List of airlines of Alberta

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This is a list of airlines of Alberta which have an Air Operator's Certificate issued by Transport Canada, the country's civil aviation authority. These are airlines that are based in Alberta.

Current airlines[edit]

Airline Image IATA ICAO Callsign Hub Airport(s) or
Air Spray C-FLXT Lockheed L.188 Electra Air Spray (7643726528).jpg ASB Red Deer Aerial firefighting[1]
AirSprint C-FASW Cessna 525A Citation CJ2 ASP - Airsprint Inc Flight ASP503 from YEE to YYZ.jpg ASP AIRSPRINT Calgary Fractional ownership of aircraft[2]
Enerjet C-GDEJ Boeing B737 Enerjet in White C-s (7675657750).jpg EG ENJ ENERJET AIR Calgary Charter airline[3]
Kenn Borek Air Basler bt67 antarctica.jpg 4K KBA BOREK AIR Calgary Charters, aircraft leasing[4]
LR Helicopters Calgary/Springbank Charters, flight training[5]
McMurray Aviation Fort McMurray Charters, flight training[6]
Morningstar Air Express C-GBWS-07-03 (6169555880).jpg MAL MORNINGSTAR Edmonton Cargo airline that operates a FedEx Canada contract.[7] Example colours only aircraft now registered to WestJet.[8]
Nor-Alta Aviation Nor-Alta Aviation GWVT.jpg LT Fort Vermilion,
High Level
Charters and MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[9]
Northern Air Peace River Charters, scheduled flights and air ambulance[10]
R1 Airlines R1 Airlines Bombardier Dash 8.png TSH TRANSCANADA Calgary Charter airline, aircraft leasing[11]
Sunwest Aviation Beech 1900 D.JPG CNK CHINOOK Calgary Charters, MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[12]
WestJet C-GTWS-2008-09-13-YVR.jpg WS WJA WESTJET Calgary,
Toronto Pearson
Low-cost carrier, scheduled passenger service. Canada's second largest airline after Air Canada[13]
WestJet Encore WestJet Encore.JPG WEN Calgary

Defunct airlines[edit]

Airline Image IATA ICAO Callsign Hub airport(s) or
Air Mikisew Air Mikisew Logo 2.svg V8 AURORA Fort McMurray 1961 (as Contact Air) - 2011, grounded in 2010 and permanently closed by 2011
Alberta Citylink British Aerospace BAe-3112 Jetstream 31, Alberta Citylink AN0136961.jpg ABK ALBERTA CITYLINK Medicine Hat 1996 - 2004, owned by Bar XH Air
Alta Flights ALZ Edmonton International 1986 - 2014, to Sunwest Aviation
Bar XH Air BXH PALLISER Medicine Hat 1970s? - 2010, to Integra Air [14]
Canada West Airlines Edmonton International 2002 - 2004
Canadian Airlines Canadian Airlines2.jpg CP CDN CANADIAN Calgary 1987 - 2001, to Air Canada
Canadian Regional Airlines Canadian Regional F-28.jpg KI CDR CANADIAN REGIONAL Calgary 1993 - 2000, to Air Canada Jazz
Corporate Express Corporate Express Saab 340-A (2849437671).jpg CPB PENTA Calgary 1975 - 2009, closed
Eldorado Radium Silver Express Eldorado Radium Silver Express -b.jpg Edmonton/Blatchford Field,
Port Radium
1935 - 1970s?, to Eldorado Aviation
Globemaster Air Cargo Edmonton/St. Albert 2003 - 2004
Holidair Douglas DC-8-52, Holidair AN0999265.jpg STP Edmonton 1998 - 1999
Integra Air BXH PALLISER Lethbridge 1998 - 2018, former provider of scheduled passenger service, charters[15]
Knighthawk Air Express Dassault Falcon (Mystere) 20D, Purolator Courier (Knighthawk Air Express) AN1496637.jpg 4I KNX KNIGHT FLIGHT Calgary 1993 - 2005
MacKenzie Air Services The Bellanca Aircruiser known as the 'Eldorado Radium Silver Express' -- that serviced Port Radium.jpg Edmonton/Blatchford Field 1932 - 1942, to Canadian Pacific Airlines
Peace Air Peace River
QuikAir Q9 Calgary 2001 - 2006
Skyxpress Airline KLO KLONDIKE Calgary 2000s? - 2008
Southern Frontier Airlines Calgary 1980s? - ?, to Time Air
Swanberg Air C-GPSI Canadair Challenger CL.601 Swanberg Air (7675679526).jpg Grande Prairie 2000 - 2011, ceased due to death of founder Sylvan Swanberg
Time Air Time Air Dash 7 at Calgary Airport.jpg KI TAF TIME AIR Lethbridge 1966 - 1993, to Canadian Regional Airlines
Wardair Boeing 707-396C CF-ZYP Wardair LGW 21.06.70 edited-2.jpg WD WDA WARDAIR Edmonton International 1952 - 1990, started as Polaris Charter Company at Yellowknife in 1946, acquired by Canadian Airlines)
Zip Boeing 737-217-Adv, Zip Air AN0276019.jpg 3J WZP ZIPPER Calgary 2002 - 2004, operations return to regular Air Canada routes