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Canada is a federated country in North America, made up of ten provinces and three territories. It is bordered by the North Atlantic Ocean on the east, North Pacific Ocean on the west, the Arctic Ocean on the north, and the south by the conterminous US
Amendments  

13 Apr 2018

CGG Aviation Canada [added] was renamed from Fugro Aviation Canada (1966-2012) [updated]

08 Apr 2018

Thunder Airlines was founded in 1994. It is a scheduled carrier based out of Thunder Bay (YQT), Ontario [updated]

05 Apr 2018

Trans North Helicopters [added] began in 1967 as Trans North Turbo Air [added]. It provides helicopter charter services throughout the Yukon and Northwestern Canada

A. Fecteau Transport Aerien  last update: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1936 - 1973
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : A. Fecteau Transport Aerien >Air Fecteau…..>Propair
Comments : Air Fecteau was formed as A. Fecteau Transport Aerien. In 1954, Émilien Pronovost purchased a bush aviation company, La Sarre Air Service (founded in 1946), which was headquartered in Nord-du-Québec and operated in a territory that enjoyed a wealth of natural resources but few if any roads
Aircraft : Nil at this time
ACS (Air Charter Systems)  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986* - 1988
Airline Code : EF : CSW
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : ACS was formed in 1986 [ACS was a very short lived all Cargo Airline, which once it ceased operating in 1988, it was reborn as ICC (International Cargo Charter)]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Adlair Aviation   
Status : Active

Dates :

1984 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Adlair Aviation was founded in 1983 to provide charter service to communities in the Kitikmeot Region, NWT
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Adler Aviation   
Status : Active

Dates :

1996 - date
Airline Code : -- : SWH
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Advance Air Charters   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000* - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Advantage Helicopters  added: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2000* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Advantage Helicopters is a charter carrier based out of Vernon,British Columbia
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Adventure Air   
Status : Active

Dates :

2002* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Adventure Air was formed in 2002
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aerial Recon Surveys   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2000* - 2000*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aero Bee Airlines   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2012)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aero Link   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aero Trades Western  last update: 22Feb2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1979* - 1984
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aero Trades Western >>Soundair
Comments : Aero Trades Western was a a passenger airline company operating scheduled flights from Winnipeg to Prince Albert, Calgary, Pickle Lake, Sandy Lake, Pikangikum, Big Trout, Deer Lake and Jenpeg. It was acquired by Sound Air in 1984 - [Soundair took over Aero Trades Western & OSAS (Owen Sound Air Services). Also in 1984 Soundair dropped its passengers operations and concentrated on its cargo operations. Soundair expanded operations by starting Commuter Express for scheduled commuter flights using Fairchild Metros. With a contract to feed Air Canada at Toronto Pearson International Airport the name was changed to Air Toronto and the Metros were replaced with Jetstream 31 aircraft. It was then in Jun1988 that Odyssey International was founded to operate charter leisure flights. In 1987 Soundair was renamed to Soundair Express]
Aircraft : DC4, Fokker F 27, Convair 580
AeroFalcon   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : AeroFalcon was formed in 2003 & intended to start scheduled flights from Toronto to India and Pakaistan
Aircraft : Nil at this time
AeroPro   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988* - 2010
Airline Code : -- : APO
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : AeroPro was formed in 1988
Aircraft : Nil at this time
AeroTaxi  added: 2017
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1990* - 1992*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : AeroTaxi operated Centrevile-Quebec-Montreal-St Hubert
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air 2000  last update: 15Nov2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1988* - 1989
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air 2000 >Canada 3000
Comments : Air 2000 was founded in 1988 & renamed to CANADA 3000
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air 500  last update: 15Nov2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988 - 2007
Airline Code : -- : BRM
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air 500 was founded in 1988 & ceased operations in Apr2007 (Operator of 'tall-tailed' DC3 (C-117) out of Toronto / Provided executive charter services out of Ottawa International Airport)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Alliance (i)  last update: 24Jan2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1988 - 1999
Airline Code : J3 : AAQ
Genealogy : Air Alliance >>Air Nova + Air BC + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Air Canada Jazz >Jazz Air
Comments : Air Alliance was regional and domestic scheduled and charter passenger and cargo carrier that was formed in 1988. Merged into AIR NOVA in 1999 [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] [Air Canada launched Air Canada 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 Express launched services on 03May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011. Air Canada Jazz was renamed to Jazz Airlines]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Alliance (ii)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2002* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Alma   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1980 - 2002
Airline Code : QB : AAJ
Genealogy : Alma Air Services >Air Alma
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
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Amos   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1964 - 1964*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Arctic   
Status : Active

Dates :

