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Canada is a federated country in North America, made up of ten provinces and three territories. It is bordered by the North Atlantic Ocean on the east, North Pacific Ocean on the west, the Arctic Ocean on the north, and the south by the conterminous US
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January 22, 2017Kasper Aviation was awarded a certificate for domestic operations in Feb2015, and an international license in Apr2015 [added]
December 14, 2016Skyjet Aviation, founded by its President, Mathieu Gingras in Aug2007 & officially began operations on 01Aug2007, is still active [status change]
December 2, 2016Hawkair Aviation Services suspended all operations om 18Nov2016when it filed for bankruptcy protection [status change]
AirlineOperating DatesStatus
A. Fecteau Transport Aerien   

1936 - 1973

Renamed

^ Comments : Air Fecteau was formed as A. Fecteau Transport Aerien

^ Genealogy : A. Fecteau Transport Aerien >Air Fecteau…..>Propair

ACS (Air Charter Systems)   

1986* - 1988

Inactive

^ Comments : ACS was formed in 1986

^ Genealogy :  

Adlair Aviation   

1984 - date

Active

^ Comments : Adlair Aviation was founded in 1983 to provide charter service to communities in the Kitikmeot Region, NWT

^ Genealogy :  

Adler Aviation   

1996 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Advance Air Charters   

2000* - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Adventure Air   

2002* - date

Active

^ Comments : Adventure Air was formed in 2002

^ Genealogy :  

Aerial Recon Surveys   

2000* - 2000*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Bee Airlines   

(2012)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Link   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aero Trades Western   

1979* - 1984

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Soundair

AeroFalcon   

(2004)

Began?

^ Comments : AeroFalcon was formed in 2003 & intended to start scheduled flights from Toronto to India and Pakaistan

^ Genealogy :  

AeroPro   

1988* - 2010

Inactive

^ Comments : AeroPro was formed in 1988

^ Genealogy :  

Air 2000   

1988* - 1989

Renamed

^ Comments : Air 2000 was founded in 1988

^ Genealogy : Air 2000 >Canada 3000

Air 500   

1988 - 2007

Inactive

^ Comments : Air 500 was founded in 1988 & ceased operations in Apr2007

^ Genealogy :  

Air Alliance   

1988 - 1999

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Alliance >>Air Nova + Air BC + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Jazz >Air Canada Express

Air Alliance   

2002* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Alma   

1980 - 2002

Inactive

^ Comments : Air Alma was founded as Metrolitan Air Services in 1959 and renamed to Alma Air Services in Alma in 1959. Adopted current name in 1980

^ Genealogy : Alma Air Services >Air Alma

Air Amos   

1964 - 1964*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Arctic   

2007* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Atlantic   

1986 - 2000*

Inactive

^ Comments : Air Atlantic was founded in 1985. Operated as a Canadian partner airline with extensive regional services

^ Genealogy :  

Air Atonabee   

1979 - 1979*

Renamed

^ Comments : Air Atonabee was formed as Atonabee Airways in Peterborough, Ontario and renamed in 1979

^ Genealogy : Atonabee Airways >Air Atonabee

Air Baffin   

1989* - 1992*

Renamed

^ Comments : Air Nunavut was formed as Air Baffin in 1989

^ Genealogy : Air Baffin >Air Nunavut

Air BC   

1980 - 2000*

Renamed

^ Comments : Air BC was formed in 1980 by the merger of 9 airlines. Air Canada merged Canadian Airlines’s former regional operations, flown by Air BC, Air Nova, Canadian Regional and Air Ontario into Air Canada Jazz on 01Jan2001. Air Canada launched Jazz after renaming it from Air Canada Regional on 27Mar2002. Operations started on 30Jun2001. Air Canada Express replaced Jazz on 01Jun2011Air Canada Express launched services on 01May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011

^ Genealogy : Haida Airlines + Island Airlines + Gulf Air Aviation + Canadian Air Transit + Omnineca Air Services + Pacific Coastal Airlines + Airwest Airlines + West Coast A.S =>Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Jazz >Air Canada Express

Air Bellevue   

1970* - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Bellevue was formed in 1970

^ Genealogy :  

Air Bras D'Or   

1986* - 1986*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Bravo   

2001* - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Bravo was founded in 2001 as a small, one aircraft air service in Northern Ontario

^ Genealogy :  

Air Brazeau   

1978* - 1978*

Renamed

^ Comments : Quebec Aviation was formed as Northwestern Airways, renamed to Air Brazeau and then to last name before the merger into Inter-Canadien

^ Genealogy : Northwestern Airways >Air Brazeau >Quebec Aviation >>….Inter-Canadien

Air Cab   

1987* - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Cab was formed in 1987

^ Genealogy :  

Air Caledonia   

1984* - 1989*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Canada   

1964 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Canada

Air Canada Cargo   

2001* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Canada Express   

2011 - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Canada merged Canadian Airlines’s former regional operations, flown by Air BC, Air Nova, Canadian Regional and Air Ontario into Air Canada Jazz on 01Jan2001. Air Canada launched Jazz after renaming it from Air Canada Regional on 27Mar2002. Operations started on 30Jun2001. Air Canada Express replaced Jazz on 01Jun2011 Air Canada Express launched services on 01May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011

^ Genealogy :  

Air Canada Jetz   

2001 - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Canada Jetz was formed by Air Canada to transport sports teams. Formed & started operations on 31Oct2001

^ Genealogy :  

Air Canada Regional   

2001 - 2002

Renamed

^ Comments : Air Canada merged Canadian Airlines’s former regional operations, flown by Air BC, Air Nova, Canadian Regional and Air Ontario into Air Canada Jazz on 01Jan2001. Air Canada launched Jazz after renaming it from Air Canada Regional on 27Mar2002. Operations started on 30Jun2001. Air Canada Express replaced Jazz on 01Jun2011Air Canada Express launched services on 01May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011

^ Genealogy : Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Jazz >Air Canada Express

Air Canada rouge   

2013 - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Canada rouge was officially launched on 19Dec2012 and began services on 01Jul2013

^ Genealogy :  

Air CanadaLite   

(2000)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Caravane   

1978* - 1981*

Inactive

^ Comments : Air Caravane was founded in 1978

^ Genealogy :  

Air Cardinal   

1980* - 1982*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Caribou  updated

2004* - 2004*

Inactive

^ Comments : [AIR SAGUENAY was formed as SAGUENAY AIR SERVICE. Based in Chicoutimi, Quebec. early 60’s when Mr. Peter Schoch, mink breeder bought Saguenay Air Service. This carrier was based at Kenogami Lake, owned by Saguenay Aero Club and was used to train pilots. Mr. Schoch then decided to open a new seaplane base at St-David de Falardeau, lake Sebastien so he could offer a better service to companies like Alcan or Price Brothers, fishermen, hunters and services for forest fire patrol. The company expanded and merged in the mid 70’s with Gagnon Air Service to become a new company : Air Saguenay. Since 1998, the carrier expanded again with the purchase of Labrador Air Safari and Derap Aviation, Air Saguenay purchased Air Caribou in Fermont (south of Wabush)]

^ Genealogy : Air Caribou >>Air Saguenay

Air Club International (Globe Azur Airlines)   

1993 - 1996

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Columbus Vacations (Vacances Air Columbus)   

2002 - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Commando   

2003* - 2003*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Commonwealth Alberta   

1969 - 1970

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Commonwealth Alberta

Air Creebec   

1982 - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Creebec started operations 01Jul1982

^ Genealogy :  

Air Fecteau   

1973 - 1981

Inactive

^ Comments : Air Fecteau was formed as A. Fecteau Transport Aerien

^ Genealogy : A. Fecteau Transport Aerien >Air Fecteau…..>Propair

Air Gaspé   

1951 - 1973

Renamed

^ Comments : Air Gaspé began charter flights in 1951 and became a subsidiary of Quebecair in 1973

^ Genealogy : Air Gaspé >>Quebecair

Air Georgian   

1994 - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Georgian operations started on 30Jun1994. Charter passenger and cargo carrier but also dba Ontario Regional Airlines and Air Alliance

^ Genealogy :  

Air Inuit   

1978 - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Inuit was established in 1978 by the Makivik Corporation & operations started on 30Jun1978

^ Genealogy :  

Air Ivanhoe   

1980* - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Ivanhoe was formed in 1980. Based in Northern Ontario and offered fishing and trips

^ Genealogy :  

Air Jasper   

1987* - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Jasper was founded in 1987 & offers sight-seeing tours around Jasper National Park from Jasper/Hinton Airport

^ Genealogy :  

Air Labrador (Labrador Airways)  updated

1983 - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Labrador was established in 1948 and started operations on 30Jun1948 as Newfoundland Airways, operating out of Gander. Passenger, cargo and charter service from St.John's, Deer Lake, St. Anthony, Goose Bay and Wabush, with connections to 14 coastal Labrador Communities

^ Genealogy : Newfoundland Airways >Air Labrador

Air Liaison   

2001* - 2012

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Liaison >>Skyjet MG

Air Link Express   

1979* - 1999

Inactive

^ Comments : Air Link Express was founded in 1979

^ Genealogy :  

Air Luso   

(****)

Began?

^ Comments : Air Luso was formed as Luso Canadian Airlines

^ Genealogy : Luso Canadian Airlines >Air Luso

Air Manan (Manan Air Services)   

1994* - 2005*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Manitoba   

1990 - 1994

Inactive

^ Comments : Air Manitoba was founded as Ilford Riverton Airways in 1963. Known as Northlands Air Manitoba from 1983 onwards. Renamed to current name in 1990

^ Genealogy : Ilford Riverton Airways > Northlands Air Manitoba >Air Manitoba

Air Manitoba (Charter)   

2003* - 2003*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Maritime   

**** - ****

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Maritime >>Canadian Airlines….>Air Canada

Air Melancon   

1957* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Mikisew   

1995 - 2010

Inactive

^ Comments : Air Mikisew was formed as Contact Air in 1961. Ceased operations in 2010 & had its AOC revoked on 22Jul2011

^ Genealogy : Contact Air >Air Mikisew

Air Mistassini   

1981 - 1982

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Mistassini

Air Mont-Laurier   

1985* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Montmagny   

1980* - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Montmagny was founded in 1980

^ Genealogy :  

Air Montreal   

1982 - 2001*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Muskoka   

1975* - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments : Air Muskoka was founded in 1975

^ Genealogy :  

Air Niagara   

1986* - 1994*

Status?

^ Comments : Air Niagara was formed in 1986

^ Genealogy :  

Air Niagara Express   

1978* - 1999

Inactive

^ Comments : Air Niagara Express was established on 21Jul1978

^ Genealogy :  

Air Nootka   

1981* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Nord-Ouest   

1970* - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Nord-Ouest was founded in 1970 & was Quebec based

^ Genealogy :  

Air North   

1977 - date

Active

^ Comments : Air North was formed 01Feb1977 by Joseph Sparling & Thomas Wood & operations started on 30Jun1977

^ Genealogy :  

Air Nova   

1986 - 2001

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Nova + Air BC + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Jazz >Air Canada Express

Air Nunavut   

1996* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Nunavut

Air Ontario   

1981* - 2001

Renamed

^ Comments : Great Lakes Airlines was formed in 1960 as the air transport division of Holmes Blunt Co Ltd. Renamed in 1961 to Great Lakes Air Service & then Air Ontario. Air Canada merged Canadian Airlines’s former regional operations, flown by Air BC, Air Nova, Canadian Regional and Air Ontario into Air Canada Jazz on 01Jan2001. Air Canada launched Jazz after renaming it from Air Canada Regional on 27Mar2002. Operations started on 30Jun2001. Air Canada Express replaced Jazz on 01Jun2011Air Canada Express launched services on 01May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011

^ Genealogy : Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Jazz >Air Canada Express

Air Optima (Aero Peninsule)   

1999* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Otonabee   

1980 - 1984

Renamed

^ Comments : Otonabee Airways was founded in 1971 & renamed Air Atonabee in 1980

^ Genealogy : Air Otonabee >Otonabee Airways >City Express

Air Ottawa   

1998* - 1998*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Ranger   

**** - ****

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Rimouski (Rimouski Aviation Syndicate)   

1946 - 1953

Renamed

^ Comments : [QUEBECAIR was formed as AIR RIMOUSKI (RIMOUSKI AVIATION SYNDICATE) in 1946]. [INTER-CANADIEN (Canadieu) was formed by various mergers and acquisitions that began with the formation of AIR RIMOUSKI in 1946. The name was changed in 1952 to QUEBECAIR and that stayed until 1987 when it merged with NORDAIR METRO and QUEBEC AVIATION and renamed to INTER-CANADIEN. It was then renamed to INTAIR and then back to INTER-CANADIEN (Canadieu) in 1991. Later to cease operations].

^ Genealogy : >Inter-Canadien

Air Roberval   

2010* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Big River Air >Air Roberval

Air Saguenay  updated

1970 - date

Active

^ Comments : AIR SAGUENAY was formed as SAGUENAY AIR SERVICE. Based in Chicoutimi, Quebec. early 60’s when Mr. Peter Schoch, mink breeder bought Saguenay Air Service. This carrier was based at Kenogami Lake, owned by Saguenay Aero Club and was used to train pilots. Mr. Schoch then decided to open a new seaplane base at St-David de Falardeau, lake Sebastien so he could offer a better service to companies like Alcan or Price Brothers, fishermen, hunters and services for forest fire patrol. The company expanded and merged in the mid 70’s with Gagnon Air Service to become a new company : Air Saguenay. Since 1998, the carrier expanded again with the purchase of Labrador Air Safari and Derap Aviation, Air Saguenay purchased Air Caribou in Fermont (south of Wabush)

^ Genealogy : Saguenay Air Service + Gagnon Air Service =>Air Saguenay

Air Sask   

1991 - 2000

Renamed

^ Comments : Transwest Air was formed in 2000 by the merger of Air Sask (La Ronge Aviation) & Athabaska Airways Operations started on 11Sep2000

^ Genealogy : Air Sask (La Ronge Aviation + Athabasca Airways =>Transwest Air

Air Satellite   

1968 - 2008

Renamed

^ Comments : Air Satellite merged into Exact Air in Oct2007

^ Genealogy : Air Satellite >>Exact Air

Air Schefferville   

1981* - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments : Air Schefferville was founded in Schefferville, Quebec in 1981

^ Genealogy :  

Air Southwest   

1983* - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Star   

(1991*)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Swisha (Air Kipawa)   

1962* - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Swisha (Air Kipawa) was founded in 1962

^ Genealogy :  

Air Tindi   

1988 - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Tindi operations started 01Nov1988

^ Genealogy : >Air Tindi

Air Toronto   

1988* - 1992*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Canadian Regional

Air Transat   

1987 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Transat Cargo   

2011 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Tunilik   

2004* - 2012*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air Wemindji   

1987* - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Air West   

1982* - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments : Air West was formed in 1982

^ Genealogy :  

Air Windsor   

1970 - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments : Air Windsor was formed as Gordon Airways

^ Genealogy : Gordon Airways >Air Windsor

Airborne Energy Solutions   

1985* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Airco Charters   

1987* - 2012

Inactive

^ Comments : Airco Charters was formed in 1987. Provided a scheduled service from Edmonton City Centre Airport to Grand Prairie. Suspended operations indefinitely on 24Feb2012

^ Genealogy :  

Air-Dale Flying Service   

1956 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air-Dale

Airdale Flying Services   

1946 - 1956

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air-Dale

AirExpress Ontario   

1997* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AirGava   

1973 - 1981

Inactive

^ Comments : AirGava was formed as Lariviere Air Services

^ Genealogy : Lariviere Air Services >AirGava

Airspeed Aviation   

1986* - 2009

Renamed

^ Comments : Airspeed Aviation was founded in 1986 and was sold to Orca Airways in 2009

^ Genealogy : Airspeed Aviation >>Orca Airways

Air-Spray (Airspray)   

1967* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

AirSprint   

2000* - date

Active

^ Comments : AirSprint introduced fractional ownership to Canada in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

AirTransit Canada   

1974 - 1976

Inactive

^ Comments : Airtransit Canada was incorporated in 1973, started service in early 1974 and ceased operations in 1976 out of a small stolport for fights between Montreal and Ottawa

^ Genealogy :  

Airwave Transport   

1999 - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Airwest Airlines   

1964 - 1980

Renamed

^ Comments : Haida AL + Island AL + Gulf Air Aviation + Canadian Air Transit + Omnineca Air Services + Pacific Coastal AL + Airwest AL + West Coast A.S = Air BC >

^ Genealogy : Haida Airlines + Island Airlines + Gulf Air Aviation + Canadian Air Transit + Omnineca Air Services + Pacific Coastal Airlines + Airwest Airlines + West Coast A.S =>Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Jazz >Air Canada Express

Aklak Air   

1978 - date

Active

^ Comments : Aklak Air operations started on 30Jun1978

^ Genealogy : Aklak Air

Aklavik Flying Services   

1970s

Renamed

^ Comments : Aklavik Flying Services was acquired by Kenn Borek Air

^ Genealogy : Aklavik Flying Services >>Kenn Borek Air

Akwaaba Airlines   

(2005)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alberta Central Airways   

1970* - date

Active

^ Comments : Alberta Central Airways was formed in 1970

^ Genealogy :  

Alberta Citylink   

1996 - 2011*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alberta Express   

1986 - 1986*

Renamed

^ Comments : Alberta Express, formed in 1986, was renamed to Alta Flights in 1986. Regional passenger and cargo charters throughout Canada

^ Genealogy : Alberta Express >Alta Flights

Alberta Government Air Transportation Services   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alberta Northern Airlines   

1981* - 1989*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alert Bay Air Services   

1958* - 1978

Renamed

^ Comments : Gulf Air Aviation was formed in 1958 as Alert Bay Air Services

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada Express

Alkan Air   

1977* - date

Active

^ Comments : Alkan Air was founded in 1977

^ Genealogy :  

All Points Airways   

2004* - 2004*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

All West Freight   

1996* - 2012*

Status?

