Fly My Sky

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Fly My Sky
Fly My Sky logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
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Founded 2007
Hubs Auckland International Airport
Fleet size 5
Destinations 3
Parent company Commercial Helicopters Ltd.
Headquarters Auckland, New Zealand
Key people Keith McKenzie (CEO)
Website http://www.flymysky.co.nz
One of Fly My Sky's Britten Norman Islanders (ZK-SFK) at Auckland in 2009
ZK-PIY flying over Auckland in 2012

Fly My Sky is a small airline based in Auckland, New Zealand. It operates between Auckland and Great Barrier Island. The company registered in 2007 is owned by Keith and Robyn McKenzie. The airline grew out of Mountain Air.

History[edit]

In 1998 Mountain Air added two Britten Norman Islanders and two Piper Aztec aircraft to its fleet and extended its services to provide New Zealand wide charter flights. Scheduled services were also developed to provide several flights a day between Auckland International Airport, Whangarei and Great Barrier Island in the Hauraki Gulf branded as Great Barrier Xpress. Whangarei was withdrawn in 2008. Services serve both Claris and Okiwi airports on Great Barrier.[1] Special window kits have been put into the two Islander aircraft to provide more windows so passengers can have better views. Two more Britten-Norman Islander aircraft were added to the fleet in 2006 and 2007.

In June 2008, Mountain Air rebranded Great Barrier Xpress as Fly My Sky.[2][3]

Fly My Sky also supports parachute training for the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) at RNZAF Base Whenuapai.

Prior to the tarsealing of Okiwi Airfield in May 2014, Fly My Sky joined Great Barrier Airlines in refusing to fly to the airfield during the winter. This left Claris as the only air link to the island.

Fleet[edit]

Accident[edit]

One of the airline's Britten-Norman Islander aircraft had a rough landing at Okiwi airport in January 2013. No one was injured in the incident. The airline CEO said it was wind sheer that caused it just before landing.[4][5][6]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Fly My Sky at Wikimedia Commons