|Founded||1971 (as Otonabee Airways)|
|Hubs||Toronto Island Airport|
|Parent company||Air Atonabee Ltd.|
|Headquarters||Peterborough, Ontario (1971-1984)
Toronto, Ontario (1984-1991)
|Key people||Joseph Csumrik,
Founder and President
City Express (French: Cité Express), also known as Air Atonabee Ltd., was an airline based in Ontario, Canada, from 1971 to 1991, which operated passenger services in eastern Canada, the northeastern United States and Mexico.
- Embraer EMB-110 (4 in Service)
- Bombardier Aerospace/de Havilland Canada: DHC-8 (4 in service), DHC-7 (3)
- Saunders ST-27 (they once had 9)
City Express was founded by Joseph Csumrik in 1971 as Otonabee Airways based at Peterborough Airport in Peterborough, Ontario. It began scheduled service in 1975. In 1980 the company was renamed to Air Atonabee Ltd.
In 1984, Air Atonabee was acquired by Victor Pappalardo and reorganized into City Express. The airline relocated its base to Toronto Island Airport (now Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport) (YTZ) where it began STOL service. Destinations included:
- Montreal - Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport / Montreal-Mirabel International Airport
- Ottawa - Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport
- Quebec City - Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport
- New York/Newark - Newark Liberty International Airport
- Cancun - Cancún International Airport
- Mexico City - Mexico City International Airport
- London, Ontario - London International Airport - Canada
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