^ Comments : All West Freight was formed in 1995

^ Genealogy :  

AllCanada Express   

1992 - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alma Air Services   

1960 - 1980

Renamed

^ Comments : Air Alma was founded as Metrolitan Air Services in 1959 and renamed to Alma Air Services in Alma in 1959. Adopted current name in 1980

^ Genealogy : Alma Air Services >Air Alma

Alpenglow Aviation   

2000* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alpine Lakes Air (Saltwater West Enterprises)   

2004* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Alta Flights   

1998* - 2014

Renamed

^ Comments : Alberta Express, formed in 1986, was renamed to Alta Flights in 1986. Regional passenger and cargo charters throughout Canada. It started scheduled services on 19Nov2001 but they were suspended on 01Jan2006. As of 01Oct2014, Alta Flights became part of Sunwest Aviation

^ Genealogy : Alberta Express >Alta Flights >>Sunwest Aviation

Ambassador World Charters   

1994 - 1995

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Amigo Airways   

1999 - 2006

Renamed

^ Comments : Amigo Airways started in 1999 and was purchased by Seair Seaplanes in 2006

^ Genealogy : Amigo Airways >>Seair Seaplanes

Antarctic Airways   

1987 - 1988

Inactive

^ Comments : Antarctic Airways, an independent commercial airline, operated one DC-4 and two Twin Otter aircraft during the 1987–88 summer season. The DC-4 made twelve direct flights between Punta Arenas, Chile, and the Ellsworth Mountains. The Twin Otters were used for onward flights to destinations including the South Pole. The significance of this development is that scientists from countries that do not have ships or bases in the Antarctic can now work on the continent without either

^ Genealogy :  

Arctic Air  updated

1964 - 1974

Renamed

^ Comments : Simpson Air began in 1964 when it was known as Arctic Air. In 1974 it became Simpson Air and was later purchased in 1981 by then RCMP Officer, Ted Grant. It is the longest established flying business in the Mackenzie Valley, has been offering air charter service in the Nahanni-Ram area since the 1960s.

^ Genealogy : Arctic Air. >Simpson Air

Arctic Air   

1999 - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Arctic Sunwest   

1993* - 2013

Renamed

^ Comments : Arctic Sunwest was created in 1993 from the aviation division of RTL-Robinson Enterprises. Merged into Summit Air

^ Genealogy : Arctic Sunwest >>Summit Air

Arctic Wings   

1953* - 1956

Renamed

^ Comments : Arctic Wings, based at Churchill on Hudson Bay, had been operating scheduled passenger and mail flights north to Baker Lake and south to Fort Severn [TRANSAIR was founded the merger of CENTRAL NORTHERN AIRWAYS and ARCTIC WINGS in 1956. Passenger services taken over by Calm Air in 1976. Acquired MIDWEST AIRLINES in 1969]. [PWA was founded as CENTRAL BRITISH COLUMBIA AIRLINES in 1946 and renamed in 1953. Acquired QUEEN CHARLOTTE AIRLINES and ASSOCIATED AIRWAYS in 1955. Acquired BC AIRLINES in 1970 and merged with TRANSAIR in 1979]. [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989] [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Arctic Wings + Central Northern Airways =>Transair…..>Air Canada

Arctic Wings  updated

20008 - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments : Arctic Wings was founded in 2000

^ Genealogy :  

Arrow Airways   

1942* - 1942

Renamed

^ Comments : [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Canadian Airways + Ginger Coote Airways + Southern Air Transport + Wings + Prairie Airways + Mackenzie Air Services + Arrow Airways + Starratt Airways + Quebec Airways + Montreal & Dominion Skyways =>CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines) >CP Air + Eastern Provincial Airways + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Arrow Aviation   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Ashuanipi Aviation  updated

1975* - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments : Ashuanipi Aviation was founded in 1975

^ Genealogy :  

Associated Air Lines   

1952* - 1953*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Associated Air Taxi   

1946* - 1953*

Renamed

^ Comments : Associated Air Taxi was founded in 1946. In1948 it was amalgamated with Port Alberni Airways started by Jack Moul and Slim Knight

^ Genealogy : Port Alberni Airways >>Associated Air Taxi >Central BC A.S…... >PWA >CPA >Air Canada

Associated Airways   

1955* - 1955

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

Astoria Air   

1995 - 1996

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Astro Airline   

1973* - 1973*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Athabasca Airways   

1955 - 2000

Renamed

^ Comments : Transwest Air was formed in 2000 by the merger of Air Sask (La Ronge Aviation) & Athabaska Airways Operations started on 11Sep2000

^ Genealogy : Air Sask (La Ronge Aviation + Athabasca Airways =>Transwest Air

Atikokan Aero Services   

1976* - date

Active

^ Comments : Atikokan Aero Services was formed in 1976

^ Genealogy :  

Atlantair   

1981* - 1981*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Atlantic Airways   

1985* - 1989

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Provincial Airlines

Atlantic Central Airlines   

1960 - 1979*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Atlantic Charters   

1982 - 2005*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Atlantic Island Airways   

1994 - 1994

Inactive

^ Comments : Atlantic Island Airways was founded in 1994

^ Genealogy :  

Atlas Aviation   

1962* - 1962*

Renamed

^ Comments : Kenting Aviation was formed in late 1962 as Atlas Aviation. Operated asKenting Atlas Aviation for a while before assuming last name

^ Genealogy : Atlas Aviation >Kenting Atlas Aviation >Kenting Aviation >>Kenn Borek Air

Atleo River Air Services   

1995* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Atonabee Airways   

1971 - 1979

Renamed

^ Comments : Air Atonabee was formed as Atonabee Airways in Peterborough, Ontario and renamed in 1979

^ Genealogy : Atonabee Airways >Air Atonabee

Austin Airways   

1934 - 1987

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada Express

Aviabek   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aviation Boreal   

1989* - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aviation Business Flights   

1985* - 1994

Renamed

^ Comments : WestEx evolved from Aviation Business Flights. Vancouver based international, regional and domestic passenger and express package carrier

^ Genealogy : Aviation Business Flights >WestEx

Aviation Comercial Aviation   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aviation Mauricie   

2001* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Aviation Quebec Labrador   

1983* - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments : Aviation Quebec Labrador was formed in 1983 & provided a scheduled service for Air Canada.

^ Genealogy :  

Avionair   

1981 - 1991

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Aviation Starlink

Avnorth Aviation   

2004* - 2004*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Awood Air   

1962 - 2000*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

B C Yukon Air Service   

1953 - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments : B C Yukon Air Service was formed as Northern British Columbia Air Service

^ Genealogy : Northern British Columbia Air Service >B C Yukon Air Service

B.C. Airways   

1928* - 1933*

Status?

^ Comments : The crash of a Ford Trimotor in Puget Sound, Washington, during bad weather kills 7 people and is called Canada’s first major air disaster

^ Genealogy :  

Baie Comeau Air Services   

**** - ****

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Baie Comeau Air Services >Golfe Air Quebec

Bamaji Air   

2004* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bar XH Air   

1974 - 2010*

Renamed

^ Comments : Integra Air was established 1998 & operations started on 15Sep1999. Acquired the Calgary and Medicine Hat based air charter company Bar XH Air in Sep2010

^ Genealogy : Bar XH Air >>Integra Air

Barney's Ontario Central (Ontario Central Airlines)   

1986 - 1987

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Baxter Aviation   

1985* - 2007

Renamed

^ Comments : Baxter Aviation was formed by Tom & Linda Baxter in 1985. Provides scheduled and charter in the Pacific Northwest. Acquired by West Coast Air

^ Genealogy : Baxter Aviation >>West Coast Air

Bay Chaleur Air   

2002 - 2002

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bayview Air Service   

1975* - 1975*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

BC Airlines   

1943* - 1969

Renamed

^ Comments : BC Airlines was founded in 1943 as a charter operator by William Sylvester. It was one of the first commercial airlines in BC

^ Genealogy : Westinghouse Airways >BC Airlines >>PWA >CPA >Air Canada

BC Airlines   

1970 - 1970

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

Bearskin Airlines (Bearskin Lake Air Services)   

1963 - date

Active

^ Comments : Sioux Lookout, Ontario based Bearskin Airlines was established on 17Jul1963. Regional and domestic scheduled and charter passenger and cargo services around Northern Ontario

^ Genealogy :  

Beaver Air Services   

1981* - 2006

Renamed

^ Comments : Missinippi Airways was founded as Beaver Air Services in 1981 & renamed in 2006

^ Genealogy : Beaver Air Services >Missinippi Airways

Big River Air   

1984* - 2007

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Big River Air >Air Roberval

Big Salmon Air   

1988^ - 2006*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Black Sheep Aviation   

2004* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Blue Water Aviation Services   

2004* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Bolton Lake Air Services   

1995 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Boreal Airways   

1947* - 1957

Renamed

^ Comments : Nordair Ltd was established in 1957 by the merger of Mont Laurier Aviation and Boreal Airways

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

Bradley Air Services   

1946 - 1973

Renamed

^ Comments : First Air was founded in 1946 & operations started on 30Jun1946 as Bradley Air Services

^ Genealogy : Bradley Air Services >First Air

Bradley Air Services   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Brooker-Wheaton Aviation   

1970* - 1992

Renamed

^ Comments : Morningstar Air Express was formed as Brooker-Wheaton Aviation in 1970

^ Genealogy : Brooker-Wheaton Aviation >Morningstar Air Express

BTA Aviation (Cargo)   

1997* - 1997*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Buffalo Airways   

1970 - date

Active

^ Comments : Buffalo Airways was founded in 1970 & started operations on 30Jun1970. Had its AOC suspended on 30Nov2015 for its poor safety record. Reinstated on 12Jan2016

^ Genealogy :  

Buffalo Narrows Airways   

1976* - 1977*

Renamed

^ Comments : Courtesy Air was based in Buffalo Narrows and was renamed from Buffalo Narrows Airways (formed in 1976)

^ Genealogy : Buffalo Narrows Airways >Courtesy Air

Bushland Airways   

1978* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Business Flights   

1978* - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments : Business Flights was formed as Chinook Air

^ Genealogy : Chinook Air >Business Flights

Buzzard Air   

1984* - 1990*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Calm Air International   

1962 - date

Active

^ Comments : Calm Air International was founded by Arnold Morberg and his wife as a charter service in Northern Saskatchewan in 1986. Operations started on 30Jun1962

^ Genealogy :  

Cameron Air Services   

1992* - date

Active

^ Comments : Cameron Air Services was formed in 1992

^ Genealogy :  

Campbell Air   

1981* - 1997

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Canada 3000   

(2005)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Canada 3000   

1988 - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Canada 3000

Canada 3000 Cargo   

2001 - 2004*

Renamed

^ Comments : Cargojet Airways was established on 21Feb2002. Name changed from Canada Cargo 3000 on 22Feb2002. Started operations on 15Jun2002.

^ Genealogy : Royal Cargo Airlines >Canada 3000 Cargo >Cargojet Airways

Canada Air Charter   

(2002)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Canada Trans-Continental Airways   

1927 - 1928*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Canada West Air   

1989* - 1990

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Canada West Airlines   

(2004)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Canadian Air Transit   

1980* - 1980

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Haida Airlines + Island Airlines + Gulf Air Aviation + Canadian Air Transit + Omnineca Air Services + Pacific Coastal Airlines + Airwest Airlines + West Coast A.S =>Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Jazz >Air Canada Express

Canadian Airlines International   

1987 - 2000

Renamed

^ Comments : Canadian Airlines International was formed on 27Mar1987 & started operations on 26Apr1987. The merger with Air Canada officially took place on 01Jan2001. Canadian Airlines International was fully merged into Air Canada on 19Mar2001 [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : CP Air + Eastern Provincial Airways + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Canadian Airways  updated

1930 - 1942

Renamed

^ Comments : Canadian Airways Ltd, was incorporated on 27Jun1930 being formed by the merger of Inter-Provincial Airways and Western Canada Airways. Operated its first international service between Winnipeg and Pembina, North Dakota on 03Feb1931 [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Inter-Provincial Airways + Western Canada Airways =>Canadian Airways + Ginger Coote Airways + Southern Air Transport + Wings + Prairie Airways + Mackenzie Air Services + Arrow Airways + Starratt Airways + Quebec Airways + Montreal & Dominion Skyways =>CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines) >CP Air + Eastern Provincial Airways + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Canadian Airways Company   

Pre 1937

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Canadian Colonial Airways   

1929* - 1942

Renamed

^ Comments : Canadian Colonial Airways was founded in 1929, reformed as Colonial Airlines in 1942 and then acquired by Eastern Airlines in 1956

^ Genealogy : Canadian Colonial Airways > Colonial Airlines >>Eastern Air Lines >Eastern Airlines

Canadian Fairchild Company   

1928* - 1928

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

Canadian Frontier   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Canadian Helicopters   

1987 - 1988*

Renamed

^ Comments : Okanagan Air Services began in British Columbia in the summer of 1947. Three ex-RCAF officers, pilots Carl Agar & Barney Bent, and engineer Alf Stringer, operating a fixed-wing charter company. CHC purchased Okanagan Helicopters and Toronto Helicopters and merged them with Dobbin's own company, Sealand Helicopters, to form a company named Canadian Helicopters. Renamed to CHC

^ Genealogy : Okanagan Air Services >Okanagan Helicopters + Sealand Helicopters + Toronto Helicopters =>Canadian Helicopters >CHC Helicopter

Canadian North (Air NorTerra)   

1989^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Canadian Regional Airlines   

1993 - 2001*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Jazz >Air Canada Express

Canadian Voyageur   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Canadian Western Airlines   

2001 - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CanAir Cargo   

19890 - 1997

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : CanAir Cargo +>Royal Airlines

Can-Air Services   

1989* - 1991*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Canavia Transit   

1982* - 1982"

Status?

