Martinaire

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Martinaire
IATA
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ICAO
MRA
Callsign
MARTEX
Founded 1978
Hubs Addison Airport
Secondary hubs Capital Region International Airport
Fleet size 41
Headquarters Addison Airport
Addison, Texas, USA
Key people Michael Bates (Chief Pilot)
Website martinaire.com

For the Dutch airline, see Martinair.

Martinaire Aviation, L.L.C. is an American cargo airline based on the grounds of Addison Airport in Addison, Texas, USA, near Dallas.[1] It operates feeder flights for overnight package delivery services, including UPS and DHL. Its main base is Addison Airport.[2]

History[edit]

The airline was established and started operations in 1978 and acquired the freight operations of CCAir on 2 January 1990. It was in turn bought by a group of investors led by The Acker Group in December 1993. In 2005, Martinaire acquired fellow package carrier Mid Atlantic Aviation.[2] In 2006, Martinaire acquired Superior Aviation of Lansing, Michigan. In 2011 Martinaire began acquiring Beechcraft 1900 aircraft to replace the Fairchild Metroliner, which was completed by mid-2012. As of January, 2013, Martinaire is the second-largest single feeder carrier in the country, flying overnight services for UPS, DHL, as well as various other regional package delivery companies.

Fleet[edit]

The Martinaire fleet consists of the following aircraft (at November 2012):[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us." Martinaire. Retrieved on February 12, 2011. " 4553 Glenn Curtiss Avenue, Addison, Texas 75001."
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-10. p. 48. 
  3. ^ "Directory: World Airlines Part 3 (2009)". Flight International: 29–90. 2009-04-14. 

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