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Fuel Efficiency


Aircraft Fuel Efficiency

Air transportation service is an energy intensive business. Cape Air is committed to reducing the fuel burn in our aircraft through changes in technology and flight procedures.

  • New tuned injector fuel nozzles and Shadin Digiflo fuel gauges installed in all Cessna 402 aircraft are expected to reduce Cape Air’s fuel burn by 4% overall.  The fuel savings will reduce carbon output by 1,003 tons per year, the equivalent of taking 188 cars off the road.
  • GPS landing instrumentation and flight procedures enable use of next generation power and fuel flow procedures on Cape Air aircraft serving airports with access to the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS).  The GPS instrumentation allows aircraft to make precision approaches, which has reduced fuel burn by as much as 9% on select routes. Cape Air is working with FAA to evaluate this technology application and expand its use.

Travel Destinations

Cape Cod & the Islands

Cape Cod was where it all started for Cape Air, and we still have our roots planted in Hyannis with our corporate headquarters. We're proud to serve the beautiful Cape & Islands year-round.


Our wings cover the best of the Northeast, with daily, year-round flights from our hub in Boston to VT, NH, ME and NY.


Our hubs at St. Louis, Chicago - O'Hare and Nashville serve Michigan, Missouri, Illinois and Kentucky.


If time is money, save both. Our fast flights across Eastern Montana from our hub in Billings will get you to your destination in a fraction of the time it takes to drive. Later Lonesome Road!


With up to 100 flights a day in Puerto Rico, the USVI, West Indies, and the BVI, you have the flexibility to fly when you want to, and easily connect with major carriers.


Our "first flight of the day" is always from our hub in Guam. Operating as United Express, we serve the islands of Guam, Rota and Saipan. To book Micronesia flights, visit

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