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May 12, 2017 Van City Seaplanes serves the BC South Coastal Region as a charter seaplane operator [added]
January 22, 2017 Kasper Aviation was awarded a certificate for domestic operations in Feb2015, and an international license in Apr2015 [added]
December 14, 2016 Skyjet Aviation, founded by its President, Mathieu Gingras in Aug2007 & officially began operations on 01Aug2007, is still active [status change]
Airline Operating Dates
[Renamed]  A. Fecteau Transport Aerien

1936 - 1973

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

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

[Inactive]  ACS (Air Charter Systems)

1986* - 1988

^ Comments : ACS was formed in 1986

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[Active]  Adlair Aviation

1984 - date

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

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[Active]  Adler Aviation

1996 - date

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[Inactive]  Advance Air Charters

2000* - 2001

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[Active]  Adventure Air

2002* - date

^ Comments : Adventure Air was formed in 2002

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[Status?]  Aerial Recon Surveys

2000* - 2000*

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[Began?]  Aero Bee Airlines

(2012)

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[Status?]  Aero Link

**** - ****

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[Renamed]  Aero Trades Western

1979* - 1984

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Soundair

[Began?]  AeroFalcon

(2004)

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

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[Inactive]  AeroPro

1988* - 2010

^ Comments : AeroPro was formed in 1988

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[Renamed]  Air 2000

1988* - 1989

^ Comments : Air 2000 was founded in 1988

^ Genealogy : Air 2000 >Canada 3000

[Inactive]  Air 500

1988 - 2007

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

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[Renamed]  Air Alliance

1988 - 1999

^ Comments :  

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

[Status?]  Air Alliance

2002* - 2006*

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[Inactive]  Air Alma

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

[Inactive]  Air Amos

1964 - 1964*

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[Active]  Air Arctic

2007* - date

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[Inactive]  Air Atlantic

1986 - 2000*

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

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[Renamed]  Air Atonabee

1979 - 1979*

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

^ Genealogy : Atonabee Airways >Air Atonabee

[Renamed]  Air Baffin

1989* - 1992*

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

^ Genealogy : Air Baffin >Air Nunavut

[Renamed]  Air BC

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

[Active]  Air Bellevue

1970* - date

^ Comments : Air Bellevue was formed in 1970

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[Inactive]  Air Bras D'Or

1986* - 1986*

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[Active]  Air Bravo

2001* - date

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

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[Renamed]  Air Brazeau

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

[Active]  Air Cab

1987* - date

^ Comments : Air Cab was formed in 1987

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[Inactive]  Air Caledonia

1984* - 1989*

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[Active]  Air Canada

1964 - date

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^ Genealogy : Air Canada

[Active]  Air Canada Cargo

2001* - date

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[Active]  Air Canada Express

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

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[Active]  Air Canada Jetz

2001 - date

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

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[Renamed]  Air Canada Regional

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

[Active]  Air Canada rouge

2013 - date

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

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[Began?]  Air CanadaLite

(2000)

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[Inactive]  Air Caravane

1978* - 1981*

^ Comments : Air Caravane was founded in 1978

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[Inactive]  Air Cardinal

1980* - 1982*

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[Inactive]  Air Caribou

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

[Inactive]  Air Club International (Globe Azur Airlines)

1993 - 1996

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[Inactive]  Air Columbus Vacations (Vacances Air Columbus)

2002 - 2003

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[Status?]  Air Commando

2003* - 2003*

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[Inactive]  Air Commonwealth Alberta

1969 - 1970

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^ Genealogy : Air Commonwealth Alberta

[Active]  Air Creebec

1982 - date

^ Comments : Air Creebec started operations 01Jul1982

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[Inactive]  Air Fecteau

1973 - 1981

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

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

[Renamed]  Air Gaspé

1951 - 1973

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

^ Genealogy : Air Gaspé >>Quebecair

[Active]  Air Georgian

1994 - date

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

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[Active]  Air Inuit

1978 - date

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

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[Active]  Air Ivanhoe

1980* - date

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

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[Active]  Air Jasper

1987* - date

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

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[Active]  Air Labrador (Labrador Airways)

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

[Renamed]  Air Liaison

2001* - 2012

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^ Genealogy : Air Liaison >>Skyjet MG

[Inactive]  Air Link Express

1979* - 1999

^ Comments : Air Link Express was founded in 1979

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[Began?]  Air Luso

(****)

^ Comments : Air Luso was formed as Luso Canadian Airlines

^ Genealogy : Luso Canadian Airlines >Air Luso

[Status?]  Air Manan (Manan Air Services)

1994* - 2005*

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[Inactive]  Air Manitoba

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

[Status?]  Air Manitoba (Charter)

2003* - 2003*

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[Renamed]  Air Maritime

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

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

[Active]  Air Melancon

1957* - date

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[Inactive]  Air Mikisew

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

[Inactive]  Air Mistassini

1981 - 1982

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Mistassini

[Active]  Air Mont-Laurier

1985* - date

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[Active]  Air Montmagny

1980* - date

^ Comments : Air Montmagny was founded in 1980

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[Inactive]  Air Montreal

1982 - 2001*

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[Inactive]  Air Muskoka

1975* - 2004

^ Comments : Air Muskoka was founded in 1975

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[Status?]  Air Niagara

1986* - 1994*

^ Comments : Air Niagara was formed in 1986

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[Inactive]  Air Niagara Express

1978* - 1999

^ Comments : Air Niagara Express was established on 21Jul1978

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[Active]  Air Nootka

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.

