Jetstream Aviation Capital, LLC is pleased to announce the delivery of one Saab 2000 aircraft to Air Charter Express, the passenger division of Freight Runners Express, Inc. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin on October 13, 2021.
The aircraft, serial number 2000-008, is the first of a multi-aircraft commitment between Jetstream and Freight Runners Express and will be used within the airline’s contractual and ad hoc passenger charter business.
Freight Runners Express, founded in 1985, is an FAA Part 135 air carrier. In addition to the Saab 2000 aircraft, Freight Runners operates Embraer EMB-120 aircraft within its Air Charter Express passenger charter division, which specializes in ad hoc and contract operations for the collegiate sports sector, while Freight Runners’ cargo division operates Embraer EMB-120, Beech 1900 and Beech 99 aircraft on ad hoc and long-term contract operations for third parties including several major global cargo integrators. The company is based in a world-class operations and maintenance facility at the Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (KMKE).
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 2000 and Saab 340 aircraft and associated spares and engines. Jetstream’s portfolio of over 150 aircraft also includes Beech 1900, Cessna Caravan, Embraer EMB-120, Pilatus PC-12 and Viking DHC-6-400 passenger and cargo aircraft.