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User currently offlineVw From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 252 posts, RR: 1
Posted (6 years 4 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 17215 times:

Just wondering how many different companies opperate for FedEx Feeders flying the C-208 Caravan in FedEx colors?

This is what I came up with.

Empire Airlines
http://www.empireairlines.com/index.asp?PageId=976

Wiggins Airways
http://www.wiggins-air.com/

Baron Aviation
http://www.baron-aviation.com/

Mountain Air Cargo
http://www.airt.net/mac.html

And In Canada
Morningstar Air Express
http://www.maei.ca/

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User currently offlineN353SK From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 821 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (6 years 4 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 17165 times:

CSA air operates mostly out of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan:
http://www.airt.net/csa.html

Corporate Air operates in Montana and North Dakota, possibly elsewhere:
http://www.corporateair.net/company.htm


User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7485 posts, RR: 7
Reply 2, posted (6 years 4 months 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 16997 times:

Don't forget Wiggins Air.

http://www.wiggins-air.com/



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User currently offlineERAUgrad02 From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 1227 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 4 months 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 16946 times:



Quoting United_Fan (Reply 2):
Don't forget Wiggins Air.

http://www.wiggins-air.com/

That was in the initial post bro.



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User currently offlineSdbravo From United States of America, joined Apr 2007, 21 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (6 years 4 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 16868 times:



Quoting Vw (Thread starter):
Just wondering how many different companies opperate for FedEx Feeders flying the C-208 Caravan in FedEx colors?

West Air Industries (Pac Valley) operates them between Imperial Valley and San Diego.


User currently offlineQF108 From New Zealand, joined Oct 2005, 333 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (6 years 4 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 16684 times:



Quoting Sdbravo (Reply 4):
West Air Industries (Pac Valley) operates them between Imperial Valley and San Diego.

West Air Industries also operate them, from Las Vegas to St. George, UT and also Cedar City.
They also have route networks from Oakland to Monterrey, Fresno, Visalia and Sonoma County Airport.
Out of Ontario, there is flights to Meadows Field, Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo, Inyokern, LAX.
Sacramento Flights are from Century City, Murray Field, Redding, Chico Municipal, Ukiah Municipal.

Apart from West Air which only operates the C208 Caravans, could someone also please add what other aircraft painted in FX colours that these compaines use, if there aren't too many, along with any other not listed that operate as FX feeder networks.

Mark



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User currently offlineHiflyer From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 2172 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (6 years 4 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 16655 times:

Per Wikepedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FedEx_Express

* Air Contractors
* Air Tahoma
* Baron Aviation Services
* Corporate Air
* Empire Airlines
* Merlin Airways
* Morningstar Air Express
* Mountain Air Cargo
* West Air Inc.
* Wiggins Airways

ATR 42-300/320 29 Operated as FedEx Feeder
ATR 72-200 13 Operated as FedEx Feeder
Replacing Fokker F-27
Cessna Caravan 208B 243 Operated as FedEx Feeder
Cessna Caravan 208A 10 Operated as FedEx Feeder
Fokker F-27 6 Operated as FedEx Feeder
Exiting from service
Replacement aircraft: ATR 72-200


User currently offlineBlueFlyer From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 3972 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (6 years 4 months 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 16647 times:
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Quoting N353SK (Reply 1):
Corporate Air operates in Montana and North Dakota, possibly elsewhere:

Hawaii



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User currently offlineTjwgrr From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 2435 posts, RR: 3
Reply 8, posted (6 years 4 months 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 16581 times:



Quoting Hiflyer (Reply 6):
Per Wikepedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FedEx_Express

* Air Contractors
* Air Tahoma
* Baron Aviation Services
* Corporate Air
* Empire Airlines
* Merlin Airways
* Morningstar Air Express
* Mountain Air Cargo
* West Air Inc.
* Wiggins Airways

This list is missing CSA, callsign "Iron Air" (IRO.) From CSA's home page:

"CSA Air, Inc. is an express cargo carrier providing flight and maintenance services in Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, South Dakota and Canada. We operate 29 aircraft and fly approximately 52 scheduled flights per day."

Click on this link early in the a.m. or in the evening to see some of their routes in action:

http://flightaware.com/live/fleet/IRO


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User currently offlineAirAmericaC46 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 590 posts, RR: 1
Reply 9, posted (6 years 4 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 16214 times:

I love this thread. Can anyone give an example of a Fedex feeder route and type of equipment used?
I remember one time I was in MGW and the airport was paging the Fedex Caravan pilot because he was nowhere to be found for his 7 pm departure for PIT. Any other Fedex feeder routes around the world?
Thanks for the data.


User currently offlineN747PE From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 103 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (6 years 4 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 16187 times:

Mark QF108 you really know our system. You missed only one city BIH which is served from ONT. Flt. 8654 in the
AM and 7654 in the PM. Mike West Air Dispatch


User currently offlineTjwgrr From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 2435 posts, RR: 3
Reply 11, posted (6 years 4 months 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 16092 times:



Quoting AirAmericaC46 (Reply 9):
Can anyone give an example of a Fedex feeder route and type of equipment used?

Some CSA C208 FedEx Feeder routes I found:

GRR: TVC, PLN, CAD, CIU
(Weekdays GRR receives 2x A310 MEM, 1x A310 IND)

FNT: APN, GLR
(Weekdays FNT receives 1x 722 MEM, 1x 722 IND)

MKE: ESC, SAW, IMT, CMX, RHI
(Weekdays MKE receives 2x A306 MEM, 1x A306 ORD, 1x A310 IND)

FSD: ABR, PIR
(Weekdays FSD receives 3x 722 MEM)

RST: BRD
(Weekdays RST receives 1x 722 MEM)



Direct KNOBS, maintain 2700' until established on the localizer, cleared ILS runway 26 left approach.
User currently offlineQF108 From New Zealand, joined Oct 2005, 333 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (6 years 4 months 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 16054 times:



Quoting N747PE (Reply 10):
Mark QF108 you really know our system. You missed only one city BIH which is served from ONT. Flt. 8654 in the
AM and 7654 in the PM. Mike West Air Dispatch

Damn, thought I had got them all ! Thanks Mike for the extra destination from ONT, remember seeing these little C208's on a trip to Vegas a few years ago and was intrigued into where they went. When you come from a city that see's 1 FX MD-11 a day it was an eye opening experience to see the diverse FX fleet in different airports I went to. So thanks to websites like flightaware I became fairly familiar with where the little planes flew to !



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