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[Active]  Air Nord-Ouest

1970* - date

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

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[Active]  Air North

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

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[Renamed]  Air Nova

1986 - 2001

^ Comments :  

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

[Active]  Air Nunavut

1996* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air Nunavut

[Renamed]  Air Ontario

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

[Status?]  Air Optima (Aero Peninsule)

1999* - 2006*

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[Renamed]  Air Otonabee

1980 - 1984

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

^ Genealogy : Air Otonabee >Otonabee Airways >City Express

[Status?]  Air Ottawa

1998* - 1998*

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[Inactive]  Air Ranger

**** - ****

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[Renamed]  Air Rimouski (Rimouski Aviation Syndicate)

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

[Active]  Air Roberval

2010* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Big River Air >Air Roberval

[Active]  Air Saguenay

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

[Renamed]  Air Sask

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

[Renamed]  Air Satellite

1968 - 2008

^ Comments : Air Satellite merged into Exact Air in Oct2007

^ Genealogy : Air Satellite >>Exact Air

[Inactive]  Air Schefferville

1981* - 2004

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

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[Inactive]  Air Southwest

1983* - 2005

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[Began?]  Air Star

(1991*)

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[Active]  Air Swisha (Air Kipawa)

1962* - date

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

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[Active]  Air Tindi

1988 - date

^ Comments : Air Tindi operations started 01Nov1988

^ Genealogy : >Air Tindi

[Inactive]  Air Toronto

1988* - 1992*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Canadian Regional

[Active]  Air Transat

1987 - date

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[Active]  Air Transat Cargo

2011 - date

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[Status?]  Air Tunilik

2004* - 2012*

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[Inactive]  Air Wemindji

1987* - 2003

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[Inactive]  Air West

1982* - 2005

^ Comments : Air West was formed in 1982

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[Status?]  Air Windsor

1970 - 1979*

^ Comments : Air Windsor was formed as Gordon Airways

^ Genealogy : Gordon Airways >Air Windsor

[Active]  Airborne Energy Solutions

1985* - date

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[Inactive]  Airco Charters

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

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[Active]  Air-Dale Flying Service

1956 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Air-Dale

[Renamed]  Airdale Flying Services

1946 - 1956

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air-Dale

[Active]  AirExpress Ontario

1997* - date

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[Inactive]  AirGava

1973 - 1981

^ Comments : AirGava was formed as Lariviere Air Services

^ Genealogy : Lariviere Air Services >AirGava

[Renamed]  Airspeed Aviation

1986* - 2009

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

^ Genealogy : Airspeed Aviation >>Orca Airways

[Active]  Air-Spray (Airspray)

1967* - date

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[Active]  AirSprint

2000* - date

^ Comments : AirSprint introduced fractional ownership to Canada in 2000

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[Inactive]  AirTransit Canada

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

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[Inactive]  Airwave Transport

1999 - 2001

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[Renamed]  Airwest Airlines

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

[Active]  Aklak Air

1978 - date

^ Comments : Aklak Air operations started on 30Jun1978

^ Genealogy : Aklak Air

[Renamed]  Aklavik Flying Services

1970s

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

^ Genealogy : Aklavik Flying Services >>Kenn Borek Air

[Began?]  Akwaaba Airlines

(2005)

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[Active]  Alberta Central Airways

1970* - date

^ Comments : Alberta Central Airways was formed in 1970

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[Inactive]  Alberta Citylink

1996 - 2011*

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[Renamed]  Alberta Express

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

[Status?]  Alberta Government Air Transportation Services

2004* - 2006*

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[Inactive]  Alberta Northern Airlines

1981* - 1989*

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[Renamed]  Alert Bay Air Services

1958* - 1978

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

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada Express

[Active]  Alkan Air

1977* - date

^ Comments : Alkan Air was founded in 1977

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[Inactive]  All Points Airways

2004* - 2004*

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[Status?]  All West Freight

1996* - 2012*

^ Comments : All West Freight was formed in 1995

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[Inactive]  AllCanada Express

1992 - 2005

^ Comments :  

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[Renamed]  Alma Air Services

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

[Status?]  Alpenglow Aviation

2000* - 2006*

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[Active]  Alpine Lakes Air (Saltwater West Enterprises)

2004* - date

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[Renamed]  Alta Flights

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

[Inactive]  Ambassador World Charters

1994 - 1995

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[Renamed]  Amigo Airways

1999 - 2006

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

^ Genealogy : Amigo Airways >>Seair Seaplanes

[Inactive]  Antarctic Airways

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

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[Renamed]  Arctic Air

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

[Inactive]  Arctic Air

1999 - 2005

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[Renamed]  Arctic Sunwest

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

[Renamed]  Arctic Wings

1953* - 1956

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

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

[Inactive]  Arctic Wings

20008 - 2003

^ Comments : Arctic Wings was founded in 2000

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[Renamed]  Arrow Airways

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

[Status?]  Arrow Aviation

1978* - 1979*

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[Inactive]  Ashuanipi Aviation

1975* - 2004

^ Comments : Ashuanipi Aviation was founded in 1975

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[Status?]  Associated Air Lines

1952* - 1953*

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[Renamed]  Associated Air Taxi

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

[Renamed]  Associated Airways

1955* - 1955

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

[Inactive]  Astoria Air

1995 - 1996

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[Status?]  Astro Airline

1973* - 1973*

^ Comments :  

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[Renamed]  Athabasca Airways

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

[Active]  Atikokan Aero Services

1976* - date

^ Comments : Atikokan Aero Services was formed in 1976

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[Status?]  Atlantair

1981* - 1981*

^ Comments :  

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[Renamed]  Atlantic Airways

1985* - 1989

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Provincial Airlines

[Inactive]  Atlantic Central Airlines

1960 - 1979*

^ Comments :  

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[Status?]  Atlantic Charters

1982 - 2005*

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[Inactive]  Atlantic Island Airways

1994 - 1994

^ Comments : Atlantic Island Airways was founded in 1994

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[Renamed]  Atlas Aviation

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

[Active]  Atleo River Air Services

1995* - date

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[Renamed]  Atonabee Airways

1971 - 1979

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

^ Genealogy : Atonabee Airways >Air Atonabee

[Renamed]  Austin Airways

1934 - 1987

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada Express

[Status?]  Aviabek

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Aviation Boreal

1989* - 2004

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Aviation Business Flights

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

[Status?]  Aviation Comercial Aviation

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Aviation Mauricie

2001* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Aviation Quebec Labrador

1983* - 2003

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Avionair

1981 - 1991

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Aviation Starlink

[Inactive]  Avnorth Aviation

2004* - 2004*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Awood Air

1962 - 2000*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  B C Yukon Air Service

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

[Status?]  B.C. Airways

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 :  

[Renamed]  Baie Comeau Air Services

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Baie Comeau Air Services >Golfe Air Quebec

