Wiggins Airways

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Wiggins Airways
Wiggins Air Logo.jpg
Founded 1929
Hubs Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT)
Fleet size 51
Headquarters Manchester, New Hampshire
Key people E.W. Wiggins
Website http://www.wiggins-air.com/
A Cessna 208 operated by Wiggins under the FedEx feeder banner, at the Portland International Jetport in fall of 2005.

Wiggins Airways is an American fixed base operator, cargo airline, and charter airline based at Manchester, New Hampshire and operating from Manchester-Boston Regional Airport.


Wiggins Airways was founded in 1929 by E.W. Wiggins, operating out of Manchester, New Hampshire. Wiggins Airways was bought out by its employees in the creation of an Employee Share Ownership Plan in 1985. Wiggins currently employs over 160 people, operating a fixed base operator (FBO) and private terminal at Manchester Boston Regional Airport. Wiggins Aviation also provides refueling and service to both commercial and private aircraft.

In late 2014 Ameriflight reached agreement to acquire Wiggins Airways (48 aircraft and 100 employees), which would result in Ameriflight becoming the largest regional air cargo carrier in the world with 218 aircraft in its fleet.[1][2]


Wiggins Airways currently operates a fleet of 52 aircraft. The majority of these aircraft operate as feeders for UPS Airlines and FedEx Express.

As of March 2009, the Wiggins Airways fleet includes:[3][4]


  1. ^ Airliner World: 15. January 2015.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ "Wiggins Acquisition Goes Ahead". Airliner World: 14. December 2014. 
  3. ^ Flight International, 3–9 October 2006
  4. ^ Wiggins Airways

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