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A Commuter airline is an airline that flies to smaller communities, often linking smaller communities to a larger regional In general, a hub is a centre point: a wheels hub, which is the center of the wheel with spokes radiating out from it. a node in a network. a computer networking device that connects multiple Ethernet segments together making them act as a single segment. When using a... hub.

Horizon Air, a Seattle-based commuter airline

  • Most commuter airlines have traditionally had a fleet of turboprop aircraft, such as the A twin-turbo DHC-8 of Flybe on the ground at Bristol Airport, Bristol, England The de Havilland Canada DHC-8, popularly the Dash 8, is a series of twin-turboprop airliners designed by de Havilland Canada in the early 1980s. They are now made by Bombardier Aerospace which purchased... Dash 8 or The SAAB 340 typically seats between 33 and 37 passengers. Categories: Stub | Saab aircraft | Swedish airliners 1980-1989 ... Saab 340. Increasingly, however, commuter airlines are turning to SN Brussels Airlines Avro RJ85 regional jet A regional jet (RJ) is a small short-range jet aircraft that is intended to fly passengers from smaller airports to larger ones, thereby feeding the larger hubs with passengers. The term feederliner is nearly synonymous, but allows also propeller aircraft. History In... regional jets, such as those made by Embraer, the Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A., is a Brazilian corporation, founded in 1969. It is the largest regional aviation manufacturers in the world, producing regional commercial, military, and corporate aircraft. It was Brazils largest exporter from 1999 to 2001 and the second largest in 2002. On... Embraer or Canadair was created in 1944 by the government of Canada and remained a federal crown corporation until 1986 when it was sold to Bombardier Aerospace as part of the privatization plan of the Mulroney government. As part of Bombardier, Canadair lives on in the series of business jets or regional... Canadair.
  • Many large airlines, especially in World map showing location of North America A satellite composite image of North America North America is the third largest continent in area and in population after Eurasia and Africa. It is bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the... North America, will have a commuter airline that serves as a A subsidiary is a corporation controlled by another. When that control or ownership is not shared, it is termed a wholly-owned subsidiary. Subsidiaries are distinct legal entities for purposes of taxation and other forms of regulation. A large holding company such as Berkshire Hathaway will usually organize all of... subsidiary, often with the same company logo, and with varying degrees of independence from the larger airline. Examples of these are Continental Express is the operating name of Expressjet for Continental Airlines. Expressjet is no longer a wholly owned subsidy of Continental Airlines, and they operate an all regional jet fleet. Continental Express used to fly turbo-props, however Continental has contracted with other airlines such as Commutair, Gulfstream, and Skywest... Continental Express, Northwest Airlink is a name which two commuter airlines operate under for Northwest Airlines. Pinnacle Airlines and Mesaba Airlines operate under the name. Both companies are subsidiaries of Northwest Airlines. Fischer Brothers Aviation and Express Airlines (NW) formerly operated under the Northwest Airlink name. ... Northwest Airlink, Trans States Airlines is a regional airline based in St. Louis, Missouri. It operates as American Connection for American Airlines, United Express for United Airlines, and US Airways Express for US Airways. Its IATA designator is AX. The company was founded in 1985 to feed Trans World Airlines flights at... Trans States Airlines or Air Canada Jazz is Air Canadas largest regional carrier. It flies to destinations in Canada and the Canadian airports, such as Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ontario, near Toronto, Toronto City Centre Airport in Toronto, London International Airport in London, Ontario, Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport in... Air Canada Jazz.
  • Commuter airlines are often most important to small and isolated communities, for whom the airline is the only reasonable link to a larger town. An examples of this is Peninsula Airways, which links the remote Looking down the Aleutians from an airplane. The Aleutian Islands (possibly from Chukchi aliat, island) are a chain of small volcanic islands forming an island arc situated in the Northern Pacific Ocean, and extending about 1,900 km (1,200 miles) westward from the extremity of the Alaskan peninsula toward... Aleutian Islands of State nickname: The Last Frontier, The Land of the Midnight Sun Other U.S. States Capital Juneau Largest city Anchorage Governor Frank Murkowski Official languages English Area 1,717,854 km² (1st)  - Land 1,481,347 km²  - Water 236,507 km² (13.77... Alaska to Note: an anchorage is a place where a ship lays anchor. See also: Anchorage, Kentucky. Anchorage, Alaska is a city in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is also a census area. With 260,283 residents according to the 2000 census, Anchorage is the largest city in the state... Anchorage.
  • In other cases, however, commuter airlines serve travellers, often business travellers, on short but busy routes also served by road or rail. An example of this would be the US Airways Express is a brand name used by several airlines which provide feederliner service for US Airways from smaller markets in the United States, Canada, and the Bahamas to its major stations at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Philadelphia International Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport, New York Citys LaGuardia Airport... US Airways Express route between This article refers to the largest city of Pennsylvania. For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) Independence Hall Philadelphia (often referred to as Philly) is the sixth-largest city in the United States and the largest city in the state of Pennsylvania, occupying all of Philadelphia County.6 As of the... Philadelphia and State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13.3%) Population ( 2000)  - Population 18,976,457 (3rd... New York, only 45 minutes by air.

