The Hunter Valley’s premier air charter provider

Our Services

24/7 Air Charter

Blue Sky Airways operates a charter fleet available 24 hours a day 7 days a week, even at the last minute, for both passenger and urgent freight operations.

We operate a mixed multi-engine and turbine powered fleet including a Piper Chieftain, and Cessna Grand Caravan.

In addition, we also operate various single engine piston aircraft and so, have an aircraft available for almost any mission.

Flight Training

Blue Sky Airways is a CASA approved flying school for both the Cessna C208 and various tailwheel types. 

We provide initial training on the Cessna Caravan, including the Gas Turbine Engine (GTE) design feature endorsement and CASR 61.747 type training, as well as Tailwheel Undercarriage (TWU) endorsements and type training on our fleet of tailwheel aircraft. 

Scenic Flights

Blue Sky Airways in conjunction with Vintage Aviation have available two immaculately restored classic aircraft for scenic flights over the Hunter Valley and local vineyards.

Our scenic aircraft fleet consists of a vintage 1957 de Havilland Beaver and a 1945 de Havilland Tiger Moth. Both are perfect for those wanting to see the Hunter Valley from a different perspective!

All flights are available for either booking instantly, or for purchase as a gift.

About Us

The Hunter Valley’s premier charter provider

Blue Sky Airways is the Hunter Valley’s premier air charter company. We provide charter services throughout New South Wales and Australia from our bases at Cessnock, Newcastle and Bankstown to support the coal and equine industries, medical profession, business travelers, and holidaymakers alike.

We offer an extensive fleet of aircraft available for both passenger and freight charter. Our aircraft can be configured to carry pallets, high density commuter seating, or corporate / VIP interiors for executive travelers. Our aircraft operate on demand, and are ready to go 24/7 to assist your business or travel requirements.

All of our aircraft are maintained to the high standards required for passenger carrying charter aircraft by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) and our experienced pilots are routinely retested in accordance with our company procedures and the requirements set in place by CASA.

In addition to our charter operations, we operate a flying school for the Cessna C208 Caravan type and various tailwheel aircraft types, specialising in bush pilot and remote strips training.

24/7 AVAILABILITY

VIP and corporate air travel options

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Beechcraft King Air B200

  • 24/7 Charter
  • 7 Passenger Capacity
  • 1600km Range

The Beechcraft King Air is one of the most utilised aircraft in general aviation.  Powered by two Pratt and Whitney PT6 turbo prop engines, the B200 cruises at close to 500 km/h and can fly high enough to be above most of the weather, giving your passengers the most comfortable ride possible.

The King Air is configured with an executive leather interior capable of taking 9 passengers and baggage (or 1000 of freight) over 1100km making it ideal for FIFO operations, business travel, luxury holidaymakers alike.

Cessna Grand Caravan

  • 24/7 Charter
  • CASA Approved C208B Type Endorsement
  • Gas Turbine Endorsement

For the last 30 years, the Cessna Grand Caravan has been recognised as the luxury sports utility vehicle of the air.  Proven to be one of the most versatile, reliable and economic aircraft Cessna have ever built it comes as no suprise that the Caravan  is one of the most widely used turbo-prop aircraft in the world.

Our Caravan is currently in the commuter configuration making it able to take 9 passengers and baggage (or up to 800kg of freight) over 800km comfortably and in style!

Piper Chieftain

  • 24/7 All-Weather Charter
  • 7 Passenger Capacity
  • 900km Range

The Piper Chieftain is the ultimate commuter workhorse of the Australian aviation industry. Comfortable, reliable and cost effective, the Chieftain has proven its worth everywhere from dirt strips to large international airports.

Our Chieftain is configured to take up to 7 passengers and baggage (or up to 700kg of freight) over 900km, making it perfect for operating into remote areas and for all your charter needs.

Piper J-3 Cub

  • Tailwheel Endorsement
  • Bush Flying Courses
  • Private Hire

With extremely docile handling characteristics and slow speed, the Piper Cub is ideal for gaining the tailwheel endorsement, and is the first step on the path to flying our bigger tailwheel bush planes.

de havilland beaver

  • Advanced Tailwheel Training
  • Bush Flying Courses
  • Scenic Flights

The king of bush-planes, the de Havilland Beaver is used in remote parts of the world to deliver supplies where ground transportation infrastructure is inadequate or does not exist, along with the conduct of emergency service operations and, as a luxury toy.

Our Beaver is currently configured on wheeled undercarriage and is available for scenic flights, advanced tailwheel, bush strip and type familarisation training.

Cessna 185

  • Tailwheel Endorsements
  • Bush Flying Courses
  • Private Hire

The Cessna 185 is a ubiquitous member of the bush plane family and popular with bush pilots all over the world. 

 

de Havilland Tiger Moth

  • Hunter Valley Scenic Flights
  • Open Cockpit Nostalgia
  • Dual Training

The DeHavilland Tiger Moth epitomises the word classic.  Originally designed as a training aircraft in the 1930’s, the DH82 has served many roles over the years from cropduster to private transport.  

These days our immaculately restored Tiger Moth lives a relaxed life in its hangar, coming out on sunny days to allow people to experience the sights of the Hunter Valley in true nostalgic style.

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