^ Comments : Canavia Transit was dissolved on 14Oct1983

^ Genealogy :  

Can-Hellas Cargo (Canhellas)   

1973* - 1973*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CanJet   

2000 - 2015

Inactive

^ Comments : CanJet was established in 1999. Started operations on 05Sep2000 & ceased on 01Sep2015

^ Genealogy :  

Can-West Air   

2006* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Can-West Air

Capital Air Surveys   

1969* - 1983*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Caravan Airlines (Aviation)   

2004^ - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cargaard Aviation   

1988* - 2002

Renamed

^ Comments : Terra Surveys was reorganized in into Geoterrex. Taken-over by Cargaard Aviation and into Fugro Aviation Canada

^ Genealogy : Terra Surveys >Geoterrex >>Cargaard Aviation >>Fugro Aviation Canada

Cargo North   

2013 - date

Active

^ Comments : Cargo North operations started on 24Jan2013, with all flights being operated by Nakina Air Services and North Star Air.

^ Genealogy :  

Cargojet Airways   

2002 - date

Active

^ Comments : Cargojet Airways was established on 21Feb2002. Name changed from Canada Cargo 3000 on 22Feb2002. Started operations on 15Jun2002

^ Genealogy : Royal Cargo Airlines >Canada 3000 Cargo >Cargojet Airways

Cargojet Regional   

2007 - date

Active

^ Comments : Cargojet Regional began operations as Georgian Express on 02Oct2007. On 17Jul2007 Cargojet Airways acquired the Georgian Express cargo operations & renamed it

^ Genealogy : Georgian Express >Cargojet Regional

Carl Millard   

1954* - 1962

Renamed

^ Comments : Millardair was formed in 1954 as Carl Millard

^ Genealogy : Carl Millard >Millardair

Carson Air   

1995* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Carter Air Services   

1962* - 1999*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cassidair Services   

1956 - 1965

Renamed

^ Comments : Haida AL + Island AL + Gulf Air Aviation + Canadian Air Transit + Omnineca Air Services + Pacific Coastal AL + Airwest AL + West Coast A.S =>Air BC >

^ Genealogy : Cassidair Services >Pacific Coastal Airlines (2) =>Air BC…>Air Canada Express

Centennial Airlines   

2004* - 2004*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Central Air Transport   

1990* - 1990*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Central Airways   

1961* - 1961*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Central B.C. Air Service   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Port Alberni Airways >>Associated Air Taxi >Central BC A.S…... >PWA >CPA >Air Canada

Central British Columbia Airlines   

1946* - 1953

Renamed

^ Comments : PWA was founded as Central British Columbia Airlines in 1946 & renamed to PWA in 1953

^ Genealogy : Central British Columbia Airlines >PWA ….>Air Canada

Central Flyway Air   

2004 - date

Active

^ Comments : Central Flyway Air was formed as Venture Air in 1995

^ Genealogy : Venture Air >Central Flyway Air

Central Mountain Air   

1987 - date

Active

^ Comments : Central Mountain Air operations started on 30Jun1987

^ Genealogy :  

Central Northern Airways   

1947 - 1956

Renamed

^ Comments : CNA was formed in 1947 to acquire and operate some bush routes formerly operated in askatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario by Canadian Pacific Air Lines [TRANSAIR was founded the merger of CENTRAL NORTHERN AIRWAYS and ARCTIC WINGS in 1956. Passenger services taken over by Calm Air in 1976. Acquired MIDWEST AIRLINES in 1969]. [PWA was founded as CENTRAL BRITISH COLUMBIA AIRLINES in 1946 and renamed in 1953. Acquired QUEEN CHARLOTTE AIRLINES and ASSOCIATED AIRWAYS in 1955. Acquired BC AIRLINES in 1970 and merged with TRANSAIR in 1979]. [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989] [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Arctic Wings + Central Northern Airways =>Transair…..>Air Canada

Chaparal Charters   

1982* - 1992*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Chartright Air   

1996* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CHC Helicopter   

1988* - date

Active

^ Comments : Okanagan Air Services began in British Columbia in the summer of 1947. Three ex-RCAF officers, pilots Carl Agar & Barney Bent, and engineer Alf Stringer, operating a fixed-wing charter company. CHC purchased Okanagan Helicopters and Toronto Helicopters and merged them with Dobbin's own company, Sealand Helicopters, to form a company named Canadian Helicopters. Renamed to CHC. CHC acquired British International Helicopters in 1994; Helicopter Services Group of Norway in 1999 (including Bond Helicopters), Helikopter Service AS, Lloyd Helicopters of Australia and Court Helicopters of South Africa. In 2004, CHC purchased Schreiner Aviation Group

^ Genealogy : Okanagan Air Services >Okanagan Helicopters + Sealand Helicopters + Toronto Helicopters =>Canadian Helicopters >CHC Helicopter

Cherry Red Airline (Cherry Air Service)   

1928* - 1932

Inactive

^ Comments : Cherry Red Airline was founded by Norman Cherry and H. Holroyde in 1928 and was the first airline in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

^ Genealogy :  

Chimo Air Service   

1994* - date

Active

^ Comments : Chimo Air Service was formed in 1994

^ Genealogy :  

Chinook Air   

**** - ****

Renamed

^ Comments : Business Flights was formed as Chinook Air

^ Genealogy : Chinook Air >Business Flights

Chrono Aviation   

2012* - date

Active

^ Comments : Chrono Aviation was founded in Quebec City in 2012 as a charter airline

^ Genealogy :  

City Center Airlines   

1981* - 1985"

Inactive

^ Comments : City Center Airlines was dissolved on the 12Apr1986

^ Genealogy :  

City Centre Airlines   

(2005)

Renamed

^ Comments : Porter Airlines was Incorporated as City Centre Airlines in Apr2005. Renamed before starting operations & commenced operations on 23Oct2006 as Porter Airlines

^ Genealogy : City Centre Airlines >Porter Airlines

City Express (Cite Express)   

1984 - 1991

Inactive

^ Comments : Otonabee Airways was founded in 1971 & renamed Air Atonabee in 1980 & to City Express in 1984

^ Genealogy : Air Otonabee >Otonabee Airways >City Express

Classic Wings   

1990^ - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Clearwater Airways   

1995* - date

Active

^ Comments : Clearwater Airways was formed in 1995

^ Genealogy :  

Cloud Air Service   

1993^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CMA (Canadian Metro Airlines)   

1938 - 1975

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Propair

CMA (Canadian Metro Airlines)   

2002 - 2009

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Coast Western Airlines   

1988^ - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Coastal Cargo Canada   

1962 - 1962

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Coastal Cargo Company >Coastal Cargo Canada >>Universal Airlines

Cochrane Air Services   

1984* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Collingwood Air   

1990* - 1993*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Commando Air Transport   

1996^ - 2000*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Commercial  updated

1928* - 1928

Renamed

^ Comments : Commercial was acquired by Western Canada Airways in 1928 [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Pacific Airways + Commercial =>Western Canada Airways + Inter-Provincial Airways => Canadian Airways…. >Air Canada

Commuter Express   

1988* - 1988

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Canadian Regional

Conair   

1969 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Confortair   

1991^ - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Conifair Aviation   

1979* - 1992

Renamed

^ Comments : Royal Airlines was a Montreal based holiday charters carried formed by Michel LeBlanc in 1979 as Conifair Aviation

^ Genealogy : Conifair Aviation >Royal Airlines

Connolly-Dawson Airways   

1960* - 1969*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Connolly-Dawson Airways >Great Northern Airlines >Trans North Air

Contact Air   

1961 - 1995

Renamed

^ Comments : Air Mikisew wass formed as Contact Air in 1961. Ceased operations in 2010 & had its AOC revoked on 22Jul2011

^ Genealogy : Contact Air >Air Mikisew

Contact Airways   

1961* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cooper Air   

1987^ - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Corilair Charters   

1991* - date

Active

^ Comments : Corilair Charters was formed in 1991

^ Genealogy :  

Corp Air   

1991^ - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Corporate Xpress   

1975 - 2009

Inactive

^ Comments : Corporate Xpress was formed in 1975 & offered taxi and executive charters operations for the business traveller out of Calgary and Edmonton. Shut down operations on 18Jun2009

^ Genealogy :  

Cotenair   

1986 - 1991

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cougar Air   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Coulson Flying Tankers   

1959^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Coulson Flying Tankers

Courtesy Air   

1977 - date

Active

^ Comments : Courtesy Air was based in Buffalo Narrows and was renamed from Buffalo Narrows Airways (formed in 1976)

^ Genealogy : Buffalo Narrows Airways >Courtesy Air

CP Air   

1968 - 1985

Renamed

^ Comments : [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Inter-Provincial Airways + Western Canada Airways =>Canadian Airways + Ginger Coote Airways + Southern Air Transport + Wings + Prairie Airways + Mackenzie Air Services + Arrow Airways + Starratt Airways + Quebec Airways + Montreal & Dominion Skyways =>CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines) >CP Air + Eastern Provincial Airways + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines)   

1942 - 1968

Renamed

^ Comments : CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines) was formed on 30Jan1942 when C P Railway Co. purchased ten bush airlines in a short time span, finishing with the purchase of Canadian Airways. Renamed to CP AIr in 1968 CANADIAN AIRWAYS was formed by the merger of INTER-PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS and WESTERN CANADA AIRWAYS in 1930[CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989] [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Canadian Airways + Ginger Coote Airways + Southern Air Transport + Wings + Prairie Airways + Mackenzie Air Services + Arrow Airways + Starratt Airways + Quebec Airways + Montreal & Dominion Skyways =>CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines) >CP Air + Eastern Provincial Airways + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Craig Air   

1985* - date

Active

^ Comments : Craig Air was established in 1985

^ Genealogy :  

Crown Charter Services   

2004* - 2004*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

CrownAir (Canadian Aviation Express Airlines)   

1984* - 1990

Inactive

^ Comments : CrownAir ceased operations in Feb1990

^ Genealogy :  

Curtiss Reid Flying Service   

1928 - 1950*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cypress Airlines   

1997* - 1997

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Cypress Jetprop Charter   

1996* - 1997*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Dene Cree Air   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Deraps Aviation  updated

1986^ - 2004*

Renamed

^ Comments : Deraps Aviation was formed in 1986 & was acquired by Air Saguenay in the early 2000’s [AIR SAGUENAY was formed as SAGUENAY AIR SERVICE. Based in Chicoutimi, Quebec. early 60’s when Mr. Peter Schoch, mink breeder bought Saguenay Air Service. This carrier was based at Kenogami Lake, owned by Saguenay Aero Club and was used to train pilots. Mr. Schoch then decided to open a new seaplane base at St-David de Falardeau, lake Sebastien so he could offer a better service to companies like Alcan or Price Brothers, fishermen, hunters and services for forest fire patrol. The company expanded and merged in the mid 70’s with Gagnon Air Service to become a new company : Air Saguenay. Since 1998, the carrier expanded again with the purchase of Labrador Air Safari and Derap Aviation, Air Saguenay purchased Air Caribou in Fermont (south of Wabush)]

^ Genealogy : Deraps Aviation .>>Air Saguenay

Destinair   

1996* - 1996*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Direquair   

1975* - 1981

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Mistassini

Discovery Air   

2006 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Discovery Air

Dominion Helicopters   

1959* - 1961*

Status?

^ Comments : Dominion Helicopters Ltd operated and maintain helicopters from their base in Toronto

^ Genealogy :  

Dorval Air Transport   

1954* - 1958

Inactive

^ Comments : Dorval Air Transport was formed in 1954 & was engaged on Canadian DEW-line operations but went into liquidation in 1958

^ Genealogy :  

Downair   

1973* - 1973

Inactive

^ Comments : Downair ceased operations in late 1973

^ Genealogy :  

Earlton Airways   

1976* - 1976*

Status?

^ Comments : Earlton Airways was a third-level operator, reportedly using Piper Aztecs between Earlton, North Bay and Rouyn Noranda, all in Ontario

^ Genealogy :  

East Coast Airways   

2010 - 2010

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Eastern Flying Service   

1956* - 1988

Renamed

^ Comments : Eastern Flying Service was formed in 1956. Acquired by Provincial Airlines, later PAL Airlines (Canada)

^ Genealogy : Eastern Flying Service >>Provincial Airlines >PAL Airlines (Canada)

Eldorado Aviation   

1978* - 1982*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Elite   

(2002)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Enerjet   

2008 - date

Active

^ Comments : New Air & Tours was rebranded as enerjet on 20Oct2008 prior to start-up. Awarded its Air Operator’s certificate on 28Nov2008

^ Genealogy : New Air & Tours >Enerjet

Enterprise Air   

1994* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

EPA (Eastern Provincial Airways)   

1949 - 1984

Renamed

^ Comments : Eastern Provincial Airways was formed originally in 1949 with the purchase & re-organisation of Newfoundland Aero Sales & Services, the St Johns based cargo, mail, & general charter operator [PWA was founded as CENTRAL BRITISH COLUMBIA AIRLINES in 1946. Renamed to PWA in 1953. Acquired QUEEN CHARLOTTE AIRLINES and ASSOCIATED AIRWAYS in 1955. Acquired BC AIRLINES in 1970 and merged with TRANSAIR in 1979] [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Newfoundland Aero Sales and Services >>Eastern Provincial Airways + CP Air + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

EVAS Air Charters (Exploits Valley Air Services)   

1992 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Exact Air   

1983* - date

Active

^ Comments : Provides scheduled passenger and cargo operations linking half a dozen destinations within Quebec. Air Satellite merged in in 2007

^ Genealogy : Air Satellite >>Exact Air

Executive Airlines   

(****)

Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Express Tours   

(****)

Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Expressair   

2004* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Fairchild Aerial Surveys (of Canada)   

1922* - 1923*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Fast Air   

1995 - date

Active

^ Comments : Fast Air was formed as a Winnipeg based air charter service in 1995 by Dylan Fast with one aircraft and two employees

^ Genealogy :  

FIFT (Forest Industries Flying Tankers)   

1959* - 1962*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Coulson Flying Tankers

First Air   

1973 - date

Active

^ Comments : First Air was founded in 1946 & operations started on 30Jun1946 as Bradley Air Services

^ Genealogy : Bradley Air Services >First Air

Flair Airlines   

2005 - date

Active

^ Comments : Flair Airlines, privately owned and started operations on 19Aug2005

^ Genealogy :  

Fly Sarvaq   

(2016)

Renamed

^ Comments : Fly Sarvaq was planning to commence operations on 06May2016 with scheduled passenger flights from Iqaluit hub to Ottawa Int'l & Halifax. Renamed to Go Sarvaq prior to start

^ Genealogy : Fly Sarvaq >Go Sarvaq

FlyToo   

(2016)

Began?

