The last airline in the world to fly the Convair 580

Daniel Johnston made the long trek to New Zealand to fly with Air Chathams – the last airline in the world to fly passengers on the Convair 580

One of the three Convair 580s that Air Chathams has in its fleet that has helped serve the Chatham Islands
David Willis

I have a passion for rare airliner types and the chance to experience flying on a Convair 580 was too much to resist, so early last year before the COVID-19 pandemic Daniel Gaston and I made the long trip from the UK to New Zealand.

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