A selection of my pictures of aircraft used on ANR203 scheduled air services, also known as "Commuter" and "Regional" services.
Few of these airline names survive today

Major operator in the southern states was Kendell Airlines. Metro VH-KDQ at Mount Gambier SA June 1983

Kendell Airlines introduced the highly successful SAAB 340 to Australia. VH-KDP at Ballarat Vic, February 1987

Murray Valley Airlines Short 330 VH-KNQ at Mildura Vic loading for a Melbourne service in May 1983

On the same day at Mildura May 1983, Commodore Airlines' Cessna 402B VH-FYX operated a service to Adelaide

When Ansett Airlines of SA ceased F.27 operations from Adelaide in 1986, a variety of operators took over their route network.
Air Transit Cessna 402 VH-ATY at Adelaide Airport in February 1988

Wudinna Air Services Cessna 402B VH-BYN seen at Adelaide February 1988

Augusta Airways Cessna 402A VH-AWS at Adelaide-Parafield in February 1988

Rossair Cessna 402C VH-RMQ at Adelaide Airport February 1988

Lloyd Aviation Embraer E100 Bandeirante VH-MWV at Adelaide February 1988

East Coast Airlines Bandeirante VH-HVS at Parkes NSW in September 1984

Air Tasmania Bandeirante VH-KIR at Essendon in May 1981

Airlines of Tasmania (unconnected with Air Tasmania) DH.114 Heron VH-CLT at home base Launceston April 1984

Airlines of Tasmania Heron VH-CLZ departs Wynyard, Tasmania in April 1984

Airlines of Tasmania PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftan VH-PFS at Melbourne-Essendon, November 1984

Aeropelican flew high frequency schedules between Newcastle and Sydney Airport with Twin Otters

Air Queensland took over Bush Pilots Airways at Cairns.  Twin Otter VH-TGG in March 1984

Twin Otter VH-TGF on an Air Queensland service at Townsville in November 1983

Air Queensland flew the former Bushies DC-3s on scheduled passenger routes as well as freight charters

Hazelton Air Services flew a network of NSW routes.  Chieftan VH-TWB seen at home base Cudal in July 1984

Flinders Island Airlines PA-31 Chieftan VH-RNG at Hamilton Vic November 1989

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