Established to deliver high-end aviation capabilities.

StarFlight Australia is a joint venture that was established in 2017 by two iconic Australian organisations, LifeFlight Australia and Fox Aircraft Services. Boasting 50 years of joint industry experience, StarFlight combines the experience, expertise and infrastructure of LifeFlight with the unequalled capability for logistic supply and support of the Linfox Group.

Mission statement

StarFlight Australia solves complex aviation problems with innovative and commercially flexible solutions, for emergency services, Defence and industry clients in Australia. This delivers true value for money capability platforms for our clients at high availability and reliability, whilst also benefiting Australian communities.
StarFlight Australia Team

Our team comprises some of the most qualified aviation and logistics professionals in the world including flight and medical crew, engineering personnel, logistics specialists and program managers.

Organisation

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Apart from being Asia Pacific’s largest privately-owned logistics company with operations employing more than 24,000 people and spanning 12 countries, Linfox operates Australia’s Avalon and Essendon Airports in Victoria.
These airports undertake more than 80,000 annual aircraft movements and occupy 2,150 hectares with 165,000 square metres of buildings and aerospace accommodation for more than 160 tenants.

Every day, our multinational team delivers food, medicines and resources across those 12 countries. Delivering more than $60 billion a year in goods across a network of more than 200 warehouses, we work with some of the world’s largest and most successful companies. The systems behind our people, fleet and warehouses make Linfox one of the safest and most efficient logistics companies in Asia Pacific.

Linfox brings this deep understanding of aviation and airport operations, backed up by their global logistics network, to the StarFlight Australia partnership. This aviation supply-chain expertise contributes directly to the availability and reliability of supported platforms.

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LifeFlight brings decades of experience in mission-critical aviation operations to the StarFlight Australia partnership, and is Australia’s most diversified provider of rapid response aeromedical care with both a fixed and rotary wing fleet.

Established in Queensland in 1979, LifeFlight has flown more than 60,000 critical rescue missions to help seriously ill and injured patients across Australia and the world. LifeFlight integrates its own critical care doctors and flight nurses onboard its fleet of 14 aircraft to provide lifesaving Intensive Care Units for patients in need of urgent specialist care.

In addition to community and commercial aeromedical rescue operations, LifeFlight operates a dedicated in-house Operations Coordination Centre responsible for all aircraft tasking, flight operations and crew rostering.

LifeFlight’s nationally recognised and CASA approved Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) Academy provides aviation training for LifeFlight’s own staff, as well as external aviation and medical personnel. The full-service training facility based in Brisbane offers courses such as Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) and Emergency Breathing Systems and Australia’s first Thales Level-D AW139 Full Flight Simulator (FFS).