^ Comments : Jet Naked was a ultra low-cost carrier that planned to operate services throughout North America from Calgary Int. Airport. Renamed to FlyToo prior to start

^ Genealogy :  

FNT (First Nations Transportation)   

2003 - 2009

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Forde Lake Air Services   

1964 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Fort Frances Sportsmen Airways   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Fortunair   

1994 - 1995

Inactive

^ Comments : Established in Montreal in the spring of 1984 with the first revenue flight on 30Jun1984. By the beginning of 1995 Fortunair was in financial trouble and operations ended on 23Jan1995

^ Genealogy :  

Fraser Airways   

1932 - 1935*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Frontier Air   

1986* - 1992

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada Express

Frontier Air Service   

2004* - 2010*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Fugro Aviation Canada   

2002 - date

Active

^ Comments : Terra Surveys was reorganized in into Geoterrex. Taken-over by Cargaard Aviation and into Fugro Aviation Canada

^ Genealogy : Terra Surveys >Geoterrex >>Cargaard Aviation >>Fugro Aviation Canada

Futura Airlines   

1975^ - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Gagnon Air Service  updated

1969* - 1970*

Renamed

^ Comments : [AIR SAGUENAY was formed as SAGUENAY AIR SERVICE. Based in Chicoutimi, Quebec. early 60’s when Mr. Peter Schoch, mink breeder bought Saguenay Air Service. This carrier was based at Kenogami Lake, owned by Saguenay Aero Club and was used to train pilots. Mr. Schoch then decided to open a new seaplane base at St-David de Falardeau, lake Sebastien so he could offer a better service to companies like Alcan or Price Brothers, fishermen, hunters and services for forest fire patrol. The company expanded and merged in the mid 70’s with Gagnon Air Service to become a new company : Air Saguenay. Since 1998, the carrier expanded again with the purchase of Labrador Air Safari and Derap Aviation, Air Saguenay purchased Air Caribou in Fermont (south of Wabush)]

^ Genealogy : Saguenay Air Service + Gagnon Air Service =>Air Saguenay

Gander Aviation   

1960* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments : Gander Aviation was founded in 1960

^ Genealogy :  

Garrison Aviation   

1976* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments : Garrison Aviation was founded in 1976

^ Genealogy :  

Gateway Airlines   

1998^ - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Gateway Aviation   

1952^ - 1979*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Geffair   

1989^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Georgian Bay Airways   

1946* - date

Active

^ Comments : Georgian Bay Airways was founded in 1946, and do general charter and contract work in connection with mineral exploration in the James and Hudsons Bay area of Ontario

^ Genealogy :  

Georgian Express   

2004* - 2007

Renamed

^ Comments : Cargojet Regional began operations as Georgian Express on 02Oct2007. On 17Jul2007 Cargojet Airways acquired the Georgian Express cargo operations & renamed it

^ Genealogy : Georgian Express >Cargojet Regional

Geoterrex   

1972* - 1988*

Renamed

^ Comments : Terra Surveys was reorganized in into Geoterrex. Taken-over by Cargaard Aviation and into Fugro Aviation Canada

^ Genealogy : Terra Surveys >Geoterrex >>Cargaard Aviation >>Fugro Aviation Canada

Gilbert's Flying Service   

1931* - 1932*

Renamed

^ Comments : West Coast Air Services was formed in 1931 as Gilbert's Flying Service

^ Genealogy : Gilbert's Flying Service >West Coast Air Services…..>Air Canada Express

Gillam Air Services   

1985^ - 2012*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Ginger Coote Airways   

1942* - 1942

Renamed

^ Comments : [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Inter-Provincial Airways + Western Canada Airways =>Canadian Airways + Ginger Coote Airways + Southern Air Transport + Wings + Prairie Airways + Mackenzie Air Services + Arrow Airways + Starratt Airways + Quebec Airways + Montreal & Dominion Skyways =>CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines) >CP Air + Eastern Provincial Airways + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Globemaster Air Cargo   

2003 - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Go Air Express   

2002 - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Go Sarvaq   

(2016)

Began?

^ Comments : Fly Sarvaq was planning to commence operations on 06May2016. Renamed to Go Sarvaq prior to start. Cancelled launch prior to start

^ Genealogy : Fly Sarvaq >Go Sarvaq

GoAir Citylink   

2005 - 2011

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Gogal Air Services   

2004* - 2012*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Golfe Air Quebec   

1974* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Baie Comeau Air Services >Golfe Air Quebec

Goose Bay Air Services   

1986* - 1986*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Gordon Airways   

1961 - 1970

Renamed

^ Comments : Air Windsor was formed as Gordon Airways

^ Genealogy : Gordon Airways >Air Windsor

Great Lakes Air Service  updated

1961 - 1967

Renamed

^ Comments : Great Lakes Airlines was formed in 1960 as the air transport division of Holmes Blunt Co Ltd. Renamed in 1961 to Great Lakes Air Service & then Air Ontario [JAZZ was renamed from AIR CANADA REGIONAL, which was formed in 2001 from the consolidation of the Air Canada Connector carriers AIR BC, AIR NOVA and AIR ONTARIO shortly after the successful take-over of Canadian Airlines. CANADIAN REGIONAL AIRLINES was integrated in in early 2001]

^ Genealogy : Great Lakes Airlines >Great Lakes Airlines >Air Ontario …>>Air Canada Express

Great Lakes Airlines   

1967 - 1981

Renamed

^ Comments : Great Lakes Airlines was formed in 1960 as the air transport division of Holmes Blunt Co Ltd. Renamed in 1961 to Great Lakes Air Service & then Air Ontario

^ Genealogy : Great Lakes Airlines >Great Lakes Airlines >Air Ontario …>>Air Canada Express

Great Northern Airlines   

1969* - 1972

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Connolly-Dawson Airways >Great Northern Airlines >Trans North Air

Great Northern Freight   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Great Western Airways   

1928* - 1929*

Renamed

^ Comments : Great Western Airways was founded by Emil Sick and Frederick McCall, a famous fighter pilot. Absorbed Purple Label Airlines in 1928, including the latter’s Stinson Detroiter

^ Genealogy : Purple Label Airlines >>Great Western Airways

Greater Toronto Airways   

2015* - date

Active

^ Comments : Greater Toronto Airways is based at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, offering scenic trips

^ Genealogy :  

Green Airways   

1950* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Greyhound Air   

1996 - 1997

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Grondair   

1978* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Gulf Air Aviation   

1978 - 1980

Renamed

^ Comments : Gulf Air Aviation was formed in 1958 as Alert Bay Air Services.

^ Genealogy : Haida Airlines + Island Airlines + Gulf Air Aviation + Canadian Air Transit + Omnineca Air Services + Pacific Coastal Airlines + Airwest Airlines + West Coast A.S =>Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Jazz >Air Canada Express

Gulf Aviation   

1953* - 1953

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Inter-Canadien

Haida Airlines   

1980* - 1980

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Haida Airlines + Island Airlines + Gulf Air Aviation + Canadian Air Transit + Omnineca Air Services + Pacific Coastal Airlines + Airwest Airlines + West Coast A.S = Air BC > + Air Nova + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Jazz >Air Canada Express

Hamilton Harbour Airways   

(2015)

Began?

^ Comments : Hamilton Harbour Airways is a Canadian start-up looking to offer scheduled seaplane flights between Toronto City Centre and Toronto's Royal Hamilton Yacht Club

^ Genealogy :  

Hanna Air   

1997 - 1997

Renamed

^ Comments : Hanna Air was founded in 1997 by Mark Segar was renamed to Pacific Spirit Air. Tofino Air expanded in Jan2001 with the purchase of Pacific Spirit Air based in Silva Bay on Gabriola Island in the Gulf Islands

^ Genealogy : Hanna Air >Pacific Spirit Air >>Tofino Air Lines

Harbour Air Seaplanes   

1982* - date

Active

^ Comments : Harbour Air Seaplanes was founded in 1982 & operations started on 30Jun1982 as Windoak Air Service

^ Genealogy : Windoak Air Service >Harbour Air Seaplanes

Harmony Airways   

2004 - 2007

Inactive

^ Comments : Harmony Airways was owned by Dr. David T.K. Ho, a Canadian entrepreneur who was born and raised in Hong Kong. Mr. Ho announced that his upstart airline would be called My Airways, a reference to his mother, May Ying. He later added an H, a nod to his family name. as HMY Airways in 2002. It was renamed to Harmony Airways in May2004 & ceased operations on 09Apr2007

^ Genealogy : My Airways >HMY Airways >Harmony Airways

Harrison Airways   

1960* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Hawkair Aviation Services   

1994 - 2016

Inactive

^ Comments : Hawkair Aviation Services was a Vancouver based scheduled and charter regional services. Suspended all operations om 18Nov2016when it filed for bankruptcy protection

^ Genealogy :  

HBAT (Hudson Bay Air Transport)   

1930* - 1958*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Hearst Air Service   

1974* - date

Active

^ Comments : Hearst Air Service was founded in 1946

^ Genealogy :  

Helijet   

1986 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Hicks & Lawrence   

1982^ - 2006

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Discovery Air

High-Line Airways   

1982* - 1986*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

HMY Airways   

2002 - 2004

Renamed

^ Comments : [Harmony Airways was owned by Dr. David T.K. Ho, a Canadian entrepreneur who was born and raised in Hong Kong. Mr. Ho announced that his upstart airline would be called My Airways, a reference to his mother, May Ying. He later added an H, a nod to his family name. as HMY Airways in 2002. It was renamed to Harmony Airways in May2004 & ceased operations on 09Apr2007]

^ Genealogy : My Airways >HMY Airways >Harmony Airways

Holidair Airways   

1987* - 1990

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Holmes Blunt Co Ltd   

1960 - 1961

Renamed

^ Comments : Great Lakes Airlines was formed in 1960 as the air transport division of Holmes Blunt Co Ltd. The name was changed to Great Lakes Air Services in 1961 and to GREAT LAKES AIRLINES name on the commencement of scheduled services in 1967. Renamed to AIR ONTARIO in 1981 [JAZZ was renamed from AIR CANADA REGIONAL, which was formed in 2001 from the consolidation of the Air Canada Connector carriers AIR BC, AIR NOVA and AIR ONTARIO shortly after the successful take-over of Canadian Airlines. CANADIAN REGIONAL AIRLINES was integrated in in early 2001]

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada Express

Holmes Blunt Co Ltd (Transport Division)   

1960 - 1961

Renamed

^ Comments : Great Lakes Airlines was formed in 1960 as the air transport division of Holmes Blunt Co Ltd. Renamed in 1961 to Great Lakes Air Service & then Air Ontario

^ Genealogy : Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Jazz >Air Canada Express

Hooker Air Services   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Horne Air   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Hughes Air   

2003* - 2003*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Huron Air & Outfitters   

1981^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

HUT (Hollinger Ungava Transport)   

1948* - 1951*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

IC Air (Icarus Flying Services)   

1977^ - 1987

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Icarus Flying Services

Icarus Aviation (Les Services Aeriens Icare)   

1987 - 1989*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Icarus Flying Services

Icarus Flying Services   

2004* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Icarus Flying Services

ICC (International Cargo Charter)   

1998 - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : ICC

Ignace Airways   

1960 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Ilford Airways   

1953* - 1960

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Ilford Airways >>Northlands Air Manitoba >Air Manitoba

Ilford Riverton Airways   

1960 - 1983

Renamed

^ Comments : Air Manitoba was founded as Ilford Riverton Airways in 1963. Known as Northlands Air Manitoba from 1983 onwards. Renamed to current name in 1990

^ Genealogy : Ilford Riverton Airways > Northlands Air Manitoba >Air Manitoba

Infinity Flight Services   

2007* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Inland Air Charters   

1981 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Inland Air Charters

Inland Valley Airways   

1998* - 1999*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Innu Mikun Airlines   

1998 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Intair   

1989 - 1991

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Inter-Canadien

Integra Air   

1999 - date

Active

^ Comments : Integra Air was established 1998 & operations started on 15Sep1999. Acquired the Calgary and Medicine Hat based air charter company Bar XH Air in Sep2010

^ Genealogy : Bar XH Air >>Integra Air

Inter City Airways (Intercity)   

1986* - 1986

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Inter-Canadien   

1987 - 1999

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Inter-Canadien

Interior Enterprise   

1958* - 1958*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

International Airfreighters   

Early 1960s

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

International Express Air Charter   

2004* - 2004*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

International Jet Air   

1971* - 1977*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Interprovincial Airlines   

1995* - 1998*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Provincial Airlines

Inter-Provincial Airways   

1930* - 1930

Renamed

^ Comments : [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Pacific Airways + Commercial =>Western Canada Airways + Inter-Provincial Airways =>Canadian Airways + Ginger Coote Airways + Southern Air Transport + Wings + Prairie Airways + Mackenzie Air Services + Arrow Airways + Starratt Airways + Quebec Airways + Montreal & Dominion Skyways =>CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines) >CP Air + Eastern Provincial Airways + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Inter-Quebec   

1989* - 1989*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Inter-Canadien

Island Air Charters   

1998* - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Island Airlines   

1959* - 1980

Renamed

^ Comments : Island Airlines was founded in 1959

^ Genealogy : Haida Airlines + Island Airlines + Gulf Air Aviation + Canadian Air Transit + Omnineca Air Services + Pacific Coastal Airlines + Airwest Airlines + West Coast A.S =>Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Jazz >Air Canada Express

Island Express Air   

2009 - date

Active

^ Comments : Island Express Air was founded in 2009 & its first flight was on 07Aug2009 as part of the Abbotsford International Airshow

^ Genealogy :  

Island Valley Airways   

1998* - 1998*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Island Westair   

1998^ - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Jackson Air Services   

1975 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Jazz   

2001 - 2011

Renamed

^ Comments : Air Canada launched Jazz after renaming it from Air Canada Regional on 27Mar2002. Operations started on 30Jun2001. Air Canada Express replaced Jazz on 01Jun2011. Air Canada merged Canadian Airlines’s former regional operations, flown by Air BC, Air Nova, Canadian Regional and Air Ontario into Air Canada Jazz on 01Jan2001. Air Canada launched Jazz after renaming it from Air Canada Regional on 27Mar2002. Operations started on 30Jun2001. Air Canada Express replaced Jazz on 01Jun2011Air Canada Express launched services on 01May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011. Jazz was renamed to Jazz Airlines

^ Genealogy : Jazz >Jazz Airlines

Jazz Airlines  added

2011 - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Canada launched Jazz after renaming it from Air Canada Regional on 27Mar2002. Operations started on 30Jun2001. Air Canada Express replaced Jazz on 01Jun2011. Air Canada merged Canadian Airlines’s former regional operations, flown by Air BC, Air Nova, Canadian Regional and Air Ontario into Air Canada Jazz on 01Jan2001. Air Canada launched Jazz after renaming it from Air Canada Regional on 27Mar2002. Operations started on 30Jun2001. Air Canada Express replaced Jazz on 01Jun2011Air Canada Express launched services on 01May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011. Jazz was renamed to Jazz Airlines

^ Genealogy : Jazz >Jazz Airlines

Jet Naked   

(2014)

Began?