2007* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Atlantic   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986 - 2000*
Airline Code : 9A : ATL
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Atlantic was founded in 1985. Operated as a Canadian partner airline with extensive regional services
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Atonabee   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1979 - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Atonabee Airways >Air Atonabee
Comments : Air Atonabee was formed as Atonabee Airways in Peterborough, Ontario and renamed in 1979
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Baffin  last update: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1989* - 1992*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Baffin >Air Nunavut
Comments : [Air Nunavut was established and started charter operations in 1989 as Air Baffin. Scheduled services were inaugurated in May1992]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air BC  last update: 24Jan2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1980 - 2000*
Airline Code : ZX : ABL
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 >Air Canada Jazz >Jazz Air
Comments : 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. Scheduled, regional and domestic passenger and cargo carrier [Air Canada launched Air Canada 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 Express launched services on 03May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011. Air Canada Jazz was renamed to Jazz Airlines]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Bellevue   
Status : Active

Dates :

1970* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Bellevue was formed in 1970
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Borealis  added: 2017 + last update: 22Oct2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Labrador + Innu Mikun Airlines =>Air Borealis
Comments : Air Borealis was launched on 15Jun2017 by the merger of Air Labrador & Innu Mikun Airlines with the aim of serving Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada's far east. It is based in Goose Bay
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Bras D'Or   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986* - 1986*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Bravo   
Status : Active

Dates :

2001* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Bravo was founded in 2001 as a small, one aircraft air service in Northern Ontario
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Brazeau  last update: 15Dec2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1978* - 1978*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Northwestern Airways >Air Brazeau >Quebec Aviation >>….Inter-Canadien
Comments : Quebec Aviation was formed as Northwestern Airways, renamed to Air Brazeau and then to last name before the merger into Inter-Canadien [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]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Cab   
Status : Active

Dates :

1987* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Cab was formed in 1987
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Caledonia   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1984* - 1989*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Canada  last update: 14Apr2018
Status : Active

Dates :

1964 - date
Airline Code : AC : ACA
Genealogy : >Air Canada
Comments : AIR CANADA was founded as TRANS-CANADA AIR LINES IN 1937 starting with mail flights between Vancouver and Seattle. AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in. International and regional passenger and cargo carrier. Flag carrier of Canada
Aircraft : A.319-100, A.320-200, A.321-200, A.330-300, A.340-300, A.340-500, A.340-600, B.727, B.737-200, B.747-200, B.747-200 Combi, B.747-400, B.747-400 Combi, B.767-200, B.767-200ER, B.767-300ER, B.777-200LR, B.777-300ER, B.787-8, CRJ100ER, CRJ200, CRJ705, DC.8-43, DC.8-54F, DC.8-73, DC.9, Emb 175, Emb 175LR, Emb 190LR, Emb-190, L-1011 Tristar 1, L-1011 Tristar 100, L-1011 Tristar 500, Vickers Vanguard
Air Canada Cargo  last update: 04Feb2018
Status : Active

Dates :

2001* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Cargo arm of Air Canada
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Canada Express  last update: 15Nov2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2011 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil Tree
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
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Canada Jazz  last update: 24Jan2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2001 - 2011
Airline Code : QK : JZA
Genealogy : Lethbridge Air Services >Time Air + Ontario Express =>Air Canada Regional + Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario >Air Canada Jazz >Jazz Air
Comments : - [Air Canada launched Air Canada 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 Express launched services on 03May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011. Air Canada Jazz was renamed to Jazz Airlines] - [Air Canada launched Air Canada 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 Express launched services on 03May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011. Air Canada Jazz was renamed to Jazz Airlines]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Canada Jetz   
Status : Active

Dates :

2001 - date
Airline Code : AC : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Canada Jetz was formed by Air Canada to transport sports teams. Formed & started operations on 31Oct2001
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Canada Regional  last update: 24Jan2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2001 - 2002
Airline Code : QK : ARN
Genealogy : Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Air Canada Jazz >Jazz Air
Comments : - [Air Canada launched Air Canada 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 Express launched services on 03May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011. Air Canada Jazz was renamed to Jazz Airlines]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Canada rouge  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Airline Code : RV : ROU
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Canada rouge was officially launched on 19Dec2012 and began services on 01Jul2013 as part of the Air Canada Leisure Group to compete more efficiently with Air Transat, Sunwing, and WestJet in the leisure and vacation travel market
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air CanadaLite   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2000)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Caravane   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1978* - 1981*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Caravane was founded in 1978
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Cardinal   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1980* - 1982*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Caribou  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Caribou >>Air Saguenay
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)]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Club International (Globe Azur Airlines)  last update: 04Nov2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993 - 1998
Airline Code : HB : CLI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Club International was established in 1993, headquartered at Mirabel International Airport. The airline ceased operations in 1998 and returned the leased aircraft to the lessors (It was to operate charter flights between Canada, Europe and the Caribbean)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Columbus Vacations (Vacances Air Columbus)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2003
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Commando   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003* - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Commonwealth Alberta   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1969 - 1970
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Commonwealth Alberta
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Creebec  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1982 - date
Airline Code : YN : CRQ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Creebec was formed in 1983 & started operations 01Jul1982 (Owned by the Cree Indians and provides scheduled and charter services throughout Quebec and Ontario)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Dogrib  added: 19Mar2018
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1978* - 1982*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Dogrib operated float planes out of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories in the late 1970s
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Fecteau   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1973 - 1981
Airline Code : JG : ---
Genealogy : A. Fecteau Transport Aerien >Air Fecteau…..>Propair
Comments : Air Fecteau was formed as A. Fecteau Transport Aerien
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Gaspé  last update: 21Jan2018
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1966* - 1986
Airline Code : QJ : ---
Genealogy : Trans-Gaspesian Air Lines >Air Gaspé
Comments : Air Gaspé was formed & began charter flights in 1951 as Trans-Gaspesian Air Lines and became a subsidiary of Quebecair in 1973 but continued with own name until 1986 (non-scheduled passenger and cargo services in the St Lawrence area)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Georgian   
Status : Active

