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Latest updates
5 February 2016Air Bras D'Or operated around 1986 [added] Merci Denis Dionne
5 February 2016Airtransit Canada was incorporated in 1973, started service in early 1974 and ceased operations in 1976 [update] Merci Denis Dionne
3 February 2016Unsure of any details yet but City Center Airlines was dissolved on the 12 April 1986 [added]
3 February 2016Unsure of any details yet but Canavia Transit was dissolved on 14 October 1983 [added]

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AirlineOperating DatesStatusComments
A. Fecteau Transport Aerien

1936 - 1973

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

A. Fecteau Transport Aerien >Propair

ACS (Air Charter Systems)

1986* - 1988

Inactive

ACS was formed in 1986

^ Genealogy >

 

Adlair Aviation

1984 - date

Active

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

^ Genealogy >

 

Adler Aviation

1996 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Advance Air Charters

2000* - 2001

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Adventure Air

2002* - date

Active

Adventure Air was formed in 2002

^ Genealogy >

 

Aerial Recon Surveys

2000* - 2000*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Aero Bee Airlines

(2012)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Aero Link

**** - ****

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Aero Trades Western

1979* - 1984

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Soundair

AeroFalcon

(2004)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

AeroPro

1988^ - 2010

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air 2000

1988* - 1989

Renamed

Air 2000 was founded in 1988.

^ Genealogy >

Air 2000 >Canada 3000

Air 500

1988 - 2007

Inactive

Air 500 was founded in 1988 & ceased operations in Apr2007

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Alliance

1988 - 1999

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Air Alliance

2002* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Alma

1980 - 2002

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

Air Alma

Air Amos

1964 - 1964*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Arctic

2007* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Atlantic

1986 - 2000*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Atonabee

1979 - 1979*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Atonabee

Air Baffin

1989^ - 1992*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Nunavut

Air BC

1980 - 2000*

Renamed

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 >

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

Air Bellevue

1970* - date

Active

Air Bellevue was formed in 1970

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Bravo

2001^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Brazeau

1978* - 1978*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Inter-Canadien

Air Cab

1987^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Caledonia

1984* - 1989*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Canada

1964 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Air Canada

Air Canada Cargo

2001* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Canada Express

2011 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Air Canada Express

Air Canada Jetz

2001 - date

Active

Air Canada Jetz started operations on 31Oct2001

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Canada Regional

2001 - 2002

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

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

Air Canada rouge

2013 - date

Active

Air Canada rouge was officially launched in Dec2012 and began services on 01Jul2013

^ Genealogy >

 

Air CanadaLite

(2000)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Caravane

1978^ - 1981*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Cardinal

1980* - 1982*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Caribou

2004* - 2004*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

Air Caribou >>Air Saguenay

Air Club International (Globe Azur Airlines)

1993 - 1996

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Columbus Vacations (Vacances Air Columbus)

2002 - 2003

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Commando

2003* - 2003*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Commonwealth Alberta

1969 - 1970

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

Air Commonwealth Alberta

Air Creebec

1982 - date

Active

Air Creebec started operations 01Jul1982

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Fecteau

1973 - 1981

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

>Propair

Air Gaspé

1951* - 1979

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

Air Gaspe

Air Georgian

1994 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Inuit

1978 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Ivanhoe

1980^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Jasper

1987^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Labrador (Labrador Airways)

1983 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Air Labrador

Air Liaison

2001* - 2012

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Skyjet MG

Air Link Express

1979^ - 1999

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Luso

(****)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

Air Luso

Air Manan (Manan Air Services)

1994* - 2005*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Manitoba

1990 - 1994

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

Air Manitoba

Air Manitoba (Charter)

2003* - 2003*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Maritime

**** - ****

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Air Melancon

1957* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Mikisew

1995 - 2010

Inactive

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

 

^ Genealogy >

Air Mistassini

Air Mont-Laurier

1985* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Montmagny

1980^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Montreal

1982 - 2001*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Muskoka

1975^ - 2004

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Niagara

1986* - 1994*

Status?

Air Niagara was formed in 1986

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Niagara Express

1978* - 1999

Inactive

Air Niagara Express was established on 21Jul1978

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Nootka

1981* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Nord-Ouest

1970^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air North

1978 - date

Active

Air North was formed 01Feb1977 by Joseph Sparling & Thomas Wood

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Nova

1986 - 2001

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

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

Air Nunavut

1996* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Air Nunavut

Air Ontario

1981* - 2001

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

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

Air Optima (Aero Peninsule)

1999* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Otonabee

1980 - 1984

Renamed

Otonabee Airways was founded in 1971 & renamed Air Atonabee in 1980

^ Genealogy >

Air Otonabee >Otonabee Airways >City Express

Air Ottawa

1998* - 1998*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Ranger

**** - ****

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Rimouski (Rimouski Aviation Syndicate)

1946 - 1953

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Inter-Canadien

Air Roberval

2010* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Big River Air >Air Roberval

Air Saguenay

1970 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Saguenay Air Service + Gagnon Air Service =>Air Saguenay

Air Sask

1991 - 2000

Renamed

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

 

^ Genealogy >

>Exact Air

Air Schefferville

1981^ - 2004

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Southwest

1983* - 2005

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Star

(1991*)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Swisha (Air Kipawa)

1962^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Tindi

1988 - date

Active

Air Tindi operations started 01Nov1988

^ Genealogy >

>Air Tindi

Air Toronto

1988* - 1992*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

>Canadian Regional

Air Transat

1987 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Transat Cargo

2011 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Transit Canada

**** - ****

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Tunilik

2004* - 2012*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Wemindji

1987* - 2003

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air West

1982^ - 2005

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air Windsor

1970 - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

Air Windsor

Airborne Energy Solutions

1985* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Airco Charters

1987^ - 2012

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Air-Dale Flying Service

1956 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Air-Dale

Airdale Flying Services

1946 - 1956

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air-Dale

AirExpress Ontario

1997* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

AirGava

1973 - 1981

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

AirGava

Airspeed Aviation

1986* - 2009

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Orca Airways

Air-Spray (Airspray)

1967* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Airwave Transport

1999 - 2001

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Airwest Airlines

1964 - 1980

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Aklak Air

1978 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Aklak Air

Aklavik Flying Services

1970s

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Kenn Borek Air

Akwaaba Airlines

(2005)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Alberta Central Airways

1970* - date

Active

Alberta Central Airways was formed in 1970

^ Genealogy >

 

