Airlines and Operators
Isles of Scilly
|Channel Air Ferries||1937||(1938)||Dragon|
|Great Western and Southern Air Lines||(1938)||(1947)||
|British European Airways (BEA)||(1947)||1964||Dragon Rapide|
|Mayflower Air Services||1961||(1964)||Dragon Rapide|
|Scillonian Air Services||1963||1964||Aero Commander|
|British Westpoint Airlines||(1964)||1966||Dragon Rapide|
|Scillonia Airways||1966||1969||Dragon Rapide|
|British Airways Helicopters||(1972)||(1986)||
|Isles of Scilly Skybus||1984||to date||
British International Helicopters
|Scotia Helicopter Services||(1999)||(2000)||S-61N|
This summary of the main airline operators has been simplified for clarity.
Dates are those of operations to Scilly rather than the total period of each airline's existence. Only the main aircraft types used on operations to Scilly are listed.
Some airlines took over the services of another (existing) operator. Where this is the case and the new operator appears as a following entry in the table the To and From dates are shown in brackets; this is particularly relevant to British International.
First to Scilly..........
British International's helicopter service was the direct descendant of the first airline to Scilly 75 years previously, the lineage from 1937 being -
- Channel Air Ferries
For further detail please see titles in the recommended reading listing.
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