Dates :

1994 - date
Airline Code : ZX : GCN
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Georgian operations started on 30Jun1994. Charter passenger and cargo carrier but also dba Ontario Regional Airlines and Air Alliance
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Inuit  last update: 17Jan2018
Status : Active

Dates :

1978 - date
Airline Code : 3H : AIE
Genealogy : Chaperal Charters >>Air Inuit
Comments : Air Inuit was established & started operations in Nov1978 by the Makivik Corporation & operations started on 30Jun1978. Montreal-based Chaperal Charters was acquired in 1984 and its fleet of 2 DHC-6s and 1 DC-3 were incorporated. In 1988, Johnny May’s Air Charters was purchased as a subsidiary company running Single Otters and Beavers during the float season (Owned by the Inuit, the aboriginal people of Canada. Domestic scheduled charter passenger and cargo carrier within the province of Quebec)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Ivanhoe   
Status : Active

Dates :

1980* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Ivanhoe was formed in 1980. Based in Northern Ontario and offered fishing and trips
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Jasper   
Status : Active

Dates :

1987* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Jasper was founded in 1987 & offers sight-seeing tours around Jasper National Park from Jasper/Hinton Airport
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Labrador (Labrador Airways)  last update: 25Oct2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1983 - 2017
Airline Code : WJ : LAL
Genealogy : Newfoundland Airways >Air Labrador + Innu Mikun Airlines =>Air Borealis
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 [Air Borealis was launched on 15Jun2017 by the merger of Air Labrador & Innu Mikun Airlines with the aim of serving Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada's far east. It is based in Goose Bay]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Liaison   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2001* - 2012
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Liaison >>Skyjet MG
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Link Express   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1979* - 1999
Airline Code : -- : FSR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Link Express was founded in 1979
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Luso   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Luso Canadian Airlines >Air Luso
Comments : Air Luso was formed as Luso Canadian Airlines
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Manan (Manan Air Services)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1994* - 2005*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Manitoba   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990 - 1994
Airline Code : 7N : NAM
Genealogy : Ilford Riverton Airways > Northlands Air Manitoba >Air Manitoba
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 (Domestic scheduled passenger and cargo services)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Manitoba (Charter)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2003* - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Maritime   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Maritime >>Canadian Airlines….>Air Canada
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Melancon   
Status : Active

Dates :

1957* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Melançon  added: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1957* - 2017
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Zoom Airlines >XPO Airlines
Comments : Air Melançon, founded in 1957 is located in Quebec, with wilderness outpost camps for wildlife fishing and hunting [Air Tamarac is a business & private charter carrier, specialising in fishing trips based  in the heart of Québec. Air Tamarac acquired Air Melançon from Ste-Anne-du-Lac in 2017]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Mikisew   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 2010
Airline Code : V8 : ---
Genealogy : Contact Air >Air Mikisew
Comments : Air Mikisew was formed as Contact Air in 1961. Ceased operations in 2010 & had its AOC revoked on 22Jul2011
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Mistassini   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1981 - 1982
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Mistassini
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Mont-Laurier   
Status : Active

Dates :

1985* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Montmagny  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1993* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Montmagny Air Service >Air Montmagny
Comments : In 1954 Gilles Couillard, an aviation pioneer, acquired Montmagny Air Service Inc., a small airline company founded two years earlier by Marius Lachaine. Mr. Couillard operated the business using two 3-passenger Aéronca and a 3-passenger Cessna 180 until 1980, when he sold the company to Messrs. Benoît Buteau and Gaston Gosselin. Since 1993, Air Montmagny is a family business run by Gaston Gosselin, his wife Thérèse and their son Jean. In 2002, Jean Gosselin bought his father's company (It is an on-demand aircraft charter company based in Montmagny, Quebec, Canada. It operates passenger and cargo services)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Montreal  last update: 16Nov2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1982 - 2001*
Airline Code : F8 : AMO
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Montreal was founded in 1982. Scheduled regional carrier within Quebec. Ceased operations
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Muskoka   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1975* - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Muskoka was founded in 1975
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Niagara   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1986* - 1994*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Niagara was formed in 1986
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Niagara Express   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1978* - 1999
Airline Code : D8 : DBD
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Niagara Express was established on 21Jul1978
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Nootka  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1981* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Nootka is a float plane charter service, serving Nootka and Kyyuquot Sounds which are on the West Coast of Vancouver Island.
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Nord-Ouest   
Status : Active

Dates :

