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August 7, 2017 

Plumridge Air (2006*-2017*) licence was cancelled in early 2017 [added]

August 1, 2017

Summit Helicopters (2013*-date) delivers remote helicopter aviation solutions in Western and Northern Canada [added]

August 1, 2017

Portland Creek Aviation (2007*-date). Little else known at present [added]

Airlines
A. Fecteau Transport Aerien   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1936 - 1973

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

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

^ Airline Code :  

ACS (Air Charter Systems)  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1986* - 1988

^ Comments :    ACS was formed in 1986 [ACS was a very short lived all Cargo Airline, which once it ceased operating in 1988, it was reborn as ICC (International Cargo Charter)]

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : EF : CSW

Adlair Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1984 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Adler Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1996 - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Advance Air Charters   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2000* - 2001

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Advantage Helicopters  added

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2000* - date

^ Comments :    Advantage Helicopters is a charter carrier based out of Vernon,British Columbia

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Adventure Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2002* - date

^ Comments :    Adventure Air was formed in 2002

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Aerial Recon Surveys   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2000* - 2000*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Aero Bee Airlines   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2012)

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Aero Link   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Aero Trades Western   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1979* - 1984

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Soundair

^ Airline Code :  

AeroFalcon   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2004)

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

AeroPro   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1988* - 2010

^ Comments :    AeroPro was formed in 1988

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : APO

Air 2000   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1988* - 1989

^ Comments :    Air 2000 was founded in 1988

^ Genealogy :    Air 2000 >Canada 3000

^ Airline Code :  

Air 500   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1988 - 2007

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : BRM

Air Alliance   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1988 - 1999

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

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

^ Airline Code : J3 : AAQ

Air Alliance   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2002* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Alma   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1980 - 2002

^ 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

^ Airline Code : QB : AAJ

Air Amos   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1964 - 1964*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Arctic   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2007* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Atlantic   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1986 - 2000*

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 9A : ATL

Air Atonabee   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1979 - 1979*

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

^ Genealogy :    Atonabee Airways >Air Atonabee

^ Airline Code :  

Air Baffin   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1989* - 1992*

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

^ Genealogy :    Air Baffin >Air Nunavut

^ Airline Code :  

Air BC   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1980 - 2000*

^ 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

^ Airline Code : ZX : ABL

Air Bellevue   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1970* - date

^ Comments :    Air Bellevue was formed in 1970

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Borealis  added

^ Status :           Planned

^ Dates :           2017 >

^ Comments :    Air Borealis was launched on 15Jun2017 by Air Labrador & Innu Mikun Airlines with the aim of serving Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada's far east. It is based in Goose Bay

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Bras D'Or   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1986* - 1986*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Bravo   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2001* - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Brazeau   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1978* - 1978*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Air Cab   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1987* - date

^ Comments :    Air Cab was formed in 1987

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Caledonia   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1984* - 1989*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Canada   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1964 - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Air Canada

^ Airline Code : AC : ACA

Air Canada Cargo   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2001* - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Canada Express   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2011 - date

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Canada Jetz   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2001 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : AC : ---

Air Canada Regional   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2001 - 2002

^ 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

^ Airline Code : QK : ARN

Air Canada rouge   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2013 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air CanadaLite   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2000)

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Caravane   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1978* - 1981*

^ Comments :    Air Caravane was founded in 1978

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Cardinal   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1980* - 1982*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Caribou  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2004* - 2004*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Air Club International (Globe Azur Airlines)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1993 - 1996

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : HB : CLI

Air Columbus Vacations (Vacances Air Columbus)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2002 - 2003

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Commando   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2003* - 2003*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Commonwealth Alberta   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1969 - 1970

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Air Commonwealth Alberta

^ Airline Code :  

Air Creebec  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1982 - date

^ Comments :    Air Creebec was formed in 1983 & started operations 01Jul1982 (Owned by the Cree Indians and provides scheduled and charter services throughout Quebec and Ontario)

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : YN : CRQ

Air Fecteau   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1973 - 1981

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

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

^ Airline Code : JG : ---

Air Gaspé   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1951 - 1973

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

^ Genealogy :    Air Gaspé >>Quebecair

^ Airline Code : QJ : ---

Air Georgian   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1994 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : ZX : GCN

Air Inuit   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1978 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 3H : AIE

Air Ivanhoe   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1980* - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Jasper   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1987* - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Labrador (Labrador Airways)  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1983 - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code : WJ : LAL

Air Liaison   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2001* - 2012

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    Air Liaison >>Skyjet MG

^ Airline Code :  

Air Link Express   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1979* - 1999

^ Comments :    Air Link Express was founded in 1979

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : FSR

Air Luso   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (****)

^ Comments :    Air Luso was formed as Luso Canadian Airlines

^ Genealogy :    Luso Canadian Airlines >Air Luso

^ Airline Code :  

Air Manan (Manan Air Services)   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1994* - 2005*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Manitoba   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1990 - 1994

^ 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

^ Airline Code : 7N : NAM

Air Manitoba (Charter)   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2003* - 2003*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Maritime   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

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

^ Airline Code :  

Air Melancon   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1957* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Mikisew   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1995 - 2010

^ 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

^ Airline Code : V8 : ---

Air Mistassini   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1981 - 1982

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    Air Mistassini

^ Airline Code :  

Air Mont-Laurier   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1985* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Montmagny   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1980* - date

^ Comments :    Air Montmagny was founded in 1980

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Montreal   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1982 - 2001*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : F8 : AMO

Air Muskoka   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1975* - 2004

^ Comments :    Air Muskoka was founded in 1975

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Niagara   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1986* - 1994*

^ Comments :    Air Niagara was formed in 1986

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Niagara Express   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1978* - 1999

^ Comments :    Air Niagara Express was established on 21Jul1978

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : D8 : DBD

Air Nootka  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1981* - date

^ Comments :    Air Nootka is a float plane charter service, serving Nootka and Kyyuquot Sounds which are on the West Coast of Vancouver Island.

