Aviair, initially known as Slingair Heliwork, is an Australian airline and air charter company founded in 1984 by Kerry Slingsby. With its primary hub at Kununurra Airport and secondary hubs at Broome International Airport and Karratha Airport, Aviair operates both air charter and regular passenger services. In 2016, the company was renamed Aviair after being purchased by HeliSpirit owners Michael McConachy and Geoff Hamilton. Known for their support for field research in the Kimberley region and winning the Sir David Brand Award multiple times, Aviair has made significant contributions to tourism and scientific discovery. As of 2021, the airline has a fleet size of 25 and flies to 8 different destinations.
Aviair provides scheduled services to several destinations within Western Australia, including Balgo, Broome, Derby, Halls Creek, Kalumburu, Karratha, Kununurra, Newman, and Port Hedland. The airline announced a new flight service between Derby and Broome in June 2021.
As of 2021, Aviair operates a diverse fleet of aircraft to cater to its various services. This includes 3 King Air B200, 13 Cessna 208 Caravan, 5 Pilatus PC-12, 1 GippsAero GA8 Airvan, 1 Beechcraft G58 Baron, and 2 Cessna Citation Mustang. The diverse fleet allows Aviair to offer services ranging from air charters to regular passenger flights.
- IATA: GD
Official site: www.aviair.com.au