New England Airlines

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Not to be confused with Air New England.
New England Airlines
New England Airlines logo.jpg
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1970
Operating bases Westerly State Airport
Fleet size 7
Destinations 2
Parent company New England Airlines, Inc.
Headquarters Westerly, Rhode Island
Key people William Bendokas (President)

New England Airlines is a regional airline based in Westerly, Rhode Island, USA. With a main base at Westerly State Airport, it provides scheduled service to Block Island and operates charters to other destinations.


The airline was established and started operations in 1970.[1] New England Airlines has been in continuous service since then, under the same private ownership. It was and is the only scheduled airline with its primary bases of operation in Rhode Island.

The airline is noted for its provision of cargo delivery services, including Chinese food (and other restaurant orders) delivered from the mainland to the Block Island airport in as little as 90 minutes.[2]

Destinations for scheduled flights[edit]

State City Airport
 Rhode Island New Shoreham Block Island State Airport
 Rhode Island Westerly Westerly State Airport


As of January 2014, the New England Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft:[1]

New England Airlines fleet
Aircraft In fleet Orders Notes
Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander 3 0
PA-32-300 Cherokee Six 3 0
PA-28-180 Archer 1 0


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