FlyPelican

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FlyPelican
FlyPelican logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
FP FRE PELICAN
Founded2014
HubsNewcastle Airport
Focus citiesSydney Airport
Frequent-flyer programVelocity Frequent Flyer (Virgin Australia)[1]
Fleet size5
Destinations8
Company sloganFly Local, Fly Pelican
HeadquartersNewcastle
Key peoplePaul Graham (CEO/Director)[2]
Marty Hawley (Director)[2]
Emil McCabe (Director)[2]
Websitewww.flypelican.com.au

Pelican Airlines Pty Ltd, operating as FlyPelican, is an Australian regional airline. It initially operated air charter services and subsequently commenced scheduled flights on 1 June 2015.[3] The airline is based in Newcastle in New South Wales. Its main base is Newcastle Airport.[4] The airline was formed by former Aeropelican staff using former Aeropelican aircraft.[5]

Destinations[edit]

FlyPelican Jetstream 32

As of September 2018, FlyPelican operates to the following destinations:[6]

Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales
South Australia

Fleet[edit]

FlyPelican Jetstream 32, with special colours promoting fundraising for the McGrath Foundation

As of September 2018, the FlyPelican fleet consists of the following aircraft:[9]

FlyPelican fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Passengers
British Aerospace Jetstream 32
5
19

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Earn Points with Velocity". Fly Pelican. Pelican Airlines. Retrieved 9 May 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Wheeler, Faye (18 July 2016). "FlyPelican makes first flight of Dubbo-Newcastle service". Daily Liberal. Dubbo. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Pelican gets green light to start Newcastle-Canberra route". australianaviation.com.au. Phantom Media. 26 May 2015. Retrieved 27 May 2015.
  4. ^ "About Us" - FlyPelican retrieved 27 May 2015
  5. ^ Gordon, Jason (25 May 2015). "FlyPelican announces Canberra, Sydney schedules". The Newcastle Herald. Retrieved 27 May 2015.
  6. ^ "Our Schedule". FlyPelican. Pelican Airlines. 11 September 2018. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  7. ^ http://australianaviation.com.au/2018/01/flypelican-to-start-sydney-taree-flights/
  8. ^ "FlyPelican launches Adelaide-Newcastle flights using Alliance Airlines Fokker jets". Australian Aviation. Phantom Media. 22 January 2018. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  9. ^ Civil Aviation Safety Authority Air Operator Certificate No. CASA.TAAOC.0827, Pelican Airlines. Retrieved 20 September 2018

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