Rectrix Aviation

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Rectrix Aviation
Rectrix Aviation Logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
Fleet size2 commuter 7 charter
HeadquartersConcord, MA, United States

Rectrix Aviation is a jet charter and commuter airline service that primarily serves New England, Florida and the east coast of the United States. Its commercial operations are based at Nantucket Memorial Airport and Barnstable Municipal Airport in Nantucket and Hyannis, Massachusetts, respectively. The only commercial flight it operates is between Nantucket and Hyannis. Rectrix Shuttle, the commuter service, was founded when Island Airlines of Nantucket shut down.

Rectrix's charter flights are based at Sarasota, Florida, Bedford, Massachusetts, Hyannis, and Westfield, Massachusetts. Rectrix acquired its worldwide jet operating authority in 2009 with its acquisition of New World Jet Corporation.[1]


Rectrix Aviation[edit]

On November 4, 2015, Rectrix Aviation purchased Five Star Jet Center at Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport and announced plans to expand its services and staff at the airport, making it the only fixed base operator or FBO at the Westfield-Barnes.[2]

On February 8, 2016; Submitted an application to the Department of Transportation to conduct scheduled air service as a commuter carrier. The application proposed scheduled service between Hyannis, MA (KHYA) and Nantucket, MA (KACK).

On March 6, 2017, Rectrix Commercial Aviation Services announced that its Aerodrome Center located at L.G. Hanscom Field Airport in Bedford, Mass. (BED) is now an approved “gateway FBO” for general And corporate aviation flights to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Approved operators may now use Rectrix at BED as their departure point into DCA.[3]

On June 26, 2017, Rectrix announced its commercial flights Rectrix Shuttle will connect Worcester Regional Airport and Barnstable Municipal Airport featuring one round-trip flight daily from Thursday to Monday. "It's the first major expansion of Rectrix's current Hyannis to Nantucket shuttle service," the company said.[4]

On October 25, 2017, Rectrix introduced new non-stop scheduled weekend service between Cape Cod and New York City’s LaGuardia Airport. [5]


Rectrix Shuttle flies scheduled charter flights to the following destinations:

Hubs/Focus cities
Future destinations
Terminated destinations
State City IATA Airport Notes
 Massachusetts Hyannis HYA Barnstable Municipal Airport HUB
 Massachusetts Nantucket ACK Nantucket Memorial Airport
 Massachusetts Worcester ORH Worcester Regional Airport
 New York White Plains, New York HPN Westchester County Airport
 New York New York City/Queens LGA LaGuardia Airport


Charter fleet[edit]

The following chart shows all the aircraft owned by Rectrix Aviation available for charter.

Charter fleet
Aircraft In fleet Orders Passengers Routes Notes
J Y Total
Lear 45XR 5 10 10 2,268 sm
Challenger 300 2 9 9 3568 sm

Commuter fleet[edit]

Rectrix Shuttle[edit]

The following chart shows all the aircraft owned by Rectrix Aviation used for commuter flights.

Commuter Fleet
Aircraft In fleet Orders Passengers Routes Notes
J Y Total
Beechcraft King Air 300 2 9 9 Nantucket, MA - Hyannis, MA.
Worcester, MA - Hyannis, MA.
Hyannis, MA. - New York


  1. ^ "About Rectrix - Rectrix". Rectrix. Retrieved March 21, 2017.
  2. ^ "Rectrix Aviation buys competitor Five Star Jet Center at Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport". Retrieved November 6, 2017.
  3. ^ "Rectrix Aerodrome Center at BED Earns DASSP Approval as DCA Gateway". Retrieved November 6, 2017.
  4. ^ "Flight service linking Worcester to Cape Cod debuts this week". Retrieved November 6, 2017.
  5. ^ "Rectrix Aviation to Launch Non-Stop Scheduled Passenger Service Between Cape Cod and New York City". Retrieved November 6, 2017.

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