Central Airlines (ICAO: CEN / IATA: CA / Call-sign: CENTRAL) is a virtual commercial airline in Second Life®. Central serves the Second Life® Grid with commuter travel and charter flights between regional and intercontinental airports in the Blake Sea, Nautilus and Satori continents.
Central Airlines was founded by Jake Nazzaro on January 20, 2013, operating out of their first hub, Miami International Airport (SLMA) as a commercial airline. Central Airlines relocated their headquarters to Second Norway Lufthavn (SLSN) following the former airport's closure on in October 2013. In April 2015 Central Airlines once again relocated their headquarters to Hollywood Airport (SLHA). In May 2015 Central Airlines became a non-commercial airline. In November 2015 Central Airlines closed due to Jake leaveing sl. In June 2016 Jake returned to sl and Central Airlines has since been reopened.
Central Airlines offers free scheduled flights via the Passengers of SL group and is also available for public and private chartered mainland flights. All flights operate on a 'pay what you want' system where although not required, tipping is appreciated. Customers wishing to enquire about the services are requested to contact Jake Nazzaro (jakedn135). Central Airlines currently does not have any in world locations at any Airport. Central Airlines is also a member of the Second Life Airline Alliance (SAA), which promotes co-operation and co-share operations between airlines to improve the airline experience.
Airports in Second Life® served by Central Airlines include:
- Aleksandr International Airport (SLAI)
- Cheerport Intermodal (SLCS)
- Hollywood Airport (SLHA)
- Honah Lee Field (SLHL)
- Juneau Regional Airport (SLJA)
- New Horizons Airport (SLNH)
- Second Norway Lufthavn (SLSN)
- St Martin Airfield (SLSM)
- Tsurington Aerodrome (SLTS)
- White Star Airfield (SLWS)
As of July 2016, the Central Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft:
- Boeing 737-800 (E-Tech)
- Cessna Citation 560XL (DSA)
- DHC-6 “Twin Otter” (Adventure Air)
- Embraer E-120 (Dani) - Main Airplane
- Embraer E170 (Dani)