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Nord-Ouest   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1970* - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air North  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1977 - date

^ Comments :    Air North was formed 01Feb1977 by Joseph Sparling & Thomas Wood & operations started on 30Jun1977. Scheduled and charter services in the Yukon Territory and into Alaska

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 4N : ANT

Air Nova   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1986 - 2001

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

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

^ Airline Code : QK : ARN

Air Nunavut   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1996* - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Air Nunavut

^ Airline Code : YH : BFF

Air Ontario   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1981* - 2001

^ 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

^ Airline Code : GX : ONT

Air Optima (Aero Peninsule)   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1999* - 2006*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Otonabee   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1980 - 1984

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

^ Genealogy :    Air Otonabee >Otonabee Airways >City Express

^ Airline Code :  

Air Ottawa  updated

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1998* - 1998*

^ Comments :    Ottawa based flight training and discovery flights

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Ranger   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Rimouski (Rimouski Aviation Syndicate)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1946 - 1953

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Air Roberval   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2010* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    Big River Air >Air Roberval

^ Airline Code :  

Air Saguenay  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1970 - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Air Sask   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1991 - 2000

^ 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

^ Airline Code : 7W : ASK

Air Satellite   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1968 - 2008

^ Comments :    Air Satellite merged into Exact Air in Oct2007

^ Genealogy :    Air Satellite >>Exact Air

^ Airline Code : 6O : ASJ

Air Schefferville   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1981* - 2004

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : ASF

Air Southwest   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1983* - 2005

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Star   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (1991*)

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Swisha (Air Kipawa)   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1962* - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Tindi   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1988 - date

^ Comments :    Air Tindi operations started 01Nov1988

^ Genealogy :    >Air Tindi

^ Airline Code : 8T : ---

Air Toronto   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1988* - 1992*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Canadian Regional

^ Airline Code :  

Air Transat   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1987 - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : TS : TSC

Air Transat Cargo   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2011 - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Tunilik   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2012*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Wemindji   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1987* - 2003

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air West   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1982* - 2005

^ Comments :    Air West was formed in 1982

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Windsor   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1970 - 1979*

^ Comments :    Air Windsor was formed as Gordon Airways

^ Genealogy :    Gordon Airways >Air Windsor

^ Airline Code :  

Airborne Energy Solutions   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1985* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Airco Charters   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1987* - 2012

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air-Dale Flying Service   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1956 - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Air-Dale

^ Airline Code : -- : ADL

Airdale Flying Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1946 - 1956

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    >Air-Dale

^ Airline Code :  

AirExpress Ontario   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1997* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

AirGava   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1973 - 1981

^ Comments :    AirGava was formed as Lariviere Air Services

^ Genealogy :    Lariviere Air Services >AirGava

^ Airline Code :  

Airspeed Aviation   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1986* - 2009

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

^ Genealogy :    Airspeed Aviation >>Orca Airways

^ Airline Code :  

Air-Spray (Airspray)   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1967* - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

AirSprint   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2000* - date

^ Comments :    AirSprint introduced fractional ownership to Canada in 2000

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

AirTransit Canada   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1974 - 1976

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code :  

Airwave Transport   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1999 - 2001

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Airwest Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1964 - 1980

^ 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

^ Airline Code : ZX : ---

Aklak Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1978 - date

^ Comments :    Aklak Air operations started on 30Jun1978

^ Genealogy :    Aklak Air

^ Airline Code : 6L : AKK

Aklavik Flying Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1970s

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

^ Genealogy :    Aklavik Flying Services >>Kenn Borek Air

^ Airline Code :  

Akwaaba Airlines   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2005)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Alberta Central Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1970* - date

^ Comments :    Alberta Central Airways was formed in 1970

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Alberta Citylink   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1996 - 2011*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : ABK

Alberta Express   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1986 - 1986*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Alberta Government Air Transportation Services   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Alberta Northern Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1981* - 1989*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Alert Bay Air Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1958* - 1978

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

^ Genealogy :    >Air Canada Express

^ Airline Code : BF : ---

Alkan Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1977* - date

^ Comments :    Alkan Air was founded in 1977

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : AKN

All Points Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2004* - 2004*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

All West Freight   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1996* - 2012*

^ Comments :    All West Freight was formed in 1995

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

AllCanada Express   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1992 - 2005

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : CNX

Alma Air Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1960 - 1980

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Alpenglow Aviation   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2000* - 2006*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Alpine Lakes Air (Saltwater West Enterprises)  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1995* - date

^ Comments :    Saltwater West Enterprise was formed in 1995 and is still operating. The company is more known by the name they use for commercial airline service ‘’Alpine Lakes Air’’

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Alta Flights   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1998* - 2014

^ 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

^ Airline Code : AL : ALZ

Ambassador World Charters   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1994 - 1995

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Amigo Airways  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1999 - 2006

^ Comments :    Amigo Airways started in Dec1999 and was purchased by Seair Seaplanes in 2006

^ Genealogy :    Amigo Airways >>Seair Seaplanes

^ Airline Code :  

Antarctic Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1987 - 1988

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code :  

Arctic Air  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1964 - 1974

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Arctic Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1999 - 2005

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Arctic Sunwest  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1993* - 2013

^ Comments :    Arctic Sunwest was created in 1993 from the aviation division of RTL-Robinson Enterprises. Merged into Summit Air [Summit Air was initially a float plane operator in Atlin, BC and was relocated to Yellowknife, NT in 2001. Serving the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. Had Arctic Sunwest merge in in 2013]

^ Genealogy :    Arctic Sunwest >>Summit Air Charters

^ Airline Code : -- : ASC

Arctic Wings   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1953* - 1956

^ Comments :    Arctic Wings, based at Churchill on Hudson Bay, operated 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

^ Airline Code :  

Arctic Wings  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           20008 - 2003

^ Comments :    Arctic Wings was founded in 2000

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Arrow Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1942* - 1942

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Arrow Aviation   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : DG : ---

Ashuanipi Aviation  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1975* - 2004

^ Comments :    Ashuanipi Aviation was founded in 1975

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Associated Air Lines   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1952* - 1953*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Associated Air Taxi   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1946* - 1953*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Associated Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1955* - 1955

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Air Canada

^ Airline Code :  

Astoria Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1995 - 1996

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : S3 : ---

Astro Airline   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1973* - 1973*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Athabasca Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1955 - 2000

^ 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

^ Airline Code : 9T : ABS

Atikokan Aero Services   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1976* - date

^ Comments :    Atikokan Aero Services was formed in 1976

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Atlantair   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1981* - 1981*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Atlantic Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1985* - 1989

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Provincial Airlines

^ Airline Code :  

Atlantic Central Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1960 - 1979*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : CN : ---

Atlantic Charters   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1982 - 2005*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Atlantic Island Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1994 - 1994

^ Comments :    Atlantic Island Airways was founded in 1994

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : UZ : AIW

Atlas Aviation   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1962* - 1962*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Atleo River Air Services   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1995* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Atonabee Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1971 - 1979

