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.

AirlineImageIATAICAOCallsignHub Airport(s) or
Adlair AviationAdlair Aviation de Havilland Twin Otter 200 SeriesCambridge BayCharters[1] Registered with the Nunavummi Nangminiqaqtunik Ikajuuti Policy.[2][3]
Adler AviationSWHSHOCKWAVEWaterloo InternationalCharters, cargo, flight training[4]
Air CanadaAir Canada Airbus A330-300ACACAAIR CANADAMontréal-Trudeau,
Toronto Pearson,
Calgary International,
Vancouver International
Flag carrier of Canada.[5] Largest in Canada.[6]
Air Canada ExpressVariousVariousVariousCalgary,
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 JetzAir Canada Jetz Airbus A320Montreal, QuebecCharter airline[8]
Air Canada RougeAir Canada Jetz Airbus A320RVROUROUGEMontréal-Trudeau,
Toronto Pearson,
Calgary International,
Vancouver International
Air CreebecAir Creebec Dash 8YNCRQCREEVal-d'OrRegional, charters[9]
Air Express OntarioOttawa Macdonald-Cartier,
Oshawa Municipal
Air GeorgianAir Georgian Beechcraft 1900DZXGGNGEORGIANToronto PearsonRegional, charters, cargo[11]
Air InuitAir Inuit Bombardier Dash 83HAIEINUITMontréal-TrudeauScheduled passenger service, charters, combi, cargo, helicopter[12]
Air LabradorAir Labrador Beech 1900DWJLALLAB AIRGoose Bay AirportRegional, charters[13]
Air MontmagnyMontmagnyCharters, sky diving[14][15]
Air NorthAir North Boeing 737-2004NANTAIR NORTHErik Nielsen Whitehorse InternationalScheduled passenger service, charters, cargo[16]
Air NunavutAir Nunavut Beech King Air 200BFFAIR BAFFINIqaluitCharters 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 SaguenayJonquière, QuebecRegional, charters, floatplanes[21]
Air TindiAir Tindi Twin Otters on floats8TYellowknife,
Fort Simpson
Scheduled passenger service, charters. Owned by Discovery Air.[22][23]
Air TransatAirTransat-A330atYUL.jpgTSTSCAIR TRANSATMontréal-TrudeauScheduled passenger service, Charter airline. Owned by Transat A.T..[24]
Aklak AirC-GHOC - Kenn Borek Air in Aklak colours - BE100.jpg6LAKKAKLAKInuvik (Mike Zubko)Scheduled passenger service, charters. Part of the Inuvialuit Development Corporation.[25]
Alkan AirAKNALKAN AIRErik Nielsen Whitehorse InternationalCharters and MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[26]
Alta FlightsALZEdmonton InternationalCharters[27][28]
Bar XH AirBXHPALLISERMedicine HatCharters and MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[29]
Bearskin AirlinesBearskin Airlines MetrolinerBLSBEARSKINSioux Lookout,
Thunder Bay International
Regional, scheduled passenger service, charters[30]
Brock Air ServicesBRDBROCK AIRKingston/Norman RogersCharters and MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[31]
Buffalo AirwaysBuffalo Airways DC4J4BFLBUFFALOHay RiverScheduled passenger service, charters, cargo, aerial firefighting. featured on Ice Pilots NWT.[32]
Calm AirCalm Air SaabMOCAVCALM AIRThompsonScheduled passenger service, charters, cargo[33]
Canadian HelicoptersCanadian Helicopters Sikorsky S-76ACDNCANADIANLes Cèdres, QuebecCarters, flight training, aerial firefighting. Along with Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter, Atlantis Systems International and Canadian Base Operators operates Allied Wings.[34][35]
Canadian NorthCanadian North Boeing 7375TMPEEMPRESSYellowknifeScheduled passenger service, charter airline[36]
CanJetCanJet Airlines Boeing 737C6CJACANJETHalifax StanfieldLow cost charter airline[37]
Capital HelicoptersErik Nielsen Whitehorse International AirportHelicopter charter service. Bell 206 and Robinson R44 Raven II aircraft[38]
Cargojet AirwaysW8CJTCARGOJETMississauga, OntarioCargo[39]
Central Mountain AirCentral Mountain Air Dornier 3289MGLRGLACIERSmithersRegional, charters[40]
CHC HelicopterCHC Helicopter Sikorsky S-61LHMBHUMMINGBIRDRichmond, British ColumbiaHelicopter charters, flight training[41]
Cloud AirLake Muskoka/Mortimer's PointFloatplane, scheduled passenger service, charters, flight training[42]
Cougar HelicoptersCougar Helicopters Sikorsky S-92ACHICOUGARSt. John's, Newfoundland and LabradorHelicopter services to oil platforms and ships off the Newfoundland and Nova Scotia coast[43]
DAL AviationDal Aviation de Havilland Beaver (DHC2)Cambridge BaySeasonal floatplane charters.[44]
