List of airlines of Canada

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This is a list of airlines of Canada which have an Air Operator Certificate issued by Transport Canada, the civil aviation authority of Canada. Please see lists of airlines by provinces or territories for sorted lists.

Airline Image IATA ICAO Callsign Hub Airport(s) or
Adlair Aviation C-GFYN Adlair Aviation Ltd. de Havilland Twin Otter (DHC6) 02.JPG Cambridge Bay Charters[1] Registered with the Nunavummi Nangminiqaqtunik Ikajuuti Policy.[2][3]
Adler Aviation SWH SHOCKWAVE Waterloo Charters, cargo, flight training[4]
Air Canada Aircanada.a330-300.c-ghkr.arp.jpg AC ACA AIR CANADA Montréal–Trudeau,
Toronto Pearson,
Flag carrier of Canada.[5] Largest in Canada.[6]
Air Canada Express Air Canada Express Dash-8-400Q (6034195554).jpg Various Various Various Calgary,
Toronto Pearson,
Brand name used by Air Georgian, EVAS, Jazz Aviation and Sky Regional Airlines operating as feeder airlines for Air Canada[7]
Air Canada Jetz C-FDCA Air Canada Jetz Airbus A320-211 405 Flight ACA173 from YYZ to YYC.jpg Montréal–Trudeau Executive charters, sports teams[8] Example colours only. Jetz uses A319
Air Canada Rouge Air Canada Rouge A319.png RV ROU ROUGE Montréal–Trudeau,
Toronto Pearson,
Leisure airline
Air Creebec Air Creebec Dash-8 C-FCSK.JPG YN CRQ CREE Val-d'Or Regional, charters[9]
AirExpress Ontario Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier,
Oshawa Municipal
Air Georgian C-GORA B.1900D Air Georgian YYZ 23AUG00 (6780858796).jpg ZX GGN GEORGIAN Toronto Pearson Regional, charters, cargo[11]
Air Inuit C-GMAI Air Inuit Boeing 737-200 in Val-d'Or CYVO.jpg 3H AIE INUIT Montréal–Trudeau Scheduled passenger service, charters, combi, cargo, helicopter[12]
Air Labrador Air Labrador Beech 1900D.jpg WJ LAL LAB AIR Goose Bay Regional, charters[13]
Air Montmagny Montmagny Charters, sky diving[14][15]
Air North C-GANV landing in Vancouver.jpg 4N ANT AIR NORTH Erik Nielsen Whitehorse Scheduled passenger service, charters, cargo[16]
Air Nunavut Air Nunavut.jpg BFF AIR BAFFIN Iqaluit Charters and MEDIVAC (air ambulance) only.[17] Registered with the Nunavummi Nangminiqaqtunik Ikajuuti Policy[2][18] and with Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated as an Inuit Firm.[19][20]
Air Saguenay Air Saguenay.jpg Chutes-des-Passes,
Lac Sébastien
Regional, charters, floatplanes[21]
Air Spray C-FLXT Lockheed L.188 Electra Air Spray (7643726528).jpg ASB Red Deer Aerial firefighting[22]
AirSprint C-FASW Cessna 525A Citation CJ2 ASP - Airsprint Inc Flight ASP503 from YEE to YYZ.jpg ASP AIRSPRINT Calgary Fractional ownership of aircraft[23]
Air Tindi De Havilland DHC-6 C-GMAS Ski.JPG 8T Yellowknife,
Fort Simpson
Scheduled passenger service, charters. Owned by Discovery Air.[24][25]
Air Transat AirTransat-A330atYUL.jpg TS TSC AIR TRANSAT Montréal–Trudeau Scheduled passenger service, Charter airline. Owned by Transat A.T..[26]
Aklak Air C-GDHC Aklak Air DHC6 at the Dewline Hangar in Cambridge Bay.JPG 6L AKK AKLAK Inuvik (Mike Zubko) Scheduled passenger service, charters. Part of the Inuvialuit Development Corporation.[27]
Alkan Air C-GMOC Alkan BE20 01.JPG AKN ALKAN AIR Erik Nielsen Whitehorse Charters and MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[28]
Bar XH Air BXH PALLISER Medicine Hat Charters and MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[29]
Bearskin Airlines Fairchild SA-227AC Metro III, Bearskin Airlines AN0312332.jpg BLS BEARSKIN Sioux Lookout,
Thunder Bay
Regional, scheduled passenger service, charters[30]
Brock Air Services BRD BROCK AIR Kingston/Norman Rogers Charters and MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[31]
Buffalo Airways Buffalo Airways DC3 GPNR nose.jpg J4 BFL BUFFALO Hay River/Merlyn Carter Scheduled passenger service, charters, cargo, aerial firefighting. featured on Ice Pilots NWT.[32]
Calm Air C-FAFS AT43 Calm Air Cambridge Bay.JPG MO CAV CALM AIR Thompson Scheduled passenger service, charters, cargo[33]
Canada Jetlines Vancouver International Airport Low-cost startup airline.
