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Taos Air is a U.S. airline which operates seasonal scheduled passenger air charter flights between Taos Regional Airport, in Taos, New Mexico, and a small number of airports in California and Texas.

One of the airline’s aims is to provide a fast, direct, non-stop route from Taos to the Rocky Mountains. Sustainability is also important to the airline, which provides a 100% Carbon Offset Air Service.

Taos Air operates as a virtual airline and is owned by Taos Ski Valley, Inc. Flights are sold and operated by Advanced Air, an American scheduled commuter and private charter airline.

Baggage Policy

Taos Air has a different baggage policy for carry-on and checked baggage policy.

Carry-on Baggage

Guests are allowed one carry-on bag, as well as one personal item, such as a purse or laptop.

Checked Baggage

Each passenger is permitted to check two pieces of baggage free of charge (up to 46 lbs in total weight).

There are no baggage fees for up to two bags.

Cabin Classes

The airline provides standard seating in its aircraft.

As the direct air carrier, Advanced Air is responsible for all aspects of the flight service. For more information, please visit our Advanced Air page.

What is the seating like?

There are 30 standard seats on the airline’s Dornier 328 jet.


The airline provides a private public air-charter service, which could be considered a semi-private flight experience. Passengers can expect a VIP service both at the airport and on-board the plane. Passengers are not required to go through TSA screening.

Ticket Fares

Although there is only one standard class of seating, there are two fares available: Standard Fare, and Flexible Fare. The Standard Fare is non-refundable, whereas the Flexible Fare (Fully Flex) is refundable (T&Cs apply).


There is no in-flight entertainment system.


Please note that Wifi and phone charging ports are not currently available on Taos Air flights.

Food and Drink

The airline does offer a complimentary snack and beverage service during its flights.

Special Services

The airline can accommodate and meet the needs of passengers requiring special assistance.

Flying with Infants

Infants under the age of 2 years can fly for free on the lap of an adult. An adult ticket will be required if a passenger would prefer an additional seat for the infant.

Flying with Children

Children above the age of 2 who need their own seats will need a ticket for their own seat.


Taos Air passengers must check in at the airport since the airline doesn't offer online check in.

Online Check-in

Online check-in is not currently available.

Airport Check-in

The airline offers a private flight experience, with the plane departing from private terminals. This allows for check-in up to 30 minutes prior to departure.

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Destinations that Taos Air flies to

The airline flies from its hub at Taos (Taos Regional Airport) in New Mexico to a number of destinations within California and Texas, including Dallas-Love Field (DAL), Austin International (AUS), Carlsbad-San Diego (CLD), and Hawthorne-Los Angeles (HHR) airports.

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Hub Airport

Taos Regional Airport, New Mexico

Taos Regional Airport is a public use airport, located just northwest of Taos, in Taos County, New Mexico. Taos Air is currently the only airline to operate commercial flights from the small private airport.


The airline’s fleet consists of a Fairchild Dornier 328JET