1970* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Nord-Ouest was founded in 1970 & was Quebec based
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air North  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1977 - date
Airline Code : 4N : ANT
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Nova  last update: 24Jan2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1986 - 2001
Airline Code : QK : ARN
Genealogy : Air Nova + Air BC + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Air Canada Jazz >Jazz Air
Comments : Air Nova was founded in 1986 & was the first airline to become an Air Canada Connector (1986>) [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] [Air Canada launched Air Canada 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 Express launched services on 03May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011. Air Canada Jazz was renamed to Jazz Airlines]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Nunavut  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1996* - date
Airline Code : YH : BFF
Genealogy : Air Baffin >Air Nunavut
Comments : Air Nunavut was established and started charter operations in 1989 as Air Baffin. Scheduled services were inaugurated in May1992
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Ontario  last update: 24Jan2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1981* - 2001
Airline Code : GX : ONT
Genealogy : Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Air Canada Jazz >Jazz Air
Comments : Air Ontario was founded as an air taxi operator in 1961 known as GREAT LAKES AIRLINES. AUSTIN AIRWAYS merged in in 1987. Scheduled and charter, regional and domestic passenger and cargo carrier [Air Canada launched Air Canada 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 Express launched services on 03May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011. Air Canada Jazz was renamed to Jazz Airlines]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Optima (Aero Peninsule)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1999* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Otonabee  last update: 17Apr2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1980 - 1984
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Otonabee >Otonabee Airways >City Express
Comments : - [OTONOBEE AIRWAYS took over WAGNER AIRWAYS. Otonabee Airways was founded in 1971 and renamed Air Atonabee in 1980 and then City Express in 1984 and ceased operations in 1991]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Ottawa  last update: 2017
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1998* - 1998*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Ottawa based flight training and discovery flights
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Ranger   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Rimouski (Rimouski Aviation Syndicate)  last update: 15Dec2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1946 - 1953
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Inter-Canadien
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].
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Roberval   
Status : Active

Dates :

2010* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Big River Air >Air Roberval
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Saguenay  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1970 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Saguenay Air Service + Gagnon Air Service =>Air Saguenay
Comments : AIR SAGUENAY was formed as SAGUENAY AIR SERVICE in the 1960s. 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)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Sask   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1991 - 2000
Airline Code : 7W : ASK
Genealogy : Air Sask (La Ronge Aviation + Athabasca Airways =>Transwest Air
Comments : Transwest Air was formed in 2000 by the merger of Air Sask (La Ronge Aviation) & Athabaska Airways Operations started on 11Sep2000
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Satellite  last update: 15Nov2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1968 - 2008
Airline Code : 6O : ASJ
Genealogy : Air Satellite >>Exact Air
Comments : Air Satellite was founded in 1968 & and started operations in May 1968. It was founded by Jean Fournier and Real Poulin as a flying school. The acquisition of other related companies led to the launch into passenger and cargo transport services. Merged into Exact Air in Oct2007. It operated scheduled, charter passenger and cargo services
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Schefferville   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1981* - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ASF
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Schefferville was founded in Schefferville, Quebec in 1981
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Southwest   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1983* - 2005
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Spray  added: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1967* - date
Airline Code : -- : ASB
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Spray was founded in 1967 and began its aerial wildfire suppression operation with one 1945 Douglas B-26 Invader converted to an air tanker
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Star   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1991*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Swisha (Air Kipawa)  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1962* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Swisha (Air Kipawa) was founded in 1962. Passenger charter carrier based out of North Bay (YYB), Ontario
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Tamarac  added: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2014* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Zoom Airlines >XPO Airlines
Comments : Air Tamarac is a business & private charter carrier, specialising in fishing trips based  in the heart of Québec. Air Tamarac acquired Air Melançon from Ste-Anne-du-Lac in 2017
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Tindi  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1988 - date
Airline Code : 8T : ---
Genealogy : Latham Island Airways >>Air Tindi
Comments : Air Tindi was founded in 1988 & operations started 01Nov1988. It was established by two families, Alex Arychuk and his wife Sheila, and his brother Peter Arychuk and his wife Teri. AIR TINDI merged with LATHAM ISLAND AIRWAYS in 1991 (Scheduled and charter services in the Northern Territories)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Toronto  last update: 22Feb2018
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988* - 1992*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Commuter Express > Air Toronto….>Canadian Regional
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Transat  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1987 - date
Airline Code : TS : TSC
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Transat is a Canadian leisure airline based in Montreal, Quebec. It was founded in Dec1986 & commenced operations on 14Nov1987
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Transat Cargo   
Status : Active

Dates :

2011 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Tunilik  last update: 03Nov2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2002* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Tunilik was founded in 2002 offering various services including: Fishing and hunting trip at outfitters, Staff transport, Business travel, Fire detection, Firefighters support & Wildlife studies
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Wemindji   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1987* - 2003
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air West   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1982* - 2005
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air West was formed in 1982
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air Windsor  last update: 28Jan2018
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1970 - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Gordon Airways >Air Windsor
Comments : Gordon Airways operated a thrice daily passenger service between Windsor (Ontario) and Pelee Island in Lake Erie. This route was bought from Leavens Bros in 1963. Gordon Airways also undertook timber patrol and inspection, pest control, flying training and general charter works. Gordon Airways was renamed to Air Windsor
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Airborne Energy Solutions   
Status : Active