[Active]  Bamaji Air

2004* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Bar XH Air

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

[Inactive]  Barney's Ontario Central (Ontario Central Airlines)

1986 - 1987

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Baxter Aviation

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

[Inactive]  Bay Chaleur Air

2002 - 2002

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Bayview Air Service

1975* - 1975*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  BC Airlines

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

[Renamed]  BC Airlines

1970 - 1970

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

[Active]  Bearskin Airlines (Bearskin Lake Air Services)

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 :  

[Renamed]  Beaver Air Services

1981* - 2006

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

^ Genealogy : Beaver Air Services >Missinippi Airways

[Renamed]  Big River Air

1984* - 2007

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Big River Air >Air Roberval

[Inactive]  Big Salmon Air

1988^ - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Black Sheep Aviation

2004* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Blue Water Aviation Services

2004* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Bolton Lake Air Services

1995 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Boreal Airways

1947* - 1957

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

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

[Renamed]  Bradley Air Services

1946 - 1973

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

^ Genealogy : Bradley Air Services >First Air

[Status?]  Bradley Air Services

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Brooker-Wheaton Aviation

1970* - 1992

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

^ Genealogy : Brooker-Wheaton Aviation >Morningstar Air Express

[Status?]  BTA Aviation (Cargo)

1997* - 1997*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Buffalo Airways

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 :  

[Renamed]  Buffalo Narrows Airways

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

[Active]  Bushland Airways

1978* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Business Flights

1978* - 2001

^ Comments : Business Flights was formed as Chinook Air

^ Genealogy : Chinook Air >Business Flights

[Inactive]  Buzzard Air

1984* - 1990*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Calm Air International

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 :  

[Active]  Cameron Air Services

1992* - date

^ Comments : Cameron Air Services was formed in 1992

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Campbell Air

1981* - 1997

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  Canada 3000

(2005)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Canada 3000

1988 - 2001

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Canada 3000

[Renamed]  Canada 3000 Cargo

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

[Began?]  Canada Air Charter

(2002)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Canada Trans-Continental Airways

1927 - 1928*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Canada West Air

1989* - 1990

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  Canada West Airlines

(2004)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Canadian Air Transit

1980* - 1980

^ Comments :  

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

[Renamed]  Canadian Airlines International

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

[Renamed]  Canadian Airways

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

[Inactive]  Canadian Airways Company

Pre 1937

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Canadian Colonial Airways

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

[Renamed]  Canadian Fairchild Company

1928* - 1928

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

[Status?]  Canadian Frontier

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Canadian Helicopters

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

[Active]  Canadian North (Air NorTerra)

1989^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Canadian Regional Airlines

1993 - 2001*

^ Comments :  

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

[Status?]  Canadian Voyageur

1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Canadian Western Airlines

2001 - 2004

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  CanAir Cargo

19890 - 1997

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : CanAir Cargo +>Royal Airlines

[Inactive]  Can-Air Services

1989* - 1991*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Canavia Transit

1982* - 1982"

^ Comments : Canavia Transit was dissolved on 14Oct1983

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Can-Hellas Cargo (Canhellas)

1973* - 1973*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  CanJet

2000 - 2015

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Can-West Air

2006* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Can-West Air

[Status?]  Capital Air Surveys

1969* - 1983*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Caravan Airlines (Aviation)

2004^ - 2005

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Cargaard Aviation

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

[Active]  Cargo North

2013 - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Cargojet Airways

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

[Active]  Cargojet Regional

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

[Renamed]  Carl Millard

1954* - 1962

^ Comments : Millardair was formed in 1954 as Carl Millard

^ Genealogy : Carl Millard >Millardair

[Active]  Carson Air

1995* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Carter Air Services

1962* - 1999*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Cassidair Services

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

[Inactive]  Centennial Airlines

2004* - 2004*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Central Air Transport

1990* - 1990*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Central Airways

1961* - 1961*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Central B.C. Air Service

1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

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

[Renamed]  Central British Columbia Airlines

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

[Active]  Central Flyway Air

2004 - date

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

^ Genealogy : Venture Air >Central Flyway Air

[Active]  Central Mountain Air

1987 - date

^ Comments : Central Mountain Air operations started on 30Jun1987

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Central Northern Airways

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

[Status?]  Chaparal Charters

1982* - 1992*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Chartright Air

1996* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  CHC Helicopter

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

[Inactive]  Cherry Red Airline (Cherry Air Service)

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 :  

[Active]  Chimo Air Service

1994* - date

^ Comments : Chimo Air Service was formed in 1994

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Chinook Air

**** - ****

^ Comments : Business Flights was formed as Chinook Air

^ Genealogy : Chinook Air >Business Flights

[Active]  Chrono Aviation

2012* - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  City Center Airlines

1981* - 1985"

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  City Centre Airlines

(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

[Inactive]  City Express (Cite Express)

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

[Inactive]  Classic Wings

1990^ - 2005

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Clearwater Airways

1995* - date

^ Comments : Clearwater Airways was formed in 1995

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Cloud Air Service

1993^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  CMA (Canadian Metro Airlines)

1938 - 1975

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Propair

[Inactive]  CMA (Canadian Metro Airlines)

2002 - 2009

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Coast Western Airlines

1988^ - 2004

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Coastal Cargo Canada

1962 - 1962

^ Comments :  

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

[Active]  Cochrane Air Services

1984* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Collingwood Air

1990* - 1993*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Commando Air Transport

1996^ - 2000*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Commercial

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

[Renamed]  Commuter Express

1988* - 1988

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Canadian Regional

[Active]  Conair

1969 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Confortair

1991^ - 2003

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Conifair Aviation

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

[Renamed]  Connolly-Dawson Airways

1960* - 1969*

^ Comments :  

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

[Renamed]  Contact Air

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

[Status?]  Contact Airways

1961* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Cooper Air

1987^ - 2003

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Corilair Charters

1991* - date

^ Comments : Corilair Charters was formed in 1991

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Corp Air

1991^ - 2003

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Corporate Xpress

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 :  

