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HD Air Limited (formerly BAC Express Airlines) was a British cargo airline based in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. It operates contract services for the Royal Mail and other express courier companies, as well as ad hoc freight charters throughout Europe. The main operating bases are Aberdeen Airport, Coventry Airport, Inverness Airport and Luton Airport.

HD Air Ltd
IATA ICAO Callsign
Fleet size1
Parent companyJutlandia Group
HeadquartersBirmingham, United Kingdom
Key peopleDavid O'Brien Robert Davies, Terry Dixon
HD Air Ltd Shorts 360 aircraft on runway.

HD Air Limited held a United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority Type A Operating Licence, permitting it to carry cargo and mail.


The airline was established and started operations in September 1992. It was formed as part of the BAC Group (established in 1982) and was renamed from BAC Aircraft in 1995. A majority holding (75%) was acquired by Air Contractors of Ireland on 27 February 2004 and subsequently sold to the 2morrow Group in 2005. In December 2007, the airline was re-branded HD Air to bring it into line with 2morrow Group sister company HD Ferries.In 2009 the Company was sold to Jutlandia Holdings


The HD Air fleet consisted of the following aircraft (at Oct 2009):

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