Wiggins Airways was founded in 1929 by E.W. Wiggins, operating out of Manchester, New Hampshire. Wiggins Airways was bought out by its employees in the creation of an Employee Share Owneership Plan (ESOP) in 1985. In 1997, Wiggins Airways bought Stead Aviation. Wiggins currently operates as afixed base operator (FBO) and provides refueling and service to both commercial and private aircraft. Wiggins Airways currently operates a fleet of 52 aircraft. The majority of these aircraft operate as feeders for UPS Airlines and FedEx Express.