Falkland Islands Government Air Service

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Falkland Islands Government Air Service
Hubs Port Stanley Airport
Fleet size 5
Key people Shaun Minto (General Manager)[1]
Stanley Airport

Falkland Islands Government Air Service (FIGAS) is an airline based in Stanley, Falkland Islands. It operates unscheduled passenger services throughout the Falkland Islands. It also undertakes aerial surveillance of the exclusive economic zone surrounding the islands. Its main base is Port Stanley Airport.[2]

BN Islander, VP-FBD in 1994

Fleet[edit]

FIGAS operates a fleet of five Britten Norman Islander aircraft.[3]

Destinations[4][edit]

East Falklands:
  • Bleaker Island
  • Darwin
  • Douglas Station
  • George Island
  • Lively Island
  • Mt Pleasant
  • North Arm
  • Port San Carlos
  • Salvador
  • San Carlos
  • Sea Lion Island
  • Speedwell Island
  • Stanley

West Falklands:

  • Albermarle
  • Carcass Island
  • Chartres
  • Dunnose Head
  • Fox Bay
  • Hill Cove
  • Pebble Island
  • Port Edgar
  • Port Howard
  • Port Stevens
  • Roy Cove
  • Saunders Island
  • Walker Creek
  • Weddell Island

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kiwi takes over Falkland Islands Air service". Stuff.co.nz. NZPA. 23 February 2008. Retrieved 30 September 2011. 
  2. ^ Flight International 3 April 2007
  3. ^ ""Air Service (FIGAS)". Falkland Islands Tourist Board. Retrieved 18 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Internal Flights (FIGAS)". Falkland Islands. Retrieved 2012-08-17.