Tradewind Aviation

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Tradewind Aviation
Tradewind Aviation Logo.gif
Founded 2001
AOC # TWYA123K[1]
Fleet size 16
Destinations 10
Headquarters Oxford, Connecticut
Key people Eric Zipkin (Partner/President), David Zipkin (Partner/Vice President), David Zara (Vice President)

Tradewind Aviation LLC, headquartered at the Waterbury-Oxford Airport in Oxford, Connecticut,[2] United States. Tradewind Aviation provides executive private charter service throughout the world, shared charter in the Northeast and the Caribbean, and aircraft management services.


Tradewind Aviation, LLC was founded in 2001, commencing operations with a single Cessna Caravan.

Scheduled Routes[edit]

Tradewind Aviation operates scheduled flights in the Northeast, United States and Eastern Caribbean.

Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard[edit]


Private Charter[edit]

One of Tradewind Aviation's Pilatus PC-12, N590TW in St. Barths.

Tradewind Aviation operates a fleet of 16 aircraft for private charter from the Northeast United States and within the Eastern Caribbean.


One of Tradewind Aviation's Cessna CJ3, N157JL

As of July 2014,[7] Tradewind's fleet consists of the following aircraft:

Tradewind Aviation Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Orders
Cessna Citation CJ3 3 0
Pilatus PC-12 11 0
Socata TBM-850 1 0


  1. ^ "Airline Certificate Information - Detail View". U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration. U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration. Retrieved 6 March 2014. 
  2. ^ DEWAN, SHAILA (February 4, 2010). "Volunteers Fly Supplies Into Hard-to-Reach Areas". New York Times. Retrieved 6 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Tradewind Aviation increases airlift between San Juan, St. Barts". Retrieved 6 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "New airline nonstop service also for locals, says Nevis Tourism Minister". Nevis Pages. Retrieved 6 March 2014. 
  5. ^ "Tradewind Aviation's San Juan/Anguilla route welcomed.". Anguilla News. November 5, 2013. Retrieved 6 March 2014. 
  6. ^ Coward, S. "Tradewind Aviation Begins Daily Scheduled Flights Between St Barths & Antigua". Retrieved 6 March 2014. 
  7. ^ "Air Charter Guide".