Horizon Airlines (Australia)

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Horizon Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
BN HZA Horiz Air
Ceased operations March 2004
Fleet size Avro 748 and Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner
Headquarters Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Horizon Air HS 748 at Canberra Airport (2003).

Horizon Airlines (IATA: BNICAO: HZACall sign: Horiz Air) was an Australian airline based in Sydney. It predominantly operated night time cargo services on contract to Australian air Express using BAe 748 and Fairchild Metroliner aircraft but also operated some passenger services. The airline ceased operations in March 2004.

In November 2003 Macair Airlines acquired the airline.[1]


  1. ^ Flight International 12–18 April 2005

Review of Operations Newcastle Airport 2004 p 8 Regional Airline Directory, Australian Aviation Magazine, 'Annual 2002' pp65–66. (ISSN 1445-9485)

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