RMA Gold Airways Limited is an Australian public company. It is a proposed Australian regular public transport airline to be based in Melbourne operating under the trading name of Gold Airways. It is planned that the airline will fly a fleet of Airbus A320 and Embraer 190 aircraft to Australian capital cities and popular regional centres and eventually, with larger aircraft, to international destinations.
It has been proposed by former Ansett employees under the guidance of Jens Buche. The RMA is believed to stand for Reg Miles Ansett, the founder of Ansett Airlines.
Since September 2008, Gold Airways has been listed in the Australian Business Register, having previously been known as Ansett Limited from 17 February 2004 until 21 June 2004, and then RMA Gold Airways Limited until 3 September 2008. In April 2008, the company was changed to a proprietary company. . In May 2011, the Company applied to ASIC for a change of type to public which occurred on 24 June 2011.
As of July 2011, RMA Gold Airways Limited does not have an Australian Air operator's certificate with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority, and is not the Registration Holder or Registered Operator of any aircraft on the Australian Civil Aircraft Register.
On 24 June 2011, the company resumed its role as RMA Gold Airways Limited. The company plans on conducting an IPO in 2011 via prospectus.
As of 3 July 2011, the company has expressed interest in operating the 11 busiest domestic air routes in Australia