Dates :

1985* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Airco Charters   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1987* - 2012
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Airco Charters was formed in 1987. Provided a scheduled service from Edmonton City Centre Airport to Grand Prairie. Suspended operations indefinitely on 24Feb2012
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air-Dale Flying Service   
Status : Active

Dates :

1956 - date
Airline Code : -- : ADL
Genealogy : Air-Dale
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Airdale Flying Services   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1946 - 1956
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Air-Dale
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
AirExpress Ontario   
Status : Active

Dates :

1997* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
AirGava   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1973 - 1981
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Lariviere Air Services >AirGava
Comments : AirGava was formed as Lariviere Air Services
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Airspeed Aviation  last update: 18Mar2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1986 - 2009
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Airspeed Aviation >>Orca Airways
Comments : Airspeed Aviation was a small regional airline based in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. The airline was founded in 1986 and has been in operation since 1986. It was sold to Orca Airways at Vancouver International Airport on 27Feb2009 [Orca Airways is a family-owned airline which was founded in Jan2005, where it began operations in Jul2005. Airspeed Aviation (founded in 1986) was sold to Orca Airways in 2009. In Feb2018 Orca Airways was acquired by Alberta Based Integra Air and transfered operations of flights under their Air Operator Certificate. Transport Canada on 15Mar2018 suspended Orca Airways Air Operator Certificate. Transport Canada took this enforcement action in the interest of public safety due to Orca Airways’ repeated non-compliance with aviation safety regulations]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Air-Spray (Airspray)  last update: 12Apr2018
Status : Active

Dates :

1967* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Lockheed L-188 Electra
AirSprint  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2000* - date
Airline Code : -- : ASP
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : AirSprint introduced fractional ownership to Canada in 2000
Aircraft : Nil at this time
AirTransit Canada   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1974 - 1976
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Airwave Transport   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Airwest Airlines  last update: 24Jan2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1964 - 1980
Airline Code : ZX : ---
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 >Air Canada Jazz >Jazz Air
Comments : - [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] - [Air Canada launched Air Canada 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 Express launched services on 03May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011. Air Canada Jazz was renamed to Jazz Airlines]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aklak Air  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1978 - date
Airline Code : 6L : AKK
Genealogy : Aklak Air
Comments : Aklak Air was founded in 1977 & operations started on 30Jun1978. Joint venture with KENN BOREK AIR as from 1994. Scheduled passenger services based in Inuvik.
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aklavik Flying Services   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1970s
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aklavik Flying Services >>Kenn Borek Air
Comments : Aklavik Flying Services was acquired by Kenn Borek Air
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Akwaaba Airlines   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Alberta Central Airways   
Status : Active

Dates :

1970* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Alberta Central Airways was formed in 1970
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Alberta Citylink   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 2011*
Airline Code : -- : ABK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Alberta Express   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1986 - 1986*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Alberta Express >Alta Flights
Comments : Alberta Express, formed in 1986, was renamed to Alta Flights in 1986. Regional passenger and cargo charters throughout Canada
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Alberta Government Air Transportation Services   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Alberta Northern Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1981* - 1989*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Alert Bay Air Services  last update: 24Jan2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1958* - 1978
Airline Code : BF : ---
Genealogy : >Air Canada Jazz >Jazz Air
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] [Air Canada launched Air Canada 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 Express launched services on 03May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011. Air Canada Jazz was renamed to Jazz Airlines]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Alkan Air  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1977 - date
Airline Code : -- : AKN
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Alkan Air was formed in 1977 by Barry Watson and two Whitehorse businessmen, Win and Joe Muff. It was named in honour of the famous Alaska Highway or Al-Can Highway which skirts the City of Whitehorse (Alkan Air primarily flies charter operations for hunting outfitters and government operations)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
All Points Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
All West Freight   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1996* - 2012*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : All West Freight was formed in 1995
Aircraft : Nil at this time
AllCanada Express   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 2005
Airline Code : -- : CNX
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Alma Air Services   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1960 - 1980
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Alma Air Services >Air Alma
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
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Alpenglow Aviation   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2000* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Alpine Lakes Air (Saltwater West Enterprises)  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1995* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Saltwater West Enterprise was formed in 1995 and is still operating. The company is more known by the name they use for commercial airline service ‘’Alpine Lakes Air’’
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Alta Flights   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1998* - 2014
Airline Code : AL : ALZ
Genealogy : Alberta Express >Alta Flights >>Sunwest Aviation
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
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Ambassador World Charters   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1994 - 1995
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Amigo Airways  last update: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1999 - 2006
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Amigo Airways >>Seair Seaplanes
Comments : Amigo Airways started in Dec1999 and was purchased by Seair Seaplanes in 2006
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Antarctic Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1987 - 1988
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aqsaqniq Airways  added: 05Dec2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2008* - date
Airline Code : DE : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aqsaqniq Airways operates air ambulance services. Aqsaqniq Airways has been working with Air Tindi since 2008. Since Dec2011, this partnership has been the dedicated medevac contractor in the Kitikmeot region
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Arctic Air (i)  last update: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1964 - 1974
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Arctic Air. >Simpson Air
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.
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Arctic Air (ii)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2005
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Arctic Sunwest  last update: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1993* - 2013
Airline Code : -- : ASC
Genealogy : Arctic Sunwest >>Summit Air Charters
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]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Arctic Wings (i)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1953* - 1956
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Arctic Wings + Central Northern Airways =>Transair…..>Air Canada
Comments : Arctic Wings, based at Churchill on Hudson Bay, operated scheduled passenger and mail flights north to Baker Lake and south to Fort Severn [TRANSAIR was founded the merger of CENTRAL NORTHERN AIRWAYS and ARCTIC WINGS in 1956. Passenger services taken over by Calm Air in 1976. Acquired MIDWEST AIRLINES in 1969]. [PWA was founded as CENTRAL BRITISH COLUMBIA AIRLINES in 1946 and renamed in 1953. Acquired QUEEN CHARLOTTE AIRLINES and ASSOCIATED AIRWAYS in 1955. Acquired BC AIRLINES in 1970 and merged with TRANSAIR in 1979]. [CANADIAN AIRLINES was formed in 1987 when CP AIR, EASTERN PROVINCIAL AIRWAYS, PWA and NORDAIR amalgamated. WARDAIR was incorporated in 1989] [AIR CANADA acquired CANADIAN AIRLINES in 2000 and subsequently merged it's operations in]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Arctic Wings (ii)  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