[Inactive]  Cotenair

1986 - 1991

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Cougar Air

1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Coulson Flying Tankers

1959^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Coulson Flying Tankers

[Active]  Courtesy Air

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

[Renamed]  CP Air

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

[Renamed]  CPA (Canadian Pacific Airlines)

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

[Active]  Craig Air

1985* - date

^ Comments : Craig Air was established in 1985

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Crown Charter Services

2004* - 2004*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  CrownAir (Canadian Aviation Express Airlines)

1984* - 1990

^ Comments : CrownAir ceased operations in Feb1990

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Curtiss Reid Flying Service

1928 - 1950*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Cypress Airlines

1997* - 1997

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Cypress Jetprop Charter

1996* - 1997*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Dene Cree Air

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Deraps Aviation

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

[Inactive]  Destinair

1996* - 1996*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Direquair

1975* - 1981

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Mistassini

[Active]  Discovery Air

2006 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Discovery Air

[Status?]  Dominion Helicopters

1959* - 1961*

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Dorval Air Transport

1954* - 1958

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Downair

1973* - 1973

^ Comments : Downair ceased operations in late 1973

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Earlton Airways

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 :  

[Inactive]  East Coast Airways

2010 - 2010

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Eastern Flying Service

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)

[Inactive]  Eldorado Aviation

1978* - 1982*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  Elite

(2002)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Enerjet

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

[Status?]  Enterprise Air

1994* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  EPA (Eastern Provincial Airways)

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

[Active]  EVAS Air Charters (Exploits Valley Air Services)

1992 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Exact Air

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

[Unconfirmed]  Executive Airlines

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Unconfirmed]  Express Tours

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Expressair

2004* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Fairchild Aerial Surveys (of Canada)

1922* - 1923*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Fast Air

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 :  

[Renamed]  FIFT (Forest Industries Flying Tankers)

1959* - 1962*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Coulson Flying Tankers

[Active]  First Air

1973 - date

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

^ Genealogy : Bradley Air Services >First Air

[Active]  Flair Airlines

2005 - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Fly Sarvaq

(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

[Began?]  FlyToo

(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 :  

[Inactive]  FNT (First Nations Transportation)

2003 - 2009

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Forde Lake Air Services

1964 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Fort Frances Sportsmen Airways

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Fortunair

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 :  

[Status?]  Fraser Airways

1932 - 1935*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Frontier Air

1986* - 1992

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada Express

[Status?]  Frontier Air Service

2004* - 2010*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Fugro Aviation Canada

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

[Status?]  Futura Airlines

1975^ - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Gagnon Air Service

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

[Status?]  Gander Aviation

1960* - 1979*

^ Comments : Gander Aviation was founded in 1960

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Garrison Aviation

1976* - 1979*

^ Comments : Garrison Aviation was founded in 1976

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Gateway Airlines

1998^ - 2005

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Gateway Aviation

1952^ - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Geffair

1989^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Georgian Bay Airways

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 :  

[Renamed]  Georgian Express

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

[Renamed]  Geoterrex

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

[Renamed]  Gilbert's Flying Service

1931* - 1932*

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

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

[Status?]  Gillam Air Services

1985^ - 2012*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Ginger Coote Airways

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

[Inactive]  Globemaster Air Cargo

2003 - 2004

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Go Air Express

2002 - 2003

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  Go Sarvaq

(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

[Inactive]  GoAir Citylink

2005 - 2011

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Gogal Air Services

2004* - 2012*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Golfe Air Quebec

1974* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Baie Comeau Air Services >Golfe Air Quebec

[Status?]  Goose Bay Air Services

1986* - 1986*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Gordon Airways

1961 - 1970

^ Comments : Air Windsor was formed as Gordon Airways

^ Genealogy : Gordon Airways >Air Windsor

[Renamed]  Great Lakes Air Service

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

[Renamed]  Great Lakes Airlines

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

[Renamed]  Great Northern Airlines

1969* - 1972

^ Comments :  

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

[Status?]  Great Northern Freight

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Great Western Airways

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

[Active]  Greater Toronto Airways

2015* - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Green Airways

1950* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Greyhound Air

1996 - 1997

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Grondair

1978* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Gulf Air Aviation

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

[Renamed]  Gulf Aviation

1953* - 1953

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Inter-Canadien

[Renamed]  Haida Airlines

1980* - 1980

^ Comments :  

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

[Began?]  Hamilton Harbour Airways

(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 :  

[Renamed]  Hanna Air

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

[Active]  Harbour Air Seaplanes

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

[Inactive]  Harmony Airways

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

[Status?]  Harrison Airways

1960* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Hawkair Aviation Services

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 :  

[Status?]  HBAT (Hudson Bay Air Transport)

1930* - 1958*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Hearst Air Service

1974* - date

^ Comments : Hearst Air Service was founded in 1946

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Helijet

1986 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Hicks & Lawrence

1982^ - 2006

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Discovery Air

[Inactive]  High-Line Airways

1982* - 1986*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  HMY Airways

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

[Inactive]  Holidair Airways

1987* - 1990

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Holmes Blunt Co Ltd

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

[Renamed]  Holmes Blunt Co Ltd (Transport Division)

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

[Status?]  Hooker Air Services

1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Horne Air

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Hughes Air

2003* - 2003*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Huron Air & Outfitters

1981^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  HUT (Hollinger Ungava Transport)

1948* - 1951*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  IC Air (Icarus Flying Services)

1977^ - 1987

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Icarus Flying Services

[Renamed]  Icarus Aviation (Les Services Aeriens Icare)

1987 - 1989*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Icarus Flying Services

[Active]  Icarus Flying Services

2004* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Icarus Flying Services

[Inactive]  ICC (International Cargo Charter)

1998 - 2003

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : ICC

[Active]  Ignace Airways

1960 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Ilford Airways

1953* - 1960

^ Comments :  

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

[Renamed]  Ilford Riverton Airways

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

[Active]  Infinity Flight Services

2007* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Inland Air Charters

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

[Inactive]  Inland Valley Airways

1998* - 1999*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Innu Mikun Airlines

1998 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Intair

1989 - 1991

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Inter-Canadien

[Active]  Integra Air

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

[Inactive]  Inter City Airways (Intercity)

