Martinaire Aviation, L.L.C. is an American cargo airline based on the grounds of Addison Airport in Addison, Texas, USA, near Dallas. It operates feeder flights for overnight package delivery services, primarily UPS. Its main base is Addison Airport.
|Secondary hubs||Capital Region International Airport|
Addison, Texas, USA
|Key people||Dane Smith (Chief Pilot)|
The airline was established and started operations in 1978 and acquired the freight operations of CCAir on 2 January 1990. It was in turn bought by a group of investors led by The Acker Group in December 1993. In 2005, Martinaire acquired fellow package carrier Mid Atlantic Aviation. In 2006, Martinaire acquired Superior Aviation of Lansing, Michigan. In 2011 Martinaire began acquiring Beechcraft 1900 aircraft to replace the Fairchild Metroliner, which was completed by mid-2012. The Beech 1900 aircraft were later removed and sold to Alpine Air of Utah. As of January 2013, Martinaire is the second-largest single feeder carrier in the country, flying overnight services for UPS.
The Martinaire fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of May 2015):
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