Queensland Regional Airlines

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Queensland Regional Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 2003
Hubs Cairns
Fleet size 4
Destinations 3
Parent company Australian Aviation Holdings
Headquarters Cairns, Queensland

Queensland Regional Airlines was an airline based in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. It was established and started operations in 2003 and operates passenger services, as well as contract and ad hoc charter and aircraft leasing. Its main base was Cairns International Airport.[1]


QRA Dash 8

The airline was launched by parent company, Australian Aviation Holdings (AAH), headquartered in Cairns, in 2002.[2]


All Queensland Regional Airlines flights are now operated by Skytrans Airlines after the two airlines were merged by their parent company.


As of December 2006 the Queensland Regional Airlines fleet includes:[2]

For several years one aircraft has been on lease to Aircruising Australia during that company's flying season each year. Two different aircraft, VH-QQC and VH-QQE, have been used; currently VH-QQE is in Aircrusing service. These aircraft are now operated by Skytrans Airlines


  1. ^ Flight International 12–18 April 2005
  2. ^ a b Queensland Regional Airlines website retrieved 22 December 2006

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