Sunshine Express Airlines commenced operations on 25th October 1998 and was owned by Aeromil Pacific. Although based on the Sunshine Coast, the majority of its services were from/to Brisbane. A number of aircraft were used which included the Shorts 360, Metro III, Metro 23 and Embraer 110. Sunshine Express was also a Qantas partner airline.
Sunshine Express route map
Sunshine Express ceased all scheduled flights from 1 October 2006 to focus on charter operations. Sunshine Express Airlines was the last operator of the Shorts 360 to Brisbane.
Shorts 360 VH-SEO msn SH3728 at BNE unloading passengers.