Exploits Valley Air Services

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Not to be confused with EVA Air.
Exploits Valley Air Services
Exploits Valley Air Services logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
8K EVS EVAS
Hubs

Gander International Airport

Greater Moncton International Airport
Focus cities

St. John's International Airport

Halifax International Airport
Frequent-flyer program Aeroplan
Alliance Star Alliance (affiliate)
Fleet size 12,[1] 30[2]
Destinations 10[3]
Headquarters Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador
Website evasair.com
EVAS Beechcraft B1900 at St. John's International Airport, in Air Canada Express livery

Exploits Valley Air Services, also known as EVAS or EVAS Air, is a Canadian aviation services company, based in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador.[4]

It provides a variety of services, including a flight school (known as Gander Flight Training), sightseeing flights, and maintenance, and operates commercial passenger flights in Atlantic Canada on behalf of Air Canada, as part of the Air Canada Express brand.

EVAS has started a courier route within Atlantic Canada. Using one of the 1900D aircraft, the run serves Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

Destinations[edit]

EVAS serves the following destinations as Air Canada Express.[3]

Fleet[edit]

As of January 2016 EVAS listed 12 aircraft[1] and Transport Canada listed 31 aircraft registered to Exploits Valley Air Services.[2]

Fleet
Aircraft No. of Aircraft
(EVS list)[1]
No. of Aircraft
(TC list)[2]
Variants Notes
Beechcraft 1900 7 10 1900D
Cessna 150 0 2 150G, 150M
Cessna 152 0 10
Cessna 172 4 6 172F, 172K, 172M, 172N, 172S
Consolidated Vultee (Canso) 0 1 PBY-5A Formerly of Buffalo Airways, has two 800 imp gal (3,600 l; 960 US gal)
Piper PA44 1 1 PA-44-180 Seminole

In addition the Transport Canada web site lists a Cessna 150 with the certificate cancelled.[2]

Accidents[edit]

  • EVAS Flight 7804 (operated for Air Canada Express) was a scheduled flight from Goose Bay Airport to Gander International Airport, Newfoundland. On April 20, 2016, the Beechcraft 1900 crash landed, sustaining damage to its landing gear. Out of the 14 occupants, 3 were taken to the hospital for minor injuries. This case is currently under investigation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c EVAS FLeet
  2. ^ a b c d "Canadian Civil Aircraft Register: Quick Search Result for Exploits Valley Air Services". Transport Canada. Retrieved 2016-01-17. 
  3. ^ a b Air Canada Express
  4. ^ "Contact Us." Exploits Valley Air Services. Retrieved on December 12, 2012. "70 C. L. Dobbin Drive Gander, NL A1V 1W7 Canada"

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