Alberta Citylink

1996 - 2011*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Alberta Express

1986 - 1986*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Alta Flights

Alberta Government Air Transportation Services

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Alberta Northern Airlines

1981* - 1989*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Alert Bay Air Services

1958* - 1978

Renamed

Gulf Air Aviation was formed in 1958 as Alert Bay Air Services

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Alkan Air

1977^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

All Points Airways

2004* - 2004*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

All West Freight

1996^ - 2012*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

AllCanada Express

1992 - 2005

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Alma Air Services

1960 - 1980

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Alma

Alpenglow Aviation

2000* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Alpine Lakes Air (Saltwater West Enterprises)

2004* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Alta Flights

1998* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Alta Flights

Ambassador World Charters

1994 - 1995

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Amigo Airways

1999 - 2006

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

Seair Seaplanes

Antarctic Airways

1987 - 1988

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Arctic Air

1964^ - 1974

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Simpson Air

Arctic Air

1999 - 2005

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Arctic Sunwest

1993^ - 2013

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Summit Air

Arctic Wings

1953* - 1956

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Arctic Wings

2000^ - 2003

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Arrow Airways

1942* - 1942

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Arrow Aviation

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Ashuanipi Aviation

1975^ - 2004

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Associated Air Lines

1952* - 1953*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Associated Air Taxi

1946* - 1953*

Renamed

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

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Astoria Air

1995 - 1996

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Astro Airline

1973* - 1973*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Athabasca Airways

1955 - 2000

Renamed

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

Atikokan Aero Services was formed in 1976

^ Genealogy >

 

Atlantair

1981* - 1981*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Atlantic Airways

1985* - 1989

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Provincial Airlines

Atlantic Central Airlines

1960 - 1979*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Atlantic Charters

1982 - 2005*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Atlantic Island Airways

1994 - 1994

Inactive

Atlantic Island Airways was founded in 1994

^ Genealogy >

 

Atlas Aviation

1962* - 1962*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Kenn Borek Air

Atleo River Air Services

1995* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Atonabee Airways

1971 - 1979

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Atonabee

Austin Airways

1934 - 1987

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Aviabek

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Aviation Boreal

1989* - 2004

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Aviation Business Flights

1985* - 1994

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

Aviation Business Flights >WestEx

Aviation Comercial Aviation

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Aviation Mauricie

2001* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Aviation Quebec Labrador

1983^ - 2003

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Avionair

1981 - 1991

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Aviation Starlink

Avnorth Aviation

2004* - 2004*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Awood Air

1962 - 2000*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

B C Yukon Air Service

1953 - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

B C Yukon Air Service

B.C. Airways

1928* - 1933*

Status?

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

 

^ Genealogy >

Baie Comeau Air Services >Golfe Air Quebec

Bamaji Air

2004* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Bar XH Air

1974 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Barney's Ontario Central (Ontario Central Airlines)

1986 - 1987

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Baxter Aviation

1985^ - 2007

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>West Coast Air

Bay Chaleur Air

2002 - 2002

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Bayview Air Service

1975* - 1975*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

BC Airlines

1943* - 1969

Renamed

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

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Bearskin Airlines (Bearskin Lake Air Services)

1963 - date

Active

Sioux Lookout, Ontario based Bearskin Airlines was established on 17Jul1963 & started ops in Jul1963

^ Genealogy >

 

Beaver Air Services

1981^ - 2006

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Missinippi Airways

Big River Air

1984* - 2007

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

Big River Air >Air Roberval

Big Salmon Air

1988^ - 2006*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Black Sheep Aviation

2004* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Blue Water Aviation Services

2004* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Bolton Lake Air Services

1995 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Boreal Airways

1947* - 1957

Renamed

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

Bradley Air Services was founded in 1946

^ Genealogy >

Bradley Air Services >First Air

Bradley Air Services

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Brooker-Wheaton Aviation

1970* - 1992

Renamed

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

^ Genealogy >

Brooker-Wheaton Aviation >Morningstar Air Express

BTA Aviation (Cargo)

1997* - 1997*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Buffalo Airways

1970* - 2015

Inactive

Buffalo Airways was founded in 1970 but had its AOC of Buffalo Airways suspended on 30Nov2016 by Transport Canada citing the airline's poor safety record

^ Genealogy >

 

Buffalo Narrows Airways

1976* - 1977*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Courtesy Air

Bushland Airways

1978* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Business Flights

1978* - 2001

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

Business Flights

Buzzard Air

1984* - 1990*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Calm Air International

1962 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Cameron Air Services

1992^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Campbell Air

1981* - 1997

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Canada 3000

(2005)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Canada 3000

1988 - 2001

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

Canada 3000

Canada 3000 Cargo

2001 - 2004*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

Royal Cargo Airlines >Canada 3000 Cargo (22Feb2002) >Cargojet Airways

Canada Air Charter

(2002)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Canada Trans-Continental Airways

1927 - 1928*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Canada West Air

1989* - 1990

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Canada West Airlines

(2004)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Canadian Air Transit

1980* - 1980

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Canadian Airlines International

1988 - 2000

Renamed

Air Canada and Canadian Airlines International Ltd. officially merge on 01Jan2001

^ Genealogy >

Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Canadian Airways

1930 - 1942

Renamed

Canadian Airways Ltd, was incorporated on 27Jun1930

^ Genealogy >

Inter-Provincial Airways + Western Canada Airways…. >Air Canada

Canadian Airways Company

Pre 1937

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Canadian Colonial Airways

1929* - 1942

Renamed

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

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Canadian Frontier

**** - ****

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Canadian North (Air NorTerra)

1989^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Canadian Pacific Air Lines

1942 - 1968

Renamed

Canadian Pacific Air Lines was formed on 30Jan1942 when C P Railway Co. purchased Canadian Airways

^ Genealogy >

+ Canadian Airways =>Canadian Pacific Air Lines >CP Air + Nordair + PWA =>Canadian Airlines >Air Canada

Canadian Regional Airlines

1993 - 2001*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

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

Canadian Voyageur

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Canadian Western Airlines

2001 - 2004

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

CanAir Cargo

19890 - 1997

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

CanAir Cargo +>Royal Airlines

Can-Air Services

1989* - 1991*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Can-Hellas Cargo (Canhellas)

1973* - 1973*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

CanJet

2000 - 2015

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy >

 

Can-West Air

2006* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Can-West Air

Capital Air Surveys

1969* - 1983*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Caravan Airlines (Aviation)

