Sky Regional Airlines

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Sky Regional Airlines
Sky Regional Airlines Logo.png
IATA
RS
ICAO
SKV
Callsign
MAPLE
Founded 2010
Hubs Toronto Pearson International Airport
Secondary hubs Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
Focus cities Toronto, Montreal
Frequent-flyer program Aeroplan (Air Canada)
Alliance Star Alliance (affiliate of Air Canada)
Fleet size 20
Destinations 16
Parent company Skyservice Business Aviation, Air Canada
Headquarters Toronto Pearson International Airport
Toronto, Ontario
Employees approx. 550 [1]
Website www.skyregional.com

Sky Regional Airlines is an airline with its corporate headquarters on the property of Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport in Toronto, Ontario.[2] Linked with Skyservice Business Aviation, it began operation under the Air Canada Express banner as of May 1, 2011.[3] The airline offers daily flights between Toronto Island and Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport.[4][5]

Since October 2012, Sky Regional has also been operating Air Canada Express flights between Montreal and Moncton, New Brunswick.[6]

Since March 2013, Sky Regional operates a fleet of Embraer 175 jets to US destinations such as New York, Newark, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Dallas/Fort Worth.[1]

Fleet[edit]

Air Canada Express Embraer 175
Sky Regional Airlines-Air Canada Express Fleet'
Aircraft Total Passengers Notes
J Y Total
Bombardier Q400 5 - 70 70 C-FSRJ,[7] C-FSRN,[8] C-FSRW,[9] C-FSRY,[8] C-FSRZ [10]
Embraer 175 15 9 64 73 C-FEIQ #371,[11] C-FEIX #372,[12] C-FEJB #373, C-FEJC #374, C-FEJD #375, C-FEJF #376,[13] C-FEJL #377, C-FEJP #378, C-FEJY #379,[14] C-FEKD #380, C-FEKH #381,[15] C-FEKI #382, C-FEKJ #383, C-FEKS #386, C-FFYG #385 [16]

In 2010, Air Canada leased the Bombardier Q400s and began sub-leasing them to Sky Regional.[17] The aircraft were previously operated by Lynx Aviation of Denver.[18] They were delivered to Sky Regional between November 2010 and the beginning of 2011. The aircraft are configured with 74 seats,[19] similar to the Porter fleet.[20] The planes are painted in Air Canada Express livery.

Air Canada started to transfer its 15 Embraer 175 planes to Sky Regional in April 2013 and completed the transfer in September 2013.[1] Sky Regional are operating flights under the Air Canada Express banner mainly from Toronto and Montreal to cities in the U.S. Northeast.

Inflight Entertainment on board an E175 aircraft (enRoute)

Destinations[edit]

Canada[edit]

USA[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Air Canada Completes Transfer of Embraer 175 Regional Jets to Sky Regional". September 5, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Corporate Fact Sheet." Sky Regional. Retrieved on December 12, 2012. "ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE Toronto City Airport (Billy Bishop) 1 Bathurst St. Toronto Ontario M5V 1A1"
  3. ^ http://aircanada.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=43&item=420
  4. ^ http://www.pilotcareercentre.com/Aviation-Pilot-Recruitment-News-Item/4500/Air+Canada+Delays+Sky+Regional's+Toronto+City+Launch
  5. ^ http://www.pilotcareercentre.com/Aviation-Pilot-Recruitment-News-Item/4270/AC+to+use+Sky+Regional+Airlines+out+of+Toronto+City+Airport
  6. ^ "Sky Regional to serve Moncton for Air Canada from October 1". CH Aviation. 3 September 2012. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  7. ^ http://jetphotos.net/viewphoto.php?id=7060674&nseq=1
  8. ^ a b http://www.planespotters.net/Airline/Sky-Regional-Airlines
  9. ^ http://www.flickr.com/photos/bill_fawcett/5448388007/
  10. ^ http://jetphotos.net/viewphoto.php?id=7067040&nseq=0
  11. ^ http://www.airliners.net/photo/Air-Canada-Express/Embraer-ERJ-170-200SU-175SU/2437097/&sid=8da15ba4ef8c6ba04df3b636ccc7ecf7
  12. ^ http://www.airliners.net/photo/Air-Canada-Express/Embraer-ERJ-170-200SU-175SU/2455326/&sid=cdc56b8a08dfe6f3960aed9db8393e35
  13. ^ http://www.airliners.net/photo/Air-Canada-Express/Embraer-ERJ-170-200SU-175SU/2438461/&sid=6cb4fbf80c889577da489236a92b89c6
  14. ^ http://www.airliners.net/photo/Air-Canada-Express/Embraer-ERJ-170-200SU-175SU/2446537/&sid=6cb4fbf80c889577da489236a92b89c6
  15. ^ http://www.airliners.net/photo/Air-Canada-Express/Embraer-ERJ-170-200SU-175SU/2440611/&sid=6cb4fbf80c889577da489236a92b89c6
  16. ^ http://www.aircanada.com/en/about/fleet/fin.html
  17. ^ http://aircanada.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=43&item=376
  18. ^ http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2010/11/11/349596/air-canada-takes-ex-lynx-q400s-for-sky-regional-operation.html
  19. ^ http://www.aircanada.com/en/about/fleet/dh4.html
  20. ^ https://www.flyporter.com/About/Our-Fleet?culture=en-CA

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