20008 - 2003
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Arctic Wings was founded in 2000
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Arrow Airways   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1942* - 1942
Airline Code : -- : ---
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
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]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Arrow Aviation   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1978* - 1979*
Airline Code : DG : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Ashuanipi Aviation  last update: 2017
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1975* - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Ashuanipi Aviation was founded in 1975
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Associated Air Lines   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1952* - 1953*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Associated Air Taxi  last update: 28Jan2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1946* - 1953*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Port Alberni Airways >>Associated Air Taxi >>Central British Columbia Airlines >PWA >CPA >Air Canada
Comments : Robert B. "Bob" Gayer started Associated Air Taxi Ltd. in 1946. In 1948 he amalgamated with Port Alberni Airways started by Jack Moul and Slim Knights. Associated Air Taxi was bought by Central British Columbia Airways Ltd. in 1953 Late 1952 PWA applied to the Air Transport Board to buy Associated Air Taxi Ltd. of VancouverBetween 1949 and 1952, Central British Columbia Airlines acquired seven other smaller flying services. With each acquisition, the company expanded its base of operations, providing the much needed manpower and equipment necessary to maintain a rapidly expanding air service. These companies included Associated Air Taxi, Kamloops Air Service, Skeena Air Transport, Whitehorse Flying Services and Port Alberni Airways. In 1953, the company adopted the name Pacific Western Airlines - [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] - [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]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Associated Airways   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1955* - 1955
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Air Canada
Comments : - [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]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Astoria Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1995 - 1996
Airline Code : S3 : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Astro Airline   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1973* - 1973*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Athabasca Airways   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1955 - 2000
Airline Code : 9T : ABS
Genealogy : Air Sask (La Ronge Aviation + Athabasca Airways =>Transwest Air
Comments : Transwest Air was formed in 2000 by the merger of Air Sask (La Ronge Aviation) & Athabaska Airways Operations started on 11Sep2000
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Atikokan Aero Services   
Status : Active

Dates :

1976* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Atikokan Aero Services was formed in 1976
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Atlantair   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1981* - 1981*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Atlantic Airways   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1985* - 1989
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Provincial Airlines
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Atlantic Central Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1960 - 1979*
Airline Code : CN : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Atlantic Charters  last update: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1982 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Based on Grand Manan Island in the Bay of Fundy (New Brunswick) and offering year-round, all-weather air charter service through-out Eastern Canada and the New England States
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Atlantic Island Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1994 - 1994
Airline Code : UZ : AIW
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Atlantic Island Airways was founded in 1994
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Atlas Aviation   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1962* - 1962*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Atlas Aviation >Kenting Atlas Aviation >Kenting Aviation >>Kenn Borek Air
Comments : Kenting Aviation was formed in late 1962 as Atlas Aviation. Operated asKenting Atlas Aviation for a while before assuming last name
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Atleo River Air Services   
Status : Active

Dates :

