Empire Airlines

A Tradition of Excellence

We have a passion for aviation and a reputation for safety, reliability and excellence. Our integrity guarantees high-quality, legal and certified service. Our leadership fosters responsibility, dependability and creative problem solving.

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Operated by Empire Airlines

We're an "operated by" airline. While you won't see any planes emblazoned with our logo, if you look closely at a FedEx plane, you might spot an "Operated by Empire Airlines" decal.

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Cargo Feeder Operations

Empire Airlines is a FedEx Express feeder operating a fleet of ATR 42s, ATR 72s and Caravan 208s throughout the western United States. We've been a FedEx feeder operator since 1988. Visit our Careers page to learn more about current openings for pilots, A&P mechanics and avionics technicians.

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Where We Fly

Empire Airlines has more than 400 employees based in 14 states, with operations spanning 5 time zones. Want to fly with us? Visit our Careers page!

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Consulting Services

Start your airline operation with the support of Empire Airlines. We'll help you maximize your initial revenue, shorten your start-up timeline and leverage our experience to your benefit! For over 30 years, we've assisted startup airlines in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota and Europe.

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