Hometown service, nationwide connection

Louisville’s historic charter and maintenance service since 1946.

About Us

Central American Airways has over 75 years of experience with 21st-century technology. Our mixture of rich history and modern mechanics sets us apart from most. Locally owned and operated since 1946 at the historic Bowman Field (KLOU), CAA has been committed to serving the Louisville community through a variety of aircraft services including maintenance, charter, management, and crew services. Fly with CAA to enhance your travel experience.

Experienced, Caring, Convenient

Why fly with us?

CAA is owned and operated by pilots, tenured aviation professionals, and those who are passionate about aviation. With over 100 years of combined experience, our assembled team is dedicated to elevating our clients’ experiences and satisfaction. When you fly with us, we make sure your experience exceeds your expectations.

Charter Services

Our charter services go beyond first class, allowing for a luxurious stress-free travel experience. Our dedicated concierge service creates an effortless travel day, while our highly trained pilots make sure you arrive at your destination safely. We pride ourselves on safety, flexibility, efficiency, and first-class service.


Safety is essential when it comes to flying, which is why each of our aircraft is FAA 135 certified and our highly experienced pilots are trained twice a year.


We serve more airports than the average commercial airline company, we are able to take you to locations where others may not be able to, and we operate on your schedule and needs.


We offer hassle-free travel with no need to worry about baggage checks, TSA, or long lines.

First class service

We offer a personalized concierge, a luxurious on-site check-in/waiting area, and discrete arrivals and departures.

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Our master mechanics will make sure your aircraft is in prime condition with routine maintenance, tire changes, troubleshooting, and more. CAA offers both Turbine and Piston support which ensures that your aircraft is compliant with safety regulations and ready to fly.

We Offer

Turbine Engine Shop

  • Phase Inspection
  • Pre Buy Inspection
  • AOG (Aircraft on Ground) Support
  • Readily available parts and components

Piston Engine Shop

  • 100-hour Inspection
  • Routine maintenance
  • Tire Changes
  • Troubleshooting

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Aircraft Managment

Aircraft Management

Our management services organize every step of your travel and aircraft needs. From flight coordination to scheduling routine maintenance, we have you covered.

Crew Services

Crew services

We are able to recruit and schedule crew that you may need for your travel. Our pilots, cabin crew, and personal concierges are ready to assist you.


"Great trip. Crew was the best. Look forward to flying with you next month."


– Mike D

"Appreciate all you did and your flexibility. Made travel very easy. "


– T. Morton

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