Island Aviation, Inc. (formerly A. Soriano Aviation, Inc.) is an Air Charter company operating in the Philippines with Air Operator Certificate No. AOC # 2009009 issued by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines. IAI is the general aviation arm of A. Soriano Group of Companies, a holding company with diverse investments in cable and wire manufacturing, modular steel construction, healthcare staffing, resort development, wireless broadband data services, aviation, real estate and manpower deployment.
IAI came into being on May 1, 2003, as a direct spin-off from the Aviation Department of A. Soriano Corporation (ANSCOR), for which it has been conducting corporate flying for many years. The company was reorganized to support the air transport needs of Amanpulo Resort and Air Charter needs of companies and individuals by providing its passengers safe and first class service.
As a registered scheduled and non-scheduled operator, IAI holds a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) duly issued by the Civil Aeronautics Board.
IAI is currently operating three 19-passenger capacity Dornier 228 twin-turbine powered propeller (turboprop) aircraft to support its requirements. It employs highly-skilled pilots and maintenance personnel regularly trained in Germany on this type of aircraft.