List of airlines of Ontario

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

Current airlines[edit]

Airline Image IATA ICAO Callsign Hub Airport(s) or
Adler Aviation SWH SHOCKWAVE Waterloo Charters, cargo, flight training[1]
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[3]
Bearskin Airlines Fairchild SA-227AC Metro III, Bearskin Airlines AN0312332.jpg BLS BEARSKIN Sioux Lookout,
Thunder Bay
Regional, scheduled passenger service, charters[4]
Brock Air Services BRD BROCK AIR Kingston/Norman Rogers Charters and MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[5]
Cargojet C-FGAJ (7733720520).jpg W8 CJT CARGOJET John C. Munro Hamilton Cargo[6]
First Air GRMZ FAB AT72 at Cambridge Bay 02.jpg 7F FAB FIRST AIR Yellowknife,
Scheduled passenger service, cargo, charters[7]
Flightexec C-FAWZ28112011LHR (6423886181).jpg Buttonville,
Charter airline, MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[8][9]
Helicopter Transport Services Helicopter Transport Services FKEP B06.jpg Carp Charters, MEDIVAC (air ambulance), aerial firefighting[10]
Nakina Air Service T2 Nakina Floatplane charters[11]
Ornge Ornge Thunder Bay.JPG Thunder Bay,
Sioux Lookout,
Timmins/Victor M. Power
Air ambulance
Porter Airlines Porter yow.jpg PD POE PORTER AIR Billy Bishop Toronto Regional airline[12]
Silverline Helicopters Holland Landing
SkyLink Aviation SKK SKYLINK Toronto Pearson Charters, cargo[13]
SkyLink Express SLQ SKYLINK Toronto Pearson Charters, cargo[14]
Stanton Airways Orillia/Lake St John Floatplanes, charters and fly-in fishing camps[15]
Superior Airways C-GAJT, a Piper Navajo PA31 belonging to Superior Airways, in flight (18 July 2005, morning).jpg Red Lake Charters[16]
Thunder Airlines Mitsubishi MU-2B belonging to Thunder Airlines.jpg THU AIR THUNDER Thunder Bay Scheduled passenger service, charters[17]
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)[18]
Wasaya Airways Wasaya Airways 1.JPG WSG WASAYA Thunder Bay Scheduled passenger service, charters[19]
White River Air WRA White River Fly-in outposts[20]
Wilderness Air De Havilland Canada DHC-3 Otter, Wilderness Air AN1127998.jpg Vermilion Bay Floatplanes, fly-in fishing camps[21]

Defunct airlines[edit]

Airline Image IATA ICAO Callsign Hub airport(s) or
De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Mk1, 30000 Island Air AN0255011.jpg Parry Sound Harbour 2000? - ?, charter rental & leasing Service air operator based in Parry Sound, Ontario using de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver
Air Ontario Air Ontario Convair 580 new livery.jpg GX ONT ONTARIO London 1987 - 2001, to Air Canada Jazz
AllCanada Express C-FACX B727-27(F) ACE All Canada Express YVR 16JUL01 (6925637050).jpg CNX CANEX Toronto Pearson 1992 - 2005
Austin Airways Austin Airways DHC-6-300.jpg AAW Timmins/Victor M. Power 1934 - 1987, to Air Ontario
Canada 3000 Airbus A310-304, Canada 3000 AN0181735.jpg 2T CMM ELITE Toronto Pearson 1988 - 2001, formerly Canada 2000; Canada 3000 Cargo sold to Cargojet and 2005 revival failed
City Express De Havilland Canada DHC-8-102 Dash 8, City Express AN1423595.jpg Peterborough 1971 - 1991, founded as Air Atonabee 1971
Great Lakes Airlines Sarnia Chris Hadfield 1958 - 1983, to Air Ontario
Intair Fokker 100 (F-28-0100), Intair AN0230667.jpg ND INT INTAIR Toronto Pearson 1989 - 1991, established by City Express as a successor to Skycraft Air Transport
Millardair Douglas C-47A CF-WTV Millardair TOR 27.07.75 edited-5.jpg Toronto Pearson 1962 - 1990, continued as aircraft maintenance and servicing firm Millard Air Incorporated (Millardair MRO) 1990-2012
NAC Air HMR HAMMER Thunder Bay 2000 - 2008, North American Charters was 100% First Nations owned
NorOntair De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter, NorOntair AN1634008.jpg NOA NORONTAIR Sault Ste. Marie 1971 - 1996, airline operations of Ontario Northland Transportation Commission
Odyssey International Odyssey International Boeing 757 JetPix.jpg OL ODY ODYSSEY Toronto Pearson 1988 - 1990, name, aircraft and some employees were merged with Nationair, and operated as a separate division of Nolisair for a short period of time
Ontario Central Airlines NUN NUNASI Kenora 1947 - 1991?, became Nunasi-Central Airlines in 1984 and then to Nunasi-Northland Airlines in 1987
Ontario Express 9X OEL PARTNER 1980s - 1998, to Canadian Airlines
Pem-Air PD OEM PEM-AIR Pembroke 1970 - 2002
Roots Air 6J SSV SKYTOUR Toronto Pearson 2000 - 2001, part of Roots Canada, ceased operations when ownership acquired by Air Canada
Skycraft Air Transport Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirante, Skycraft Air Transport AN1662193.jpg Oshawa 1977 - 1989, reincarnated in 1989 and operating until 1994.
Skyservice Skyservice.a320.750pix.jpg 5G SSV SKYTOUR Toronto Pearson 1986 - 2010, differs from existing Skyservice Business Aviation - same owners
Starratt Airways Hudson, Kenora District 1932 - 1942, to Canadian Pacific Airlines
Vacationair Vacationair Boeing 737-200 Maiwald.jpg Toronto 1988 - 1990, initiated by Gray Coach Lines
Vision Airways Corporation V6 VSN VISION Timmins/Victor M. Power ? - 1994
Vistajet VJT VISTA Ottawa,
1997 - 1997 1973 - 1991
Zoom Airlines C-GTDX B757-28A Zoom MAN 04AUG08 (6590684867).jpg Z4 OOM ZOOM Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier 2002 - 2008, named acquired for new XPO Airlines 2009