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 Whangarei was withdrawn in 2008. The airline serves both Great Barrier airports Okiwi and Claris.[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.

Fleet[edit]

Destinations[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's CEO said the incident was caused by wind shear.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Airline flights Great Barrier Island and Auckland > Timetable & Fares". Fly My Sky. 2012-09-27. Retrieved 2013-07-01. 
  2. ^ http://www.flymysky.co.nz/about-us/
  3. ^ Steve L (2011-11-20). "3rd Level New Zealand: Fly My Sky". 3rdlevelnz.blogspot.com.au. Retrieved 2013-07-01. 
  4. ^ "Rough landing grounds plane". Stuff.co.nz. 2015-01-31. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Fly My Sky at Wikimedia Commons