Security Aviation, a Part 135 charter operator located in Anchorage, announced recently that it has added an eighth aircraft to its fleet. The Astra 1125 jet can fly from Anchorage to Seattle in three hours and is the only charter jet in Alaska that can fly to Hawaii. The Astra also offers service from Anchorage to the East Coast with a single fuel stop.
The jet's primary use will be for expedited passenger and light cargo transportation, as well as emergency response services throughout Alaska, Canada and the Lower 48. Security Aviation is currently the only charter operator in the state of Alaska to offer charter jet service. The Astra is available for charter 24 hours a day, seven days a week, cruises at 525 mph and seats up to nine passengers.