1986* - 1986

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Inter-Canadien

1987 - 1999

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Inter-Canadien

[Status?]  Interior Enterprise

1958* - 1958*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  International Airfreighters

Early 1960s

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  International Express Air Charter

2004* - 2004*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  International Jet Air

1971* - 1977*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Interprovincial Airlines

1995* - 1998*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Provincial Airlines

[Renamed]  Inter-Provincial Airways

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

[Renamed]  Inter-Quebec

1989* - 1989*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Inter-Canadien

[Inactive]  Island Air Charters

1998* - 2004

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Island Airlines

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

[Active]  Island Express Air

2009 - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Island Valley Airways

1998* - 1998*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Island Westair

1998^ - 2005

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Jackson Air Services

1975 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Jazz

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

[Active]  Jazz Airlines

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

[Began?]  Jet Naked

(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 :  

[Inactive]  Jetall

1987* - 1996

^ Comments : Jetall was formed in 1987

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  Jetlines

(2015)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Jetport

1996^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Jetsgo

2001 - 2005

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Johanneson Flying Services

1951* - 1951*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Johnny May Air Charters

1974* - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Juan Air

1972* - 2007

^ Comments : Pacific Sky Aviation was formed as Juan Air

^ Genealogy : Juan Air >Pacific Sky Aviation

[Active]  KaBeeLo Airways

1977^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Kamloops Air Service

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

[Inactive]  Kasper Aviation

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 :  

[Active]  Kayair

2004* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  KD Air

1990 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Keewatin Air

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 :  

[Renamed]  Keir Air Transport

1967^ - 1969

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Commonwealth Alberta

[Renamed]  Kelner Airways

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

[Renamed]  Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter

1974 - 2015

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

^ Genealogy : Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter >KF Cargo

[Active]  Kenn Borek Air

1971 - date

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

^ Genealogy : Vic Turner Ltd >Kenn Borek Air

[Active]  Kenora Air Service

1982* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Kenora Air Service

[Renamed]  Kenting Atlas Aviation

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

[Renamed]  Kenting Aviation

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

[Renamed]  Keystone Air Service

1985 - 2015

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

^ Genealogy : Keystone Air Service >>Wings over Kississing

[Inactive]  Keywinds Air

2001^ - 2004

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  KF Cargo

2015 - date

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

^ Genealogy : Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter >KF Cargo

[Status?]  Kississing Air

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Kivalliq Air

1998 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Klahanie Air

1976* - 2006*

^ Comments : Klahanie Air was founded in 1976

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Kluane Airways

1980* - date

^ Comments : Kluane Airways was formed in 1980

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Knee Lake Air Service

1988^ - 2005

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Knight Air

2005* - 2005*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Knighthawk Air Express

1993* - 2005

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Knox Air Service (Aerial Spraying)

1990* - 1991*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Konopelky Air Service

2008* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Kootenay Airways

1986^ - 2003

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  La Loche Airways

2005* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  La Ronge Aviation

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

[Status?]  La Sarre Air Services

1946* - 1981

^ Comments : La Sarre Air Services was founded in 1946

^ Genealogy : >Propair

[Renamed]  Labrador Air Safari

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

[Inactive]  Labrador Airways

1971* - 1989*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  LAC La Croix Quetico Air Service

1950^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Lac Seul Airways

1990* - 1990*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  LAC Seul Airways

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  LadouçAir

1980 - 1981

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Laird Air

2014* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Lake Central Airways

1983^ - 2004

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Lamb Airways (Thomas Lamb Airways)

1934 - 1969

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

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

[Inactive]  Lambair

1969 - 1981

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

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

[Renamed]  Lariviere Air Services

1961 - 1973

^ Comments : AirGava was formed as Lariviere Air Services

^ Genealogy : Lariviere Air Services >AirGava

[Renamed]  Latham Island Airways

1988 - 1991

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Latham Island Airways >>Air Tindi

[Inactive]  Laurentide Air Services (Laurentian Air Services)

1922 - 1925

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Laval Aviation

1980 - 2010

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Lawrence Bay Airways

2011* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Leavens Bros

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

[Renamed]  Leavens Bros Air Services

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

[Inactive]  Les Ailes de L'lle

1999* - 1999*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Lethbridge Air Services

1968* - 1969

^ Comments :  

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

[Inactive]  Lethbridge Commercial Airways

1927 - 1928*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Leuenberger Air Service

1971^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Liard Air

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Lib-Air-T

1996 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Little Red Air Service

1986 - 2006

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

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

[Active]  Lockhart Air Services

1988^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  London Air Services

1999* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  Londonair

(2001)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  Luso Canadian Airlines

(****)

^ Comments : Air Luso was formed as Luso Canadian Airlines

^ Genealogy : Luso Canadian Airlines >Air Luso

[Status?]  Mackenzie Air

1975* - 1979*

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Mackenzie Air Services

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

[Inactive]  Maestro

2006 - 2007

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Mandair

1992^ - 2004

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Manitoba Government Air Services

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Maritime Central Airways

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

[Began?]  Maritime Global Airways (MGA)

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Matane Air Services

1948 - 1965

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

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

[Active]  Max Aviation

1985^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  May Airlines

1919* - 1924

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  McMurray Air Service

1947 - 1963*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  McMurray Aviation

1984* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Metrolitan Air Services

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

[Status?]  Miksoo Aviation

1975 - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Mill Aviation

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Millardair

1962 - 1990

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

^ Genealogy : Carl Millard >Millardair

[Inactive]  Minerve Canada

1986 - 1989

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Ministic Air (Kistigan)

1998* - 2001

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Minto Airways

1982* - 1986*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Missinippi Airways

2006 - date

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

^ Genealogy : Beaver Air Services >Missinippi Airways

[Inactive]  Mober Aviation

1970* - 1984*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Unconfirmed]  Modern Air-Spray

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Mont Laurier Aviation

1947* - 1957

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

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

[Active]  Montair Aviation

1995^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Montreal & Dominion Skyways

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

[Inactive]  Montreal Air Services

1955 - 1978

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Morgan Air Services

1983^ - 2010

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Morningstar Air Express

1992 - date

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

^ Genealogy : Brooker-Wheaton Aviation >Morningstar Air Express

[Renamed]  My Airways

(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

[Inactive]  NAC Air (North American Charters)

