Cape Air

Cape Air



About Us

Cape Air was born out of a passion for aviation.

Cape Air is one of the largest independent regional airlines in the United States annually flying over 685,000 passengers to destinations around the world including New England, New York, the Caribbean, Eastern Montana, the Midwest and Micronesia. With a fleet of 83 Cessna 402s, four Britten-Norman Islanders and two ATR-42s, the employee-owned company operates up to 550 flights per day. Based in Hyannis, Massachusetts, Cape Air also operates flights under the Nantucket Airlines brand. Cape Air is a codeshare partner with United Airlines in the Caribbean, JetBlue in the Northeast and Caribbean and American Airlines in the Midwest. In Micronesia Cape Air operates as United Express. In addition, Cape Air has ticket and baggage agreements with most major airlines. Cape Air’s unique brand of customer service, MOCHA HAGoTDI,* has earned the airline accolades as ‘Best Airline’ on Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard and in the United States Virgin Islands. The airline has been recognized for outstanding philanthropy in the communities it serves and Cape Air Founder and CEO Dan Wolf was recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year™ Award.


  • Largest independent regional airline in the US
  • Over 1,200 employees
  • 40 destinations served from our hub cities
  • Celebrating 27 years of operation
  • Headquarters have remained in Hyannis, MA


Cape Air is one of the nation's largest regional airlines.
Cape Air Founder & CEO, Dan Wolf, and President, Linda Markham, oversee an employee group of over 1,200 across five regions in the US, Caribbean and Micronesia.
Cape Air started with 3 routes in 1989, and now serves 44 cities in the US, Caribbean and Micronesia.
Our Hyannis, MA headquarters is the center of operations for the 52 routes served.
The Britten-Norman Islander joins Cape Air's fleet of Cessna 402s to provide service to unique island destinations.
Cape Air's Caribbean presence covers Puerto Rico, the USVI, BVI, Nevis and Anguilla.
Nantucket Airlines is the sister airline to Cape Air, and serves the Hyannis - Nantucket route exclusively.
A flleet of 83 Cessna 402s, 4 Britten-Norman Islanders and two ATR42s serve the five regions where Cape Air has spread its wings.