Par Avion also known as Airlines of Tasmania is a regional airline founded in 1977 and headquartered in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. The airline operates scheduled services across various locations in Tasmania and is also known for its wide range of charter services, including business charters, scenic flights, group charters, and leisure trips. Par Avion owns and operates Cambridge Aerodrome and has a flying training school affiliated with the University of Tasmania. They also operate tourism ventures into Tasmania’s Southwest National Park, offering both day and overnight trips in Bathurst Harbour. The airline has a rich history of service and has even entered the Tasmanian Tourism Hall of Fame.
The airline currently provides scheduled passenger services from its base at Cambridge Aerodrome near Hobart to destinations like Launceston Airport and Cape Barren Island. Par Avion has previously operated to several other locations including King Island, Flinders Island, Strahan, Burnie, Melbourne/Essendon, and Griffith.
As of October 2022, the Airlines of Tasmania fleet consists of 20 aircraft. This includes 4 Beechcraft Duchess, 2 Britten-Norman Islanders, 6 Cessna 172S, 3 Cessna U206G, 2 Cessna 404 Titan, 1 PAC CT/4 Airtrainer, and 2 Piper PA-31 Navajo. These aircraft are well-suited for the kinds of regional and charter services the airline offers.
- IATA: FO
- ICAO: ATM
Official site: www.paravion.com.au