2000* - 2008

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Nahanni Air Services

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

[Active]  Nakina Air Service

1973 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Nationair

1984* - 1993

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Nav Air Charter

1979^ - 2005

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Nestor Falls Fly-In Outputs

1979* - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  New Air & Tours

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

[Began?]  Newco

(2002)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Newfoundland & Labrador Air Services

2004* - 2009*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Newfoundland & Labrador Air Transport

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

[Renamed]  Newfoundland Aero Sales and Services

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

[Renamed]  Newfoundland Air Transport

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

[Renamed]  Newfoundland Airways

1948 - 1983

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

^ Genealogy : Newfoundland Airways >Air Labrador

[Active]  NewLeaf Airways

2016 - date

^ Comments : NewLeaf Airways started operations on 25Jul2016

^ Genealogy :  

[Restarting]  Nextjet Canada

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 :  

[Active]  Niigaani Air

2004* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Nipawin Air Services

1961 - 1979*

^ Comments :  

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

[Active]  Nolinor Aviation

1997 - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Nor-Alta Aviation

2006 - date

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

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

[Renamed]  Norcanair (North Canada Air)

1965 - 1988

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada Express

[Inactive]  Norcanair Airlines

2001* - 2006

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Nordair

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

[Inactive]  Nordair Arctic

1969* - 1976

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Nordair Metro

1987* - 1987

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Inter-Canadien

[Inactive]  Nordair Quebec 2000

2000* - 2006

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  NorOntair

1971 - 1993

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  North American Airlines

1997* - 2001*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  North Cariboo Air

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

[Renamed]  North Cariboo Flying Service

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

[Inactive]  North Coast Air Services (NCAS)

1961 - 1979

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  North Pacific Seaplanes

2004* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  North Star Air

1998* - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  North Star Aviation

1999* - 1999*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  North Vancouver Air

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

[Active]  North Wind Aviation

2009* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Northern Air Charters

1984* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Northern Air Fuel

2000* - 2002*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Northern Air Services

1959* - 1971

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Northern British Columbia Air Service

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

[Status?]  Northern Dene Airways

2002* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Northern Hawk Aviation

2003* - 2005

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Northern Lights Air

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  Northern Lights Airlines

(2008)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Northern Mountain Airlines

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

[Status?]  Northern Sky Aviation

1989* - 2000*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Northern Wilderness Outfitters

1990* - 1990*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Northern Wings (Les Ailes du Nord)

1946 - 1981

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

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

[Status?]  Northland Airlines

1961 - 1971*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Northland Outdoors Canada

1983* - 1984*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Northlands Air Manitoba

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

[Status?]  Northward Air

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Northward Airlines

1965^ - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Northway Aviation

1962* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Northwest Flying

1987* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Northwestern Air

1968 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Northwestern Airways

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Inter-Canadien

[Status?]  Northwinds Northern

19955* - 2005*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  North-Wright Air

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

[Active]  North-Wright Airways

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

[Status?]  Notre-Dame Air Transport

1958* - 1964*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  NT Air (Northern Thunderbird Air)

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

[Active]  Nueltin Lake Air Service

1986^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Nunasi-Central Airlines

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

[Inactive]  Nunasi-Northland Airlines

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

[Renamed]  NWT Air (Northwest Territorial Airways)

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

[Status?]  Ocean Pacific Air Services

2010* - 2011*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Odyssey International

1988 - 1990

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Okanagan Air Services

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

[Renamed]  Okanagan Helicopters

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

[Inactive]  Old Colony Airlines

1931 - 1932

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Omnineca Air Services

1980* - 1980

^ Comments :  

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

[Status?]  On Air

1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Ontario Airways

Early 1940s

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Ontario Central Airlines

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

[Renamed]  Ontario Express

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

[Status?]  Ontario Northern Airways

1960 - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Ontario Worldair

1978 - 1980

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  OPAS (Ontario Provincial Air Service)

1924* - date

^ Comments : OPAS was formed in 1924

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Orca Airways

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

[Renamed]  OSAS (Owen Sound Air Services)

1973^ - 1984

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Soundair

[Status?]  Osnaburgh Airways

1986* - 2006*

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Osprey Wings

1979* - 2015

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

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

[Renamed]  Otonabee Airways

1971* - 1980

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

^ Genealogy : Air Otonabee >Otonabee Airways >City Express

[Renamed]  Pacific Airways

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

[Renamed]  Pacific Coastal Airlines

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

[Active]  Pacific Coastal Airlines

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)

[Active]  Pacific Eagle Aviation

1998^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  Pacific Sky Adventures

(2004)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Pacific Sky Aviation

2007 - date

^ Comments : Pacific Sky Aviation was formed as Juan Air

^ Genealogy : Juan Air >Pacific Sky Aviation

[Inactive]  Pacific Sound Air Service

2004* - 2004*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Pacific Spirit Air

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

[Inactive]  Pacific Wings Airlines

2004* - 2006*

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

^ Genealogy : Pacific Wings Airlines +>West Coast Air

[Active]  PAL Airlines (Canada)

2016 - date

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

^ Genealogy : Provincial Airlines >PAL Airlines (Canada)

[Renamed]  Parsons Airways

1952 - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Kenora Air Service

[Status?]  Parsons Airways Northern

1955* - 1984*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Pascan Aviation

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 :  

[Active]  Pat Bay Air

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 :  

[Inactive]  Patricia Airways

1928 - 1930*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Patricia Airways and Exploration +>Patricia Airways

[Inactive]  Patricia Airways and Exploration

1926 - 1928

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Patricia Airways and Exploration +>Patricia Airways

[Inactive]  Peace Air

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

[Renamed]  Peace River Air Services

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

[Inactive]  Pem Air (Pem-Air)

1970* - 2001

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Peninsula Air Services*

1960s

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  People's Air

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Peregrine Air Charter

1996* - 1996*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Perimeter Airlines (Perimeter Aviation)

1960 - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  Platinum Jet Air

(2006*)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Plummer's Sioux Narrows Airways

1955^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Points North Air Services

1988^ - 2003

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Points of Call

1988* - 1989

^ Comments : Points of Call was formed in 1988

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Polaris Charter Co.