Canadian Helicopters SikorskyS-76AC-GIMM.JPG CDN CANADIAN Les Cèdres, Quebec Carters, flight training, aerial firefighting. Along with Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter, Atlantis Systems International and Canadian Base Operators operates Allied Wings.[34][35]
Canadian North C-GOPW Boeing B.737 Canadian North (7642260318).jpg 5T MPE EMPRESS Yellowknife Scheduled passenger service, charter airline[36]
CanJet Canjet C-FTCX Boeing 737-800 (6285074750) (2).jpg C6 CJA CANJET Halifax Stanfield Low cost charter airline[37]
Capital Helicopters Erik Nielsen Whitehorse Helicopter charter service. Bell 206 and Robinson R44 Raven II aircraft[38]
Cargojet C-FGAJ (7733720520).jpg W8 CJT CARGOJET John C. Munro Hamilton Cargo[39]
Central Mountain Air CentralMountainAir-Dornier-328-YVR.jpg 9M GLR GLACIER Smithers Regional, charters[40]
CHC Helicopter C-GOKE Canadian Helicopters Bell 206B (B06) 03.JPG HMB HUMMINGBIRD Richmond, British Columbia Helicopter charters, flight training[41]
Cloud Air Lake Muskoka/Mortimer's Point Floatplane, scheduled passenger service, charters, flight training[42]
Corilair Campbell River Charters and scheduled floatplane[43]
Cougar Helicopters Cougar-Heli.jpg CHI COUGAR St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Helicopter services to oil platforms and ships off the Newfoundland and Nova Scotia coast[44]
DAL Aviation GSUE.JPG Cambridge Bay Water Seasonal floatplane charters.[45]
Enerjet C-GDEJ Boeing B.737 Enerjet in White C-s (7675657750).jpg EG ENJ ENERJET AIR Calgary Charter airline[46]
Exact Air ExactAir (entrée stationnement).jpg Baie-Comeau Scheduled, charter passenger and cargo services, as well as supplying aviation fuel, ground services and aircraft maintenance and repair.[47]
Exploits Valley Air Services EVAS B1900 at YYT.JPG 8K EVAS Gander Scheduled passenger service as part of Air Canada Express, sightseeing flights, air ambulance services and maintenance.[48]
Fast Air C-FHBP B300 Fast Air Cambridge Bay.JPG PRB POLAR BEAR Winnipeg Air ambulance services, charter, helicopters[49]
First Air GRMZ FAB AT72 at Cambridge Bay 02.jpg 7F FAB FIRST AIR Yellowknife,
Scheduled passenger service, cargo, charters[50]
Flair Airlines C-FLEN Flair Airlines B737 400.jpg FLE FLAIR Kelowna Charter airline[51]
Flightexec C-FAWZ28112011LHR (6423886181).jpg Buttonville,
Charter airline, MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[52][53]
Harbour Air Seaplanes C-FAXI DHC.2 Beaver Harbour Air YVR 15APR10 (4524696638).jpg H3 HARBOUR EXPRESS Vancouver Harbour Scheduled passenger service, charters[54]
Harv's Air Service Steinbach (South) Charters, flight training, air taxi[55][56]
Hawkair C-FCJE landing in Vancouver.jpg BH Terrace and Kitimat Regional airline, scheduled passenger service, charters[57]
Helicopter Transport Services Helicopter Transport Services FKEP B06.jpg Carp Charters, MEDIVAC (air ambulance), aerial firefighting[58]
Helijet HeliJet S76 landing at Vancouver Harbour.jpg JB JBA HELIJET Vancouver Scheduled passenger service, charters[59]
Innu Mikun Airlines Goose Bay Regional airline, charters. A joint partnership between Innu Development Limited Partnership and Provincial Airlines.[60]