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

^ Genealogy :    Atonabee Airways >Air Atonabee

^ Airline Code :  

Austin Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1934 - 1987

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Air Canada Express

^ Airline Code : UH : ---

Aviabek   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Aviation Boreal   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1989* - 2004

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Aviation Business Flights   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1985* - 1994

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

^ Genealogy :    Aviation Business Flights >WestEx

^ Airline Code :  

Aviation Comercial Aviation   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Aviation Mauricie   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2001* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Aviation Quebec Labrador   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1983* - 2003

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : QC : QLA

Avionair   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1981 - 1991

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Aviation Starlink

^ Airline Code :  

Avnorth Aviation   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2004* - 2004*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Awood Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1962 - 2000*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 8D : AWO

B C Yukon Air Service   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1953 - 1979*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

B.C. Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1928* - 1933*

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code :  

Baie Comeau Air Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    Baie Comeau Air Services >Golfe Air Quebec

^ Airline Code :  

Bamaji Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2004* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Bar XH Air   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1974 - 2010*

^ 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

^ Airline Code : -- : BXH

Barney's Ontario Central (Ontario Central Airlines)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1986 - 1987

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Baxter Aviation   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1985* - 2007

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Bay Chaleur Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2002 - 2002

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Bayview Air Service   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1975* - 1975*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

BC Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1943* - 1969

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

BC Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1970 - 1970

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Air Canada

^ Airline Code :  

Bearskin Airlines (Bearskin Lake Air Services)   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1963 - date

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code : JV : BLS

Beaver Air Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1981* - 2006

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

^ Genealogy :    Beaver Air Services >Missinippi Airways

^ Airline Code :  

Big River Air   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1984* - 2007

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    Big River Air >Air Roberval

^ Airline Code :  

Big Salmon Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1988^ - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Black Sheep Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2004* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Blue Water Aviation Services   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2004* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Bolton Lake Air Services   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1995 - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Boreal Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1947* - 1957

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

^ Genealogy :    >Air Canada

^ Airline Code :  

Bradley Air Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1946 - 1973

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

^ Genealogy :    Bradley Air Services >First Air

^ Airline Code : BL : ---

Bradley Air Services   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 7F : BAR

Brooker-Wheaton Aviation   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1970* - 1992

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

^ Genealogy :    Brooker-Wheaton Aviation >Morningstar Air Express

^ Airline Code :  

BTA Aviation (Cargo)   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1997* - 1997*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Buffalo Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1970 - date

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code : J4 : BFL

Buffalo Narrows Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1976* - 1977*

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

^ Genealogy :    Buffalo Narrows Airways >Courtesy Air

^ Airline Code :  

Burrard Air  added

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1982* - 1986*

^ Comments :    Burrard Air operated around Vancouver in the 1980s

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Bushland Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1978* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Business Flights   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1978* - 2001

^ Comments :    Business Flights was formed as Chinook Air

^ Genealogy :    Chinook Air >Business Flights

^ Airline Code : CZ : ---

Buzzard Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1984* - 1990*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Calm Air International   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1962 - date

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code : MO : CAV

Cameron Air Services   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1992* - date

^ Comments :    Cameron Air Services was formed in 1992

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Campbell Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1981* - 1997

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Canada 3000   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2005)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Canada 3000   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1988 - 2001

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Canada 3000

^ Airline Code : 3T : CMM

Canada 3000 Cargo   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2001 - 2004*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Canada Air Charter   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2002)

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Canada Trans-Continental Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1927 - 1928*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Canada West Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1989* - 1990

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Canada West Airlines   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2004)

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Canadian Air Transit   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1980* - 1980

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Canadian Airlines International   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1987 - 2000

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Canadian Airways  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1930 - 1942

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Canadian Airways Company   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           Pre 1937

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Canadian Colonial Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1929* - 1942

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Canadian Fairchild Company   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1928* - 1928

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Air Canada

^ Airline Code :  

Canadian Frontier   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Canadian Helicopters   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1987 - 1988*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Canadian North (Air NorTerra)   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1989^ - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 5T : ANX

Canadian Regional Airlines   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1993 - 2001*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

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

^ Airline Code : KI : CDR

Canadian Voyageur   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : CW : ---

Canadian Western Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2001 - 2004

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : W2 : ---

CanAir Cargo   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           19890 - 1997

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    CanAir Cargo +>Royal Airlines

^ Airline Code :  

Can-Air Services   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1989* - 1991*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Canavia Transit   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1982* - 1982"

^ Comments :    Canavia Transit was dissolved on 14Oct1983

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Can-Hellas Cargo (Canhellas)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1973* - 1973*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

CanJet   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2000 - 2015

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : C6 : CJA

Can-West Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2006* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    Can-West Air

^ Airline Code :  

Capital Air Surveys   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1969* - 1983*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Caravan Airlines (Aviation)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2004^ - 2005

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Cargaard Aviation   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1988* - 2002

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Cargo North   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2013 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Cargojet Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2002 - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code : W8 : CJT

Cargojet Regional   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2007 - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Carl Millard   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1954* - 1962

^ Comments :    Millardair was formed in 1954 as Carl Millard

^ Genealogy :    Carl Millard >Millardair

^ Airline Code :  

Carson Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1995* - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Carter Air Services   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1962* - 1999*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Cassidair Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1956 - 1965

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Centennial Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2004* - 2004*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Central Air Transport   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1990* - 1990*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Central Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1961* - 1961*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Central B.C. Air Service   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :     

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

^ Airline Code :  

Central British Columbia Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1946* - 1953

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

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

^ Airline Code :  

Central Flyway Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2004 - date

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

^ Genealogy :    Venture Air >Central Flyway Air

^ Airline Code :  

Central Mountain Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1987 - date

^ Comments :    Central Mountain Air operations started on 30Jun1987

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 9M : GLR

Central Northern Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1947 - 1956

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Chaparal Charters   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1982* - 1992*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Chartright Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1996* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

CHC Helicopter   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1988* - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Cherry Red Airline (Cherry Air Service)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1928* - 1932

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Chimo Air Service   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1994* - date

^ Comments :    Chimo Air Service was formed in 1994

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Chinook Air   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    Business Flights was formed as Chinook Air

^ Genealogy :    Chinook Air >Business Flights

^ Airline Code :  

Chrono Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2012* - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

City Center Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1981* - 1985"

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

City Centre Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           (2005)

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

City Express (Cite Express)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1984 - 1991

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

^ Genealogy :    Air Otonabee >Otonabee Airways >City Express

^ Airline Code :  

