List of airlines of Australia

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The airline industry in Australia began in the early 1920s with Western Australian Airways on the west coast, and Australian Aircraft and Engineering Company on the east coast. In 1921, Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services (QANTAS) was formed, and continues to operate.

This is a list of airlines which have a current Air Operator Certificate issued by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority[1]

Grounded Airbus A320s of now defunct Ansett Australia
Express Freighters Australia Boeing 737-300 VH-XML
Heavylift Cargo Airlines' RP-C8020 is the world's only flying Short Belfast
Toll Aviation ATR 42-300 VH-TOQ, departing from Sydney Airport
Virgin Australia's Boeing 737-800 VH-YFC, named 'Bondi Beach'.
Qantaslink Dash-8 Q400
Airline IATA ICAO Callsign Hub Airport(s) Notes
Aeropelican Air Services OT PEL - Newcastle Airport (Williamtown)
Aircruising Australia N/A AIX CRUISER Sydney Airport
Airlines of Tasmania F0 ATM AIRTAS Launceston Airport, Cambridge Aerodrome
Airnorth TL ANO TOPEND Kununurra Airport, Darwin International Airport
Alliance Airlines QQ UTY UNITY Brisbane Airport
Brindabella Airlines FQ - - Canberra International Airport
Daintree Air Services Cairns Airport
Eastern Australia Airlines QF EAQ - Sydney Airport
Express Freighters Australia XM XME - Sydney Airport
Heavylift Cargo Airlines HN HVY HEAVY CARGO Brisbane Airport
Hinterland Aviation OI HND HINTERLAND Cairns International Airport
Inland Pacific Air Townsville Airport
JetGo Australia JG Sydney Airport
Jetstar Airways JQ JST JETSTAR Melbourne Airport
King Island Airlines Moorabbin Airport
Maroomba Airlines KN Perth Airport
National Jet Systems NC NJS NATIONAL JET Adelaide Airport
Network Aviation Perth Airport
Pearl Aviation Darwin International Airport
Pel-Air PFY PELFLIGHT Sydney Airport
Qantas QF QFA QANTAS Sydney Airport, Melbourne Airport
QantasLink QF QLK Q LINK
Regional Express Airlines ZL RXA Sydney Airport
Rossair RFS Adelaide Airport
SEAIR Pacific Gold Coast Airport
Sharp Airlines SH Hamilton Airport
Skippers Aviation JW Perth Airport
Skytraders SND SNOWBIRD Hobart International Airport
Skytrans Airlines Q6 SKP SKYTRANS Cairns International Airport
Skywest Airlines XR OZW OZWEST Perth Airport
Sunstate Airlines QF SSQ SUNSTATE Brisbane Airport
Tasman Cargo Airlines[2] HJ TMN TASMAN Sydney Airport
Tigerair Australia TT Melbourne Airport
Toll Aviation TFX TOLL EXPRESS Brisbane Airport
Virgin Australia VA VOZ VELOCITY Brisbane Airport, Melbourne Airport, Sydney Airport

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  1. ^ "Search for certified air operators". Civil Aviation Safety Authority. 5 February 2008. Retrieved 2008-02-08. 
  2. ^ "Seaplanes take off again". ABC News. 16 December 2011.