^ Comments : Jet Naked was a ultra low-cost carrier that planned to operate services throughout North America from Calgary Int. Airport. Renamed to FlyToo prior to start

^ Genealogy :  

Jetall   

1987* - 1996

Inactive

^ Comments : Jetall was formed in 1987

^ Genealogy :  

Jetlines   

(2015)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Jetport   

1996^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Jetsgo   

2001 - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments : Jetsgo commenced services on 12Jun2001 & ceased operations on 11Mar2005

^ Genealogy :  

Johanneson Flying Services   

1951* - 1951*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Johnny May Air Charters   

1974* - date

Active

^ Comments : Johnny May Air Charters, a Subsidiary of Air Inuit, was founded in 1974

^ Genealogy :  

Juan Air   

1972* - 2007

Renamed

^ Comments : Pacific Sky Aviation was formed as Juan Air

^ Genealogy : Juan Air >Pacific Sky Aviation

KaBeeLo Airways   

1977^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Kamloops Air Service   

early 1950s

Renamed

^ Comments : Associated Air Taxi, Kamloops Air Service, Skeena Air Transport, Whitehorse Flying Services and Port Alberni Airways all acquired by Central British Columbia Airlines

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

Kasper Aviation  added

2015 - 2016

Inactive

^ Comments : Kasper Aviation was awarded a certificate for domestic operations in Feb2015, and an international license in Apr2015. It is a passenger charter carrier, based out of Thunder Bay in southern Ontario. Kasper Aviation has had its Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) suspended by the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) in Dec2016

^ Genealogy :  

Kayair   

2004* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

KD Air   

1990 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Keewatin Air   

1998 - date

Active

^ Comments : Keewatin Air was formed in 1998 & operations started on 15Dec1998 out of Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. The airline was started by Frank Robert May (formerly a pilot for Lamb Air) and his wife Judy Saxby in 1971, in the Keewatin Region, then part of the Northwest Territories

^ Genealogy :  

Keir Air Transport   

1967^ - 1969

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Commonwealth Alberta

Kelner Airways   

1989* - 1993

Renamed

^ Comments : Kelner Airways was a cargo & passenger airline formed in 1989 & based in Pickle Lake,Ontario. Renamed to Wasaya Airways

^ Genealogy : Kelner Airways >Wasaya Airways

Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter   

1974 - 2015

Renamed

^ Comments : Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter was established on 20Mar1970 & started operations on 15Jun1974. Rebranded to KF Cargo in 2015

^ Genealogy : Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter >KF Cargo

Kenn Borek Air   

1971 - date

Active

^ Comments : Kenn Borek Air was formed as Vic Turner Ltd & renamed in 1971 after purchase by Borek Construction

^ Genealogy : Vic Turner Ltd >Kenn Borek Air

Kenora Air Service   

1982* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Kenora Air Service

Kenting Atlas Aviation   

1962 - 1975

Renamed

^ Comments : Kenting Aviation was formed in late 1962 as Atlas Aviation. Operated asKenting Atlas Aviation for a while before assuming last name

^ Genealogy : Atlas Aviation >Kenting Atlas Aviation >Kenting Aviation >>Kenn Borek Air

Kenting Aviation   

1947* - 1962

Renamed

^ Comments : Kenting Aviation was formed in late 1962 as Atlas Aviation. Operated as Kenting Atlas Aviation for a while before assuming last name

^ Genealogy : Atlas Aviation >Kenting Atlas Aviation >Kenting Aviation >>Kenn Borek Air

Keystone Air Service   

1985 - 2015

Renamed

^ Comments : Keystone Air Service, founded in 1985, merged into Wings over Kississing

^ Genealogy : Keystone Air Service >>Wings over Kississing

Keywinds Air   

2001^ - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

KF Cargo   

2015 - date

Active

^ Comments : KF Cargo is the rebranded name of the cargo operations of Kelowna Flightcraft

^ Genealogy : Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter >KF Cargo

Kississing Air   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Kivalliq Air   

1998 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Klahanie Air   

1976* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments : Klahanie Air was founded in 1976

^ Genealogy :  

Kluane Airways   

1980* - date

Active

^ Comments : Kluane Airways was formed in 1980

^ Genealogy :  

Knee Lake Air Service   

1988^ - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Knight Air   

2005* - 2005*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Knighthawk Air Express   

1993* - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments : Knighthawk Air Express was established in Dec1993. Services were cancelled effective from 28May2005

^ Genealogy :  

Knox Air Service (Aerial Spraying)   

1990* - 1991*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Konopelky Air Service   

2008* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Kootenay Airways   

1986^ - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

La Loche Airways   

2005* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

La Ronge Aviation   

1960 - 1991

Renamed

^ Comments : Transwest Air was formed in 2000 by the merger of Air Sask (La Ronge Aviation) & Athabaska Airways Operations started on 11Sep2000

^ Genealogy : Air Sask (La Ronge Aviation + Athabasca Airways =>Transwest Air

La Sarre Air Services   

1946* - 1981

Status?

^ Comments : La Sarre Air Services was founded in 1946

^ Genealogy : >Propair

Labrador Air Safari  updated

1974* - 2006*

Renamed

^ Comments : Labrador Air Safari offered hunting and fishing trips in upper Quebec and Lower Ungava. Merged into Saguenay Air Service [AIR SAGUENAY was formed as SAGUENAY AIR SERVICE. Based in Chicoutimi, Quebec. early 60’s when Mr. Peter Schoch, mink breeder bought Saguenay Air Service. This carrier was based at Kenogami Lake, owned by Saguenay Aero Club and was used to train pilots. Mr. Schoch then decided to open a new seaplane base at St-David de Falardeau, lake Sebastien so he could offer a better service to companies like Alcan or Price Brothers, fishermen, hunters and services for forest fire patrol. The company expanded and merged in the mid 70’s with Gagnon Air Service to become a new company : Air Saguenay. Since 1998, the carrier expanded again with the purchase of Labrador Air Safari and Derap Aviation, Air Saguenay purchased Air Caribou in Fermont (south of Wabush)]

^ Genealogy : Labrador Air Safari >>Air Saguenay

Labrador Airways   

1971* - 1989*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LAC La Croix Quetico Air Service   

1950^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Lac Seul Airways   

1990* - 1990*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LAC Seul Airways   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

LadoucAir   

1981* - 1981*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Laird Air   

2014* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Lake Central Airways   

1983^ - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Lamb Airways (Thomas Lamb Airways)   

1934 - 1969

Renamed

^ Comments : LambAir was formed & started operations in 1934 as Lamb Airways

^ Genealogy : Lamb Airways (Thomas Lamb Airways) >Lambair

Lambair   

1969 - 1981

Inactive

^ Comments : LambAir was formed & started operations in 1934 as Lamb Airways

^ Genealogy : Lamb Airways (Thomas Lamb Airways) >Lambair

Lariviere Air Services   

1961 - 1973

Renamed

^ Comments : AirGava was formed as Lariviere Air Services

^ Genealogy : Lariviere Air Services >AirGava

Latham Island Airways   

1988 - 1991

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Latham Island Airways >>Air Tindi

Laurentide Air Services (Laurentian Air Services)   

1922 - 1925

Inactive

^ Comments : Laurentide Air Services started the first scheduled air service in Canada on 23May1924

^ Genealogy :  

Laval Aviation   

1980 - 2010

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Lawrence Bay Airways   

2011* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Leavens Bros   

1953 - 1958*

Status?

^ Comments : Leavens Bros Air Services was incorprated in 1935 and reorganised to Leavens Bros in 1953

^ Genealogy : Leavens Bros Air Services >Leavens Bros

Leavens Bros Air Services   

1935* - 1953

Renamed

^ Comments : Leavens Bros Air Services was incorprated in 1935 and reorganised to Leavens Bros in 1953

^ Genealogy : Leavens Bros Air Services >Leavens Bros

Les Ailes de L'lle   

1999* - 1999*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Lethbridge Air Services   

1968* - 1969

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Lethbridge Air Services >Time Air +Ontario Express =>Air Canada Regional + Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario >Jazz >Air Canada Express

Lethbridge Commercial Airways   

1927 - 1928*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Leuenberger Air Service   

1971^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Liard Air   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Lib-Air-T   

1996 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Little Red Air Service   

1986 - 2006

Renamed

^ Comments : Nor-Alta Aviation was founded in 1986 as Little Red Air Service

^ Genealogy : Little Red Air Service >Nor-Alta Aviation

Lockhart Air Services   

1988^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

London Air Services   

1999* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Londonair   

(2001)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Luso Canadian Airlines   

(****)

Began?

^ Comments : Air Luso was formed as Luso Canadian Airlines

^ Genealogy : Luso Canadian Airlines >Air Luso

Mackenzie Air   

1975* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments : Mackenzie Air was an Edmonton-based charter airline

^ Genealogy :  

Mackenzie Air Services   

1932* - 1942

Renamed

^ Comments : [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Inter-Provincial Airways + Western Canada Airways =>Canadian Airways + Ginger Coote Airways + Southern Air Transport + Wings + Prairie Airways + Mackenzie Air Services + Arrow Airways + Starratt Airways + Quebec Airways + Montreal & Dominion Skyways =>CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines) >CP Air + Eastern Provincial Airways + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Maestro   

2006 - 2007

Inactive

^ Comments : Maestro was formed in Apr2006 & started operations on 12Dec2006. Ceased operations on 07Mar2007. Quebec based charter service

^ Genealogy :  

Mandair   

1992^ - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Manitoba Government Air Services   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Maritime Central Airways   

1941 - 1963

Renamed

^ Comments : Acquired Nordair as subsidiary (Montreal). 1963: Acquired by Eastern Provincial Airways. [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Maritime Central Airways >>Eastern Provincial Airways + CP Air + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Maritime Global Airways (MGA)   

(****)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Matane Air Services   

1948 - 1965

Renamed

^ Comments : Matane Air Services was founded in 1948 & sold to Quebecair in 1965

^ Genealogy : Matane Air Services >>Quebecair….. >Inter-Canadien

Max Aviation   

1985^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

May Airlines   

1919* - 1924

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

McMurray Air Service   

1947 - 1963*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

McMurray Aviation   

1984* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Metrolitan Air Services   

1959 - 1960

Renamed

^ Comments : Air Alma was founded as Metrolitan Air Services in 1959 and renamed to Alma Air Services in Alma in 1959. Adopted current name in 1980

^ Genealogy : Alma Air Services >Air Alma

Miksoo Aviation   

1975 - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Mill Aviation   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Millardair   

1962 - 1990

Inactive

^ Comments : Millardair was formed in 1954 as Carl Millard Ltd.

^ Genealogy : Carl Millard >Millardair

Minerve Canada   

1986 - 1989

Inactive

^ Comments : Minerve Canada ceased operations on 31Dec1989 on the grounds that it had failed to demonstrate that it was Canadian-controlled

^ Genealogy :  

Ministic Air (Kistigan)   

1998* - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Minto Airways   

1982* - 1986*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Missinippi Airways   

2006 - date

Active

^ Comments : Missinippi Airways was founded as Beaver Air Services in 1981 & renamed in 2006

^ Genealogy : Beaver Air Services >Missinippi Airways

Mober Aviation   

1970* - 1984*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Modern Air-Spray   

(****)

Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Mont Laurier Aviation   

1947* - 1957

Renamed

^ Comments : Nordair Ltd was established in 1957 by the merger of Mont Laurier Aviation and Boreal Airways

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

Montair Aviation   

1995^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Montreal & Dominion Skyways   

1935* - 1942

Renamed

^ Comments : [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Inter-Provincial Airways + Western Canada Airways =>Canadian Airways + Ginger Coote Airways + Southern Air Transport + Wings + Prairie Airways + Mackenzie Air Services + Arrow Airways + Starratt Airways + Quebec Airways + Montreal & Dominion Skyways =>CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines) >CP Air + Eastern Provincial Airways + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Montreal Air Services   

1955 - 1978

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Morgan Air Services   

1983^ - 2010

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Morningstar Air Express   

1992 - date

Active

^ Comments : Morningstar Air Express was formed as Brooker-Wheaton Aviation in 1970

^ Genealogy : Brooker-Wheaton Aviation >Morningstar Air Express

My Airways   

(2002)

Renamed

^ Comments : [Harmony Airways was owned by Dr. David T.K. Ho, a Canadian entrepreneur who was born and raised in Hong Kong. Mr. Ho announced that his upstart airline would be called My Airways, a reference to his mother, May Ying. He later added an H, a nod to his family name. as HMY Airways in 2002. It was renamed to Harmony Airways in May2004 & ceased operations on 09Apr2007]

^ Genealogy : My Airways >HMY Airways >Harmony Airways

NAC Air (North American Charters)   

2000* - 2008

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nahanni Air Services   

1979* - 1986*

Renamed

^ Comments : North-Wright Air is a commuter airline serving several communities in the Northwest Territories. Formerly known as Nahanni Air Services and North-Wright Air (formed in 1986)

^ Genealogy : North-Wright Air >Nahanni Air Services >North-Wright Airways

Nakina Air Service   

1973 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nationair   

1984* - 1993

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nav Air Charter   

1979^ - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nestor Falls Fly-In Outputs   

1979* - date

Active

^ Comments : Nestor Falls Fly-In Outputs was founded in 1979

^ Genealogy :  

New Air & Tours   

2008 - 2008

Renamed

^ Comments : New Air & Tours was rebranded as enerjet on 20Oct2008. Awarded its Air operator’s certificate on 28Nov2008

^ Genealogy : New Air & Tours >Enerjet

Newco   

(2002)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Newfoundland & Labrador Air Services   

2004* - 2009*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Newfoundland & Labrador Air Transport   

1979* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments : Newfoundland Air Transport Ltd was formed & commenced operations in 1961 to undertake all forms of aerial work as Newfoundland Air Transport

^ Genealogy : Newfoundland Air Transport >Newfoundland & Labrador Air Transport

Newfoundland Aero Sales and Services   

1948* - 1949

Renamed

^ Comments : Eastern Provincial Airways was formed originally in 1949 with the purchase & re-organisation of Newfoundland Aero Sales & Services, the St Johns based cargo, mail, & general charter operator [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Newfoundland Aero Sales and Services >>Eastern Provincial Airways + CP Air + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Newfoundland Air Transport   

1961 - 1979*

Renamed

^ Comments : Newfoundland Air Transport Ltd was formed & commenced operations in 1961 to undertake all forms of aerial work as Newfoundland Air Transport

^ Genealogy : Newfoundland Air Transport >Newfoundland & Labrador Air Transport

Newfoundland Airways   

1948 - 1983

Renamed

^ Comments : Air Labrador was established in 1948 and started operations on 30Jun1948 as Newfoundland Airways

^ Genealogy : Newfoundland Airways >Air Labrador

NewLeaf Airways   

2016 - date

Active

^ Comments : NewLeaf Airways started operations on 25Jul2016

^ Genealogy :  

Nextjet Canada   

2016 - date

Inactive

^ Comments : Nextjet Canada is a virtual carrier offering scheduled flights from Montréal Trudeau to Kitchener and Gatineau. Commenced revenue operations on 02May2016, ceased in Jul2016 but hope to restart

^ Genealogy :  

Niigaani Air   

2004* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nipawin Air Services   

1961 - 1979*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Nipawin Air Services >Osprey Wings >>West Wind Aviation

Nolinor Aviation   

1997 - date

Active

^ Comments : Nolinor Aviation operations started on 30Jun1997. Montreal's Dorval Airport based passenger and cargo carrier

^ Genealogy :  

Nor-Alta Aviation   

2006 - date

Active

^ Comments : Nor-Alta Aviation was founded in 1986 as Little Red Air Service

^ Genealogy : Little Red Air Service >Nor-Alta Aviation

Norcanair (North Canada Air)   

1965 - 1988

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada Express

Norcanair Airlines   

2001* - 2006

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nordair   

1957 - 1988

Renamed

^ Comments : Nordair Ltd was established in 1957 by the merger of Mont Laurier Aviation and Boreal Airways [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Nordair >>Maritime Central Airways >>Eastern Provincial Airways + CP Air + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Nordair Arctic   

1969* - 1976

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nordair Metro   

1987* - 1987

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Inter-Canadien

Nordair Quebec 2000   

2000* - 2006

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

NorOntair   

1971 - 1993

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

North American Airlines   

1997* - 2001*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

North Cariboo Air   

2007 - date

Active

^ Comments : North Cariboo Air was established in 1957 and started operations on 15May1957 as North Cariboo Flying Service. Rebranded as North Cariboo Air in 2007

^ Genealogy : North Cariboo Flying Service >North Cariboo Air

North Cariboo Flying Service   

1957 - 2007

Renamed

^ Comments : North Cariboo Air was established in 1957 and started operations on 15May1957 as North Cariboo Flying Service. Rebranded as North Cariboo Air in 2007