2004^ - 2005

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Cargaard Aviation

1988* - 2002

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Fugro Aviation Canada

Cargo North

2013 - date

Active

Cargo North operations started on 24Jan2013

^ Genealogy >

 

Cargojet Airways

2002 - date

Active

Cargojet Airways was established on 22Feb2002 & started operations in Jun2002

^ Genealogy >

Royal Cargo Airlines >Canada 3000 Cargo (22Feb2002) >Cargojet Airways

Cargojet Regional

2007 - date

Active

Cargojet Regional began operations as Georgian Express on 02Oct2007

^ Genealogy >

Georgian Express >Cargojet Regional

Carl Millard

1954^ - 1962

Renamed

Millardair was formed in 1954 as Carl Millard

^ Genealogy >

Carl Millard >Millardair

Carson Air

1995* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Carter Air Services

1962* - 1999*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Cassidair Services

1956 - 1965

Renamed

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

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Central Air Transport

1990* - 1990*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Central Airways

1961* - 1961*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Central B.C. Air Service

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

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

Central British Columbia Airlines

1946^ - 1953

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Central Flyway Air

2004 - date

Active

Central Flyway Air was formed as Venture Air in 1995

^ Genealogy >

Venture Air >Central Flyway Air

Central Mountain Air

1987 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Central Northern Airways

1947 - 1956

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Chaparal Charters

1982* - 1992*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Chartright Air

1996* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

CHC Helicopter

1987 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

CHC Helicopter

Cherry Red Airline (Cherry Air Service)

1928* - 1932

Inactive

founded in 1928 and was the first airline in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

^ Genealogy >

 

Chimo Air Service

1994^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Chinook Air

**** - ****

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Business Flights

City Centre Airlines

(2005)

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Porter Airlines

City Express (Cite Express)

1984 - 1991

Inactive

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

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Clearwater Airways

1995^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Cloud Air Service

1993^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

CMA (Canadian Metro Airlines)

1938 - 1975

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Propair

CMA (Canadian Metro Airlines)

2002 - 2009

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Coast Western Airlines

1988^ - 2004

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Coastal Cargo Canada

1962 - 1962

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

Coastal Cargo Company >Coastal Cargo Canada >>Universal Airlines

Cochrane Air Services

1984* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Collingwood Air

1990* - 1993*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Commando Air Transport

1996^ - 2000*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Commercial

1928* - 1928*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

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

Commuter Express

1988* - 1988

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Canadian Regional

Conair

1969 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Confortair

1991^ - 2003

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Conifair Aviation

1979* - 1992

Renamed

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

 

^ Genealogy >

Connolly-Dawson Airways >Great Northern Airlines >Trans North Air

Contact Air

1961 - 1995

Renamed

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?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Cooper Air

1987^ - 2003

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Corilair Charters

1991* - date

Active

Corilair Charters was formed in 1991

^ Genealogy >

 

Corp Air

1991^ - 2003

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Corporate Xpress

1975 - 2009

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Cotenair

1986 - 1991

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Cougar Air

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Coulson Flying Tankers

1959^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Coulson Flying Tankers

Courtesy Air

1977 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Courtesy Air

CP Air

1968 - 1985

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Craig Air

1985^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Crown Charter Services

2004* - 2004*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

CrownAir (Canadian Aviation Express Airlines)

1984* - 1990

Inactive

CrownAir ceased operations in Feb1990

^ Genealogy >

 

Curtiss Reid Flying Service

1928 - 1950*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Cypress Airlines

1997* - 1997

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Cypress Jetprop Charter

1996* - 1997*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Dene Cree Air

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Deraps Aviation

1986^ - 2004*

Renamed

Deraps Aviation was formed in 1986 & was acquired by Air Saguenay in the early 2000’s

^ Genealogy >

Deraps Aviation .>>Air Saguenay

Destinair

1996* - 1996*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Direquair

1975* - 1981

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Mistassini

Discovery Air

2006 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Discovery Air

Dominion Helicopters

1961* - 1961*

Status?

Dominion Helicopters Ltd operated and maintain helicopters from their base in Toronto.

^ Genealogy >

 

Dorval Air Transport

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Downair

1973* - 1973

Inactive

ceased operations in late 1973

^ Genealogy >

 

Earlton Airways

1976* - 1976*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

East Coast Airways

2010 - 2010

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Eastern Flying Service

1956* - 1988

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Provincial Airlines

Eldorado Aviation

1978* - 1982*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Elite

(2002)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Enerjet

2008 - date

Active

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?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

EPA (Eastern Provincial Airways)

1949 - 1984

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

EVAS Air Charters (Exploits Valley Air Services)

1992 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Exact Air

1983* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Exact Air

Executive Airlines

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Express Tours

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Expressair

2004* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Fairchild Aerial Surveys (of Canada)

1922* - 1923*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Fast Air

1995 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

FIFT (Forest Industries Flying Tankers)

1959* - 1962*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Coulson Flying Tankers

First Air

1973 - date

Active

First Air was founded in 1946 as Bradley Air Services

^ Genealogy >

Bradley Air Services >First Air

Flair Airlines

2005 - date

Active

Flair Airlines, privately owned and started operations on 19Aug2005

^ Genealogy >

 

Fly Sarvaq

2016 >

Planned

Fly Sarvaq is a start-up planning to commence operations on 06May2016 with scheduled passenger flights from its Iqaluit hub to Ottawa Int'l & Halifax

^ Genealogy >

 

FNT (First Nations Transportation)

2003 - 2009

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Forde Lake Air Services

1964 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Fort Frances Sportsmen Airways

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Fortunair

1994 - 1995

Inactive

By the beginning of 1995 Fortunair was in financial trouble and operations ended on 23Jan1995

^ Genealogy >

 

Fraser Airways

1932 - 1935*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Frontier Air

1986* - 1992

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Frontier Air Service

2004* - 2010*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Fugro Aviation Canada

2002 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Fugro Aviation Canada

Futura Airlines

1975^ - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Gagnon Air Service

1969* - 1970*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

Saguenay Air Service + Gagnon Air Service =>Air Saguenay

Gander Aviation

1960* - 1979*

Status?

Gander Aviation was founded in 1960

^ Genealogy >

 

Garrison Aviation

1976* - 1979*

Status?