Classic Wings   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1990^ - 2005

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Clearwater Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1995* - date

^ Comments :    Clearwater Airways was formed in 1995

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Cloud Air Service   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1993^ - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

CMA (Canadian Metro Airlines)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1938 - 1975

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    >Propair

^ Airline Code :  

CMA (Canadian Metro Airlines)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2002 - 2009

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Coast Western Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1988^ - 2004

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Coastal Cargo Canada   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1962 - 1962

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

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

^ Airline Code :  

Cochrane Air Services   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1984* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Collingwood Air   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1990* - 1993*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Commando Air Transport   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1996^ - 2000*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Commercial  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1928* - 1928

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Commuter Express   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1988* - 1988

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    >Canadian Regional

^ Airline Code :  

Conair   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1969 - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Confortair   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1991^ - 2003

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Conifair Aviation   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1979* - 1992

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

^ Genealogy :    Conifair Aviation >Royal Airlines

^ Airline Code : RO : ROY

Connolly-Dawson Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1960* - 1969*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

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

^ Airline Code :  

Contact Air   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1961 - 1995

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Contact Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1961* - 1979*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Cooper Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1987^ - 2003

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Corilair Charters   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1991* - date

^ Comments :    Corilair Charters was formed in 1991

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Corp Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1991^ - 2003

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Corporate Xpress   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1975 - 2009

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code : -- : CPB

Cotenair   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1986 - 1991

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Cougar Air   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Cougar Helicopters  added

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1997* - date

^ Comments :    Cougar Helicopters commenced operations in Newfoundland in Jun1997 with its first offshore flight to the Hibernia Platform. Cougar's primary role is the transfer of personnel to and from their offshore location.

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Coulson Aviation  added

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2017* - date

^ Comments :    Coulson Aviation is an 'Active' passenger charter based out of Port Alberni Alberni Valley Regional (YPB), British Columbia

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Coulson Flying Tankers  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2007* - date

^ Comments :    Coulson Flying Tankers was founded in 2007

^ Genealogy :    Coulson Flying Tankers

^ Airline Code :  

Courtesy Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1977 - date

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

^ Genealogy :    Buffalo Narrows Airways >Courtesy Air

^ Airline Code :  

CP Air   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1968 - 1985

^ 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

^ Airline Code : CP : ---

CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1942 - 1968

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Craig Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1985* - date

^ Comments :    Craig Air was established in 1985

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Crown Charter Services   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2004* - 2004*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

CrownAir (Canadian Aviation Express Airlines)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1984* - 1990

^ Comments :    CrownAir ceased operations in Feb1990

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Curtiss Reid Flying Service   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1928 - 1950*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Cypress Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1997* - 1997

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : R6 : CYS

Cypress Jetprop Charter   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1996* - 1997*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Dene Cree Air   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Deraps Aviation  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1986^ - 2004*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Destinair   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1996* - 1996*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Direquair   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1975* - 1981

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    >Air Mistassini

^ Airline Code :  

Discovery Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2006 - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    Discovery Air

^ Airline Code :  

Dominion Helicopters   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1959* - 1961*

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Dorval Air Transport   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1954* - 1958

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Downair   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1973* - 1973

^ Comments :    Downair ceased operations in late 1973

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Earlton Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1976* - 1976*

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

East Coast Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2010 - 2010

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Eastern Flying Service   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1956* - 1988

^ 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)

^ Airline Code :  

Eclipse Helicopters  added

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1993* - date

^ Comments :    Eclipse Helicopters was founded in 1993, Based in BC it offers a variety of services

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Eldorado Aviation   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1978* - 1982*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Elite   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2002)

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Enerjet   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2008 - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code : EG : ENJ

Enterprise Air   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1994* - 2006*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

EPA (Eastern Provincial Airways)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1949 - 1984

^ 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

^ Airline Code : PV : EPA

EVAS Air Charters (Exploits Valley Air Services)   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1992 - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 8K : EVS

Exact Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1983* - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code : 6O : ASJ

Executive Airlines   

^ Status :           Unconfirmed

^ Dates :           (****)

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Express Tours   

^ Status :           Unconfirmed

^ Dates :           (****)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : XTO

Expressair   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2004* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Fairchild Aerial Surveys (of Canada)   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1922* - 1923*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Fast Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1995 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

FIFT (Forest Industries Flying Tankers)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1959* - 1962*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Coulson Flying Tankers

^ Airline Code :  

First Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1973 - date

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

^ Genealogy :    Bradley Air Services >First Air

^ Airline Code : 7F : FAB

Flair Airlines  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2005 - date

^ Comments :    Flair Airlines, privately owned and started operations on 19Aug2005. Purchased New Leaf Airways in 2017 (Kelowna, BC based scheduled cargo and passenger charter services.)

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : F8 : FLE

Fly Sarvaq   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           (2016)

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

FlyToo   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2016)

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code :  

FNT (First Nations Transportation)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2003 - 2009

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Forde Lake Air Services   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1964 - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Fort Frances Sportsmen Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Fortunair   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1994 - 1995

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code : FX : FXC

Fraser Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1932 - 1935*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Frontier Air   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1986* - 1992

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Air Canada Express

^ Airline Code :  

Frontier Air Service   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2010*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Fugro Aviation Canada   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2002 - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Futura Airlines   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1975^ - 1979*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Gagnon Air Service  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1969* - 1970*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Gander Aviation   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1960* - 1979*

^ Comments :    Gander Aviation was founded in 1960

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Garrison Aviation   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1976* - 1979*

^ Comments :    Garrison Aviation was founded in 1976

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Gateway Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1998^ - 2005

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Gateway Aviation   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1952^ - 1979*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : WG : ---

Geffair   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1989^ - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Georgian Bay Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1946* - date

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code :  

Georgian Express   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2004* - 2007

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Geoterrex   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1972* - 1988*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Gilbert's Flying Service  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1931* - 1932*

^ Comments :    West Coast Air Services was formed in 1931 as Gilbert's Flying Service [AIR BC was formed in 1980 through merger of of small West Coast operators including HAIDA AIRLINES, ISLAND AIRLINES, GULF AIR AVIATION, CANADIAN AIR TRANSIT, OMININECA AIR SERVICE, TRANS PROVINCIAL AIRLINES, PACIFIC COASTAL AIRLINES , AIRWEST AIRLINES and WEST COAST AIR SERVICES]. [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 :    Gilbert's Flying Service >West Coast Air Services…..>Air Canada Express

