Jetstream Aviation Capital, LLC is pleased to announce the delivery of one Saab 2000 aircraft to Aleutian Airways of Anchorage, Alaska on October 28, 2022.
The aircraft, serial number 2000-046, is the second of a multi-aircraft commitment between Jetstream and Aleutian Airways and will be used for the airline’s scheduled passenger service within the State of Alaska. Aleutian’s initial services connecting Anchorage and Dutch Harbor begin November 16 with operations optimized to support Alaska’s commercial fishing industry.
Aleutian Airways is a joint venture between long-time regional aviation investor Wexford Capital LP of West Palm Beach, Florida and Greenwich, Connecticut; Juneau, Alaska-based Alaska Seaplanes, and McKinley Alaska Private Investment, LLC of Anchorage, Alaska. The Saab 2000 aircraft are operated by Sterling Airways of Jacksonville, Florida, an FAA Part 121 scheduled airline which is a portfolio company of Wexford Capital.
Jetstream Aviation Capital 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 ATR 72-600, Cessna Caravan, Embraer EMB-120 and Pilatus PC-12 passenger and cargo aircraft.