^ Genealogy : North Cariboo Flying Service >North Cariboo Air

North Coast Air Services (NCAS)   

1961 - 1979

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

North Pacific Seaplanes   

2004* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

North Star Air   

1998* - date

Active

^ Comments : North Star Air was formed in 1998 offering charter services from Thunder Bay

^ Genealogy :  

North Star Aviation   

1999* - 1999*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

North Vancouver Air   

1994* - 2002

Renamed

^ Comments : SonicBlue Airways was formed after Regency Express acquired North Vancouver Air (formed in 1994) in 2002 and needed a new name to reflect the amlgamation. Transport Canada suspended its AOV in Jan2006

^ Genealogy : North Vancouver Air + Regency Express =>SonicBlue Airways

North Wind Aviation   

2009* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northern Air Charters   

1984* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northern Air Fuel   

2000* - 2002*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northern Air Services   

1959* - 1971

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northern British Columbia Air Service   

1936 - 1953

Renamed

^ Comments : B C Yukon Air Service was formed as Northern British Columbia Air Service

^ Genealogy : Northern British Columbia Air Service >B C Yukon Air Service

Northern Dene Airways   

2002* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northern Hawk Aviation   

2003* - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northern Lights Air   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northern Lights Airlines   

(2008)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northern Mountain Airlines   

1959* - 1971

Renamed

^ Comments : NT Air (Northern Thunderbird Air) was formed in 1971 by the merger of Northern Mountain Airlines and Thunderbird Airlines

^ Genealogy : Northern Mountain Airlines + Thunderbird Airlines =>NT Air

Northern Sky Aviation   

1989* - 2000*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northern Wilderness Outfitters   

1990* - 1990*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northern Wings (Les Ailes du Nord)   

1946 - 1981

Renamed

^ Comments : Northern Wings (Les Ailes du Nord) was acquired by Quebecair

^ Genealogy : Northern Wings (Les Ailes du Nord) >>Quebecair... >Inter-Canadien

Northland Airlines   

1961 - 1971*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northland Outdoors Canada   

1983* - 1984*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northlands Air Manitoba   

1983 - 1990

Renamed

^ Comments : Air Manitoba was founded as Ilford Riverton Airways in 1963. Known as Northlands Air Manitoba from 1983 onwards. Renamed to current name in 1990

^ Genealogy : Ilford Riverton Airways > Northlands Air Manitoba >Air Manitoba

Northward Air   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northward Airlines   

1965^ - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northway Aviation   

1962* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northwest Flying   

1987* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northwestern Air   

1968 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Northwestern Airways   

**** - ****

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Inter-Canadien

Northwinds Northern   

19955* - 2005*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

North-Wright Air   

1986* - 1999*

Renamed

^ Comments : North-Wright Air is a commuter airline serving several communities in the Northwest Territories. Formerly known as Nahanni Air Services and North-Wright Air (formed in 1986)

^ Genealogy : North-Wright Air >Nahanni Air Services >North-Wright Airways

North-Wright Airways   

2001* - date

Active

^ Comments : North-Wright Air is a commuter airline serving several communities in the Northwest Territories. Formerly known as Nahanni Air Services and North-Wright Air (formed in 1986)

^ Genealogy : North-Wright Air >Nahanni Air Services >North-Wright Airways

Notre-Dame Air Transport   

1958* - 1964*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

NT Air (Northern Thunderbird Air)   

1971 - date

Active

^ Comments : NT Air (Northern Thunderbird Air) was formed in 1971 by the merger of Northern Mountain Airlines and Thunderbird Airlines

^ Genealogy : Northern Mountain Airlines + Thunderbird Airlines =>NT Air

Nueltin Lake Air Service   

1986^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Nunasi-Central Airlines   

1984 - 1987

Renamed

^ Comments : Ontario Central Airlines was founded in 1947 [Nunasi-Central Airlines was renamed from Ontario Central Airlines in 1984 & to Nunasi-Northland Airlines in 1987]

^ Genealogy : Ontario Central Airlines (Dec1984) >Nunasi-Central Airlines >Nunasi-Northland Airlines

Nunasi-Northland Airlines   

1987 - 1991

Inactive

^ Comments : Ontario Central Airlines was founded in 1947. Nunasi-Central Airlines was renamed from Ontario Central Airlines in 1984 & to Nunasi-Northland Airlines in 1987

^ Genealogy : Ontario Central Airlines (Dec1984) >Nunasi-Central Airlines >Nunasi-Northland Airlines

NWT Air (Northwest Territorial Airways)   

1962 - 1998

Renamed

^ Comments : NWT Air was formed by Robert Engle in Yellowknife, NWT in 1962. Merged into First Air in 1998

^ Genealogy : NWT Air >>First Air

Ocean Pacific Air Services   

2010* - 2011*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Odyssey International   

1988 - 1990

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Okanagan Air Services   

1947 - 1949

Renamed

^ Comments : Okanagan Air Services began in British Columbia in the summer of 1947. Three ex-RCAF officers, pilots Carl Agar & Barney Bent, and engineer Alf Stringer, operating a fixed-wing charter company. CHC purchased Okanagan Helicopters and Toronto Helicopters and merged them with Dobbin's own company, Sealand Helicopters, to form a company named Canadian Helicopters. Renamed to CHC

^ Genealogy : Okanagan Air Services >Okanagan Helicopters + Sealand Helicopters + Toronto Helicopters =>Canadian Helicopters >CHC Helicopter

Okanagan Helicopters   

1949 - 1987

Renamed

^ Comments : Okanagan Air Services began in British Columbia in the summer of 1947. Three ex-RCAF officers, pilots Carl Agar & Barney Bent, and engineer Alf Stringer, operating a fixed-wing charter company. CHC purchased Okanagan Helicopters and Toronto Helicopters and merged them with Dobbin's own company, Sealand Helicopters, to form a company named Canadian Helicopters. Renamed to CHC

^ Genealogy : Okanagan Air Services >Okanagan Helicopters + Sealand Helicopters + Toronto Helicopters =>Canadian Helicopters >CHC Helicopter

Old Colony Airlines   

1931 - 1932

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Omnineca Air Services   

1980* - 1980

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Haida Airlines + Island Airlines + Gulf Air Aviation + Canadian Air Transit + Omnineca Air Services + Pacific Coastal Airlines + Airwest Airlines + West Coast A.S =>Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Jazz >Air Canada Express

On Air   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Ontario Airways   

Early 1940s

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Ontario Central Airlines   

1947* - 1984

Renamed

^ Comments : Ontario Central Airlines was founded in 1947 [Nunasi-Central Airlines was renamed from Ontario Central Airlines in 1984 & to Nunasi-Northland Airlines in 1987]

^ Genealogy : Ontario Central Airlines (Dec1984) >Nunasi-Central Airlines >Nunasi-Northland Airlines

Ontario Express   

1988 - 1993

Renamed

^ Comments : TIME AIR and Ontario Express amalgamated to form Canadian Regional Airlines

^ Genealogy : Lethbridge Air Services >Time Air +Ontario Express =>Air Canada Regional + Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario >Jazz >Air Canada Express

Ontario Northern Airways   

1960 - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Ontario Worldair   

1978 - 1980

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

OPAS (Ontario Provincial Air Service)   

1924* - date

Active

^ Comments : OPAS was formed in 1924

^ Genealogy :  

Orca Airways   

2005* - date

Active

^ Comments : Orca Airways was founded in 2005. Airspeed Aviation was founded in 1986 and was sold to Orca Airways in 2009

^ Genealogy : Airspeed Aviation >>Orca Airways

OSAS (Owen Sound Air Services)   

1973^ - 1984

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Soundair

Osnaburgh Airways   

1986* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments : Osnaburgh Airways is an aircraft charters and rentals company based in Pickle Lake, Ontario

^ Genealogy :  

Osprey Wings   

1979* - 2015

Renamed

^ Comments : Osprey Wings merged into West Wind Aviation in Dec2015

^ Genealogy : Nipawin Air Services >Osprey Wings >>West Wind Aviation

Otonabee Airways   

1971* - 1980

Renamed

^ Comments : Otonabee Airways was founded in 1971 & renamed Air Atonabee in 1980

^ Genealogy : Air Otonabee >Otonabee Airways >City Express

Pacific Airways  updated

1925* - 1928

Renamed

^ Comments : Pacific Airways was formed by D. R. MacLaren on 10Feb1925 & took over the fishery patrol from the RCAF. Acquired by Western Canada Airways on 01May1928 [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Pacific Airways + Commercial =>Western Canada Airways + Inter-Provincial Airways => Canadian Airways…. >Air Canada

Pacific Coastal Airlines   

1965 - 1980

Renamed

^ Comments : Haida AL + Island AL + Gulf Air Aviation + Canadian Air Transit + Omnineca Air Services + Pacific Coastal AL + Airwest AL + West Coast A.S =>Air BC >

^ Genealogy : Cassidair Services >Pacific Coastal Airlines + Haida Airlines + Island Airlines + Gulf Air Aviation + Canadian Air Transit + Omnineca Air Services + Airwest Airlines + West Coast A.S =>Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Jazz >Air Canada Express

Pacific Coastal Airlines   

1986 - date

Active

^ Comments : Pacific Coastal Airlines was formed as a result of a merger between Powell Air and the Port Hardy division of Air BC

^ Genealogy : Powell Air + Port Hardy division of Air BC = >Pacific Coastal Airlines (1)

Pacific Eagle Aviation   

1998^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Pacific Sky Adventures   

(2004)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Pacific Sky Aviation   

2007 - date

Active

^ Comments : Pacific Sky Aviation was formed as Juan Air

^ Genealogy : Juan Air >Pacific Sky Aviation

Pacific Sound Air Service   

2004* - 2004*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Pacific Spirit Air   

1997* - 2001

Renamed

^ Comments : Hanna Air was founded in 1997 by Mark Segar was renamed to Pacific Spirit Air. Tofino Air expanded in Jan2001 with the purchase of Pacific Spirit Air based in Silva Bay on Gabriola Island in the Gulf Islands

^ Genealogy : Hanna Air >Pacific Spirit Air >>Tofino Air Lines

Pacific Wings Airlines   

2004* - 2006*

Inactive

^ Comments : West Coast Air acquired the assets of Pacific Wings Airlines in Aug2006

^ Genealogy : Pacific Wings Airlines +>West Coast Air

PAL Airlines (Canada)   

2016 - date

Active

^ Comments : Provincial Airlines rebranded as PAL Airlines (Canada) in Jun2016

^ Genealogy : Provincial Airlines >PAL Airlines (Canada)

Parsons Airways   

1952 - 1979*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Kenora Air Service

Parsons Airways Northern   

1955* - 1984*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Pascan Aviation   

1999* - date

Active

^ Comments : Pascan Aviation was founded in 1999 as a a regional airline based in Saint-Hubert, Quebec

^ Genealogy :  

Pat Bay Air   

2005* - date

Active

^ Comments : Pat Bay Air was formed in 2005, flying from the Patricia Bay/Victoria Airport Water Aerodrome Seaplane Terminal at the Victoria International Airport

^ Genealogy :  

Patricia Airways   

1928 - 1930*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Patricia Airways and Exploration +>Patricia Airways

Patricia Airways and Exploration   

1926 - 1928

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Patricia Airways and Exploration +>Patricia Airways

Peace Air   

1968 - 2007

Inactive

^ Comments : Peace Air commenced operations in 1962 as Peace River Air Services. Ceased operations on 18May2007

^ Genealogy : Peace River Air Services >Peace Air

Peace River Air Services   

1962 - 1968

Renamed

^ Comments : Peace Air commenced operations in 1962 as Peace River Air Services. Ceased operations on 18May2007

^ Genealogy : Peace River Air Services >Peace Air

Pem Air (Pem-Air)   

1970* - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Peninsula Air Services*   

1960s

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

People's Air   

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Peregrine Air Charter   

1996* - 1996*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Perimeter Airlines (Perimeter Aviation)   

1960 - date

Active

^ Comments : Perimeter Airlines operations started on 30Jun1960. Based in Winnipeg, Manitoba

^ Genealogy :  

Platinum Jet Air   

(2006*)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Plummer's Sioux Narrows Airways   

1955^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Points North Air Services   

1988^ - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Points of Call   

1988* - 1989

Inactive

^ Comments : Points of Call was formed in 1988

^ Genealogy :  

Polaris Charter Co.   

1946 - 1953

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

Port Alberni Airways   

1947* - 1948

Renamed

^ Comments : Associated Air Taxi was founded in 1946. In1948 it was amalgamated with Port Alberni Airways started by Jack Moul and Slim Knight

^ Genealogy : Port Alberni Airways >>Associated Air Taxi >Central BC A.S…... >PWA >CPA >Air Canada

Porter Airlines   

2006 - date

Active

^ Comments : Porter Airlines was Incorporated as City Centre Airlines in Apr2005. Renamed before starting operations & commenced operations on 23Oct2006 as Porter Airlines

^ Genealogy : City Centre Airlines >Porter Airlines

Powell Air   

1960* - 1986*

Renamed

^ Comments : Pacific Coastal Airlines was formed as a result of a merger between Powell Air and the Port Hardy division of Air BC

^ Genealogy : Powell Air + Port Hardy division of Air BC = >Pacific Coastal Airlines (1)

Prairie Airways   

1938* - 1942

Renamed

^ Comments : Prairie Airways was formed in 1938. Merged with 9 other airlines to form CP Air [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Inter-Provincial Airways + Western Canada Airways =>Canadian Airways + Ginger Coote Airways + Southern Air Transport + Wings + Prairie Airways + Mackenzie Air Services + Arrow Airways + Starratt Airways + Quebec Airways + Montreal & Dominion Skyways =>CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines) >CP Air + Eastern Provincial Airways + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Premair*   

1992* - 1992*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Prime Air   

(2001)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Prince Edward Air   

1989 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Pronto Airways   

2006 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Propair   

1981 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Propair

Prospecting Airways   

1928* - 1929*

Status?

