Sun Air International

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Sun Air International
SunAirIntlLogo.png
IATA
LW
ICAO
FDY
Callsign
FRIENDLY
Commenced operations 2012
Focus cities George Bush Intercontinental Airport
Washington Dulles International Airport
Destinations 5
Parent company Sun Air Express, LLC
Headquarters Dania Beach, Florida, USA
Key people

David Hackett (Chairman,CEO)

Philip LeFevre (President,COO)
Website http://www.gosunair.com/

Sun Air International (a trading name of Sun Air Express) is a United States airline with its headquarters in Dania Beach, Florida in Greater Miami (the headquarters has a Fort Lauderdale mailing address).[1][2] It operates charter services as well as scheduled passenger services subsidized under the Essential Air Service (EAS) program.

The airline began subsidized scheduled service to Victoria Regional Airport from George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas on October 1, 2012.[3] A little over a month later Sun Air began service from Washington Dulles International Airport to Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania) and Hagerstown Regional Airport in Maryland.[4]

Sun Air had planned to begin service between Atlanta and Middle Georgia Regional Airport in Macon, Georgia on December 1, 2012.[5] However, the airline decided to pull out of the airport deal.[6]

Sun Air International's passenger bookings are handled by Pacific Wings and their flight listings in travel reservation systems are under Pacific Wings' IATA code, LW.

As of November 2013 Sun Air International received $6,583,848 in annual Federal subsidies for Essential Air Services that they provided to Hagerstown,MD, Lancaster,PA and Victoria,TX airports in the U.S.[7]

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Fleet[edit]

Sun Air flies a fleet of Piper Navajo aircraft fitted with nine passenger seats.

Sun Air International Piper Navajo N7090B at IAD.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us." (Archive) Sun Air International. Retrieved on March 30, 2013. "Mailing Address Sun Air International 3201 Griffin Road Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312"
  2. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Dania Beach city, FL 001." (Archive). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on March 30, 2013.
  3. ^ Miles, Allison. Victoria air service resumes with Sun Air, Victoria Advocate, October 1, 2012, Retrieved 2012-11-08
  4. ^ Stauffer, Cindy. First Sun Air flight takes off from Lancaster Airport, Intelligencer Journal / Lancaster New Era, November 5, 2012, Retrieved 2012-11-08
  5. ^ Lockwood, Erica. New Airline Picked for Macon-Atlanta Service, WMAZ, September 7, 2012, Retrieved 2012-11-08
  6. ^ http://www.gpb.org/news/2013/01/03/sun-air-pulls-out-of-macon-deal
  7. ^ http://www.dot.gov/sites/dot.gov/files/docs/Subsidized%20EAS%20web%20report%20for%20non-Alaska%20communities-Nov%202013.pdf

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