1995* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Atonabee Airways   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1971 - 1979
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Atonabee Airways >Air Atonabee
Comments : Air Atonabee was formed as Atonabee Airways in Peterborough, Ontario and renamed in 1979
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Austin Airways  last update: 04Mar2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1934 - 1987
Airline Code : UH : ---
Genealogy : Capreol and Austin Air Services >Austin Airways >Air Ontario….>Air Canada Jazz >Jazz Air
Comments : Jack and Chuck Austin entered the aviation business in Toronto in Mar1934, when they formed Capreol and Austin Air Services. Not too long after, this would change to Austin Airways. Over the years, scheduled services served over 40 cities, including some destinations in the United States. In 1973 it merged with White River Air Services but continued to operate as Austin Airways. In Jun1987 it merged into Air Ontario - [Air Ontario was founded as an air taxi operator in 1961 known as GREAT LAKES AIRLINES. AUSTIN AIRWAYS merged in in 1987. Scheduled and charter, regional and domestic passenger and cargo carrier] - [Air Canada launched Air Canada 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 Express launched services on 03May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011. Air Canada Jazz was renamed to Jazz Airlines]
Aircraft : Canso, DC-3, Anson, DHC Otter, DHC Beaver, Norseman, Cessna 180
Aviabek   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aviation Boreal   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989* - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aviation Business Flights   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1985* - 1994
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aviation Business Flights >WestEx
Comments : WestEx evolved from Aviation Business Flights. Vancouver based international, regional and domestic passenger and express package carrier
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aviation Comercial Aviation   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aviation Mauricie   
Status : Active

Dates :

2001* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Aviation Quebec Labrador   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1983* - 2003
Airline Code : QC : QLA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aviation Quebec Labrador was formed in 1983 & provided a scheduled service for Air Canada.
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Avionair   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1981 - 1991
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Aviation Starlink
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Avnorth Aviation   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Awood Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1962 - 2000*
Airline Code : 8D : AWO
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
B C Yukon Air Service   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1953 - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nilrthern British Columbia Air Service >B C Yukon Air Service
Comments : B C Yukon Air Service was formed as Northern British Columbia Air Service
Aircraft : Nil at this time
B.C. Airways   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1928* - 1933*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
Aircraft : Nil at this time
B.N.P. Airways  added: 24Jan2018
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1958* - 1964
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : B.N.P. Airways was a small charter operator based in Vancouver. Ceased air transport operations in Jul1964 and concentrated on maintenance and overhaul
Aircraft : Grumman Goose
Baie Comeau Air Services  last update: 07Apr2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Baie Comeau Air Services >Golfe Air Quebec
Comments : - [GOLFE AIR QUEBEC was formed as BAIE COMEAU AIR SERVICES]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Bamaji Air   
Status : Active

Dates :

2004* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Bar XH Air   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1974 - 2010*
Airline Code : -- : BXH
Genealogy : Bar XH Air >>Integra Air
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
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Barney's Ontario Central (Ontario Central Airlines)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986 - 1987
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Baxter Aviation   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1985* - 2007
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Baxter Aviation >>West Coast Air
Comments : Baxter Aviation was formed by Tom & Linda Baxter in 1985. Provides scheduled and charter in the Pacific Northwest. Acquired by West Coast Air
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Bay Chaleur Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2002
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Bayview Air Service   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1975* - 1975*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
BC Airlines (i)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1943* - 1969
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Westinghouse Airways >BC Airlines >>PWA >CPA >Air Canada
Comments : BC Airlines was founded in 1943 as a charter operator by William Sylvester. It was one of the first commercial airlines in BC
Aircraft : Nil at this time
BC Airlines (ii)  last update: 19Jan2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1970 - 1970
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Air Canada
Comments : [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]. [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]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Bearskin Airlines (Bearskin Lake Air Services)   
Status : Active

Dates :

1963 - date
Airline Code : JV : BLS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Sioux Lookout, Ontario based Bearskin Airlines was established in 1963 by bush pilot Otto John Hegland & started operations on 17Jul1963. Regional and domestic scheduled and charter passenger and cargo services around Northern Ontario
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Beaver Air Services   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1981* - 2006
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Beaver Air Services >Missinippi Airways
Comments : Missinippi Airways was founded as Beaver Air Services in 1981 & renamed in 2006
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Big River Air   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1984* - 2007
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Big River Air >Air Roberval
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Big Salmon Air  last update: 14Mar2018
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Big Salmon Air was founded in 1988
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Black Sheep Aviation   
Status : Active

Dates :

2004* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Blue Water Aviation (Manitoba Air Charter Services)  added: 2017
Status : Active

Dates :

2015* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Blue Water Aviation (Manitoba Air Charter Services) operates charter services out of Silver Falls & a sub-base out of Bissett, MB.
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Blue Water Aviation Services   
Status : Active

Dates :

2004* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Bolton Lake Air Services   
Status : Active

Dates :

1995 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Boreal Airways  last update: 11Feb2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1947* - 1957
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Mont Laurier Aviation + Boreal Airways =>Nordair...>Air Canada
Comments : Nordair Ltd was established in 1957 by the merger of Mont Laurier Aviation and Boreal Airways [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] [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]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Bradley Air Services (i)   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1946 - 1973
Airline Code : BL : ---
Genealogy : Bradley Air Services >First Air
Comments : First Air was founded in 1946 & operations started on 30Jun1946 as Bradley Air Services
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Bradley Air Services (ii)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : 7F : BAR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Brooker-Wheaton Aviation   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1970* - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Brooker-Wheaton Aviation >Morningstar Air Express
Comments : Morningstar Air Express was formed as Brooker-Wheaton Aviation in 1970
Aircraft : Nil at this time
BTA Aviation (Cargo)   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1997* - 1997*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Buffalo Airways   
Status : Active

