Advance Aviation, formally Central Airlines (CHAT), has recently commenced operations out of Emerald Airport.
The company has been providing air charter services to individuals, businesses and government representatives for many years. They offer convenient charter at short notice, fly-in fly-out operations, emergency evacuations and medical transfers, as well as freight and special purpose operations as required.
They currently operate 4-5 FIFO flights between Mackay and Clermont each week, as well as several flights from Emerald to Brisbane and return via Hervey Bay each week as well.
With aircraft capable of carrying 1–18 passengers, and consisting of twin engine piston and pressurised or non-pressurised turbo prop aircraft, Advance Aviation owns, operates and maintains their entire fleet ensuring comfort and safety for all their clients.
Advance Aviation’s current fleet consist of Piper PA-31 Navajo Cheiftains VH-BCQ, VH-LWW, VH-FWJ, and VH-NWN; Piper PA-28 Cherokee VH-BDF; Piper PA-32 Cherokees VH-LPW and VH-MSR; Beech 58 Baron VH-FLZ; and Cessna 210 VH-TQC.
PA-31 VH-LWW was photographed below in Mackay on Monday 10 January wearing the company’s new aircraft colour scheme – very smart!