^ Airline Code :  

Gillam Air Services   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1985^ - 2012*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Ginger Coote Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1942* - 1942

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Globemaster Air Cargo   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2003 - 2004

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : G5 : ---

Go Air Express   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2002 - 2003

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Go Sarvaq   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2016)

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

GoAir Citylink   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2005 - 2011

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Gogal Air Services   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2012*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Golfe Air Quebec   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1974* - 1979*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Baie Comeau Air Services >Golfe Air Quebec

^ Airline Code : EM : ---

Goose Bay Air Services   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1986* - 1986*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Gordon Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1961 - 1970

^ Comments :    Air Windsor was formed as Gordon Airways

^ Genealogy :    Gordon Airways >Air Windsor

^ Airline Code :  

Great Lakes Air Service  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1961 - 1967

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Great Lakes Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1967 - 1981

^ 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

^ Airline Code : GX : ---

Great Northern Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1969* - 1972

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

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

^ Airline Code :  

Great Northern Freight   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Great Western Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1928* - 1929*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Greater Toronto Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2015* - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Green Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1950* - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Greyhound Air  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1996 - 1997

^ Comments :    [Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter was established on 20Mar1970 & started operations on 15Jun1974. Charter cargo airline that acquired GREYHOUND AIR but this ceased operations in 1997. Rebranded to KF Cargo in 2015]

^ Genealogy :    Greyhound Air >>KF Cargo

^ Airline Code :  

Grondair   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1978* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

GSH (Great Slave Helicopters)  added

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1984* - date

^ Comments :    GSH (Great Slave Helicopters) offers a diverse range of specialised services with its headquarters in Yellowknife, NT

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Gulf Air Aviation  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1978 - 1980

^ Comments :    Gulf Air Aviation was formed in 1958 as Alert Bay Air Services.[AIR BC was formed in 1980 through merger of of small West Coast operators including HAIDA AIRLINES, ISLAND AIRLINES, GULF AIR AVIATION, CANADIAN AIR TRANSIT, OMININECA AIR SERVICE, TRANS PROVINCIAL AIRLINES, PACIFIC COASTAL AIRLINES , AIRWEST AIRLINES and WEST COAST AIR SERVICES]. [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 :    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

^ Airline Code :  

Gulf Aviation   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1953* - 1953

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Inter-Canadien

^ Airline Code :  

Haida Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1980* - 1980

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Hamilton Harbour Airways   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2015)

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code :  

Hanna Air   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1997 - 1997

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Harbour Air Seaplanes   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1982* - date

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

^ Genealogy :    Windoak Air Service >Harbour Air Seaplanes

^ Airline Code : H3 : HES

Harmony Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2004 - 2007

^ 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

^ Airline Code : HQ : HMY

Harrison Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1960* - 1979*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Hawkair Aviation Services   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1994 - 2016

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : BH : BHA

HBAT (Hudson Bay Air Transport)   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1930* - 1958*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Hearst Air Service   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1974* - date

^ Comments :    Hearst Air Service was founded in 1946

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Helijet   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1986 - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : JB : JBA

HeliQwest  added

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2014* - date

^ Comments :    HeliQwest is an international helicopter charter company specializing in external load and specialty operations

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Hicks & Lawrence   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1982^ - 2006

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    >Discovery Air

^ Airline Code :  

High-Line Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1982* - 1986*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : HLB

HMY Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2002 - 2004

^ 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

^ Airline Code : HQ : HMY

Holidair Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1987* - 1990

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Holmes Blunt Co Ltd   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1960 - 1961

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Holmes Blunt Co Ltd (Transport Division)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1960 - 1961

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Hooker Air Services   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : HS : ---

Horne Air   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Hughes Air   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2003* - 2003*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Huron Air & Outfitters   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1981^ - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

HUT (Hollinger Ungava Transport)   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1948* - 1951*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

IC Air (Icarus Flying Services)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1977^ - 1987

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Icarus Flying Services

^ Airline Code :  

Icarus Aviation (Les Services Aeriens Icare)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1987 - 1989*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Icarus Flying Services

^ Airline Code : 9C : ---

Icarus Flying Services   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2004* - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Icarus Flying Services

^ Airline Code :  

ICC (International Cargo Charter)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1998 - 2003

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    ICC

^ Airline Code :  

Ignace Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1960 - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Ilford Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1953* - 1960

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

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

^ Airline Code :  

Ilford Riverton Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1960 - 1983

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Infinity Flight Services   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2007* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Inland Air Charters  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1981 - date

^ Comments :    Inland Air Charters Ltd. is headquartered in Prince Rupert, British Columbia. In 2006, veteran pilot Bruce Macdonald purchased the company. The operation thrives under his leadership, and when South Moresby Air Charters, a small airline based in the Queen Charlotte Islands/Haida Gwaii was offered for sale, Inland Air Charters purchased the company and merged the two operations

^ Genealogy :    South Moresby Air Charters >>Inland Air Charters

^ Airline Code :  

Inland Valley Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1998* - 1999*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Innu Mikun Airlines  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1998 - date

^ Comments :    Innu Mikun Airlines is a regional airline and a fixed wing air charter operator. It was created by the Innu peoples of Nitassinan Labrador to provide a high standard of air service that would promote economic and social development in the region

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Intair   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1989 - 1991

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Inter-Canadien

^ Airline Code : ND : INT

Integra Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1999 - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Inter City Airways (Intercity)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1986* - 1986

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Inter-Canadien   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1987 - 1999

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Inter-Canadien

^ Airline Code : CP : ICN

Interior Enterprise   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1958* - 1958*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

International Airfreighters   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           Early 1960s

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

International Express Air Charter   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2004*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

International Jet Air   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1971* - 1977*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : E6 : ---

Interprovincial Airlines   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1995* - 1998*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Provincial Airlines

^ Airline Code :  

Inter-Provincial Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1930* - 1930

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Inter-Quebec   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1989* - 1989*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Inter-Canadien

^ Airline Code :  

Island Air Charters   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1998* - 2004

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Island Airlines  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1959* - 1980

^ Comments :    Island Airlines was founded in 1959 [AIR BC was formed in 1980 through merger of of small West Coast operators including HAIDA AIRLINES, ISLAND AIRLINES, GULF AIR AVIATION, CANADIAN AIR TRANSIT, OMININECA AIR SERVICE, TRANS PROVINCIAL AIRLINES, PACIFIC COASTAL AIRLINES , AIRWEST AIRLINES and WEST COAST AIR SERVICES]. [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 :    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

