Southern Sky Aviation expands fleet with addition of Astra SPX

Southern Sky Aviation has announced the addition of an Astra SPX aircraft to its fleet, the company said.

An Astra SPX has been cleared by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to be added to Southern Sky Aviation´s Part 135 charter certificate. This Astra SPX is a midsize business jet that seats seven passengers and offers a 2,500 nm range.

This addition to Southern Sky Aviation´s fleet will be based in Scottsdale, Arizona, where the company will also be opening its third charter operation. Operations will be conducted from offices located inside of the Scottsdale (SDL)-based FBO, Signature Flight Support. Southern Sky Aviation´s existing charter operations are conducted from their home base at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International (BHM) and Atlanta´s Peachtree-DeKalb (PDK).

Southern Sky Aviation announced the opening of an Atlanta charter operation at PDK and was awarded a Garmin Dealership while maintaining its status as the only Garmin Authorized Dealer and Installer at BHM. It also received FAA authorization to operate charter flights to all countries located in the Western Hemisphere.

Southern Sky Aviation, LLC is a private aviation company offering charter, brokerage, management, maintenance and avionics services.