1946 - 1953

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

[Renamed]  Port Alberni Airways

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

[Active]  Porter Airlines

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

[Renamed]  Powell Air

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)

[Renamed]  Prairie Airways

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

[Status?]  Premair*

1992* - 1992*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  Prime Air

(2001)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Prince Edward Air

1989 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Pronto Airways

2006 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Propair

1981 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Propair

[Status?]  Prospecting Airways

1928* - 1929*

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Provincial Airlines

1980 - 2016

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

^ Genealogy : Provincial Airlines >PAL Airlines (Canada)

[Inactive]  Provincial Express

1988^ - 2005

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Ptarmigan Lake Airways (Ptarmigan Airways)

1961* - 1997

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

^ Genealogy : Ptarmigan Lake Airways >>First Air

[Active]  Purolator Courier

1967 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Purolator Courier

[Renamed]  Purple Label Airlines

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

[Renamed]  PWA (Pacific Western Airlines)

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

[Renamed]  Quebec Airways

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

[Renamed]  Quebec Aviation

1979* - 1987

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Inter-Canadien

[Renamed]  Quebecair

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

[Inactive]  QuebecAir Express (Quebec Air Express)

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 :  

[Renamed]  Queen Charlotte Airlines

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

[Inactive]  Questor Surveys

1988* - 1988*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Quikair

2001^ - 2006

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  QuikAire Cargo

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

[Active]  R1 Airlines

2014 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Regional 1 Airlines >R1 Airlines

[Status?]  Rainy Lake Airways

1954* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Red Lake Airways

1987* - 2007

^ Comments : Red Lake Airways was founded in 1987

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Regency Express

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

[Inactive]  Regent Air

**** - ****

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Regionair

1981 - 1984

^ Comments : Regionair was taken over by Quebecair

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

[Inactive]  Regionair

1992* - 2001

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Regional 1 Airlines

2004 - 2014

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Regional 1 Airlines >R1 Airlines

[Unconfirmed]  Regional Premier

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Reindeer Air Service

1960 - 1979

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Rigel Airways

1982^ - 1994

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Rimouski Airlines

1947 - 1953

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

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

[Renamed]  Rimouski Aviation Syndicate

1946* - 1947

^ 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

[Active]  River Air

2004* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Unconfirmed]  Rog-Air

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Roots Air

2000 - 2001

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Ross Air Service

2001^ - 2011

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Royal Airlines

1992 - 2001

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

^ Genealogy : Conifair Aviation >Royal Airlines

[Renamed]  Royal Cargo Airlines

1999* - 2001

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

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

[Inactive]  Royal Express

1999* - 2000

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  RoyalAir

1969* - 1969

^ Comments : RoyalAir was taken over by Quebecair in 1969

^ Genealogy : >Inter-Canadien

[Active]  Rusty Myer's Flying Service

1956^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Sabair (Sabair Charters)

1980^ - 1994

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Sabourin Lake Airways

1968* - 1994*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Sabourin Lake Airways

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Saguenay Air Service

1960* - 1970

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

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

[Active]  Sakku First Aviation

2011* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  SaltSpring Air

2003* - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Samaritan Air Service

1989^ - 1999*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Sandy Lake Seaplanes

1995^ - 2012*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  Sankair International

(1990s)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Sapawe Air

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Sarnia Airlines

1960* - 1960*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Saskair

1962* - 1965

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada Express

[Status?]  Seaair Services (Sea Air Services)

1999* - 2001*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Seair Seaplanes

1980* - date

^ Comments : Seair Seaplanes is a scheduled and charter Canadian airline based in Richmond, British Columbia that was founded in 1980 & operates scheduled flights daily from Downtown Vancouver Harbour to Nanaimo (Departure Bay) and scheduled flights daily from Richmond (YVR) to Nanaimo (Departure Bay), as well as scheduled flights daily from Richmond (YVR) to 6 of the major Southern Gulf Islands. Had Amigo Airways merge in in 2006

^ Genealogy : Amigo Airways >>Seair Seaplanes

[Renamed]  Sealand Helicopters

**** - ****

^ 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

[Status?]  Selkirk Air

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Service Air

1997* - 1998*

^ Comments : Service Air was founded in 1997

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  Serviceair

(2003)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  SGA (Saskatchewan Government Airways)

1947^ - 1962*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada Express

[Active]  Sharp Wings

1965^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Shuswap Air

1980^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Sifton Air Yukon

1994 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Silver Pine Air Services

1960^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Simpson Air

1974 - date

^ 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

[Active]  Sioux Air

1966^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Sioux Narrows Airways

1989* - 1989*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Skeena Air

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

[Renamed]  Sky Charter Aircraft Sales

1968* - 1969*

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

^ Genealogy : Sky Charter Aircraft Sales >SkyCharter

[Unconfirmed]  Sky Freighters

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Sky Regional Airlines

2011 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  SkyCharter

1978* - date

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

^ Genealogy : Sky Charter Aircraft Sales >SkyCharter

[Inactive]  Skycraft Air Transport

1979 - 1994

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  SkyFreighters

1998* - 2001*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Skyjet Aviation

2007 - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  SkyLink Aviation

1992 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Skylink Express

1996 - date

^ 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

[Active]  SkyService (SkyService Business Aviation)

1986^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  SkyService Airlines

1994 - 2010

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Skywalker Airlines

1986* - 1988*

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Skyward Aviation

1986 - 2005

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  SkyXpress

2001* - 2008

^ Comments : SkyXpress was formed in 2001

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Slate Falls Airways

1987* - date

^ Comments : Slate Falls Airways was founded in 1987

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Slave Air

1988* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Can-West Air

[Inactive]  SonicBlue Airways

2002 - 2006

^ 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

[Inactive]  Sontair

1969^ - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Soundair

1984* - 1991*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Soundair

[Inactive]  Soundair Express

1989* - 1990

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  South Moresby Air Charters

1987* - 2006

^ Comments : The airline was formed in 1987 by Marvin Boyd and his wife Sheila for services around the the Queen Charlotte Islands. In 2006 the company merged into Inland Air Charters [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