^ Airline Code :  

Island Express Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2009 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Island Valley Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1998* - 1998*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Island Westair   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1998^ - 2005

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Jackson Air Services   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1975 - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Jazz   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2001 - 2011

^ 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

^ Airline Code : QK : JZA

Jazz Airlines  added

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2011 - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Jet Naked   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2014)

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code :  

Jetall   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1987* - 1996

^ Comments :    Jetall was formed in 1987

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 8J : JTL

Jetlines  updated

^ Status :           Planned

^ Dates :           2018 >

^ Comments :    Jetlines had intended to start earlier but now looks like 2018

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Jetport  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1996* - date

^ Comments :    Jetport was founded in 1996

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Jetsgo   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2001 - 2005

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : SG : JGO

Johanneson Flying Services   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1951* - 1951*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Johnny May Air Charters   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1974* - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Juan Air   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1972* - 2007

^ Comments :    Pacific Sky Aviation was formed as Juan Air

^ Genealogy :    Juan Air >Pacific Sky Aviation

^ Airline Code :  

KaBeeLo Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1977^ - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Kamloops Air Service   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           early 1950s

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Kasper Aviation  added

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2015 - 2016

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code :  

Kayair   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2004* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

KD Air  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1990 - date

^ Comments :    KD Air was founded by Ketty and Diane Banke. It offers charter services throughout British Columbia and Alberta as well as daily scheduled flights to and from Vancouver Int'l, Qualicum, Gillies Bay, Tofino, Powell River, and Port Alberni

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : XC : KDC

Keewatin Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1998 - date

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code : FK : ---

Keir Air Transport   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1967^ - 1969

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Air Commonwealth Alberta

^ Airline Code :  

Kelner Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1989* - 1993

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1974 - 2015

^ Comments :    [Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter was established on 20Mar1970 & started operations on 15Jun1974. Charter cargo airline that acquired GREYHOUND AIR but this ceased operations in 1997. Rebranded to KF Cargo in 2015]

^ Genealogy :    Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter >KF Cargo

^ Airline Code : KW : KFA

Kenn Borek Air  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1971 - date

^ Comments :    Kenn Borek Air was formed as Vic Turner Ltd. Started operations in 1970 supporting oil exploration in the Arctic using a single Twin Otter. Renamed in 1971 after purchase by Borek Construction

^ Genealogy :    Vic Turner Ltd >Kenn Borek Air

^ Airline Code : 4K : KBA

Kenora Air Service   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1982* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    Kenora Air Service

^ Airline Code :  

Kenting Atlas Aviation   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1962 - 1975

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Kenting Aviation   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1947* - 1962

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Keystone Air Service   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1985 - 2015

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

^ Genealogy :    Keystone Air Service >>Wings over Kississing

^ Airline Code : BZ : KEE

Keywinds Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2001^ - 2004

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

KF Cargo  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2015 - date

^ Comments :    Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter was established on 20Mar1970 & started operations on 15Jun1974. Charter cargo airline that acquired GREYHOUND AIR but this ceased operations in 1997. Rebranded to KF Cargo in 2015

^ Genealogy :    Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter >KF Cargo

^ Airline Code :  

Kississing Air   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Kivalliq Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1998 - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : FK : ---

Klahanie Air   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1976* - 2006*

^ Comments :    Klahanie Air was founded in 1976

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Kluane Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1980* - date

^ Comments :    Kluane Airways was formed in 1980

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Knee Lake Air Service   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1988^ - 2005

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Knight Air   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2005* - 2005*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : KNA

Knighthawk Air Express  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1993* - 2005

^ Comments :    Knighthawk Air Express was established in Dec1993. Operated it's single Beech 1900 from Ottawa to Wilmington, Ohio for Airborne Express. Went into bankruptcy in 2003 and restructured it's operations. Services were cancelled effective from 28May2005

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 4I : KNX

Knox Air Service (Aerial Spraying)   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1990* - 1991*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Konopelky Air Service   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2008* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Kootenay Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1986^ - 2003

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

La Loche Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2005* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

La Ronge Aviation   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1960 - 1991

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

La Sarre Air Services   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1946* - 1981

^ Comments :    La Sarre Air Services was founded in 1946

^ Genealogy :    >Propair

^ Airline Code :  

Labrador Air Safari  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1974* - 2006*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Labrador Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1971* - 1989*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

LAC La Croix Quetico Air Service   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1950^ - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Lac Seul Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1990* - 1990*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

LAC Seul Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

LadouçAir  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1980 - 1981

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Laird Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2014* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Lake Central Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1983^ - 2004

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Lamb Airways (Thomas Lamb Airways)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1934 - 1969

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

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

^ Airline Code :  

Lambair   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1969 - 1981

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

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

^ Airline Code : LW : ---

Lariviere Air Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1961 - 1973

^ Comments :    AirGava was formed as Lariviere Air Services

^ Genealogy :    Lariviere Air Services >AirGava

^ Airline Code :  

Latham Island Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1988 - 1991

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Latham Island Airways >>Air Tindi

^ Airline Code :  

Laurentide Air Services (Laurentian Air Services)  updated

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1922 - 1925

^ Comments :    Laurentide Air Services started the first scheduled air service in Canada on 23May1924 [INTER-PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS was formed in 1928 by Major General Sir James O'Brian amalgamated the CANADIAN FAIRCHILD COMPANY, LAURENTIDE AIR SERVICES and other Canadian transportation elements] [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]

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Laval Aviation   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1980 - 2010

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Lawrence Bay Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2011* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Leavens Bros   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1953 - 1958*

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

^ Genealogy :    Leavens Bros Air Services >Leavens Bros

^ Airline Code :  

Leavens Bros Air Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1935* - 1953

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

^ Genealogy :    Leavens Bros Air Services >Leavens Bros

^ Airline Code :  

Les Ailes de L'lle   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1999* - 1999*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Lethbridge Air Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1968* - 1969

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

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

^ Airline Code :  

Lethbridge Commercial Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1927 - 1928*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Leuenberger Air Service   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1971^ - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Liard Air   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Lib-Air-T   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1996 - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Little Red Air Service   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1986 - 2006

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

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

^ Airline Code :  

Lockhart Air Services   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1988^ - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

London Air Services   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1999* - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Londonair   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2001)

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Luso Canadian Airlines   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (****)

^ Comments :    Air Luso was formed as Luso Canadian Airlines

^ Genealogy :    Luso Canadian Airlines >Air Luso

^ Airline Code :  

