Tailwind Air Service

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Tailwind Air Service
Tailwind Air Service Logo.jpg
HubsNew York Skyports Inc. Seaplane Base
Sikorsky Memorial Airport (Connecticut)
Focus cities
Hanscom Field
New York City
Fleet size5[4]
HeadquartersNew York City[3]
Key peopleShane Reynolds Michael Siegel

Tailwind Air Service is a limited schedule and charter airline based in New York City with maintenance in Long Island MacArthur Airport. Its main base is New York Skyports Seaplane Base (NYS). The airline has a sister company named JETAS, which charters and manages a fleet of land planes.


Tailwind operates scheduled and charter seaplane services out of the 23rd Street Seaplane base in Manhattan (NYS). [1] Tailwind services Boston Logan Airport, and the East Hampton Airport and Nantucket Airport [1] with multiple shuttle flights.[2] Initial competitors on these routes include Amtrak and Delta's and American Airlines' hourly shuttle services. Tailwind intends to move its routes to all water airports after regulatory approval. The routes are not serviced by any existing seaplane operator. In flight service includes complimentary beer and wine.


As of 2017


The Tailwind Air fleet consists of the following aircraft:[4]


  1. ^ a b c Bachman, Justin (2014-05-02). "A New Airline Wants to Land Business Travelers on the Water". Retrieved 2014-05-21.
  2. ^ a b c "Tailwind starts service". Archived from the original on 2014-05-21. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Tailwind Flights". Tailwind Airlines. Archived from the original on 2014-05-21. Retrieved 2014-05-21.
  4. ^ a b Federal Aviation Administration (29 April 2018). "Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR) Part 135 Operators and Aircraft". Retrieved 3 April 2019.

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