The aircraft, serial number 503, is part of an ongoing multi-aircraft commitment between Jetstream and Southern. The PC-12 aircraft will operate within the airline’s continental United States route network.
Southern Airways, founded in 2013, is an FAA Part 135 air carrier and one of the nation’s leading commuter airlines. In addition to the PC-12 aircraft, the company operates Beech King Air 200s, Cessna 208 Caravans and Saab 340Bs. Southern Airways is the United States’ largest operator of Cessna Caravan aircraft on scheduled passenger service. Southern Airways and its affiliate, Mokulele Airlines of Hawaii, have been leasing customers of Jetstream since 2015.
Jetstream Aviation Capital, founded in 2010, is a Miami-based aircraft lessor specializing in commercially operated regional turboprop aircraft, and is the largest global owner of Saab 340 and Saab 2000 aircraft and associated spares and engines. Jetstream’s portfolio of over 150 aircraft also includes Cessna Caravan, Embraer EMB-120 and Pilatus PC-12 passenger and cargo aircraft.