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Hinterland chooses SkyCourier for regional Aussie connectivity
The passenger-carrying SkyCourier will be a valuable addition to the Hinterland fleet, with room for 19 passengers and access to remote runways.
Hinterland Aviation has signed an order for the first Cessna SkyCourier passenger variant in Australia.

Regional airline Hinterland Aviation has placed an order for the first Cessna SkyCourier passenger variant in Australia, to be delivered in 2026. The aircraft will add to Hinterland's expansive fleet of Cessna Grand Caravans and provide a greater payload capacity and increased passenger seating to the benefit of remote communities as well as the tourism and business sectors in Queensland.

"The aircraft will be a valuable addition to our fleet, allowing us to better serve our clients' individual needs with room for 19 passengers and access to remote runways," says CEO Andrew Clair. "The SkyCourier will serve as an important tool to help grow our business, and we will be proud to be the first airline customer in Australia to operate this aircraft."

"The SkyCourier's incredible performance makes it a reliable business tool for customers all over the world," adds Textron senior vice president, global sales and flight operations Lannie O'Bannion. "With the ability to load, fly, unload and repeat, along with low operating costs and maximum cabin flexibility, the SkyCourier is a game-changer in regional connectivity."

The Cessna SkyCourier is designed to deliver unparalleled performance, unwavering reliability and cost-effective maintenance. With the ability to be operated by a single pilot and a generous payload capacity, it is the ultimate solution for air freight, passenger and special mission needs. The aircraft is highly adaptable and can effortlessly adjust configurations to complete any mission, ensuring a significant return on investment.

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