Air Nunavut is an airline based in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada. It is the only local and Inuit-owned 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.
The airline was established and started charter operations in 1989 as Air Baffin. Scheduled services were inaugurated in May 1992.
The airline also has two main base of operations. Oshawa Airport (CYOO) and Iqaluit Airport (CYFB)
3 Falcon 10's operate out of the Oshawa Airport under the division company name "SmoothAir Charter." The Beechcraft King Air 200's remind in Iqaluit servicing the surrounding communities.
According to Transport Canada the Air Nunavut fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of April 2010):
- ^ Air Traffic Designators - Transport Canada
- ^ a b Transport Canada listing of aircraft owned by "Air Nunavut" (enter Air Nunavut in the box titled "Owner Name")
- ^ 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
- ^ Firm Details for - Air Nunavut
- ^ a b c "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 64.