Alberta Citylink

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Alberta Citylink
Alberta City Link Logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
- ABK ALBERTA CITYLINK
Founded 1996
Ceased operations 2004
Hubs Medicine Hat Airport
Secondary hubs Calgary International Airport
Fleet size 3
Parent company Bar XH Air
Headquarters Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

Alberta Citylink was an airline based in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. It operated domestic passenger service for Air Canada as an Air Canada Connector air carrier via a code sharing agreement. Its main base was Medicine Hat Airport, with a hub at Calgary International Airport[1]

History[edit]

The airline was established and initiated operations in 1996. It was created to operate scheduled passenger services for Air BC and Air Canada in Alberta and eastern British Columbia. In 2000, Air Canada cancelled its contract, but services continued for Peace Air until 2004. It had 20 employees.[1] Scheduled services were also operated by Bar XH Air (established in 1974) under the name Alberta Citylink. However, scheduled services are no longer operated.[2]

Air Canada Connector routes in 1999[edit]

According to the Official Airline Guide (OAG), Alberta Citylink was operating Air Canada Connector code share services on behalf of Air Canada with BAe Jetstream commuter propjets at this time with nonstop flights between Calgary and Cold Lake, Alberta, Cranbrook, BC, Lethbridge, Lloydminster and Medicine Hat, and also nonstop between Edmonton and Cold Lake.[3]

Fleet[edit]

The Alberta Citylink fleet consisted of the following turboprop aircraft:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. p. 72. 
  2. ^ http://www.barxh.com/commuter.htm Retrieved Mar. 30, 2009
  3. ^ http://www.departedflights.com, June 1, 1999 Official Airline Guide (OAG), Calgary & Edmonton flight schedules