EnerjetEGENJENERJET AIRCalgary InternationalCharter airline[45]
Exact AirBaie-ComeauScheduled, charter passenger and cargo services, as well as supplying aviation fuel, ground services and aircraft maintenance and repair.[46]
Exploits Valley Air Services8KEVASGanderScheduled passenger service as part of Air Canada Express, sightseeing flights, air ambulance services and maintenance.[47]
Fast AirPRBPOLAR BEARWinnipeg, Manitoba[48]
First AirFirst Air C-130 Hercules7FFABFIRST AIRYellowknife,
Scheduled passenger service, cargo, charters[49]
Flair AirlinesC-FLEN Flair Airlines B737 400.jpgFLEFLAIRKelowna InternationalCharter airline[50]
London International
Charter airline, MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[51]
Harbour AirHarbour Air Single OtterH3HARBOUR EXPRESSVancouver HarbourScheduled passenger service, charters[52]
Harv's Air ServiceSteinbach (South)Charters, flight training, air taxi[53][54]
HawkairC-FCJE landing in Vancouver.jpgBHTerrace and KitimatRegional airline, scheduled passenger service, charters[55]
Helicopter Transport ServicesHelicopter Transport Services Bell 206Ottawa/CarpCharters, MEDIVAC (air ambulance), aerial firefighting[56]
HelijetHelijet Sikorsky S-76AJBJBAHELIJETVancouver InternationalScheduled passenger service, charters[57]
Innu Mikun AirlinesGoose BayRegional airline, charters. A joint partnership between Innu Development Limited Partnership and Provincial Airlines.[58]
Integra AirLethbridge CountyScheduled passenger service, charters[59]
Island Express AirAbbotsford InternationalScheduled passenger service[60]
Jazz Aviation LPAir Canada Jazz Bombardier CRJ100QKJZAJAZZHalifax StanfieldRegional, operates as Air Canada Express[61]
KD AirKD Air Piper PA-31 NavajoXCKDCKAY DEEVancouver InternationalScheduled passenger service, charters[62]
Keewatin AirFKRankin InletCharters and MEDIVAC (air ambulance) only.[63]
Kelowna Flightcraft Air CharterKelowna Flightcraft IAI 1125 AstraKWKFAFLIGHTCRAFTKelowna InternationalScheduled passenger service, cargo Charter airline. Along with Canadian Helicopters, Atlantis Systems International and Canadian Base Operators operates Allied Wings.[34][64]
Kenn Borek AirKenn Borek Basler BT-674KKBABOREK AIRCalgary InternationalCharters, aircraft leasing[65]
Keystone Air ServiceKeystone Air Service BE20 C-FSPN.jpgKEEKEYSTONEWinnipeg/St. AndrewsCharters[66]
Kivalliq AirC-FSKN Kivalliq Air Beech 200.JPGFKWinnipeg James Armstrong RichardsonScheduled passenger service[67]
Kootenay Direct AirlinesNelsonCharters[68]
LR HelicoptersCalgary/SpringbankCharters, flight training[69]
Maritime Air CharterMaritime Air Charter PA-31 NavajoHalifax StanfieldAir charter. Provides fixed-wing service for Environment Canada to Sable Island.[70]
Missinippi AirwaysMissinippi Airways Cessna 208 C-FMCB.jpgThe Pas/Grace LakeCharters and scheduled services. Bases at Thompson, Flin Flon and a sub-base at Pukatawagan[71]
Morningstar Air ExpressMALMORNINGSTAREdmonton City CentreCargo airline[72]
Nakina Air ServiceT2NakinaFloatplane charters[73]
Nolinor AviationNolinor Aviation Convair 580NRLNOLINORMontréal-MirabelCharter airline[74]
Nor-Alta AviationLTFort Vermilion,
High Level
Charters and MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[75]
North Cariboo AirNorth Cariboo Convair 440NCBNORTH CARIBOUFort St. JohnCharter airline[76]
Northern Thunderbird AirNorthern Thunderbird Beechcraft 1900DNTATHUNDERBIRDPrince GeorgeScheduled passenger service, charters[77]
Northwestern AirC-FNAZ Northwestern Air JS32.JPGJ3PLRPOLARISFort SmithScheduled passenger service, charters, cargo[78]
North-Wright AirwaysHWNWLNORTHWRIGHTNorman WellsScheduled passenger service, charters[79]
Ookpik AviationOokpik Aviation Turbo BeaverBaker LakeCharters.[80]
Orca AirwaysORKORCAVancouver InternationalScheduled passenger service, charters[81]
Pacific Coastal AirlinesPacific Coastal Airlines Short 360-300 C-GPCF in CYVR.jpg8PPCOPASCOVancouver InternationalScheduled passenger service, charters[82]
Pascan AviationPSCPASCANMontréal/Saint-HubertRegional airline, charters[83]
Pat Bay AirPat Bay Air Cessna 185Victoria WaterFloatplane charters[84]