Integra Air Lethbridge Scheduled passenger service, charters[61]
Island Express Air C-GMDL PA-31 Island Express Air flight to Victoria from Abbotsford on Aug. 12, 2013.jpg Abbotsford Scheduled passenger service[62]
Jazz C-GKEZ landing in Vancouver.jpg QK JZA JAZZ Halifax Stanfield Formally Jazz Aviation LP, regional and charter airline, operates as Air Canada Express[63]
KD Air KD Air GXEY.jpg XC KDC KAY DEE Vancouver Scheduled passenger service, charters[64]
Keewatin Air C-FSKN Kivalliq Air Beech 200.JPG FK Rankin Inlet Charters and MEDIVAC (air ambulance) only.[65]
Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter C-FKFZ Cv.580 Kelowna Flightcraft YVR 27AUG00 (6794838487).jpg KW KFA FLIGHTCRAFT Kelowna Scheduled passenger service, cargo Charter airline. Along with Canadian Helicopters, Atlantis Systems International and Canadian Base Operators operates Allied Wings.[34][66]
Kenn Borek Air Basler bt67 antarctica.jpg 4K KBA BOREK AIR Calgary Charters, aircraft leasing[67]
Keystone Air Service Keystone Air Service BE20 C-FSPN.jpg KEE KEYSTONE Winnipeg/St. Andrews Charters[68]
Kivalliq Air C-FSKN Kivalliq Air Beech 200.JPG FK Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson Scheduled passenger service[69]
Kootenay Direct Airlines Nelson Charters[70]
LR Helicopters Calgary/Springbank Charters, flight training[71]
McMurray Aviation Fort McMurray Charters, flight training[72]
Maritime Air Charter PA-31 Navajo.jpg Halifax Stanfield Air charter. Provides fixed-wing service for Environment Canada to Sable Island.[73] Example colours only aircraft no longer registered in Canada.[74]
Missinippi Airways Missinippi Airways Cessna 208 C-FMCB.jpg The Pas/Grace Lake Charters and scheduled services. Bases at Thompson, Flin Flon and a sub-base at Pukatawagan[75]
Morningstar Air Express C-GBWS-07-03 (6169555880).jpg MAL MORNINGSTAR Edmonton Cargo airline that operates a FedEx Canada contract.[76] Example colours only aircraft now registered to WestJet.[77]
Nakina Air Service T2 Nakina Floatplane charters[78]
Nolinor Aviation C-GQHB-2008-09-13-YVR.jpg NRL NOLINOR Montréal–Mirabel Charter airline[79]
Nor-Alta Aviation Nor-Alta Aviation GWVT.jpg LT Fort Vermilion,
High Level
Charters and MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[80]
North Cariboo Air De Havilland Canada DHC-8-311 Dash 8, North Cariboo Air AN1627735.jpg NCB NORTH CARIBOU Fort St. John Charter airline[81]
Northern Air Peace River Charters, scheduled flights and air ambulance[82]
Northern Thunderbird Air Beechcraft 1900D Northern Thunderbird.JPG NTA THUNDERBIRD Prince George Scheduled passenger service, charters[83]
Northwestern Air C-FNAZ Northwestern Air JS32.JPG J3 PLR POLARIS Fort Smith Scheduled passenger service, charters, cargo[84]
North-Wright Airways Pilatus Porter.jpg HW NWL NORTHWRIGHT Norman Wells Scheduled passenger service, charters[85]
Ookpik Aviation FPEN Okpik Aviation DH3T Turbo Otter.jpg Baker Lake Charters.[86]
Orca Airways C-GPAP Pa.31-350W Navajo Chieftain Orca Air YVR 21JUL13 (9339147668).jpg ORK ORCA Vancouver Scheduled passenger service, charters[87]