Garrison Aviation was founded in 1976

^ Genealogy >

 

Gateway Airlines

1998^ - 2005

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Gateway Aviation

1952^ - 1979*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Geffair

1989^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Georgian Bay Airways

1946^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Georgian Express

2004* - 2007

Renamed

Cargojet Regional began operations as Georgian Express on 02Oct2007

^ Genealogy >

Georgian Express >Cargojet Regional

Geoterrex

1972* - 1988*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Fugro Aviation Canada

Gilbert's Flying Service

1931^ - 1932*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Gillam Air Services

1985^ - 2012*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Ginger Coote Airways

1942* - 1942

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Globemaster Air Cargo

2003 - 2004

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Go Air Express

2002 - 2003

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

GoAir Citylink

2005 - 2011

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Gogal Air Services

2004* - 2012*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Golfe Air Quebec

1974* - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

Baie Comeau Air Services >Golfe Air Quebec

Goose Bay Air Services

1986* - 1986*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Gordon Airways

1961 - 1970

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Windsor

Great Lakes Air Service

1961 - 1967

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Great Lakes Airlines

1967 - 1981

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Great Northern Airlines

1969* - 1972

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

Connolly-Dawson Airways >Great Northern Airlines >Trans North Air

Great Northern Freight

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Great Western Airways

1928* - 1929*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Great Western Airways

Green Airways

1950* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Greyhound Air

1996 - 1997

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Grondair

1978* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Gulf Air Aviation

1978 - 1980

Renamed

Gulf Air Aviation was formed in 1958 as Alert Bay Air Services

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Gulf Aviation

1953* - 1953

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Inter-Canadien

Haida Airlines

1980* - 1980

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Hamilton Harbour Airways

(2015)

Began?

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 >

 

Harbour Air Seaplanes

1981 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Windoak Air Service >Harbour Air Seaplanes

Harmony Airways

2004 - 2007

Inactive

established as HMY Airways in Feb2000 & ceased operations on 09Apr2007

^ Genealogy >

Harmony Airways

Harrison Airways

1960* - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Hawkair Aviation Services

1994 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

HBAT (Hudson Bay Air Transport)

1930* - 1958*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Hearst Air Service

1974* - date

Active

Hearst Air Service was founded in 1946

^ Genealogy >

 

Helijet

1986 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Hicks & Lawrence

1982^ - 2006

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Discovery Air

High-Line Airways

1982* - 1986*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

HMY Airways

2002 - 2004

Renamed

Harmony Airways is established as HMY Airways in Feb2000

^ Genealogy >

>Harmony Airways

Holidair Airways

1987* - 1990

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Holmes Blunt Co Ltd

1960 - 1961

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Hooker Air Services

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Horne Air

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Hughes Air

2003* - 2003*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Huron Air & Outfitters

1981^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

HUT (Hollinger Ungava Transport)

1948* - 1951*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

IC Air (Icarus Flying Services)

1977^ - 1987

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Icarus Flying Services

Icarus Aviation (Les Services Aeriens Icare)

1987 - 1989*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Icarus Flying Services

Icarus Flying Services

2004* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Icarus Flying Services

ICC (International Cargo Charter)

1998 - 2003

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

ICC

Ignace Airways

1960 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Ilford Airways

1953* - 1960

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Manitoba

Ilford Riverton Airways

1960 - 1983

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Manitoba

Infinity Flight Services

2007* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Inland Air Charters

1981 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Inland Air Charters

Inland Valley Airways

1998* - 1999*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Innu Mikun Airlines

1998 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Intair

1989 - 1991

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Inter-Canadien

Integra Air

1999 - date

Active

Integra Air was established 1998 & operations started on 15Sep1999

^ Genealogy >

 

Inter City Airways (Intercity)

1986* - 1986

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Inter-Canadien

1987 - 1999

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

Inter-Canadien

Interior Enterprise

1958* - 1958*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

International Airfreighters

Early 1960s

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

International Express Air Charter

2004* - 2004*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

International Jet Air

1971* - 1977*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Interprovincial Airlines

1995* - 1998*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

>Provincial Airlines

Inter-Provincial Airways

1930* - 1930

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

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

Inter-Quebec

1989* - 1989*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Inter-Canadien

Island Air Charters

1998* - 2004

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Island Airlines

1959^ - 1980

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Island Express Air

2009 - date

Active

Island Express Air commenced operations on 07Aug2009

^ Genealogy >

 

Island Valley Airways

1998* - 1998*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Island Westair

1998^ - 2005

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Jackson Air Services

1975 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Jazz

2001 - 2011

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

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

Jet Naked

(2014)

Began?

Jet Naked is a ultra low-cost carrier that planned to operate an initial fleet of three B.737 family aircraft on services throughout North America from Calgary Int. Airport

^ Genealogy >

 

Jetall

1987* - 1996

Inactive

Jetall was formed in 1987

^ Genealogy >

 

Jetlines

(2015)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Jetport

1996^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Jetsgo

2001 - 2005

Inactive

Jetsgo commenced services on 12Jun2001 & ceased operations on 11Mar2005

^ Genealogy >

 

Johanneson Flying Services

1951* - 1951*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Johnny May Air Charters

1974^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Juan Air

1972* - 2007

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Pacific Sky Aviation

KaBeeLo Airways

1977^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Kamloops Air Service

early 1950s

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Kayair

2004* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

KD Air

1990 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Keewatin Air

1998 - date

Active

Keewatin Air was formed in 1998 & operations started on 15Dec1998

^ Genealogy >

 

Keir Air Transport

1967^ - 1969

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Commonwealth Alberta

Kelner Airways

1986* - 1993

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Wasaya Airways

Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter

1974 - 2015

Renamed

Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter was established on 20Mar1970, started operations in Jun1974. Rebranded to KF Cargo

^ Genealogy >

Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter >KF Cargo

Kenn Borek Air

1970 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Kenn Borek Air

Kenora Air Service

1982* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Kenora Air Service

Kenting Atlas Aviation

1962 - 1975

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Kenn Borek Air

Kenting Aviation

1947* - 1962

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Kenn Borek Air

Keystone Air Service

1985 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Keywinds Air

2001^ - 2004

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

KF Cargo

2015 - date

Active

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?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Kivalliq Air

1998 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Klahanie Air

1976* - 2006*

Status?

Klahanie Air was founded in 1976

^ Genealogy >

 

Kluane Airways

1980^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Knee Lake Air Service

1988^ - 2005

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Knight Air

2005* - 2005*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Knighthawk Air Express

1993* - 2005

Inactive

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

^ Genealogy >

 

Knox Air Service (Aerial Spraying)

1990* - 1991*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Konopelky Air Service

2008* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Kootenay Airways

1986^ - 2003

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

La Loche Airways

2005* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

La Ronge Aviation

1960 - 1991

Renamed

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?