^ Comments : Prospecting Airways was formed on 13Feb1928 for aerial prospecting

^ Genealogy :  

Provincial Airlines   

1980 - 2016

Renamed

^ Comments : Provincial Airlines operations started on 30Jun1980. Rebranded as PAL Airlines (Canada) in Jun2016

^ Genealogy : Provincial Airlines >PAL Airlines (Canada)

Provincial Express   

1988^ - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Ptarmigan Lake Airways (Ptarmigan Airways)   

1961* - 1997

Renamed

^ Comments : Ptarmigan Lake Airways was formed in 1961. Merged into First Air in 1997

^ Genealogy : Ptarmigan Lake Airways >>First Air

Purolator Courier   

1967 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Purolator Courier

Purple Label Airlines   

1928 - 1928

Renamed

^ Comments : Great Western Airways was founded by Emil Sick and Frederick McCall, a famous fighter pilot. Absorbed Purple Label Airlines in 1928, including the latter’s Stinson Detroiter

^ Genealogy : Purple Label Airlines >>Great Western Airways

PWA (Pacific Western Airlines)   

1953 - 1987

Renamed

^ Comments : PWA was founded as Central British Columbia Airlines in 1946 & renamed to PWA in 1953 [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942. Acquired QUEEN CHARLOTTE AIRLINES and ASSOCIATED AIRWAYS in 1955. Acquired BC AIRLINES in 1970 and merged with TRANSAIR in 1979 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989] [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Inter-Provincial Airways + Western Canada Airways =>Canadian Airways + Ginger Coote Airways + Southern Air Transport + Wings + Prairie Airways + Mackenzie Air Services + Arrow Airways + Starratt Airways + Quebec Airways + Montreal & Dominion Skyways =>CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines) >CP Air + Eastern Provincial Airways + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Quebec Airways   

1935* - 1942

Renamed

^ Comments : Quebec Airways was formed in 1935 & became part of CPA on 24Mar1942 [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Inter-Provincial Airways + Western Canada Airways =>Canadian Airways + Ginger Coote Airways + Southern Air Transport + Wings + Prairie Airways + Mackenzie Air Services + Arrow Airways + Starratt Airways + Quebec Airways + Montreal & Dominion Skyways =>CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines) >CP Air + Eastern Provincial Airways + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Quebec Aviation   

1979* - 1987

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Inter-Canadien

Quebecair   

1953 - 1987

Renamed

^ Comments : Quebecair was formed as Rimouski Aviation Syndicate in 1946. incorporated in 1947 as Rimouski Airlines & merged in 1953 with Gulf Aviation Company under the name of Quebecair

^ Genealogy : Rimouski Aviation Syndicate >Rimouski Airlines + Gulf Aviation Company =>Quebecair ….>Inter-Canadien

QuebecAir Express (Quebec Air Express)   

2003 - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments : QuebecAir Express was founded by Guy Marcoux & launched services in 2003 linking it's Montreal base with other regional cities. Grounded on 21Jan2005 to avoid bankruptcy

^ Genealogy :  

Queen Charlotte Airlines   

1943* - 1955

Renamed

^ Comments : Queen Charlotte Airlines was founded in 1943 [PWA was founded as CENTRAL BRITISH COLUMBIA AIRLINES in 1946 and renamed in 1953. Acquired QUEEN CHARLOTTE AIRLINES and ASSOCIATED AIRWAYS in 1955. Acquired BC AIRLINES in 1970 and merged with TRANSAIR in 1979] [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989] [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Queen Charlotte Airlines >>PWA…..>Air Canada

Questor Surveys   

1988* - 1988*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Quikair   

2001^ - 2006

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

QuikAire Cargo   

1994 - 1996

Renamed

^ Comments : Skylink Express was established in Feb1994 as QuikAire Cargo and operated under that name from 1994 to 1996 and changed its name to Skylink Express in 1996

^ Genealogy : QuikAire Cargo >Skylink Express

R1 Airlines   

2014 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Regional 1 Airlines >R1 Airlines

Rainy Lake Airways   

1954* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Red Lake Airways   

1987* - 2007

Inactive

^ Comments : Red Lake Airways was founded in 1987

^ Genealogy :  

Regency Express   

1994 - 2002

Renamed

^ Comments : SonicBlue Airways was formed after Regency Express acquired North Vancouver Air (formed in 1994) in 2002 and needed a new name to reflect the amlgamation. Transport Canada suspended its AOV in Jan2006

^ Genealogy : North Vancouver Air + Regency Express =>SonicBlue Airways

Regent Air   

**** - ****

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Regionair   

1981 - 1984

Renamed

^ Comments : Regionair was taken over by Quebecair

^ Genealogy : Regionair >>Quebecair ….>Inter-Canadien.

Regionair   

1992* - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Regional 1 Airlines   

2004 - 2014

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Regional 1 Airlines >R1 Airlines

Regional Premier   

(****)

Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Reindeer Air Service   

1960 - 1979

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Rigel Airways   

1982^ - 1994

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Rimouski Airlines   

1947 - 1953

Renamed

^ Comments : Quebecair was formed as Rimouski Aviation Syndicate in 1946. incorporated in 1947 as Rimouski Airlines. and merged in 1953 with Gulf Aviation Company under the name of Quebecair

^ Genealogy : Rimouski Aviation Syndicate >Rimouski Airlines + Gulf Aviation Company =>Quebecair ….>Inter-Canadien

Rimouski Aviation Syndicate   

1946* - 1947

Renamed

^ Comments : Quebecair was formed as Rimouski Aviation Syndicate in 1946. incorporated in 1947 as Rimouski Airlines & merged in 1953 with Gulf Aviation Company under the name of Quebecair

^ Genealogy : Rimouski Aviation Syndicate >Rimouski Airlines + Gulf Aviation Company =>Quebecair ….>Inter-Canadien

River Air   

2004* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Rog-Air   

(****)

Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Roots Air   

2000 - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Ross Air Service   

2001^ - 2011

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Royal Airlines   

1992 - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments : Royal Airlines was a Montreal based holiday charters carried formed by Michel LeBlanc in 1979 as Conifair Aviation

^ Genealogy : Conifair Aviation >Royal Airlines

Royal Cargo Airlines   

1999* - 2001

Renamed

^ Comments : Canada 3000 Cargo was formed as Royal Cargo Airlines, Cargojet Airways was established on 21Feb2002. Name changed from Canada Cargo 3000 on 22Feb2002

^ Genealogy : Royal Cargo Airlines >Canada 3000 Cargo >Cargojet Airways

Royal Express   

1999* - 2000

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

RoyalAir   

1969* - 1969

Renamed

^ Comments : RoyalAir was taken over by Quebecair in 1969

^ Genealogy : >Inter-Canadien

Rusty Myer's Flying Service   

1956^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sabair (Sabair Charters)   

1980^ - 1994

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sabourin Lake Airways   

1968* - 1994*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sabourin Lake Airways   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Saguenay Air Service  updated

1960* - 1970

Renamed

^ Comments : Air Saguenay was formed as Saguenay Air Service. Based in Chicoutimi, Quebec [AIR SAGUENAY was formed as SAGUENAY AIR SERVICE. Based in Chicoutimi, Quebec. early 60’s when Mr. Peter Schoch, mink breeder bought Saguenay Air Service. This carrier was based at Kenogami Lake, owned by Saguenay Aero Club and was used to train pilots. Mr. Schoch then decided to open a new seaplane base at St-David de Falardeau, lake Sebastien so he could offer a better service to companies like Alcan or Price Brothers, fishermen, hunters and services for forest fire patrol. The company expanded and merged in the mid 70’s with Gagnon Air Service to become a new company : Air Saguenay. Since 1998, the carrier expanded again with the purchase of Labrador Air Safari and Derap Aviation, Air Saguenay purchased Air Caribou in Fermont (south of Wabush)]

^ Genealogy : Saguenay Air Service + Gagnon Air Service =>Air Saguenay

Sakku First Aviation   

2011* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SaltSpring Air   

2003* - date

Active

^ Comments : Salt Spring Air (also known as Saltspring Air was founded by St. Clair McColl in Jun2003. It is the only floatplane company based on Saltspring Island, British Columbia. It operates scheduled flights, charter air service and tours based in Ganges and specializes in routes between the Gulf Islands and Vancouver Island. Along with West Coast Air, Harbour Air and Seair Seaplanes, Salt Spring Air is one of the four airlines that operate in the Vancouver Harbour Water Airport and Vancouver International Water Airport. Scheduled flights by the company also operate between the Gulf Islands and the Vancouver International Airport

^ Genealogy :  

Samaritan Air Service   

1989^ - 1999*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sandy Lake Seaplanes   

1995^ - 2012*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sankair International   

(1990s)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sapawe Air   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sarnia Airlines   

1960* - 1960*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Saskair   

1962* - 1965

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada Express

Seaair Services (Sea Air Services)   

1999* - 2001*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Seair Seaplanes   

1980^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Seair Seaplanes

Sealand Helicopters   

**** - ****

Renamed

^ Comments : Okanagan Air Services began in British Columbia in the summer of 1947. Three ex-RCAF officers, pilots Carl Agar & Barney Bent, and engineer Alf Stringer, operating a fixed-wing charter company. CHC purchased Okanagan Helicopters and Toronto Helicopters and merged them with Dobbin's own company, Sealand Helicopters, to form a company named Canadian Helicopters. Renamed to CHC

^ Genealogy : Okanagan Air Services >Okanagan Helicopters + Sealand Helicopters + Toronto Helicopters =>Canadian Helicopters >CHC Helicopter

Selkirk Air   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Service Air   

1997^ - 1998*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Serviceair   

(2003)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SGA (Saskatchewan Government Airways)   

1947^ - 1962*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada Express

Sharp Wings   

1965^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Shuswap Air   

1980^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sifton Air Yukon   

1994 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Silver Pine Air Services   

1960^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Simpson Air   

1974 - date

Active

^ Comments : Simpson Air began in 1964 when it was known as Arctic Air. In 1974 it became Simpson Air and was later purchased in 1981 by then RCMP Officer, Ted Grant. It is the longest established flying business in the Mackenzie Valley, has been offering air charter service in the Nahanni-Ram area since the 1960s.

^ Genealogy : Arctic Air. >Simpson Air

Sioux Air   

1966^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sioux Narrows Airways   

1989* - 1989*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Skeena Air   

Early 1950s

Renamed

^ Comments : Associated Air Taxi, Kamloops Air Service, Skeena Air Transport, Whitehorse Flying Services and Port Alberni Airways all acquired by Central British Columbia Airlines

^ Genealogy : Skeena Air >>Central British Columbia Airlines ….>Air Canada

Sky Charter Aircraft Sales   

1968* - 1969*

Renamed

^ Comments : SkyCharter was formed in 1968 as Sky Charter Aircraft Sales

^ Genealogy : Sky Charter Aircraft Sales >SkyCharter

Sky Freighters   

(****)

Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sky Regional Airlines   

2011 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SkyCharter   

1978* - date

Active

^ Comments : SkyCharter was formed in 1968 as Sky Charter Aircraft Sales

^ Genealogy : Sky Charter Aircraft Sales >SkyCharter

Skycraft Air Transport   

1979 - 1994

Inactive

^ Comments : Skycraft Air Transport was formed & started operations in 1979

^ Genealogy :  

SkyFreighters   

1998* - 2001*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Skyjet Aviation   

2007 - date

Active

^ Comments : Skyjet Aviation of Quebec was founded by its President, Mathieu Gingras in Aug2007 & officially began operations on 01Aug2007

^ Genealogy :  

SkyLink Aviation   

1992 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Skylink Express   

1996 - date

Active

^ Comments : Skylink Express was established in Feb1994 as QuikAire Cargo and operated under that name from 1994 to 1996 and changed its name to Skylink Express in 1996

^ Genealogy : QuikAire Cargo >Skylink Express

SkyService (SkyService Business Aviation)   

1986^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SkyService Airlines   

1994 - 2010

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Skywalker Airlines   

1986* - 1988*

Status?

^ Comments : Skywalker Airlines (a division of Inter-City Airways) operated out of Toronto Island Airport in the 1980s

^ Genealogy :  

Skyward Aviation   

1986 - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

SkyXpress   

2001* - 2008

Inactive

^ Comments : SkyXpress was formed in 2001

^ Genealogy :  

Slate Falls Airways   

1987* - date

Active

^ Comments : Slate Falls Airways was founded in 1987

^ Genealogy :  

Slave Air   

1988* - 2006*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Can-West Air

SonicBlue Airways   

2002 - 2006

Inactive

^ Comments : SonicBlue Airways was formed after Regency Express acquired North Vancouver Air (formed in 1994) in 2002 and needed a new name to reflect the amlgamation. Transport Canada suspended its AOV in Jan2006

^ Genealogy : North Vancouver Air + Regency Express =>SonicBlue Airways

Sontair   

1969^ - 2006*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Soundair   

1984* - 1991*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Soundair

Soundair Express   

1989* - 1990

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

South Moresby Air Charters   

1987^ - 2006

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Inland Air Charters

South Nahanni Airways   

1995^ - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

South West Air   

1999* - 1999*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Southern Air Transport   

1939^ - 1942

Renamed

^ Comments : [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Inter-Provincial Airways + Western Canada Airways =>Canadian Airways + Ginger Coote Airways + Southern Air Transport + Wings + Prairie Airways + Mackenzie Air Services + Arrow Airways + Starratt Airways + Quebec Airways + Montreal & Dominion Skyways =>CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines) >CP Air + Eastern Provincial Airways + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Southern Alberta Air Lines   

1927* - 1931

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Southern Alberta Airlines   

1924* - 1924*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Southern Frontier Airlines   

1978* - 1978*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Southern Skies Aviation   

2001 - 20011

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sovereign Airlines (Aviation)   

(****)

Unconfirmed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sowind Air (Sowing Air)   

1992 - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Spartan Air Services   

1946* - 1972

Inactive

^ Comments : Spartan Air Services was formed in 1946

^ Genealogy :  

Sporthawk International   

1996* - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

St. Andrews Airways   

1970* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

St. Felicien Air Services (Saint Felicien Air Services)   

1957* - 1979

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Stage Air   

2001* - 2001*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Stanair   

1952^ - 1969*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Star Airlines   

2003* - 2004*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Starlink Aviation (Aviation Starlink)   

1991 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Aviation Starlink

Starratt Airways   

1932^ - 1942

Renamed

^ Comments : [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Inter-Provincial Airways + Western Canada Airways =>Canadian Airways + Ginger Coote Airways + Southern Air Transport + Wings + Prairie Airways + Mackenzie Air Services + Arrow Airways + Starratt Airways + Quebec Airways + Montreal & Dominion Skyways =>CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines) >CP Air + Eastern Provincial Airways + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Sterling Aviation Services   

2005^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Strait Air (2000)   

2000* - date

Active

^ Comments : Strait Air (2000) was founded in 2000 and began its operations in Forteau, in Labrador

^ Genealogy :  

Sudair   

1964* - 1967

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sudbury Aviation   

1956^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Summit Air (Summit Air Charters)   

1988* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Summit Air

SunWest Airlines   

2008* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sunwest Aviation   

2008 - date

Active

^ Comments : Sunwest Aviation was formed in 1986 as Sunwest Home Aviation. Acquired Alta Flights in 2014

^ Genealogy : Sunwest Home Aviation >Sunwest Aviation

Sunwest Home Aviation   

1986* - 2006

Renamed

^ Comments : Sunwest Aviation was formed in 1986 as Sunwest Home Aviation. Acquired Alta Flights in 2014

^ Genealogy : Sunwest Home Aviation >Sunwest Aviation

Sunwest International Aviation Services   

1986^ - 2001*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Sunwing Airlines   

2005 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Superior Airways   

1940 - 1979

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Superior Airways   

2003* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Survair   

1978* - 1978*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Swanberg Air   

2000* - 2011

Inactive

^ Comments : Swanberg Air was founded in 2000. It operated cargo, scheduled and charter passenger services in Alberta, Saskatchewan and British Columbia

^ Genealogy :  

Swiftair Cargo   

1981* - 1983

Inactive

^ Comments : Swiftair Cargo was founded in 1981

^ Genealogy :  

Tagish Air Services   

1988^ - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Taku Glacier Air*   

1990* - 1990*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Tal Air Charters (Talair Charters)   

1994^ - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Tamalik Air   

2003* - 2004*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Tango (Air Canada Tango)   

2001 - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments : Air Canada created low-cost subsidiary Tango on 01Nov2001 & re-absorbed the operation in Jul2004

^ Genealogy : Tango (Air Canada Tango) >>Air Canada

TCA (Trans-Canada Air Lines)  updated

1937 - 1964

Renamed

^ Comments : TCA (Trans-Canada Air Lines) was formed on 10Apr1937 when it took over assets of Canadian Airways Company. First flight was on 01Sep1937 & Clarence Decatur C. D. Howe opened first transcontinental passenger service from Montreal to Vancouver on 01Mar1939 & inaugurated transatlantic service between Dorval and Prestwick with the North Star on 15Apr1947. Renamed Air Canada on 01Jan1965

^ Genealogy : Canadian Airways Company +>TCA >Air Canada

Tempus Air   

1985^ - 1988

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Terra Surveys   

1966 - 1972*

Renamed

^ Comments : Terra Surveys was reorganized in into Geoterrex. Taken-over by Cargaard Aviation and into Fugro Aviation Canada

^ Genealogy : Terra Surveys >Geoterrex >>Cargaard Aviation >>Fugro Aviation Canada

Terr-Air (Territorial Airways)   

1973* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Thunder Airlines   

1994^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Thunderbird Airlines   

1965* - 1971

Renamed

^ Comments : NT Air (Northern Thunderbird Air) was formed in 1971 by the merger of Northern Mountain Airlines and Thunderbird Airlines

^ Genealogy : Northern Mountain Airlines + Thunderbird Airlines =>NT Air

Thunderbird Aviation   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Thunderbird Tours   

1995* - 1996*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Timberline Air   

1998* - 1998*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Time Air   

1969 - 1993

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Lethbridge Air Services >Time Air +Ontario Express =>Air Canada Regional + Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario >Jazz >Air Canada Express

Timmins Aviation   

1960* - 1962*

Status?

