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Flycatcher Aviation Commences Operations

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The skies over Oklahoma will see more commercial airline traffic, as Flycatcher Aviation has started flying charter and on-demand cargo routes throughout the state.  The Oklahoma City-based airline operates a fleet of two aircraft: a Cessna 340A and a Cessna 208 Cargomaster.  Flycatcher has secured a contract flying machine parts from Oklahoma City to the Oklahoma pandhandle using the Cessna 208.  Charter flights for up to five passengers to are able to be scheduled with less than 24 hours of notice.

The airline is a family company – and has a staff of two pilots (who happen to Continue reading

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MetroAir Virtual Adds Charter Flights to Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics

KANSAS CITY, MO – MetroAir Virtual has announced today the addition of a daily charter flight to Sochi, Russia in coincidence with the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. MetroAir will operate an Airbus A330-200 aircraft to Sochi from their eastern hub in Baltimore. These flights will serve as the only direct connection from the United States to Sochi during the Winter Olympics and will provide over 12,000 total available seats.

Sochi International Airport is located 14 miles outside of Sochi (pronounced SO-chee) and is bordered on two sides by mountainous terrain. Approaches into Sochi can only be made from the west, over the Black Sea, and care must be taken in the event of a go around. Similar to Aspen Airport in Colorado, Sochi is a “one way in, one way out” airport, meaning aircraft will be taking off and landing in opposite directions due to the surrounding terrain.

URSS Charts

Flt. Number Origin Destination ETE Distance (NM) Departure (Local) Arrival (Local)
8214 KBWI URSS 660 4785 1555 1145
8215 URSS KBWI 690 4785 1240 1500

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National Madden League Seeks Charter Flights

Kansas City, MO - The National Madden League is in search for a few carriers to transport the various franchises that make up the league.

“While a few of our teams have already been contracted out to various airlines, we still have many other teams that need a contract charter carrier,” said NML Commissioner Brandon Fisher.

The National Madden League was started in 2003 with only 5 teams. This season will be the league’s seventh with a total of 24 teams. Each week from now until January teams will need to be flown to their away games and back. Continue reading

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Great Lakes Express Expands

Great Lakes Express today announced they have opened the long awaited charter division. The Cleveland based airline stated that the new charter service will focus on twin engine 4-10 seat turboprops such as the Beech Duke, Cessna 441 and the Piper Seneca (among others). The new charter division has hubs in Bellingham Washington, Atlantic City New Jersey and Nassau (Bahamas). This new service is a perfect opportunity for pilots to fly their RealAir, Carenado, Cessna 441 and other aircraft for a purpose. GLE Charters supplies the schedule and passengers and pilots supply the aircraft.
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