Mackenzie Air   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1975* - 1979*

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Mackenzie Air Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1932* - 1942

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Maestro   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2006 - 2007

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Mandair   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1992^ - 2004

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Manitoba Government Air Services   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Maritime Central Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1941 - 1963

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Maritime Global Airways (MGA)   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (****)

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Matane Air Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1948 - 1965

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

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

^ Airline Code :  

Max Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1985^ - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

May Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1919* - 1924

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

McMurray Air Service   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1947 - 1963*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

McMurray Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1984* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Metrolitan Air Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1959 - 1960

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Miksoo Aviation   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1975 - 1979*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Mill Aviation   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Millardair   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1962 - 1990

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

^ Genealogy :    Carl Millard >Millardair

^ Airline Code : MA : MAD

Minerve Canada   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1986 - 1989

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : MR : MRV

Ministic Air (Kistigan)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1998* - 2001

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : MNS

Minto Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1982* - 1986*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Missinippi Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2006 - date

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

^ Genealogy :    Beaver Air Services >Missinippi Airways

^ Airline Code :  

Mober Aviation   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1970* - 1984*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Modern Air-Spray   

^ Status :           Unconfirmed

^ Dates :           (****)

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Mont Laurier Aviation   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1947* - 1957

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

^ Genealogy :    >Air Canada

^ Airline Code :  

Montair Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1995^ - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Montreal & Dominion Skyways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1935* - 1942

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Montreal Air Services   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1955 - 1978

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Morgan Air Services   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1983^ - 2010

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Morningstar Air Express   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1992 - date

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

^ Genealogy :    Brooker-Wheaton Aviation >Morningstar Air Express

^ Airline Code : ME : MAL

My Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           (2002)

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

NAC Air (North American Charters)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2000* - 2008

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Nahanni Air Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1979* - 1986*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Nakina Air Service   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1973 - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : T2 : ---

Nationair   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1984* - 1993

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : NX : NXA

Nav Air Charter   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1979^ - 2005

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Nestor Falls Fly-In Outputs   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1979* - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

New Air & Tours   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           2008 - 2008

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

^ Genealogy :    New Air & Tours >Enerjet

^ Airline Code :  

Newco   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2002)

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Newfoundland & Labrador Air Services   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2009*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Newfoundland & Labrador Air Transport   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1979* - 1979*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Newfoundland Aero Sales and Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1948* - 1949

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Newfoundland Air Transport   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1961 - 1979*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Newfoundland Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1948 - 1983

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

^ Genealogy :    Newfoundland Airways >Air Labrador

^ Airline Code :  

NewLeaf Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2016 - date

^ Comments :    NewLeaf Airways started operations on 25Jul2016

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Nextjet Canada   

^ Status :           Restarting

^ Dates :           2016 - date

^ 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 hopes to restart

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Niigaani Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2004* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Nipawin Air Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1961 - 1979*

^ Comments :     

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

^ Airline Code :  

Nolinor Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1997 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : NRL

Nor-Alta Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2006 - date

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

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

^ Airline Code : LT : ---

Norcanair (North Canada Air)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1965 - 1988

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Air Canada Express

^ Airline Code : NK : ---

Norcanair Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2001* - 2006

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Nordair   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1957 - 1988

^ 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

^ Airline Code : ND : ---

Nordair Arctic   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1969* - 1976

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Nordair Metro   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1987* - 1987

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Inter-Canadien

^ Airline Code :  

Nordair Quebec 2000   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2000* - 2006

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

NorOntair   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1971 - 1993

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : NR : ---

North American Airlines   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1997* - 2001*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

North Cariboo Air  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2007 - date

^ 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. Fort St John based general charter services for the oil and geological exploration companies.

^ Genealogy :    North Cariboo Flying Service >North Cariboo Air

^ Airline Code : 5N : NCB

North Cariboo Flying Service   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1957 - 2007

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

North Coast Air Services (NCAS)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1961 - 1979

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

North Pacific Seaplanes   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2004* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

North Star Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1998* - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

North Star Aviation   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1999* - 1999*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

North Vancouver Air   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1994* - 2002

^ 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

^ Airline Code : VL : NRV

North Wind Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2009* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Northern Air Charters   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1984* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Northern Air Fuel   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2000* - 2002*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Northern Air Services   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1959* - 1971

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Northern British Columbia Air Service   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1936 - 1953

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Northern Dene Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2002* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Northern Hawk Aviation   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2003* - 2005

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Northern Lights Air   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Northern Lights Airlines   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2008)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Northern Mountain Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1959* - 1971

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Northern Sky Aviation   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1989* - 2000*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Northern Wilderness Outfitters   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1990* - 1990*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Northern Wings (Les Ailes du Nord)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1946 - 1981

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

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

^ Airline Code : WS : ---

Northland Airlines   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1961 - 1971*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Northland Outdoors Canada   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1983* - 1984*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Northlands Air Manitoba   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1983 - 1990

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Northward Air   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Northward Airlines   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1965^ - 1979*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : NN : ---

Northway Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1962* - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : NAL

Northwest Flying   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1987* - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Northwestern Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1968 - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : J3 : PLR

Northwestern Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Inter-Canadien

^ Airline Code :  

Northwinds Northern   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           19955* - 2005*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : NWN

North-Wright Air   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1986* - 1999*

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

North-Wright Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2001* - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code : HW : NWL

Notre-Dame Air Transport   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1958* - 1964*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

NT Air (Northern Thunderbird Air)   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1971 - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code : -- : NTA

Nueltin Lake Air Service   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1986^ - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Nunasi-Central Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1984 - 1987

^ 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

^ Airline Code : -- : NUN

Nunasi-Northland Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1987 - 1991

^ 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

^ Airline Code : 6N : NUN

NWT Air (Northwest Territorial Airways)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1962 - 1998

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

^ Genealogy :    NWT Air >>First Air

^ Airline Code : NV : NWT

Ocean Pacific Air Services   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           2010* - 2011*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Odyssey International   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1988 - 1990

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : OL : ODY

Okanagan Air Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1947 - 1949

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Okanagan Helicopters   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1949 - 1987

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Old Colony Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1931 - 1932

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Omnineca Air Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1980* - 1980

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

On Air   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : CW : ---

Ontario Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           Early 1940s

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Ontario Central Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1947* - 1984

^ 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

^ Airline Code : -- : NUN

Ontario Express   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1988 - 1993

^ 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

^ Airline Code : 9X : OEL

Ontario Northern Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1960 - 1979*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Ontario Worldair   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1978 - 1980

