Janes Aviation

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Janes Aviation
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2006
Hubs London Southend Airport
Fleet size 2
Headquarters Benfleet, United Kingdom
Key people Andy Janes
Website http://www.janesaviation.co.uk/

Janes Aviation is a British cargo airline based at London Southend Airport.

Janes Aviation Limited holds a United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority Type A Operating Licence, it is permitted to carry passengers, cargo and mail on aircraft with 20 or more seats.[1]


In 1987 Andy Janes and his wife Hilary had formed Janes Aviation as a cargo airline at Southend Airport, the company was renamed Emerald Airways in 2005. With new partners and an involvement with EuroManx it started low-cost passenger services. The airline licence was suspended and the company went into liquidation. Andy Janes now without any connection to the failed Emerald Airways re-formed his original company Janes Aviation Limited in October 2006.

On 28 April 2008 the airline was granted a Type A Operating Licence from the United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority.[2] The airline also hold an Air Operators Certificate No. 2318 to operate the Hawker Siddeley 748.

Janes Aviation AOC is suspended.


The Janes Aviation fleet at May 2008 was:[3]

Janes Aviation Fleet
Aircraft Total
Hawker Siddeley 748 2


  1. ^ Operating licence Archived 2007-03-11 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Civil Aviation Authority Consumer Protection Group Official Record Series 2 Number 1848, 8 May 2008 (ISSN 0306-4654)
  3. ^ United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority Aircraft Register

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