La Sarre Air Services was founded in 1946

^ Genealogy >

>Propair

Labrador Air Safari

1974* - 2006*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

Labrador Air Safari >>Air Saguenay

Labrador Airways

1971* - 1989*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

LAC La Croix Quetico Air Service

1950^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Lac Seul Airways

1990* - 1990*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

LAC Seul Airways

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

LadoucAir

1981* - 1981*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Laird Air

2014* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Lake Central Airways

1983^ - 2004

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Lamb Airways (Thomas Lamb Airways)

1934 - 1969

Renamed

LambAir was formed & started operations in 1934 as Lamb Airways

^ Genealogy >

Lamb Airways (Thomas Lamb Airways) >Lambair

Lambair

1969 - 1981

Inactive

LambAir was formed & started operations in 1934 as Lamb Airways

^ Genealogy >

Lamb Airways (Thomas Lamb Airways) >Lambair

Lariviere Air Services

1961 - 1973

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>AirGava

Latham Island Airways

1988 - 1991

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

Latham Island Airways >>Air Tindi

Laurentide Air Services (Laurentian Air Services)

1922 - 1925

Inactive

Laurentide Air Services was the first scheduled air service in Canada on 23May1924

^ Genealogy >

 

Laval Aviation

1980 - 2010

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Lawrence Bay Airways

2011* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Leavens Bros

1953 - 1958*

Status?

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

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

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Lethbridge Air Services

1968* - 1969

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Lethbridge Commercial Airways

1927 - 1928*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Leuenberger Air Service

1971^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Liard Air

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Lib-Air-T

1996 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Little Red Air Service

1986 - 2006

Renamed

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

 

^ Genealogy >

 

London Air Services

1999* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Londonair

(2001)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Luso Canadian Airlines

(****)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Luso

Mackenzie Air

1972* - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Mackenzie Air Services

1932* - 1942

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Maestro

2006 - 2007

Inactive

Maestro started operations on 12Dec2006 & ceased operations on 07Mar2007

^ Genealogy >

 

Mandair

1992^ - 2004

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Manitoba Government Air Services

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Maritime Central Airways

1941 - 1963

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Maritime Global Airways (MGA)

(****)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Matane Air Services

1948 - 1965

Renamed

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

^ Genealogy >

Matane Air Services >>Quebecair….. >Inter-Canadien

Max Aviation

1985^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

May Airlines

1919* - 1924

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

McMurray Air Service

1947 - 1963*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

McMurray Aviation

1984* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Metrolitan Air Services

1959^ - 1960

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Alma

Miksoo Aviation

1975 - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Mill Aviation

**** - ****

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Millardair

1962 - 1990

Inactive

Millardair was formed in 1954 as Carl Millard

^ Genealogy >

Carl Millard >Millardair

Minerve Canada

1986 - 1989

Inactive

Minerve Canada ceased operations on 31Dec989

^ Genealogy >

 

Ministic Air (Kistigan)

1998* - 2001

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Minto Airways

1982* - 1986*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Missinippi Airways

2006 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Missinippi Airways

Mober Aviation

1970* - 1984*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Modern Air-Spray

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Mont Laurier Aviation

1947* - 1957

Renamed

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

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Montair Aviation

1995^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Montreal & Dominion Skyways

1935* - 1942

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Montreal Air Services

1955 - 1978

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Morgan Air Services

1983^ - 2010

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Morningstar Air Express

1992 - date

Active

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

^ Genealogy >

Brooker-Wheaton Aviation >Morningstar Air Express

My Airways

2002* - 2004

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Harmony Airways

NAC Air (North American Charters)

2000* - 2008

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Nahanni Air Services

1979* - 1986*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>North-Wright Airways

Nakina Air Service

1973 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Nationair

1984* - 1993

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Nav Air Charter

1979^ - 2005

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Nestor Falls Fly-In Outputs

1979* - date

Active

Nestor Falls Fly-In Outputs was founded in 1979

^ Genealogy >

 

New Air & Tours

2008 - 2008

Renamed

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?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Newfoundland & Labrador Air Services

2004* - 2009*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Newfoundland & Labrador Air Transport

1979* - 1979*

Status?

Newfoundland Air Transport Ltd was formed & commenced ops in 1961 to undertake all forms of aerial work as Newfoundland Air Transport

^ Genealogy >

Newfoundland Air Transport >Newfoundland & Labrador A. T.

Newfoundland Air Transport

1961 - 1979*

Renamed

Newfoundland Air Transport Ltd was formed & commenced ops in 1961 to undertake all forms of aerial work as Newfoundland Air Transport

^ Genealogy >

Newfoundland Air Transport >Newfoundland & Labrador A. T.

Newfoundland Airways

1948* - 1983

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Labrador

NewLeaf Airways

2016 >

Planned

Status change as NewLeaf Airways intends to start operations on 12 February 2016

^ Genealogy >

 

Nextjet Canada

2016 >

Planned

Nextjet Canada (Vancouver Int'l) is a virtual carrier looking to commence scheduled flights from Montréal Trudeau to Kitchener and Gatineau later this year

^ Genealogy >

 

Niigaani Air

2004* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Nipawin Air Services

1961 - 1979*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

Nipawin Air Services >Osprey Wings >>West Wind Aviation

Nolinor Aviation

1997 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Nor-Alta Aviation

2006 - date

Active

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

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Norcanair Airlines

2001* - 2006

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Nordair

1957 - 1988

Renamed

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

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Nordair Arctic

1969* - 1976

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Nordair Metro

1987* - 1987

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Inter-Canadien

Nordair Quebec 2000

2000* - 2006

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

NorOntair

1971 - 1993

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

North American Airlines

1997* - 2001*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

North Cariboo Air (North Cariboo Flying Service)

1957 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

North Coast Air Services (NCAS)

1961 - 1979

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

North Pacific Seaplanes

2004* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

North Star Air

1998^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

North Star Aviation

1999* - 1999*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

North Vancouver Air

1994^ - 2002

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>SonicBlue Airways

North Wind Aviation

2009* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Northern Air Charters

1984* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Northern Air Fuel

2000* - 2002*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Northern Air Services

1959* - 1971

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Northern British Columbia Air Service

1936 - 1953

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>B C Yukon Air Service

Northern Dene Airways

2002* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Northern Hawk Aviation

2003* - 2005

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Northern Lights Air

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Northern Lights Airlines

(2008)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Northern Mountain Airlines

