About Us

Aus West Airlines was established by Jerry Haskins in 1994, to meet the growing need for dedicated site based aviation support at remote mining communities in the Pilbara region of Western  Australia.

As a highly innovative, flexible and safety conscious aviation company, Aus West Airlines has proven to be a leader in providing comprehensive site based shuttle services, aircraft and flight crew.

Core Business

The provision of custom designed air transport services based at, or servicing remote and isolated mining communities, townships and regional centres.

Key Personnel

Jerry Haskins is the Managing Director of Aus West Airlines and has been involved in the air transport industry for many years at a senior management level. Jerry has acquired extensive industry knowledge over the past 20 years, especially relating to mine-site construction and production air transport projects throughout the Pilbara region.

A firm believer in the ‘back to basics’ philosophy he  maintains a regime of working along side all staff in their respective disciplines to ensure a first hand knowledge of the challenges and rewards that each role presents.

Jerry maintains great enthusiasm and a keen interest in the training, development and performance of the Aus West Airlines Team.

Flight Crew

The Aus West Airlines flight crews are well known and respected in the Pilbara mining communities as dedicated and experienced career professionals.

Each member of the Flight Crew is hand picked after undergoing a demanding pre-employment selection process, designed to ensure that not only the highest levels of aviation technical skill & knowledge are possessed, but also a friendly disposition and advanced interpersonal skills complement that knowledge.   

Each Flight Crew member must complete the company’s integrated training programme and meet the requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority approved Aus West Airlines Operations Manual including;

  • Instrument flight checks

  • Oral and written technical & procedural examinations

  • Simulated in flight emergency management procedures

  • Initial and recurrent route check flights

  • Dangerous Goods courses and on-going awareness training

  • Independent safety audit / flight appraisals

  • Risk Management & Hazard Identification training

  • Occupational Health Safety and Welfare awareness

Navajo Aircraft
Baron Aircraft
Cockpit Panel