Darwin International Airport, Kununurra Airport

Airnorth is the trading name of Capiteq Limited. She is an Australian regional airline based in Darwin, Northern Territory. It operates scheduled and charter flights in the Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia, East Timor and Indonesia.

Airnorth is part of the new regional service network in Australia by the name of Regional Link. Regional Link is a franchise operator of several small regional airlines. You accept responsibility for the service, such as reservations, marketing, ground handling and catering. Regional Link is an affiliated member of the QantasLink. Biggest Partner of regional link is Airnorth. The affiliated companies fly under its own name and colors.


Airnorth was founded in 1978 as a charter airline and started operations on 4 July 1978 as the International Air North. From 1981, she also flew scheduled services. In October 2003 she took Airlines of South Australia ( ASA) with the intention to merge the two companies and to continue to operate under the Air North operators certificates. In March 2004, she bought the Emu Airways. In 2005, both companies were sold again.

Airnorth is now owned by the Skyport Group ( 55%), Qtec ( 31%) and John Gamble ( 14%). On 9 November 2005 ASA and Emu ended their flight operations.

In May 2004, joined Airnorth and the Indonesian airline Merpati Nusantara Airlines signed a contract for scheduled flights between Darwin and Kupang in West Timor.


  • Broome, Darwin, Gove, Groote Eylandt, Kununurra, Perth, Maningrida, Milingimbi, Echo Iceland and McArthur River Mine.
  • Dili ( East Timor), Kupang (West Timor) and Bali ( Indonesia)
  • Argyle diamond mine, Horn Iceland, Truscott and Tiwi Islands.


As of July 2013, the fleet of Airnorth consists of eleven aircraft:

  • 4 Embraer 170
  • 4 Embraer EMB 120 Brasilia
  • 3 Fairchild Metro 23