Southern Airways Express

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Southern Airways Express
Founded 2013
Hubs Memphis, TN, Destin, FL
Destinations 8
Headquarters Memphis, TN
Key people Stan Little (Chairman and CEO)
Southern Airways Express Cessna Caravan

Southern Airways Express is a commuter airline operating in the United States, its owners all work and live in the Greater Memphis area.[1][2] Its first passenger flight operated on June 6, 2013, to Destin.[3]

As a local service airline, Southern Airways Express serves eight cities in the Southern United States, with hubs in Memphis, Tennessee and Destin, Florida.[1]

Unlike major carriers, Southern Airways Express mainly operates out of general aviation fixed-base operator (FBO) terminals. Additionally, all flights are conducted under FAR part 135 regulations as "on-demand charters" that each carry fewer than 10 passengers, so there are no significant Transportation Security Administration requirements regarding passenger screening and baggage inspection.

Cities served[edit]



  1. ^ a b "About Us". Southern Airways Express. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  2. ^ Murphy, Paul (June 17, 2013). "New commuter airline lands at Lakefront Airport". WWLTV. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  3. ^ "Southern Airways Express Flight 001 Touches down in Destin!". Southern Airways Express Facebook Page. June 6, 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-18. 

External links[edit]