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

OPAS (Ontario Provincial Air Service)   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1924* - date

^ Comments :    OPAS was formed in 1924

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Orca Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2005* - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

OSAS (Owen Sound Air Services)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1973^ - 1984

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    >Soundair

^ Airline Code :  

Osnaburgh Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1986* - 2006*

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Osprey Wings   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1979* - 2015

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

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

^ Airline Code :  

Otonabee Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1971* - 1980

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

^ Genealogy :    Air Otonabee >Otonabee Airways >City Express

^ Airline Code : OU : ---

Pacific Airways  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1925* - 1928

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Pacific Coastal Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1965 - 1980

^ 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

^ Airline Code : PG : ---

Pacific Coastal Airlines  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1986 - date

^ Comments :    Pacific Coastal Airlines was formed as a result of a merger between Powell Air and the Port Hardy division of Air BC. . Acqired assets of Wilderness Airlines in 1998. Scheduled and charter services around Western BC out of Vancouver International

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

^ Airline Code : 8P : PCO

Pacific Eagle Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1998^ - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Pacific Sky Adventures   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2004)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Pacific Sky Aviation   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2007 - date

^ Comments :    Pacific Sky Aviation was formed as Juan Air

^ Genealogy :    Juan Air >Pacific Sky Aviation

^ Airline Code :  

Pacific Sound Air Service   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2004* - 2004*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Pacific Spirit Air   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1997* - 2001

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Pacific Wings Airlines   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2004* - 2006*

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

^ Genealogy :    Pacific Wings Airlines +>West Coast Air

^ Airline Code :  

PAL Airlines (Canada)   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2016 - date

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

^ Genealogy :    Provincial Airlines >PAL Airlines (Canada)

^ Airline Code :  

Parsons Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1952 - 1979*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :    >Kenora Air Service

^ Airline Code :  

Parsons Airways Northern   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1955* - 1984*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Pascan Aviation  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1999* - date

^ Comments :    Pascan Aviation was founded in 1999 as a a regional airline based in Saint-Hubert, Quebec. It operates scheduled services to 12 destinations in Quebec, one in Labrador and one in Ontario, as well as charter services

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : P6 : PSC

Pat Bay Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2005* - date

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code :  

Patricia Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1928 - 1930*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Patricia Airways and Exploration +>Patricia Airways

^ Airline Code :  

Patricia Airways and Exploration   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1926 - 1928

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Patricia Airways and Exploration +>Patricia Airways

^ Airline Code :  

Peace Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1968 - 2007

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

^ Genealogy :    Peace River Air Services >Peace Air

^ Airline Code :  

Peace River Air Services   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1962 - 1968

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

^ Genealogy :    Peace River Air Services >Peace Air

^ Airline Code :  

Pem Air (Pem-Air)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1970* - 2001

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : PD : PEM

Peninsula Air Services*   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1960s

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

People's Air   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Peregrine Air Charter   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1996* - 1996*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Perimeter Airlines (Perimeter Aviation)   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1960 - date

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 4B : PAG

Platinum Jet Air   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2006*)

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Plummer's Sioux Narrows Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1955^ - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Plumridge Air  added

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2006* - 2017*

^ Comments :    Plumridge Air licence was cancelled in early 2017

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Points North Air Services   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1988^ - 2003

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Points of Call   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1988* - 1989

^ Comments :    Points of Call was formed in 1988

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Polaris Charter Co.   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1946 - 1953

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Air Canada

^ Airline Code :  

Port Alberni Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1947* - 1948

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Porter Airlines   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2006 - date

^ 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

^ Airline Code : PD : POE

Powell Air  updated

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1960* - 1986*

^ Comments :    Pacific Coastal Airlines was formed as a result of a merger between Powell Air and the Port Hardy division of Air BC. . Acqired assets of Wilderness Airlines in 1998. Scheduled and charter services around Western BC out of Vancouver International

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

^ Airline Code :  

Prairie Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1938* - 1942

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Premair*   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1992* - 1992*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Prime Air   

^ Status :           Not started

^ Dates :           (2001)

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Prince Edward Air   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1989 - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : CME

Pronto Airways   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2006 - date

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : WEW

Propair   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1981 - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Propair

^ Airline Code : 6P : PRO

Prospecting Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1928* - 1929*

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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Provincial Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1980 - 2016

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

^ Genealogy :    Provincial Airlines >PAL Airlines (Canada)

^ Airline Code : PB : SPR

Provincial Express   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1988^ - 2005

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Ptarmigan Lake Airways (Ptarmigan Airways)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1961* - 1997

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

^ Genealogy :    Ptarmigan Lake Airways >>First Air

^ Airline Code :  

Purolator Courier   

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           1967 - date

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    Purolator Courier

^ Airline Code :  

Purple Label Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1928 - 1928

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

PWA (Pacific Western Airlines)   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1953 - 1987

^ 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

^ Airline Code : PW : ---

Quebec Airways   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1935* - 1942

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Quebec Aviation   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1979* - 1987

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :    >Inter-Canadien

^ Airline Code :  

Quebecair   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1953 - 1987

^ 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

^ Airline Code : QB : QBA

QuebecAir Express (Quebec Air Express)   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2003 - 2005

^ 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 :     

^ Airline Code : QO : ---

Queen Charlotte Airlines   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1943* - 1955

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

Questor Surveys   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1988* - 1988*

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Quikair   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           2001^ - 2006

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : Q9 : ---

QuikAire Cargo   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1994 - 1996

^ 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

^ Airline Code :  

R1 Airlines  updated

^ Status :           Active

^ Dates :           2014 - date

^ Comments :    REGIONAL 1 AIRLINES was renamed from WESTPOINT AIRLINES. Calgary based international and regional charter carrier. Regional 1 Airlines (TSH, Calgary) has been rebranded as R1 Airlines

^ Genealogy :    Westpoint Airlines >Regional 1 Airlines >R1 Airlines

^ Airline Code :  

Rainy Lake Airways   

^ Status :           Unsure

^ Dates :           1954* - 1979*

^ Comments :     

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Red Lake Airways   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           1987* - 2007

^ Comments :    Red Lake Airways was founded in 1987

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Regency Express   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1994 - 2002

^ 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

^ Airline Code : VL : NRV

Regent Air   

^ Status :           Inactive

^ Dates :           **** - ****

^ Comments :    No further information at this time

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : RAH

Regionair   

^ Status :           Renamed

^ Dates :           1981 - 1984

^ Comments :    Regionair was taken over by Quebecair