Ornge Ornge AugustaWestland AW139 C-GYNL 03 June 2011.jpg Thunder Bay,
Sioux Lookout,
Timmins/Victor M. Power
Air ambulance
Pacific Coastal Airlines Pacific Coastal Airlines Short 360-300 C-GPCF in CYVR.jpg 8P PCO PASCO Vancouver Scheduled passenger service, charters[88]
Pascan Aviation C-GPEA (8545799504).jpg PSC PASCAN Montréal/Saint-Hubert Regional airline, charters[89]
Pat Bay Air Pat Bay Air C185.jpg Victoria Water Floatplane charters[90]
Perimeter Aviation C-FPPW Dash DH.8 Perimeter (7642336900).jpg 4B PAG PERIMETER Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson Scheduled passenger service, charters, MEDIVAC (air ambulance), flight training[91]
Porter Airlines Porter yow.jpg PD POE PORTER AIR Billy Bishop Toronto Regional airline[92]
Pronto Airways WEW PRONTO Prince Albert (Glass Field) Scheduled passenger service.[93] Part of West Wind Aviation.[94]
Propair Beech 200 Super King Air, Propair AN0204374.jpg PRO PROPAIR Rouyn-Noranda Charter airline, MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[95]
Provincial Airlines C-GPAU Dash DH.8 Provincial Airlines (7637278782).jpg PB SPR SPEEDAIR St. John's Scheduled passenger service, charters[96]
R1 Airlines R1 Airlines Bombardier Dash 8.png TSH TRANSCANADA Calgary Charter airline, aircraft leasing[97]
Salt Spring Air Find saltspring air.jpg Ganges Floatplane, scheduled passenger service, charters[98]
Seair Seaplanes Seair Seaplanes.jpg Vancouver Water Floatplane, scheduled passenger service, charters[99]
Silverline Helicopters Holland Landing
Sky Regional Airlines Air Canada Express (Sky Regional Airlines) Embraer ERJ-170-200SU 175SU - C-FEJF - 376 - Flight AC7447 from YOW to YYZ (14435629145).jpg RS SKV MAPLE Montréal–Trudeau Scheduled passenger service as Air Canada Express
SkyLink Aviation SKK SKYLINK Toronto Pearson Charters, cargo[100]
SkyLink Express SLQ SKYLINK Toronto Pearson Charters, cargo[101]
SkyNorth Air Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson Scheduled passenger service, charters[102]
Skyservice Business Aviation ASJ Untitled (Skyservice Business Aviation)- Cessna 525C Citation CJ4 - C-FANJ - (9572236536).jpg Montréal–Trudeau,
Toronto Pearson
Charters, MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[103] Example colours only aircraft now registered to Albatros Aircraft Corporation.[104]
Stanton Airways Orillia/Lake St John Floatplanes, charters and fly-in fishing camps[105]
Starlink Aviation Starlink Aviation Jetstream 31.JPG Q4 TLK STARLINK Montréal–Trudeau Example colours only aircraft no longer registered in Canada.[106]
Summit Air Yellowknife Air Show C-FUCN D228 02.JPG Yellowknife Charters[107]
Sunwest Aviation Beech 1900 D.JPG CNK CHINOOK Calgary Charters, MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[108]
Sunwing Airlines Sunwing-B737-C-FLSW-2008-10-05-YVR.jpg WG SWG SUNWING Montréal–Trudeau,
Toronto Pearson
Scheduled passenger service, charter airline[109]
Superior Airways C-GAJT, a Piper Navajo PA31 belonging to Superior Airways, in flight (18 July 2005, morning).jpg Red Lake Charters[110]
Thomas Cook Airlines Canada