This list of aircraft is sorted alphabetically, beginning with the name of the manufacturer (or, in certain cases, designer). It is an inclusive list rather than an exclusive one, meaning that where an aircraft is known under multiple names, designations, or manufacturers, each of these is listed. This list does... List of aircraft | This is a list of aircraft manufacturers (in alphabetic order). The years of operation are given in parenthesis. See also: aircraft, lists of companies, list of aircraft engine manufacturers Contents: Top - A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S... Aircraft manufacturers | List of aircraft engines: Piston engines Allison V-1710 BMW 801 Bristol Aquila Bristol Centaurus Bristol Hercules Bristol Jupiter Bristol Mercury Bristol Pegasus Bristol Perseus Bristol Phoenix Bristol Taurus Continental O-200 Daimler-Benz DB 601 de Havilland Gipsy Major Hispano-Suiza 12Y Hispano-Suiza 12Z Hitachi Hatsukaze Gnome Monosoupape... Aircraft engines | -1... Aircraft engine manufacturers

This list of commercial airports is indexed by their three-letter alphanumeric IATA airport code: The following web address (http://www.brusselsairport.be/airports_web/en_allairports.cfm?order=code), part of the Brussels Airport website, has an alternative list which contains, at least, some airports not listed below. And the website... Airports | This is a list of airlines in operation. List of Airlines Africa Algeria Air Algerie Angola TAAG Benin Benin Golf Air Botswana Air Botswana Burkina Faso Air Burkina Burundi Air Burundi Cameroon Cameroon Airlines Cape Verde TACV Chad Toumai Air Chad Comoros Air Comores International Comores Air Services Comores Aviation... Airlines | This is a list of Air Forces, sorted alphabetically by country. It includes naval air arms, army aviation corps, and coast guards. Contents: Top - A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z... Air forces | This is a list of aircraft weapons, past and present. Aircraft mounted guns ADEN cannon (UK) Colt Mk 12 cannon (United States) DEFA cannon (France) Hispano 20 mm cannon (Switzerland) Mauser BK-27 (Germany) GAU-7 cannon (United States) GAU-8 Avenger (United States) GAU-12 Equalizer (United States) M2... Aircraft weapons | Below is a list of (links to pages on) missiles, sorted alphabetically by country of origin. See also the list of rockets. Types of missiles: Air-to-air missile Anti-ballistic missile Anti-satellite weapon Anti-ship missile Anti-tank guided missile Ballistic missile Cruise missile Intermediate Range Ballistic missile... Missiles | This is a timeline of aviation history. Timeline of aviation - pre-18th century Timeline of aviation - 18th century Timeline of aviation - 19th century 1900s: 1900 - 1901 - 1902 - 1903 - 1904 - 1905 - 1906 - 1907 - 1908 - 1909 1910s: 1910 - 1911 - 1912 - 1913 - 1914 - 1915 - 1916 - 1917 - 1918 - 1919 1920s: 1920 - 1921 - 1922 - 1923... Timeline of aviation



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