Perimeter AviationPerimeter Aviation Metroliner4BPAGPERIMETERWinnipeg James Armstrong RichardsonScheduled passenger service, charters, MEDIVAC (air ambulance), flight training[85]
Porter AirlinesPorter Airlines Dash 8 Q400PDPOEPORTER AIRBilly Bishop TorontoRegional airline[86]
Pronto AirwaysWEWPRONTOPrince Albert (Glass Field)Scheduled passenger service.[87] Part of West Wind Aviation.[88]
PropairPROPROPAIRRouyn-NorandaCharter airline, MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[89]
Provincial AirlinesPBSPRSPEEDAIRSt. John's InternationalScheduled passenger service, charters[90]
Regional 1Regional 1 Dash 8TSHTRANSCANADACalgary, AlbertaCharter airline, aircraft leasing[91]
Salt Spring AirSalt Spring Air BeaverGangesFloatplane, scheduled passenger service, charters[92]
Seair SeaplanesSeair Seaplanes Turbo BeaverVancouver InternationalFloatplane, scheduled passenger service, charters[93]
Silverline Helicopters
Sky Regional AirlinesRSSKVMAPLEMontréal-TrudeauScheduled passenger service as Air Canada Express
SkyLink AviationToronto, OntarioCharters, cargo[94]
SkyLink Express Inc.SLQSKYLINKOffices

St. Johns


Charters, cargo[95]
SkyNorth AirWinnipeg James Armstrong RichardsonScheduled passenger service, charters[96]
Skyservice Business AviationMontréal-Trudeau,
Toronto Pearson
Charters, MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[97]
Stanton AirwaysOrillia/Lake St JohnFloatplanes, charters and fly-in fishing camps[98]
Starlink AviationQ4TLKSTARLINKMontréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport
Summit AirSummit Air D228 DornierYellowknifeCharters[99]
Sunwest AviationSunwest Aviation Beech 1900DCNKCHINOOKCalgary InternationalCharters, MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[100]
Sunwing AirlinesSunwing Airlines Boeing 737-800WGSWGSUNWINGMontréal-Trudeau,
Toronto Pearson
Scheduled passenger service, charter airline[101]
Superior AirwaysSuperior Airways Piper PA31Red LakeCharters[102]
Thomas Cook Airlines Canada
Thunder AirlinesThunder Airlines Mitsubishi MU-2BTHUAIR THUNDERThunder Bay InternationalScheduled passenger service, charters[103]
Tofino AirTofino HarbourScheduled passenger service, charters[104]
Transwest AirTranswest Air Beech 1900D9TATHABASKAPrince Albert (Glass Field)Helicopters, scheduled passenger service, charters[105]
Trinity HelicoptersTrinity Helicopters B206 C-GENT.jpgYellowknifeA Yellowknives Dene helicopter charter company with bases at Cambridge Bau, Iqaluit and Whitehorse[106]
Unaalik AviationKenn Borek Twin Otter C-GXXB.jpgResolute BayScheduled passenger service to 5 destinations in Nunavut.[107] Registered with the Nunavummi Nangminiqaqtunik Ikajuuti Policy,[2] with bases in Cambridge Bay[108] and Iqaluit.[109]
Universal HelicoptersUniversal Helicopters Bell 206LGoose BayHelicopters[110]
Vancouver Island AirCampbell RiverSeaplane, scheduled passenger service, charters[111]
VIH HelicoptersVIH Helicopters Bell 212Saanich, British ColumbiaCharters, MEDIVAC (air ambulance), aerial firefighting[112]
Visionair QuebecVisionairQuébec City Jean Lesage Internationalflight training[113][114]
Voyageur AirwaysVoyageur Airways Dash 7VCVALVOYAGEURNorth Bay/Jack GarlandCharters, MEDIVAC (air ambulance)[115]
Wasaya AirwaysWSGWASAYAThunder Bay InternationalScheduled passenger service, charters[116]
West Coast AirWest Coast Air Twin Otter8OYWZVancouver HarbourFloatplanes, scheduled passenger service, charters[117]
WestJetWestJet Boeing 737-700WSWJAWESTJETCalgary International,
Vancouver International,
Toronto Pearson
Low-cost carrier, scheduled passenger service. Canada's second largest airline after Air Canada[118]
West Wind AviationC-FWWQ West Wind Aviation Beech 200.JPGWEWWESTWINDSaskatoon John G. DiefenbakerScheduled passenger service, charters, MEDIVAC (air ambulance). Also owns Pronto Airways.[88][119]
White River AirWRAWhite RiverFly-in outposts[120]
Wilderness AirVermilion BayFloatplanes, fly-in fishing camps[121]

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. ^ Air Canada Jetz - About Us
  9. ^ Air Creebec
  10. ^ Air Express 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. ^ Discovery Air
  23. ^ Air Tindi
  24. ^ Air Transat at Transat A.T.