1959* - 1971

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>NT Air

Northern Sky Aviation

1989* - 2000*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Northern Wilderness Outfitters

1990* - 1990*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Northern Wings (Les Ailes du Nord)

1946 - 1981

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Inter-Canadien

Northland Airlines

1961 - 1971*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Northland Outdoors Canada

1983* - 1984*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Northlands Air Manitoba

1983 - 1990

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Manitoba

Northward Air

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Northward Airlines

1965^ - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Northway Aviation

1962* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Northwest Flying

1987* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Northwestern Air

1968 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Northwestern Airways

**** - ****

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Inter-Canadien

Northwinds Northern

19955* - 2005*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

North-Wright Air

1986^ - 1999*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>North-Wright Airways

North-Wright Airways

2001* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

North-Wright Airways

Notre-Dame Air Transport

**** - ****

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

NT Air (Northern Thunderbird Air)

1971 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

NT Air

Nueltin Lake Air Service

1986^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Nunasi-Central Airlines

1984 - 1987

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

Ontario Central Airlines (Dec1984) >Nunasi-Central Airlines >Nunasi-Northland Airlines

Nunasi-Northland Airlines

1987 - 1991

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

Ontario Central Airlines (Dec1984) >Nunasi-Central Airlines >Nunasi-Northland Airlines

NWT Air (Northwest Territorial Airways)

1962 - 1998

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

NWT Air >>First Air

Ocean Pacific Air Services

2010* - 2011*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Odyssey International

1988 - 1990

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Okanagan Air Services

1947 - 1949

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>CHC Helicopter

Okanagan Helicopters

1949 - 1987

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>CHC Helicopter

Old Colony Airlines

1931 - 1932

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Omnineca Air Services

1980* - 1980

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

On Air

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Ontario Airways

Early 1940s

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Ontario Central Airlines

1947* - 1984

Renamed

Ontario Central Airlines was founded in 1947

^ Genealogy >

Ontario Central Airlines (Dec1984) >Nunasi-Central Airlines >Nunasi-Northland Airlines

Ontario Express

1988 - 1993

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Ontario Northern Airways

1960 - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Ontario Worldair

1978 - 1980

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

OPAS (Ontario Provincial Air Service)

1924* - date

Active

OPAS was formed in 1924

^ Genealogy >

 

Orca Airways

2005^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Orca Airways

OSAS (Owen Sound Air Services)

1973^ - 1984

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Soundair

Osnaburgh Airways

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Osprey Wings

1979* - 2015

Renamed

Osprey Wings merged into West Wind Aviation in Dec2015

^ Genealogy >

Nipawin Air Services >Osprey Wings >>West Wind Aviation

Otonabee Airways

1971* - 1980

Renamed

Otonabee Airways was founded in 1971 & renamed Air Atonabee in 1980

^ Genealogy >

Air Otonabee >Otonabee Airways >City Express

Pacific Airways

1925* - 1928*

Renamed

Pacific Airways was formed by D. R. MacLaren on 10Feb1925 & took over the fishery patrol from the RCAF

^ Genealogy >

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

Pacific Coastal Airlines

1965 - 1980

Renamed

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

Pacific Coastal Airlines

1986 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Pacific Coastal Airlines (1)

Pacific Eagle Aviation

1998^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Pacific Sky Adventures

(2004)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Pacific Sky Aviation

2007 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Pacific Sky Aviation

Pacific Sound Air Service

2004* - 2004*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Pacific Spirit Air

2000* - 2001

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Tofino Air Lines

Pacific Wings Airlines

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Parsons Airways

1952 - 1979*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Kenora Air Service

Parsons Airways Northern

1955* - 1984*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Pascan Aviation

1999^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Pat Bay Air

2005^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Patricia Airways

1928 - 1930*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

Patricia Airways and Exploration +>Patricia Airways

Patricia Airways and Exploration

1926 - 1928

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

Patricia Airways and Exploration +>Patricia Airways

Peace Air

1968 - 2007

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

Peace Air

Peace River Air Services

1962 - 1968

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Peace Air

Pem Air (Pem-Air)

1970* - 2001

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Peninsula Air Services*

1960s

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

People's Air

**** - ****

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Peregrine Air Charter

1996* - 1996*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Perimeter Airlines (Perimeter Aviation)

1960 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Platinum Jet Air

(2006*)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Plummer's Sioux Narrows Airways

1955^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Points North Air Services

1988^ - 2003

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Points of Call

1988* - 1989

Inactive

Points of Call was formed in 1988

^ Genealogy >

 

Polaris Charter Co.

1946 - 1953

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Port Alberni Airways

1947* - 1948

Renamed

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

 

^ Genealogy >

Porter Airlines

Powell Air

1960* - 1988

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Pacific Coastal Airlines

Prairie Airways

1938^ - 1942

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Premair*

1992* - 1992*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Prime Air

(2001)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Prince Edward Air

1989 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Pronto Airways

2006 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Propair

1981 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Propair

Prospecting Airways

1928* - 1929*

Status?

Prospecting Airways was formed in 1928

^ Genealogy >

 

Provincial Airlines

1980 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Provincial Airlines

Provincial Express

1988^ - 2005

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Ptarmigan Lake Airways (Ptarmigan Airways)

1961* - 1997

Renamed

Ptarmigan Lake Airways was formed in 1961

^ Genealogy >

Ptarmigan Lake Airways >>First Air

Purolator Courier

1967 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Purolator Courier

Purple Label Airlines

1928 - 1928

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Great Western Airways

PWA (Pacific Western Airlines)

1953 - 1987

Renamed

Pacific Western Airlines ceases operations on 01Feb1987 (purchased Canadian Pacific Airlines to create Canadian Airlines International)

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Quebec Airways

1935* - 1942

Renamed

Quebec Airways was formed in 1935 & became part of CPA on 24Mar1942

^ Genealogy >

Quebec Airways >CPA >Canadian Airlines >Air Canada

Quebec Aviation

1979* - 1987

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Inter-Canadien

Quebecair

1953 - 1987

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Inter-Canadien

QuebecAir Express (Quebec Air Express)

2003 - 2005

Inactive

QuebecAir Express ceased operations on 21Jan2005

^ Genealogy >

 

Queen Charlotte Airlines

1943^ - 1955

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Questor Surveys

1988* - 1988*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Quikair

2001^ - 2006

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

QuikAire Cargo

1994 - 1996

Renamed

Skylink Express was first known 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

 