Thunder Airlines Mitsubishi MU-2B belonging to Thunder Airlines.jpg THU AIR THUNDER Thunder Bay Scheduled passenger service, charters[111]
Tofino Air Tofino Air Cessna 180.JPG Tofino Harbour Scheduled passenger service, charters[112]
Transwest Air TranswestB1900D.jpg 9T ATHABASKA Prince Albert (Glass Field) Helicopters, scheduled passenger service, charters[113]
Unaalik Aviation Kenn Borek Twin Otter C-GXXB.jpg Resolute Bay Scheduled passenger service to 5 destinations in Nunavut.[114] Registered with the Nunavummi Nangminiqaqtunik Ikajuuti Policy,[2] with bases in Cambridge Bay[115] and Iqaluit.[116]
Universal Helicopters C-GIZY Universal Helicopters Bell 206L (B06) 03.JPG Goose Bay Helicopters[117]
Vancouver Island Air Campbell River Seaplane, scheduled passenger service, charters[118]
VIH Helicopters Bell 222 in Prince Rupert (175135072).jpg Saanich, British Columbia Charters, MEDIVAC (air ambulance), aerial firefighting[119] Example colours only aircraft now different type.[120]
Visionair Quebec Visionair Québec City Jean Lesage flight training[121][122]
Voyageur Airways De Havilland Canada DHC-7-102 Dash 7, Voyageur Airways AN0604487.jpg VC VAL VOYAGEUR North Bay/Jack Garland Charters, MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[123]
Wasaya Airways Wasaya Airways 1.JPG WSG WASAYA Thunder Bay Scheduled passenger service, charters[124]
West Coast Air West Coast Air De Havilland Canada DHC-6-100 Twin Otter C-FGQH 2 (8027526497).jpg 8O YWZ Vancouver Harbour Floatplanes, scheduled passenger service, charters[125]
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[126]
WestJet Encore WestJet Encore.JPG WEN Calgary
West Wind Aviation C-FWWQ West Wind Aviation Beech 200.JPG WEW WESTWIND Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker Scheduled passenger service, charters, MEDIVAC (air ambulance). Also owns Pronto Airways.[94][127]
White River Air WRA White River Fly-in outposts[128]
Wilderness Air De Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter, Wilderness Air AN1127998.jpg Vermilion Bay Floatplanes, fly-in fishing camps[129]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Official site - Adlair Aviation
  2. ^ a b c The Nunavummi Nangminiqaqtunik Ikajuuti Policy requires that the owner, or 51% ownership of the companies shares, be Nunavut residents. Full criteria is at Criteria for NNI Registration.
  3. ^ NNI Policy Business Profile - Adlair Aviation
  4. ^ Adler Aviation
  5. ^ Corporate Profile
  6. ^ Air Canada at Star Alliance
  7. ^ Air Canada launches new regional brand
  8. ^ Our Clients
  9. ^ Air Creebec
  10. ^ AirExpress Ontario
  11. ^ Air Georgian
  12. ^ Our Fleet
  13. ^ Services
  14. ^ Outdoor Activities - Plane Rours and Sky Diving
  15. ^ Forfaits
  16. ^ Air North
  17. ^ Air Nunavut Limited - Complete Profile at Industry Canada
  18. ^ NNI Policy Business Profile - Air Nunavut
  19. ^ 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
  20. ^ Firm Details for - Air Nunavut
  21. ^ Air Saguenay
  22. ^ Air Spray
  23. ^ AirSprint
  24. ^ Discovery Air
  25. ^ Air Tindi
  26. ^ Air Transat at Transat A.T.
  27. ^ Aklak Air at the Inuvialuit Development Corporation.
