Air Creebec

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Air Creebec
Air Creebec new logo.png
IATA
YN[1]
ICAO
CRQ[1]
Callsign
CREE
Founded 1982
Hubs Val-d'Or Airport
Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
Waskaganish Airport
Secondary hubs Timmins/Victor M. Power Airport
Frequent-flyer program Aeroplan
Fleet size 14,[2] 18[3]
Destinations 16[4]
Parent company Cree Regional Economic Enterprises Company Inc. (CREECO)
Headquarters Val-d'Or, Quebec
Key people Matthew Happyjack (President)
Website www.aircreebec.ca
Air Creebec Dash-8-102 C-FCSK
Air Creebec HS 748 C-FPJR

Air Creebec Inc. is a regional airline based in Val-d'Or, Quebec, Canada.[5] It operates scheduled and charter services to 16[4] destinations in Quebec and Ontario. Its main base is Val-d'Or Airport, with a hub at Timmins/Victor M. Power Airport.[6]

History[edit]

Old logo

The airline was established in June 1982 and started operations on 1 July 1982. At that time the Cree owned 51% of the company and Austin Airways owned the remaining 49%. In 1988 the Cree purchased all the airline assets in the largest commercial deal to that date performed by any aboriginal group in Canada, making Air Creebec wholly owned by the Cree.[7]

On 23 March 2012, Air Creebec discontinued its service to La Grande Rivière Airport.[8]

Destinations[edit]

Air Creebec operates services to the following Canadian domestic scheduled destinations (as of June 2011):[4]

Fleet[edit]

As of May 2013 Transport Canada listed 18 aircraft registered to Air Creebec,[3] and the Air Creebec site listed 14.[2]

Fleet
Aircraft No. of Aircraft
(CRQ list)[2]
No. of Aircraft
(TC list)[3]
Variants Notes
Beechcraft 1900 1 1 1900D 18 passengers
Beechcraft King Air 4 4 100 Series 9 passengers MEDEVAC
de Havilland Canada Dash 8 7 11 Series 100, Series 300 29 or 37 passengers
46 passengers
Hawker Siddeley HS 748 2 2 Series 2A Cargo only

Affinity programs[edit]

The airline offers Aeroplan rewards points, both to collect and to redeem.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Airline Codes
  2. ^ a b c Our Fleet
  3. ^ a b c Transport Canada civil aircraft register (enter Air Creebec in the box titled "Owner Name")
  4. ^ a b c Air Creebec flight schedule
  5. ^ Contact Us. Air Crebeec. Retrieved on 29 June 2010. "101, 7th Street Val-d'Or, Quebec J9P 4P4" Address in French: "101, 7e Rue Val-d'Or (Québec) J9P 4P4"
  6. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 27 March 2007. p. 55. 
  7. ^ From Yesterday to Today
  8. ^ "Discontunuance of a domestic services to La Grande (press release)". Air Creebec Inc. 15 March 2012. Retrieved 28 March 2012. 

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