[Inactive]  South Nahanni Airways

1995^ - 2004

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  South West Air

1999* - 1999*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Southern Air Transport

1939^ - 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

[Inactive]  Southern Alberta Air Lines

1927* - 1931

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Southern Alberta Airlines

1924* - 1924*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Southern Frontier Airlines

1978* - 1978*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Southern Skies Aviation

2001 - 20011

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Unconfirmed]  Sovereign Airlines (Aviation)

(****)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Sowind Air (Sowing Air)

1992 - 2001

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Spartan Air Services

1946* - 1972

^ Comments : Spartan Air Services was formed in 1946

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Sporthawk International

1996* - 2001

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  St. Andrews Airways

1970* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  St. Felicien Air Services (Saint Felicien Air Services)

1957* - 1979

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Stage Air

2001* - 2001*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Stanair

1952^ - 1969*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Star Airlines

2003* - 2004*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Starlink Aviation (Aviation Starlink)

1991 - date

^ Comments : Starlink Aviation operates scheduled services linking Montreal with Bagotville and Alma under the GoAir Citylink brand. Also offers charter and air-taxi services in Canada and the USA

^ Genealogy : Aviation Starlink

[Renamed]  Starratt Airways

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

[Active]  Sterling Aviation Services

2005^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Strait Air (2000)

2000* - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Sudair

1964* - 1967

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Sudbury Aviation

1956^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Summit Air (Summit Air Charters)

1988* - date

^ Comments : 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

[Active]  SunWest Airlines

2008* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Sunwest Aviation

2008 - date

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

^ Genealogy : Sunwest Home Aviation >Sunwest Aviation

[Renamed]  Sunwest Home Aviation

1986* - 2006

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

^ Genealogy : Sunwest Home Aviation >Sunwest Aviation

[Status?]  Sunwest International Aviation Services

1986^ - 2001*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Sunwing Airlines

2005 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Superior Airways

1940 - 1979

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Superior Airways

2003* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Survair

1978* - 1978*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Swanberg Air

2000* - 2011

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Swiftair Cargo

1981* - 1983

^ Comments : Swiftair Cargo was founded in 1981

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Tagish Air Services

1988^ - 2004

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Taku Glacier Air*

1990* - 1990*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Tal Air Charters (Talair Charters)

1994^ - 2003

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Tamalik Air

2003* - 2004*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Tango (Air Canada Tango)

2001 - 2004

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

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

[Renamed]  TCA (Trans-Canada Air Lines)

1937 - 1964

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

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

[Inactive]  Tempus Air

1985^ - 1988

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Terra Surveys

1966 - 1972*

^ 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

[Status?]  Terr-Air (Territorial Airways)

1973* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Thunder Airlines

1994^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Thunderbird Airlines

1965* - 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

[Status?]  Thunderbird Aviation

2004* - 2006*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Thunderbird Tours

1995* - 1996*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Timberline Air

1998* - 1998*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Time Air

1969 - 1993

^ Comments :  

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

[Status?]  Timmins Aviation

1960* - 1962*

^ Comments : Timmins Aviation operated charter services

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Tintina Air

2010* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Began?]  Titan Air

(2000)

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  TK Air Charters

1995^ - 2003*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Tofino Air Lines

1988* - date

^ 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

[Inactive]  Torontair (Toronto Airways)

1961* - 1999

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Toronto Airways

1948* - 1948*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Toronto Helicopters

**** - ****

^ 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

[Renamed]  TPA (Trans Provincial Airlines)

1974* - 1993

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

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

[Status?]  Tradewinds Aviation

1978* - 1979*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Trans Canada Couriers

1966* - 1967

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Purolator Courier

[Active]  Trans Capital Air

1994* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Trans Fair (Transfair)

1983 - 2005

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : Trans Fair

[Status?]  Trans North Air (Trans North Turbo Air)

1967 - 1979*

^ Comments :  

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

[Renamed]  Trans Provincial Air Carriers

1960* - 1974*

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

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

[Renamed]  Trans Provincial Airlines

1980* - 1980

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada Express

[Renamed]  Transair

1956 - 1979

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

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

[Status?]  Transair

1989* - 1989*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Trans-Gaspesian Air Lines

1952* - 1971

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Trans-Labrador Airlines

1960* - 1962*

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Transport Aerien Sept-Iles

1972^ - 1983

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Trans Fair

[Inactive]  Transport des Monts Aviation

1979^ - 1988

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Transwest Air

2000 - date

^ 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

[Inactive]  Trillium Air

1999^ - 2002

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Trippier Air Service

1984^ - 2005

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Triton Airlines

1993 - 1994

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Triumph Airways

2005* - 2009*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Tsayta Aviation

1983 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Status?]  Tyee Airways

1961^ - 1992*

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  United Air Transport

1937^ - 1939

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy : >Air Canada

[Inactive]  Vacationair (Gray Coach Airlines)

1988* - 1990

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Val Air

2003 - 2004

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Van City Seaplanes

2010* - date

^ Comments : Van City Seaplanes serves the BC South Coastal Region as a charter seaplane operator

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Vancouver Island Air

1985* - date

^ Comments : Vancouver Island Air was founded in 1985

^ Genealogy :  

[Renamed]  Venture Air

1995* - 2004

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

^ Genealogy : Venture Air >Central Flyway Air

[Renamed]  Vic Turner Ltd

1966 - 1971

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

^ Genealogy : Vic Turner Ltd >Kenn Borek Air

[Status?]  Victoria Flying Services

1959* - 1970*

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Viking Outpost Air

2009* - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Villers Air Services

1977^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Vistajet

1997 - 1997

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Voyage Air

1995* - date

^ Comments : Voyage Air was formed in 1995

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Voyageur Airways

1968 - date

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

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Waasheshkun Airways

1982 - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Wabakimi Air

1978* - date

^ Comments : Wabakimi Air was formed in 1978

^ Genealogy :  

[Active]  Wabusk Air Service

1997^ - date

^ Comments :  

^ Genealogy :  

[Inactive]  Wagair (Waglisla Airlines)

1982* - 2001*