^ Comments : Timmins Aviation operated charter services

^ Genealogy :  

Tintina Air   

2010* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Titan Air   

(2000)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

TK Air Charters   

1995^ - 2003*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Tofino Air Lines   

1988* - date

Active

^ Comments : Hanna Air was founded in 1997 by Mark Segar was renamed to Pacific Spirit Air. Tofino Air expanded in Jan2001 with the purchase of Pacific Spirit Air based in Silva Bay on Gabriola Island in the Gulf Islands

^ Genealogy : Hanna Air >Pacific Spirit Air >>Tofino Air Lines

Torontair (Toronto Airways)   

1961* - 1999

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Toronto Airways   

1948* - 1948*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Toronto Helicopters   

**** - ****

Renamed

^ Comments : Okanagan Air Services began in British Columbia in the summer of 1947. Three ex-RCAF officers, pilots Carl Agar & Barney Bent, and engineer Alf Stringer, operating a fixed-wing charter company. CHC purchased Okanagan Helicopters and Toronto Helicopters and merged them with Dobbin's own company, Sealand Helicopters, to form a company named Canadian Helicopters. Renamed to CHC

^ Genealogy : Okanagan Air Services >Okanagan Helicopters + Sealand Helicopters + Toronto Helicopters =>Canadian Helicopters >CHC Helicopter

TPA (Trans Provincial Airlines)   

1974* - 1993

Renamed

^ Comments : TPA (Trans Provincial Airlines) was formed in 1960 as Trans Provincial Air Carriers & was acqired by Harbour Air Seaplanes in 1993

^ Genealogy : Trans Provincial Air Carriers >TPA (Trans Provincial Airlines) >>Harbour Air Seaplanes

Tradewinds Aviation   

1978* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Trans Canada Couriers   

1966* - 1967

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Purolator Courier

Trans Capital Air   

1994* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Trans Fair (Transfair)   

1983 - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Trans Fair

Trans North Air (Trans North Turbo Air)   

1967 - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Connolly-Dawson Airways >Great Northern Airlines >Trans North Air

Trans Provincial Air Carriers   

1960* - 1974*

Renamed

^ Comments : TPA (Trans Provincial Airlines) was formed in 1960 as Trans Provincial Air Carriers & was acqired by Harbour Air Seaplanes in 1993

^ Genealogy : Trans Provincial Air Carriers >TPA (Trans Provincial Airlines) >>Harbour Air Seaplanes

Trans Provincial Airlines   

1980* - 1980

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada Express

Transair   

1956 - 1979

Renamed

^ Comments : TRANSAIR was founded the merger of CENTRAL NORTHERN AIRWAYS and ARCTIC WINGS in 1956. Passenger services taken over by Calm Air in 1976. Acquired MIDWEST AIRLINES in 1969. [PWA was founded as CENTRAL BRITISH COLUMBIA AIRLINES in 1946 and renamed in 1953. Acquired QUEEN CHARLOTTE AIRLINES and ASSOCIATED AIRWAYS in 1955. Acquired BC AIRLINES in 1970 and merged with TRANSAIR in 1979]. [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Arctic Wings + Central Northern Airways =>Transair…..>Air Canada

Transair   

1989* - 1989*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Trans-Gaspesian Air Lines   

1952* - 1971

Inactive

^ Comments : Trans-Gaspesian Air Lines was formed in 1952 & operated charter services in the St Lawrence area

^ Genealogy :  

Trans-Labrador Airlines   

1960* - 1962*

Status?

^ Comments : Trans-Labrador Airlines operated charter services, mainly in the Province of Quebec (Labrador, Ungava and North West Territories), from a base at Schefferville (Knob-Lake)

^ Genealogy :  

Transport Aerien Sept-Iles   

1972^ - 1983

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Trans Fair

Transport des Monts Aviation   

1979^ - 1988

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Transwest Air   

2000 - date

Active

^ Comments : Transwest Air was formed in 2000 by the merger of Air Sask (La Ronge Aviation) & Athabaska Airways Operations started on 11Sep2000

^ Genealogy : Air Sask (La Ronge Aviation + Athabasca Airways =>Transwest Air

Trillium Air   

1999^ - 2002

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Trippier Air Service   

1984^ - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Triton Airlines   

1993 - 1994

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Triumph Airways   

2005* - 2009*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Tsayta Aviation   

1983 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Tyee Airways   

1961^ - 1992*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

United Air Transport   

1937^ - 1939

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

Vacationair (Gray Coach Airlines)   

1988* - 1990

Inactive

^ Comments : Vacationair (Gray Coach Airlines) was formed in 1988

^ Genealogy :  

Val Air   

2003 - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Vancouver Island Air   

1985* - date

Active

^ Comments : Vancouver Island Air was founded in 1985

^ Genealogy :  

Venture Air   

1995* - 2004

Renamed

^ Comments : Central Flyway Air was formed as Venture Air in 1995

^ Genealogy : Venture Air >Central Flyway Air

Vic Turner Ltd   

1966 - 1971

Renamed

^ Comments : Kenn Borek Air was formed as Vic Turner Ltd & renamed in 1971 after purchase by Borek Construction

^ Genealogy : Vic Turner Ltd >Kenn Borek Air

Victoria Flying Services   

1959* - 1970*

Status?

^ Comments : Victoria Flying Services was formed by Bill Sylvester on 29Aug1959

^ Genealogy :  

Viking Outpost Air   

2009* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Villers Air Services   

1977^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Vistajet   

1997 - 1997

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Voyage Air   

1995* - date

Active

^ Comments : Voyage Air was formed in 1995

^ Genealogy :  

Voyageur Airways   

1968 - date

Active

^ Comments : Voyageur Airways was founded in 1968 by Max Shapiro as a North Bay, Ontario based passenger charter carrier within Canada and the US. Operations started on 30Jun1968

^ Genealogy :  

Waasheshkun Airways   

1982 - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Wabakimi Air   

1978* - date

Active

^ Comments : Wabakimi Air was formed in 1978

^ Genealogy :  

Wabusk Air Service   

1997^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Wagair (Waglisla Airlines)   

1982* - 2001*

Inactive

^ Comments : Wagair was formed in 1982

^ Genealogy :  

Wagner Airways   

1975* - 1975

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Wagner Airways >>Otonabee Airways >City Express

Walsten Air Service   

1986^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Wardair   

1953 - 1962

Renamed

^ Comments : Wardair was formed in 1952 & began operations on 06Jun1953. Renamed to Wardair Canada & then Wardair Canada then Wardair Int. on 10Jun1997. Acquired by CAI on 19Jan1989 [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Wardair >Wardair Canada >Wardair Canada (1975) >Wardair International >Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Wardair Canada   

1962 - 1975

Renamed

^ Comments : Wardair was formed in 1952 & began operations on 06Jun1953. Renamed to Wardair Canada & then Wardair Canada then Wardair Int. on 10Jun1997. Acquired by CAI on 19Jan1989 [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Wardair >Wardair Canada >Wardair Canada (1975) >Wardair International >Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Wardair Canada (1975)   

1975 - 1977

Renamed

^ Comments : Wardair was formed in 1952 & began operations on 06Jun1953. Renamed to Wardair Canada & then Wardair Canada then Wardair Int. on 10Jun1997. Acquired by CAI on 19Jan1989 [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Wardair >Wardair Canada >Wardair Canada (1975) >Wardair International >Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Wardair International   

1977 - 1989

Renamed

^ Comments : Wardair was formed in 1952 & began operations on 06Jun1953. Renamed to Wardair Canada & then Wardair Canada then Wardair Int. on 10Jun1997. Acquired by CAI on 19Jan1989 [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Wardair >Wardair Canada >Wardair Canada (1975) >Wardair International >Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Wasaya Airways   

1993 - date

Active

^ Comments : Kelner Airways was a cargo & passenger airline formed in 1989 & based in Pickle Lake,Ontario. Renamed to Wasaya Airways

^ Genealogy : Kelner Airways >Wasaya Airways

Watson's Skyways   

1986^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Waweig Air   

2001* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

West Caribou Air Service   

2009* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

West Coast Air   

1996 - date

Active

^ Comments : West Coast Air was founded in 1995 & operations started on 25Jan1996. Scheduled services including floatplane operations within British Colombia. As of Jun2015 the West Coast Air fleet of aircraft has been integrated into Harbour Air and painted in Harbour Air Aircraft livery

^ Genealogy : >West Coast Air

West Coast Air Services   

1978* - 1980

Renamed

^ Comments : West Coast Air Services was formed in 1931 as Gilbert's Flying Service

^ Genealogy : Gilbert's Flying Service >West Coast Air Services + Haida Airlines + Island Airlines + Gulf Air Aviation + Canadian Air Transit + Omnineca Air Services + Pacific Coastal Airlines + Airwest Airlines =>Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Jazz >Air Canada Express

West Wind Aviation   

1983* - date

Active

^ Comments : West Wind Aviation was formed in 1983. Absorbed Osprey Wings in Dec2015

^ Genealogy : Nipawin Air Services >Osprey Wings >>West Wind Aviation

Westair Aviation   

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

WestCan International Airlines   

2007 - 2010*

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Western Canada Airways  updated

1926* - 1930

Renamed

^ Comments : Western Canada Airways was formed on 10Dec1926 & commenced contract airmail service between Lac du Bonnet, Wadhope and Bisset, Manitoba on 06Oct1927. Merged into Canadian Airways in 1930 [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Pacific Airways + Commercial =>Western Canada Airways + Inter-Provincial Airways =>Canadian Airways + Ginger Coote Airways + Southern Air Transport + Wings + Prairie Airways + Mackenzie Air Services + Arrow Airways + Starratt Airways + Quebec Airways + Montreal & Dominion Skyways =>CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines) >CP Air + Eastern Provincial Airways + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Western Straits Air   

1986* - 1997

Status?

^ Comments : Western Straits Air was founded in 1986

^ Genealogy :  

WestEx (Western Express Airlines)   

1994 - 2006

Inactive

^ Comments : WestEx evolved from Aviation Business Flights. Vancouver based international, regional and domestic passenger and express package carrier

^ Genealogy : Aviation Business Flights >WestEx

Westinghouse Airways   

1945* - 1954

Renamed

^ Comments : Westinghouse Airways was founded in 1945 by the Westinghouse family. Air charter operations around British Columbia

^ Genealogy : Westinghouse Airways >BC Airlines >>PWA >CPA >Air Canada

WestJet Airlines  updated

1996 - date

Active

^ Comments : WestJet Airlines was founded by Clive Beddoe, David Neeleman, Mark Hill, Tim Morgan and Donald Bell on 29Feb1996. First flight with a B.737-200 on 29Feb1996. Low cost, no frills airline across Canada out of Calgary International (YYC)

^ Genealogy :  

WestJet Encore   

2013 - date

Active

^ Comments : WestJet Encore is WestJet's subsidiary regional airline, which commenced operations on 24Jun2013

^ Genealogy :  

Westpoint Airlines   

2003 - 2004

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >R1 Airlines

Wheeler Airlines   

1921^ - 1967

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

Whistler Air Services   

1986^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

White River Air (Services)   

1959* - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Whitehorse Flying Services   

Early 1950s

Renamed

^ Comments : Whitehorse Flying Service later became Yukon Flying Service, a bush plane operation which specialised in going places in the Yukon that were hard to get to

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

Whiteshell Air Service   

1968^ - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Wild Country Airways   

1996* - 2006

Inactive

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Wilderness Air   

1981^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Wilderness Airlines   

1975* - 1998

Inactive

^ Comments : Wilderness Airlines was formed in 1974. Pacific Coastal bought the assets of Wilderness Airlines on 01Apr1998

^ Genealogy : Wilderness Airlines +>Pacific Coastal Airlines (1)

Williston Lake Air Services   

1990^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Windoak Air Service   

1982 - 1982*

Renamed

^ Comments : Harbour Air Seaplanes was founded in 1982 & operations started on 30Jun1982 as Windoak Air Service

^ Genealogy : Windoak Air Service >Harbour Air Seaplanes

Wings   

1942* - 1942

Renamed

^ Comments : [CP AIR was an amalgamation of 10 smaller airlines in 1942 (CANADIAN AIRWAYS, GINGER COOTE AIRWAYS, SOUTHERN AIR TRANSPORT, WINGS, PRAIRIE AIRWAYS, MACKENZIE AIR SERVICES, ARROW AIRWAYS, STARRATT AIRWAYS, QUEBEC AIRWAYS and MONTREAL & DOMINION SKYWAYS). [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989]. [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]

^ Genealogy : Inter-Provincial Airways + Western Canada Airways =>Canadian Airways + Ginger Coote Airways + Southern Air Transport + Wings + Prairie Airways + Mackenzie Air Services + Arrow Airways + Starratt Airways + Quebec Airways + Montreal & Dominion Skyways =>CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines) >CP Air + Eastern Provincial Airways + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canadaa

Wings over Kississing   

2007* - date

Active

^ Comments : Wings over Kississing was formed from the float plane operations of Jackson Air Services in 2007. Keystone Air Service, founded in 1985, merged into Wings over Kississing

^ Genealogy : Keystone Air Service >>Wings over Kississing

Winnport Air Cargo (Logistics)   

1998 - 2002

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Winnport Air Cargo (Logistics) >>Cargojet Airways

Wolverine Air   

1972 - date

Active

^ Comments : Wolverine Air was formed in 1972

^ Genealogy :  

World Cargo International   

(1987*)

Began?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

World Star Air Cargo   

2005 - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

World Wide Airways   

1947* - 1966

Inactive

^ Comments : World Wide Airways was formed in 1947 by Donald McVicar. It played a key role in massive airlift operations for Hollinger Ungava Transport and the DEW LINE in Northern Canada

^ Genealogy :  

Worldways   

1973* - 1991

Inactive

^ Comments : Worldways was founded in 1973

^ Genealogy :  

XPO Airlines   

(2009)

Began?

^ Comments : Zoom Airlines was founded in May2002. Ceased operations on 28Aug2008. On 14Jan2009, Globe Span Capital announced the acquisition & intended to rename to XPO Airlines. Never started operations

^ Genealogy : Zoom Airlines >XPO Airlines

Yellow Bird Air   

1983* - 1983*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Yellowhead Helicopters   

1975 - date

Active

^ Comments : Yellowhead Helicopters was formed in 1975

^ Genealogy :  

Yukon Flying Service   

1964* - 1965*

Status?

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

Yukon Southern Air Transport   

1939 - 1941*

Renamed

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

Zip   

2002 - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments : Zip was launched by Air Canada as a no-frills subsidiary in Sep2002. Re-absorbed back in Sep2004

^ Genealogy : Zip >>Air Canada

Zoom Airlines   

2002 - 2008

Inactive

^ Comments : Zoom Airlines was founded in May2002. Ceased operations on 28Aug2008. On 14Jan2009, Globe Span Capital announced the acquisition & intended to rename to XPO Airlines. Never started operations

^ Genealogy : Zoom Airlines >XPO Airlines

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