^ Genealogy >

Regional 1 Airlines >R1 Airlines

Rainy Lake Airways

1954* - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Red Lake Airways

1987* - 2007

Inactive

Red Lake Airways was founded in 1987

^ Genealogy >

 

Regency Express

1994 - 2005

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>SonicBlue Airways

Regent Air

**** - ****

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Regionair

1981 - 1984

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Inter-Canadien

Regionair

1992* - 2001

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Regional 1 Airlines

2004 - 2014

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

Regional 1 Airlines >R1 Airlines

Regional Premier

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Reindeer Air Service

1960 - 1979

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Rigel Airways

1982^ - 1994

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

River Air

2004* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Rog-Air

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Roots Air

2000 - 2001

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Ross Air Service

2001^ - 2011

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Royal Airlines

1992 - 2001

Inactive

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

 

^ Genealogy >

Royal Cargo Airlines >Canada 3000 Cargo (22Feb2002) >Cargojet Airways

Royal Express

1999* - 2000

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

RoyalAir

1969* - 1969

Renamed

RoyalAir was taken over by Quebecair in 1969

^ Genealogy >

>Inter-Canadien

Rusty Myer's Flying Service

1956^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Sabair (Sabair Charters)

1980^ - 1994

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Sabourin Lake Airways

1968* - 1994*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Sabourin Lake Airways

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Saguenay Air Service

1960* - 1970

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Saguenay

Sakku First Aviation

2011* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

SaltSpring Island Air

2003* - date

Active

St. Clair McColl started SaltSpring Air in Jun2003

^ Genealogy >

 

Samaritan Air Service

1989^ - 1999*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Sandy Lake Seaplanes

1995^ - 2012*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Sankair International

(1990s)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Sapawe Air

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Sarnia Airlines

1960* - 1960*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Saskair

1962* - 1965

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Seaair Services (Sea Air Services)

1999* - 2001*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Seair Seaplanes

1980^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

>Seair Seaplanes

Selkirk Air

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Service Air

1997^ - 1998*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Serviceair

(2003)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

SGA (Saskatchewan Government Airways)

1947^ - 1962*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Sharp Wings

1965^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Shuswap Air

1980^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Sifton Air Yukon

1994 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Silver Pine Air Services

1960^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Simpson Air

1974 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Simpson Air

Sioux Air

1966^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Sioux Narrows Airways

1989* - 1989*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Skeena Air

Early 1950s

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Sky Charter Aircraft Sales

1968* - 1969*

Renamed

SkyCharter was formed in 1968 as Sky Charter Aircraft Sales

^ Genealogy >

Sky Charter Aircraft Sales >SkyCharter

Sky Freighters

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Sky Regional Airlines

2011 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

SkyCharter

1978* - date

Active

SkyCharter was formed in 1968 as Sky Charter Aircraft Sales

^ Genealogy >

Sky Charter Aircraft Sales >SkyCharter

Skycraft Air Transport

1979 - 1994

Inactive

Skycraft Air Transport was formed & started operations in 1979

^ Genealogy >

 

SkyFreighters

1998* - 2001*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Skyjet Aviation

2007 - 2013

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

Skyjet MG

SkyLink Aviation

1992 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Skylink Express

1996 - date

Active

Skylink Express was first known 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

 

^ Genealogy >

 

SkyService Airlines

1994 - 2010

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Skyward Aviation

1986 - 2005

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

SkyXpress

2001^ - 2008

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Slate Falls Airways

1987* - date

Active

Slate Falls Airways was founded in 1987

^ Genealogy >

 

Slave Air

1988* - 2006*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Can-West Air

SonicBlue Airways

2005 - 2006

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

SonicBlue Airways

Sontair

1969^ - 2006*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Soundair

1984* - 1991*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

Soundair

Soundair Express

1989* - 1990

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

South Moresby Air Charters

1987^ - 2006

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Inland Air Charters

South Nahanni Airways

1995^ - 2004

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

South West Air

1999* - 1999*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Southern Air Transport

1939^ - 1942

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Southern Alberta Air Lines

1927* - 1931

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Southern Alberta Airlines

1924* - 1924*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Southern Frontier Airlines

1978* - 1978*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Southern Skies Aviation

2001 - 20011

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Sovereign Airlines (Aviation)

(****)

Unconfirmed

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Sowind Air (Sowing Air)

1992 - 2001

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Spartan Air Services

1946^ - 1972

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Sporthawk International

1996* - 2001

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

St. Andrews Airways

1970* - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

St. Felicien Air Services (Saint Felicien Air Services)

1957* - 1979

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Stage Air

2001* - 2001*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Stanair

1952^ - 1969*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Star Airlines

2003* - 2004*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Starlink Aviation (Aviation Starlink)

1991 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Aviation Starlink

Starratt Airways

1932^ - 1942

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Sterling Aviation Services

2005^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Strait Air (2000)

2000^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Sudair

1964* - 1967

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Sudbury Aviation

1956^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Summit Air (Summit Air Charters)

1988* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Summit Air

SunWest Airlines

2008* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Sunwest Aviation

2008 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Sunwest Aviation

Sunwest Home Aviation

1986^ - 2006

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Sunwest Aviation

Sunwest International Aviation Services

1986^ - 2001*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Sunwing Airlines

2005 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Superior Airways

1940 - 1979

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Superior Airways

2003* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Survair

1978* - 1978*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Swanberg Air

2000^ - 2011

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Swiftair Cargo

1981* - 1983

Inactive

Swiftair Cargo was founded in 1981

^ Genealogy >

 

Tagish Air Services

1988^ - 2004

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Taku Glacier Air*

1990* - 1990*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Tal Air Charters (Talair Charters)

1994^ - 2003

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Tamalik Air

2003* - 2004*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Tango (Air Canada Tango)

2001 - 2004

Inactive

Air Canada re-absorbed the Tango low-cost operation in Jul2004

^ Genealogy >

Tango (Air Canada Tango) >>Air Canada

TCA (Trans-Canada Airlines)

1937 - 1964

Renamed

TCA (Trans-Canada Airlines) was formed on 10Apr1937. First flight was on 01Sep1937 & was renamed Air Canada on 01Jan1965

^ Genealogy >

TCA >Air Canada

Tempus Air

1985^ - 1988

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Terra Surveys

1966 - 1972*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Fugro Aviation Canada

Terr-Air (Territorial Airways)

