Fairchild Aircraft has sold a Metro 23 to Skippers Aviation, based in Perth, Western Australia, for delivery in July, with a second aircraft on option. The US manufacturer has delivered two Metro 23s to Hainan Airlines of China and one to Asia-Pacific Airlines of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Sydney-based Australian Jet Charter has become Pacific Rim distributor for Fairchild parts. Some 60 Metros are being operated in the region.

Source: Flight International