Regional 1, a wholly owned subsidiary of Avmax, is a regional airline based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It was established and started operations in August 2003 and operated scheduled services in Western Canada. On September 11, 2005, the airline ceased providing scheduled operations and focused entirely on providing charter services.
On November 15th, 2013, Regional 1 and Air Georgian completed a joint venture through the creation of a parent company, Regional Express Aviation Ltd. (“REAL”), based in Calgary, Alberta. Air Georgian and Regional 1 both benefit from having access to the world’s largest private fleet of Dash 8 and CRJ series aircraft, over CAD100million in spare parts and domestic maintenance bases located throughout Canada.