1973* - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Thunder Airlines

1994^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Thunderbird Airlines

1965* - 1971

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>NT Air

Thunderbird Aviation

2004* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Thunderbird Tours

1995* - 1996*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Timberline Air

1998* - 1998*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Time Air

1969 - 1993

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Timmins Aviation

1960* - 1960*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Tintina Air

2010* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Titan Air

(2000)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

TK Air Charters

1995^ - 2003*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Tofino Air Lines

1988* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Tofino Air Lines

Torontair (Toronto Airways)

1961* - 1999

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Toronto Airways

1948* - 1948*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

TPA (Trans Provincial Airlines)

1974* - 1993

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

TPA (Trans Provincial Airlines) >>Harbour Air Seaplanes

Tradewinds Aviation

1978* - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Trans Canada Couriers

1966* - 1967

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Purolator Courier

Trans Capital Air

1994* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Trans Fair (Transfair)

1983 - 2005

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

Trans Fair

Trans North Air (Trans North Turbo Air)

1967 - 1979*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

Connolly-Dawson Airways >Great Northern Airlines >Trans North Air

Trans Provincial Air Carriers

1960* - 1974*

Renamed

Trans Provincial Air Carriers was formed in 1960

^ Genealogy >

>Harbour Air Seaplanes

Trans Provincial Airlines

1980* - 1980

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

Transair

1956 - 1979

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Transair

1989* - 1989*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Trans-Gaspesian Air Lines

1952^ - 1971

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Gaspe

Trans-Labrador Airlines

1960* - 1962*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Transport Aerien Sept-Iles

1972^ - 1983

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Trans Fair

Transport des Monts Aviation

1979^ - 1988

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Transwest Air

2000 - date

Active

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

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Trippier Air Service

1984^ - 2005

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Triton Airlines

1993 - 1994

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Triumph Airways

2005* - 2009*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Tsayta Aviation

1983 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Tyee Airways

1961^ - 1992*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

United Air Transport

1937^ - 1939

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Vacationair (Gray Coach Airlines)

1988^ - 1990

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Val Air

2003 - 2004

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Vancouver Island Air

1985^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Venture Air

1995* - 2004

Renamed

Central Flyway Air was formed as Venture Air in 1995

^ Genealogy >

Venture Air >Central Flyway Air

Vic Turner Ltd

1966 - 1971

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Kenn Borek Air

Victoria Flying Services

1959* - 1970*

Status?

Victoria Flying Services was formed by Bill Sylvester on 29Aug1959

^ Genealogy >

 

Viking Outpost Air

2009* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Villers Air Services

1977^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Vistajet

1997 - 1997

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Voyage Air

1995^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Voyageur Airways

1968 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Waasheshkun Airways

1982 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Wabakimi Air

1978* - date

Active

Wabakimi Air was formed in 1978

^ Genealogy >

 

Wabusk Air Service

1997^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Wagair (Waglisla Airlines)

1982* - 2001*

Inactive

Wagair was formed in 1982

^ Genealogy >

 

Wagner Airways

1975* - 1975

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

Wagner Airways >>Otonabee Airways >City Express

Walsten Air Service

1986^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Wardair

1953 - 1962

Renamed

Wardair was formed in 1952 & began operations on 06Jun1953. Acquired by CAI on 19Jan1989

^ Genealogy >

Wardair >Wardair Canada >Wardair Canada (1975)>Wardair International >Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Wardair Canada

1962 - 1975

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

Wardair >Wardair Canada >Wardair Canada (1975)>Wardair International >Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Wardair Canada (1975)

1975 - 1977

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

Wardair >Wardair Canada >Wardair Canada (1975)>Wardair International >Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Wardair International

1977 - 1989

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

Wardair >Wardair Canada >Wardair Canada (1975)>Wardair International >Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada

Wasaya Airways

1993 - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

Wasaya Airways

Watson's Skyways

1986^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Waweig Air

2001* - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

West Caribou Air Service

2009* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

West Coast Air

1996 - date

Active

West Coast Air operations started on 25Jan1996

^ Genealogy >

 

West Coast Air Services

1978* - 1980

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada Express

West Wind Aviation

1983* - date

Active

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?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

WestCan International Airlines

2007 - 2010*

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Western Canada Airways

1926* - 1928*

Renamed

Western Canada Airways was formed on 10Dec1926 & commenced contract airmail service between Lac du Bonnet, Wadhope and Bisset, Manitoba on 06Oct1927

^ Genealogy >

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

Western Straits Air

1986^ - 1997

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

WestEx (Western Express Airlines)

1994 - 2006

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

Aviation Business Flights >WestEx

Westinghouse Airways

1945* - 1954

Renamed

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

1996 - date

Active

WestJet Airlines first flight with a B.737-200 on 19Feb1996

^ Genealogy >

 

WestJet Encore

2013 - date

Active

regional airline that commenced operations on 24Jun2013

^ Genealogy >

 

Westpoint Airlines

2003 - 2004

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>R1 Airlines

Wheeler Airlines

1921^ - 1967

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Whistler Air Services

1986^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

White River Air (Services)

1959* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Whitehorse Flying Services

Early 1950s

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Whiteshell Air Service

1968^ - 2004

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Wild Country Airways

1996* - 2006

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Wilderness Air

1981^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Wilderness Airlines

1975^ - 1998

Inactive

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Williston Lake Air Services

1990^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Windoak Air Service

1981* - 1981

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

Windoak Air Service >Harbour Air Seaplanes

Wings

1942* - 1942

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Wings over Kississing

2007* - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Winnport Air Cargo (Logistics)

1998 - 2002

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

Winnport Air Cargo (Logistics) >>Cargojet Airways

Wolverine Air

1972^ - date

Active

 

^ Genealogy >

 

World Cargo International

(1987*)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

World Star Air Cargo

2005 - 2006*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

World Wide Airways

1947* - 1966

Inactive

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

Worldways was founded in 1973

^ Genealogy >

 

XPO Airlines

(2009)

Began?

 

^ Genealogy >

>Zoom Airlines

Yellow Bird Air

1983* - 1983*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Yukon Flying Service

1964* - 1965*

Status?

 

^ Genealogy >

 

Yukon Southern Air Transport

1939 - 1941*

Renamed

 

^ Genealogy >

>Air Canada

Zip

2002 - 2004

Inactive

Air Canada re-absorbed Zip in Sep2004

^ Genealogy >

Zip >>Air Canada

Zoom Airlines

2002 - 2008

Inactive

Zoom Airlines was founded in May2002. Ceased operations on 28Aug2008

^ Genealogy >

 

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