  25. ^ Aklak Air at the Inuvialuit Development Corporation.
  26. ^ Alkan Air - Company
  27. ^ Alta Flights
  28. ^ Locations
  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. ^ Cougar Helicopters About Us
  44. ^ DAL Aviation at High Arctic Lodge
  45. ^ Enerjet
  46. ^ Exact Air
  47. ^ EVAS Air
  48. ^ 4701 Fast Air
  49. ^ First Air route map
  50. ^ Flair Airlines
  51. ^ Flightexec
  52. ^ Harbour Air
  53. ^ Harv's Air Service Air Taxi Service
  54. ^ Harv's Air Service
  55. ^ Hawkair
  56. ^ Helicopter Transport Services - About
  57. ^ Helijet
  58. ^ Innu Mikun Airlines - About
  59. ^ Integra Air
  60. ^ Island Express Air
  61. ^ Jazz Corporate Contacts
  62. ^ KD Air
  63. ^ Keewatin Air Lifeline
  64. ^ Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter - Flight Operations
  65. ^ Kenn Borek Air
  66. ^ Keystone Air Service
  67. ^ Kivalliq Air
  68. ^ Kootenay Direct Airlines
  69. ^ LR Helicopters
  70. ^ Maritime Air Charter
  71. ^ Missinippi Airways contact
  72. ^ Morningstar Air Express
  73. ^ Nakina Air Service at Pilot Career Centre
  74. ^ Nolinor Aviation
  75. ^ Nor-Alta Aviation
  76. ^ North Cariboo Air
  77. ^ Northern Thunderbird Air
  78. ^ Northwestern Air
  79. ^ North-Wright Airways
  80. ^ Baker Lake 2008
  81. ^ Orca Airways
  82. ^ Pacific Coastal Airlines
  83. ^ Pascan Aviation
  84. ^ Pat Bay Air
  85. ^ Perimeter Aviation
  86. ^ Porter Airlines
  87. ^ Pronto Airways
  88. ^ a b West Wind Aviation
  89. ^ Propair
  90. ^ Provincial Airlines
  91. ^ Regional 1
  92. ^ Salt Spring Air
  93. ^ Seair Seaplanes
  94. ^ SkyLink Aviation
  95. ^ SkyLink Express
  96. ^ SkyNorth Air
  97. ^ Skyservice Business Aviation
  98. ^ Stanton Airways
  99. ^ Summit Air
  100. ^ Sunwest Aviation
  101. ^ Sunwing Airlines
  102. ^ Superior Airways
  103. ^ Thunder Airlines
  104. ^ Tofino Air
  105. ^ Transwest Air
  106. ^ Company Profile, Helicopter Bases
  107. ^ Unaalik Aviation schedule
  108. ^ Unaalik Aviation (2004) Inc. - Cambridge Bay
  109. ^ Unaalik Aviation (2004) Inc. - Iqaluit
  110. ^ Universal Helicopters
  111. ^ Vancouver Island Air
  112. ^ VIH Helicopters
  113. ^ Visionair Québec (Visionair)
  114. ^ Contact
  115. ^ Voyageur Airways
  116. ^ Wasaya Airways
  117. ^ West Coast Air
  118. ^ WestJet, Air France, KLM work toward code-share
  119. ^ Services
  120. ^ White River Air Charter Services
  121. ^ Wilderness Air