Dates :

1970 - date
Airline Code : J4 : BFL
Genealogy : Nil tree
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 (Extensive cargo and passenger services that was formed at Fort Smith)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Buffalo Narrows Airways   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1976* - 1977*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Buffalo Narrows Airways >Courtesy Air
Comments : Courtesy Air was based in Buffalo Narrows and was renamed from Buffalo Narrows Airways (formed in 1976)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Burrard Air  added: 2017
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1982* - 1986*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Burrard Air operated around Vancouver in the 1980s
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Bushland Airways   
Status : Active

Dates :

1978* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Business Flights   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1978* - 2001
Airline Code : CZ : ---
Genealogy : Chinook Air >Business Flights
Comments : Business Flights was formed as Chinook Air
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Buzzard Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1984* - 1990*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Calm Air International  last update: 25Dec2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1962 - date
Airline Code : MO : CAV
Genealogy : Transair +>Calm Air International
Comments : Calm Air International was founded by Arnold Morberg and his wife as a charter service in Northern Saskatchewan in 1962. Operations started on 30Jun1962. Took over Transair's passenger services in 1976 (Regional and domestic scheduled and charter passenger and cargo carrier)
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Cameron Air Services   
Status : Active

Dates :

1992* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Cameron Air Services was formed in 1992
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Campbell Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1981* - 1997
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canada 3000 (i)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988 - 2001
Airline Code : 3T : CMM
Genealogy : Canada 3000
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canada 3000 (ii)   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canada 3000 Cargo   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2001 - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Royal Cargo Airlines >Canada 3000 Cargo >Cargojet Airways
Comments : Cargojet Airways was established on 21Feb2002. Name changed from Canada Cargo 3000 on 22Feb2002. Started operations on 15Jun2002.
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canada Air Charter  last update: 03Feb2018
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2002)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Intended to start ethnic group charter services from Montreal Mirabel Airport using DC0 aircraft
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canada Trans-Continental Airways   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1927 - 1928*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canada West Air   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989* - 1990
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canada West Airlines   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canadian Air Transit  last update: 24Jan2018
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1980* - 1980
Airline Code : -- : ---
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 >Air Canada Jazz >Jazz Air
Comments : - [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] - [Air Canada launched Air Canada 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 Express launched services on 03May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011. Air Canada Jazz was renamed to Jazz Airlines]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canadian Airlines International   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1987 - 2000
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : CP Air + Eastern Provincial Airways + PWA + Nordair =>Canadian Airlines International >>Air Canada
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 01Jan2001 - [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]
Aircraft : Airbus A320-200, Boeing 737-200 Adv., Boeing 747-400, Boeing 767-300ER, McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30
Canadian Airways  last update: 2017
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1930 - 1942
Airline Code : -- : ---
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
Comments : Canadian Airways 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]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canadian Airways Company   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

Pre 1937
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canadian Colonial Airways   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1929* - 1942
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Canadian Colonial Airways > Colonial Airlines >>Eastern Air Lines >Eastern Airlines
Comments : Canadian Colonial Airways was founded in 1929, reformed as Colonial Airlines in 1942 and then acquired by Eastern Airlines in 1956
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canadian Fairchild Company   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1928* - 1928
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Air Canada
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canadian Frontier   
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canadian Helicopters   
Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1987 - 1988*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Okanagan Air Services >Okanagan Helicopters + Sealand Helicopters + Toronto Helicopters =>Canadian Helicopters >CHC Helicopter
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
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canadian North (Air NorTerra)  last update: 27Dec2017
Status : Active

Dates :

1989* - date
Airline Code : 5T : ANX
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Canadian North (Air NorTerra) was founded in 1989. Scheduled regional passenger flights out of the Northern Territories. Canadian North is a wholly-owned subsidiary of NorTerra Inc., which is jointly owned by the Inuvialuit Development Corporation and Nunasi Corporation. Previous to 1998 it was a division of Canadian Airlines International
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canadian Regional Airlines  last update: 24Jan2018
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1993 - 2001*
Airline Code : KI : CDR
Genealogy : Air BC + Air Nova + Air Ontario + Canadian Regional Airlines =>Air Canada Regional >Air Canada Jazz >Jazz Air
Comments : Formed in 1991 as a holding company for Canadian Airline's regional carriers. TIME AIR and ONTARIO EXPRESS amalgamated to form CANADIAN REGIONAL AIRLINES (Regional and domestic scheduled passenger carrier) [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] [Air Canada launched Air Canada 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 Express launched services on 03May2011, and officially replaced Jazz as the brand applied to all regional services on 01Jun2011. Air Canada Jazz was renamed to Jazz Airlines]
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canadian Transcontinental Airways  added: 02Nov2017
Status : Status unknown

Dates :

1927 - 1938*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Canadian Transcontinental Airways was formed late in 1927 in Montreal. On 25Dec1927, a Fairchild aircraft flew along the north shore of the St. Lawrence from La Malbaie to Sept-Îles, Quebec, This was the first official Post Office air mail delivery for the communities along the north shore of Quebec
Aircraft : Nil at this time
Canadian Voyageur