Air Niagara

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Air Niagara
Ceased operations1984
HubsNiagara Falls International Airport
Focus citiesNewark, New Jersey, Niagara Falls
Fleet size2
DestinationsNewark, New Jersey, Niagara Falls
HeadquartersNiagara Falls

Air Niagara was an airline based in the New York side of the Niagara Falls. It was one of the many airlines that started flying after the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 in the United States.

Air Niagara offered jet flights from Niagara Falls International Airport (IAG), hoping that tourism to their home region would propel the airline to profitability.

The only airline to provide jet flights to that airport from 1980 to 1984, Air Niagara operated two Boeing 727-100s to serve their only route, from Niagara Falls to Newark Airport (EWR) in New Jersey.[1] The airline's 727s had been delivered new to Eastern in 1964 (both airplanes ended up being broken up in Mexico in 1994).

Air Niagara ceased operating in 1984.

Another airline also used the Air Niagara name. This air carrier was based in Canada and operated Convair 580 turboprops and Fokker F28 Fellowship jets.[2]


  1. ^, photos of Air Niagara Boeing 727 aircraft
  2. ^, photos of Air Niagara Convair 580 & Fokker F28 aircraft

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