Air Nunavut

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Air Nunavut
Airnunavut.jpg
IATA
N/A
ICAO
BFF[1]
Callsign
AIR BAFFIN
Founded 1989
Hubs

Iqaluit Airport

Oshawa Airport
Fleet size 7[2]
Destinations Air charter/MEDEVAC
Headquarters Iqaluit, Nunavut and
Oshawa, Ontario[3]
Key people Jeff Mahoney (president)
Website Air Nunavut website,
Smooth Air Charter website

Air Nunavut is an airline based in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada. It is the only local and Inuit-owned[4][5] air carrier in the eastern Arctic, operating MEDEVAC and charter services throughout Canada's Arctic, northern Quebec and Greenland. Its main base is Iqaluit Airport.[6]

History[edit]

The airline was established and started charter operations in 1989 as Air Baffin. Scheduled services were inaugurated in May 1992.[6]

The airline also has two main base of operations. Oshawa Airport (CYOO) and Iqaluit Airport (CYFB)

Three Falcon 10's operate out of the Oshawa Airport under the division company name "SmoothAir Charter."[6] The Beechcraft King Air 200's remain in Iqaluit servicing the surrounding communities.

Fleet[edit]

According to Transport Canada the Air Nunavut fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of May 2014):[2]

Air Nunavut Fleet
Aircraft No. of Aircraft Tail Registrations
Dassault Falcon 10 4 C-FFEV, C-FZOP, C-GNVT, C-GSXJ
Beechcraft King Air 200 3 C-FCGW, C-FZNQ, C-GZYO

References[edit]

  1. ^ Air Traffic Designators - Transport Canada
  2. ^ a b Transport Canada listing of aircraft owned by "Air Nunavut" (enter Air Nunavut in the box titled "Owner Name")
  3. ^ Air Nunavut Contact
  4. ^ To be registered with Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated as an Inuit firm Article 24 of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement requires that the owner, or 51% ownership of the companies shares, be Inuit. Full details at Nunavut Land Claims Agreement
  5. ^ Firm Details for - Air Nunavut
  6. ^ a b c "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 64. 

External links[edit]

Smooth Air Charter website