64Hamilton Island4
65Goulburn4
66Cootamundra4
67Camden4
68Bunbury4
69Bendigo4
70Avalon4
71Port Hedland4
72Lilydale3
73Yarrawonga3
74West Sale3
75Warrnambool3
76Tindal (Military)3
77Taree3
78Parkes3
79Norfolk Island3
80Mudgee3
81Moree3
82Mildura3
83Maryborough3
84Mangalore3
85Inverell3
86Horsham3
87Hervey Bay3
88Groote Eylandt3
89Griffith3
90Derby3
91Cowra3
92Cooma (Snowy Mountains)3
93Proserpine (Whitsunday Coast)3
94Bundaberg3
95West Island (Cocos (Keeling) Islands)3
96Newcastle (Lake Macquarie)2
97Miles2
98Christmas Island2
99Wynyard2
100Winton2
101Whyalla2
102Weipa2
103Tumut2
104Thargomindah2
105Roma2
106Port Lincoln2
107Paraburdoo2
108Narrabri2
109Moranbah2
110Leigh Creek2
111Innisfail2
112Hamilton2
113Grafton (Clarence Valley Regional)2
114Goondiwindi2
115Gladstone2
116Forrest2
117Esperance2
118Echuca2
119Deniliquin2
120Clermont2
121Ceduna2
122Busselton (Margaret River)2
123Burketown2
124Broken Hill2
125Blackall2
126Ballarat2
127Exmouth Gulf (Learmonth)2
128Wyndham1
129Wollongong Heliport1
130Mandurah (Murray Field)1
131Tyabb1
132Numbulwar1
133Kambalda1
134Tooradin1
135Maningrida1
136Wudinna1
137Truscott-Mungalalu1
138Thangool1
139Tennant Creek1
140Temora1
141Steaky Bay1
142Strahan1
143Stawell1
144Rottnest Island1
145Portland1
146Port Augusta1
147Oakey (Military)1
148Nyngan1
149Normanton1
150Narromine1
151Narrandera1
152Naracoorte1
153Mount Hotham1
154Mount Magnet1
155Mount Gambier1
156Moomba1
157Merimbula1
158Meekatharra1
159Leonora1
160Laverton1
161Hughenden1
162Hoxton Park1
163Halls Creek1
164Forbes1
165Fitzroy Crossing1
166Elcho Island1
167Devonport1
168Cooktown1
169Cobar1
170Cloncurry1
171Chinchilla1
172Charleville1
173Carnavon1
174Bourke1
175Balranald1
176Ballera1
177Barwon Heads0
178Young0
179Yorke Island0
180Woomera0
181Windorah0
182Wiluna0
183West Wyalong0
184Warren0
185Warracknabeal0
186Walgett0
187Waikerie0
188Trepell0
189Tocumwal0
190Tibooburra0
191The Monument0
192Telfer0
193Swan Hill0
194Stanthorpe0
195Saint George0
196Snake Bay0
197Smithton0
198Richmond (QLD)0
199Renmark0
200Ravensthorpe0
201Quirindi0
202Quilpie0
203Pormpuraaw0
204Palm Island0
205Osborne Mine0
206Nhill0
207Ngukurr0
208Murrin Murrin0
209Mornington Island0
210Millicent0
211Milingimbi0
212Margaret River0
213Mareeba0
214Manjimup0
215Lord Howe Island0
216Lockhart River0
217Leongatha0
218Leinster0
219Kingscote0
220Kerang0
221Julia Creek0
222Hopetoun0
223Hay0
224Gunnedah0
225Glen Innes0
226Gingin0
227Georgetown0
228Gayndah0
229Edinburgh (Military)0
230Dysart0
231Donald0
232Curtin0
233Cunnamulla0
234Cunderdin0
235Corryong0
236Corowa0
237Coondewanna0
238Coonamble0
239Coonabarabran0
240Condobolin0
241Cleve0
242Century Mine0
243Casino0
244Bronzewing0
245Brewarrina0
246Boulia0
247Blackwater0
248Birdsville0
249Birchip0
250Bedourie0
251Bathurst Island0
252Barrow Island0
253Barimunya0
254Barcaldine0
255Bamaga (Injinoo)0
256Ararat0
257Alpha0
258Kingaroy0

Business aviation suppliers in Australia

Maintenance  106   •   Completions  2   •   Training  53

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April 19, 2024   Full report

The Valencia service centre is certified by NATA as a Tier 2 Green Aviation Business.

NATA recertifies Textron-owned service centres as green

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April 17, 2024   Full report

Wilbur Air will be establishing operational partnerships across Australia with existing small charter and helicopter companies interested in moving into advanced air mobility and flying under the Wilbur Air brand.

Wilbur Air poised to become Aussie air taxi outfit

Wilbur Air, a subsidiary of vertiport developer Skyportz, plans to operate the first 100 Electra eSTOL aircraft in Australia.

April 15, 2024   Full report

The passenger lounge and reception are are completed, now Luxaviation is moving on to the meeting spaces at the Sydney FBO.

Lounge refurb is finished at ExecuJet Sydney FBO

The renovation of the passenger lounge at ExecuJet Sydney FBO prioritises flexibility and functionality, and a central stone bar.

April 12, 2024   Full report

Torres Strait Air passengers love the size, twin-engine safety and comfort of the Traveller.

Torres Strait Air becomes Australia launch customer for P2012

TSA will take delivery of two P2012s in May and June 2024, and has options for three STOL versions of the Traveller in a deal worth more than $14.5 million.

April 7, 2024   Full report

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