Air Post

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Air Post
IATA
ICAO
Callsign
Founded 1990
Fleet size 6
Destinations 6
Parent company New Zealand Post and Airwork
Headquarters Auckland, New Zealand

Air Post is a cargo airline based in Auckland, New Zealand. It operates night postal services for New Zealand Post in a joint venture agreement with Airwork, as well as operating ad hoc charter services. Its main base is Auckland International Airport.[1]

History[edit]

The airline was established in 1990 and is owned by Airwork (50%) and New Zealand Post (50%).[1]

Accidents[edit]

Air Post had 2 crashes:
2 May 2005 Swearingen SA-227AC Metro III ZK-POA Location 6 km E of Stratford, New Zealand.

27 February 2003 Fokker F-27-500 ZK-NAN Location Blenheim, Woodbourne Airport, New Zealand[2]

Fleet and flights[edit]

The Air Post fleet consists of the following aircraft (at March 2014):[1]

• 1 Boeing 737-300SF ZK- TLA

• 3 Fairchild MetroSA227 III ZK-POB & ZK-POE & ZK-POF

• 2 Fokker Friendships F27-500 ZK-POH & ZK-PAX

Air Post flies nightly week night services to: Dunedin, Christchurch, Blenheim, Wellington, Palmerston North and Auckland

•Flight PST 18 a Fairchild MetrolinerSA227 goes between Dunedin - Christchurch - Palmerston North - Auckland

•Flight PST 20 a Fokker Friendship goes between Blenheim - Wellington - Auckland

•Flight PST 21 a Fairchild MetrolinerSA227 goes between Auckland - Palmerston North - Christchurch - Dunedin

•Flight PST 25 a Fokker Friendship goes between Auckland - Palmerston North - Blenheim

•Flight PST 43 & 46 a Boeing 737-300SF goes between Auckland - Christchurch

•Flight PST 40 & 47 a Boeing 737-300SF goes between Christchurch - Auckland

• Extra flights are put on in December for the Christmas run are shown below.

•Flight PST41 a Boeing 737-300SF goes between Auckland - Christchurch

•Flight PST42 a Boeing 737-300SF goes between Christchurch - Auckland

•Flight PST51 a Fokker Friendship goes between Auckland - Christchurch

•Flight PST52 a Fokker Friendship goes between Christchurch - Auckland

•Flight PST53 a Fokker Friendship goes between Auckland - Christchurch

•Flight PST54 a Fokker Friendship goes between Christchurch - Auckland

•Flight PST91 a Fairchild MetrolinerSA227 goes between Auckland - Palmerston North - Blenheim

•Flight PST92 a Fairchild MetrolinerSA227 goes between Blenheim - Palmerston North - Auckland

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 65. 
  2. ^ "Airwork / Air Post". Airline Update. Retrieved 20 February 2013.