Perimeter Aviation

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

Perimeter Aviation
PerimiterAviation.png
IATA
YP[1]
ICAO
PAG
Callsign
PERIMETER
Founded1960
HubsWinnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
Secondary hubsThompson Airport
Focus citiesThompson, Manitoba , Island Lake, Manitoba
Frequent-flyer programPerimeter Passport
Airport loungeWinnipeg, Manitoba, Thompson, Manitoba
Fleet size33,[2] 34
Destinations23[3]
Company sloganPutting First Nations First
Parent companyExchange Income Corporation[4]
HeadquartersWinnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Key peopleMark Wehrle (President), Nick Vodden (Operations Manager), Eric Vermette (Chief Pilot 705), Cory Bertram (Chief Pilot 703 / 704), Karla Tibbo (Flight Attendant Manager), John Sprague (PRM)
Websitehttp://www.perimeter.ca
 
Jump to: navigation, search
Perimeter Aviation
PerimiterAviation.png
IATA
YP[1]
ICAO
PAG
Callsign
PERIMETER
Founded1960
HubsWinnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
Secondary hubsThompson Airport
Focus citiesThompson, Manitoba , Island Lake, Manitoba
Frequent-flyer programPerimeter Passport
Airport loungeWinnipeg, Manitoba, Thompson, Manitoba
Fleet size33,[2] 34
Destinations23[3]
Company sloganPutting First Nations First
Parent companyExchange Income Corporation[4]
HeadquartersWinnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Key peopleMark Wehrle (President), Nick Vodden (Operations Manager), Eric Vermette (Chief Pilot 705), Cory Bertram (Chief Pilot 703 / 704), Karla Tibbo (Flight Attendant Manager), John Sprague (PRM)
Websitehttp://www.perimeter.ca

Perimeter Aviation LP (Perimeter Airlines) is an airline with its head office on the property of Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.[5] Perimeter Aviation operates 35 aircraft on scheduled, charter, and medevac service. It was established and started operations in 1960. It operates scheduled passenger services from Winnipeg to 21 destinations, and advanced instrument flight training, freight and MEDEVAC services.[6] Its main base is Winnipeg International Airport.[7]

Perimeter is the largest carrier in Manitoba, in terms of number of aircraft and number of flights.[6]

Destinations[edit]

As of November 2013, Perimeter provides scheduled passenger service to the following destinations:[3]

Fleet[edit]

Perimeter Aviation Metro II

Perimeter Aviation operates 33 aircraft[2] and as of November 2013 there were 34 aircraft registered to Perimeter Aviation with Transport Canada:[8]

Perimeter Aviation Fleet
AircraftNo. of AircraftVariantsNotes
Beechcraft Baron 55295-B55
Beechcraft Model 99199No longer on scheduled service
Beechcraft Travel Air3D95A, E952 - D95A, E95
De Havilland Canada Dash 85102, 106, 3141 DHC-8-102, 2 DHC-8-106, 2 DHC-8-314
Fairchild7SA227-AC
Swearingen16SA226-AT, SA226-T, SA226-TC1 SA226-AT, 1 SA226-T, 14 SA226-TC

Perimeter operates 34 aircraft on scheduled, charter, and medevac service with all aircraft having two engines for safety reasons. These include over 22 Metros, and three Dash-8's. The Metros can be quickly configured from straight freighter configuration to 19-seat commuter interior. The Dash-8s can be quickly configured to 37 seats, 29 seats, 21 seats, or as a straight freighter which can accommodate up to 8,800 lb (4,000 kg) of cargo.

Lastly, Perimeter operates three Beechcraft Travel Airs and two slightly larger Beech Barons. These aircraft are used for flight training and bag runs.

Accidents and incidents[edit]

Perimeter Airlines has had five reported accidents.

References[edit]

  1. ^ IATA Airline and Airport Code Search. Retrieved 26 November 2013
  2. ^ a b Spirit Takes Flight
  3. ^ a b Perimeter Aviation: Destinations Retrieved on 11 November 2013
  4. ^ Exchange Income Corporation
  5. ^ "Contact Perimeter Aviation." Perimeter Aviation. Retrieved on December 24, 2012. "Perimeter Aviation LP. 626 Ferry Road, Winnipeg International Airport Winnipeg, MB R3H 0T7"
  6. ^ a b Perimeter Aviation: About Retrieved on 20 March 2010
  7. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-10. p. 63. 
  8. ^ Transport Canada listing of aircraft owned by "Perimeter Aviation" (enter Perimeter Aviation in the box titled "Owner Name")
  9. ^ Accident description for Perimeter Airlines (PAG207) at the Aviation Safety Network
  10. ^ CADORS report for Perimeter Airlines (PAG207)
  11. ^ Accident description for Perimeter Airlines (C-GYPA) at the Aviation Safety Network
  12. ^ CADORS report for Perimeter Airlines (PAG962)
  13. ^ Accident description for Perimeter Airlines (C-FTNV) at the Aviation Safety Network
  14. ^ CADORS report for Perimeter Airlines (PAG105)
  15. ^ "Baby dies in Nunavut plane crash". CBC Radio. 23 December 2012. 
  16. ^ CADORS report for Perimeter Airlines (PAG993)

External links[edit]