  28. ^ Alkan Air - Company
  29. ^ Bar XH Air - Services
  30. ^ Bearskin Airlines
  31. ^ About The Kingston Airport
  32. ^ Buffalo Airways
  33. ^ Calm Air
  34. ^ a b Canada Wings - Participants
  35. ^ Canadian Helicopters
  36. ^ Canadian North
  37. ^ CanJet About Us
  38. ^ Capital Helicopters (1995) Inc.
  39. ^ Cargojet Airways
  40. ^ Central Mountain Air About Us
  41. ^ CHC Helicopter About Us
  42. ^ Cloud Air
  43. ^ Corilair
  44. ^ Cougar Helicopters About Us
  45. ^ DAL Aviation at High Arctic Lodge
  46. ^ Enerjet
  47. ^ Exact Air
  48. ^ EVAS Air
  49. ^ Fast Air
  50. ^ First Air route map
  51. ^ Flair Airlines
  52. ^ Flightexec
  53. ^ The Craig Evan Corporation O/A Flightexec
  54. ^ Harbour Air
  55. ^ Harv's Air Service Air Taxi Service
  56. ^ Harv's Air Service
  57. ^ Hawkair
  58. ^ Helicopter Transport Services - About
  59. ^ Helijet
  60. ^ Innu Mikun Airlines - About
  61. ^ Integra Air
  62. ^ Island Express Air
  63. ^ About Jazz
  64. ^ KD Air
  65. ^ Keewatin Air Lifeline
  66. ^ Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter - Flight Operations
  67. ^ Kenn Borek Air
  68. ^ Keystone Air Service
  69. ^ Kivalliq Air
  70. ^ Kootenay Direct Airlines
  71. ^ LR Helicopters
  72. ^ McMurray Aviation
  73. ^ Maritime Air Charter
  74. ^ Canadian Civil Aircraft Register: History Search Result
  75. ^ Missinippi Airways
  76. ^ Morningstar Air Express
  77. ^ Canadian Civil Aircraft Register: History Search Result
  78. ^ Nakina Air Service at Pilot Career Centre
  79. ^ Nolinor Aviation
  80. ^ Nor-Alta Aviation
  81. ^ North Cariboo Air
  82. ^ Northern Air
  83. ^ Northern Thunderbird Air
  84. ^ Northwestern Air
  85. ^ North-Wright Airways
  86. ^ Baker Lake 2008
  87. ^ Orca Airways
  88. ^ Pacific Coastal Airlines
  89. ^ Pascan Aviation
  90. ^ Pat Bay Air
  91. ^ Perimeter Aviation
  92. ^ Porter Airlines
  93. ^ Pronto Airways
  94. ^ a b West Wind Aviation
  95. ^ Propair
  96. ^ Provincial Airlines
  97. ^ Regional 1
  98. ^ Salt Spring Air
  99. ^ Seair Seaplanes
  100. ^ SkyLink Aviation
  101. ^ SkyLink Express
  102. ^ SkyNorth Air
  103. ^ Skyservice Business Aviation
  104. ^ Canadian Civil Aircraft Register: History Search Result
  105. ^ Stanton Airways
  106. ^ Canadian Civil Aircraft Register: History Search Result
  107. ^ Summit Air
  108. ^ Sunwest Aviation
  109. ^ Sunwing Airlines
  110. ^ Superior Airways
  111. ^ Thunder Airlines
  112. ^ Tofino Air
  113. ^ Transwest Air
  114. ^ Unaalik Aviation schedule
  115. ^ Unaalik Aviation (2004) Inc. - Cambridge Bay
  116. ^ Unaalik Aviation (2004) Inc. - Iqaluit
  117. ^ Universal Helicopters
  118. ^ Vancouver Island Air
  119. ^ VIH Helicopters
  120. ^ Canadian Civil Aircraft Register: History Search Result
  121. ^ Visionair Québec (Visionair)
  122. ^ Contact
  123. ^ Voyageur Airways
  124. ^ Wasaya Airways
  125. ^ West Coast Air
  126. ^ WestJet, Air France, KLM work toward code-share
  127. ^ Services
  128. ^ White River Air Charter Services
  129. ^ Wilderness Air