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FORMED AND STARTED OPERATIONS IN 1977. DOMESTIC, REGIONAL, & INTERNATIONAL, SCHEDULED & CHARTER, PASSENGER & CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.
150 CONDOR ROAD
WHITEHORSE, YUKON TERRITORY Y1A 6E6, CANADA
CANADA WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1867, IT COVERS AN AREA OF 9,976,139 SQ KM, ITS POPULATION IS 30 MILLION, ITS CAPITAL CITY IS OTTAWA, AND ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGES ARE ENGLISH & FRENCH.
Air North (AND), Yukon's Airline is a regionally based carrier providing service within the Yukon and between the Yukon and British Columbia, Alberta, NW Territories, and Alaska. Like their northern counterparts, Canadian North Airlines (CNN) and First Air (BRS), (AND) has a First Nations ownership component and provides service from its territorial region to southern gateways. (AND) is headquartered in the Yukon and has most of its infrastructure, mobile assets, and its employees based there as well. Scheduled services from and to the Yukon, as well as within the Yukon are the mainstay of its business with cargo being an essential component of its scheduled route traffic. Charter flying makes an important contribution to its operation, in that it provides valuable incremental airplane utilization and revenue.
February 1977: Air North (AND) was founded on February 1, 1977 by Joseph Sparling and Tom Wood. (AND) initially operated a charter service primarily in support of the mining industry. (AND) commenced operations with one Cessna 206, and over the next decade, operated on wheels, floats, and skis with many airplane types, including the Cessna 150, 172, 185, 206, and 337; the De Havilland Beaver, Otter, and Caribou; the Britten Norman Islander; the Beech 18 and 80, and the Douglas DC-3 and DC-4. Scheduled services within the Yukon and between the Yukon and Alaska were started in the mid 1980's and in 1996, the company began to replace its piston powered fleet with turbo props.
November 2001: Plans for 737-200'S to be used for new services to Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver starting in June 2002, 3 per week.
May 2002: 2 737-201's (22273, C-FJLB; 21817, C-GNAU), Structures Unlimited leased.
August 2002: 1 737-201 (C-FJLB) has "www.flyairnorth.com" and "Yukon's Airline" on white fuselage. Logo on tail is a blue compass point with "N" above.
February 2007: NAV Canada selected Sensis to supply new surveillance technologies, including up to 200 (ADS-B) units, to areas in the northern part of the country and around Vancouver Harbor and Fort St John that currently do not have surveillance coverage. NAV Canada President & (CEO) John Crichton said the deal will result in "safety and customer efficiency benefits at a much lower cost compared to traditional radar."
January 2008: In 2007 Air North (AND) carried >100,000 scheduled passengers (most flights carry both passengers and cargo).
June 2008: 737-2X6C (23122, C-GANV), ex-Aloha (ALO), ex-(N816AL "KING DAVID KALAKAUA"), AJet leased.
December 2008: Air North (AND) operates scheduled and charter, jet airplane services throughout the Yukon and NW Territories, with extensions to Alberta, British Columbia, and Fairbanks, Alaska.
(AND) employs >200 people in the Yukon, plus operates a base in Vancouver employing 60+ people.
(IATA) Code: 4N - 287. (ICAO) Code: ANT - (Callsign - AIR NORTH).
Parent organization/shareholders: Joseph Sparling (51%); & Vuntut Development Corp (49%).
Main Base: Whitehorse Airport (YXY).
Air North (AND) presently flies from Whitehorse to Dawson City and Old Crow in the Yukon; to Inuvik in the Northwest Territories; to Fairbanks, Alaska (seasonally); to Vancouver, British Columbia and to Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta.
April 2011: SEE ATTACHED "AIRLINER WORLD" ARTICLE ON HS748 OPERATIONS - - "AND-2011-04-A/B/C/D/E/F."
July 2012: 737-548 (26287, C-GANJ), EX-(N248TR), Triton (TIA) leased.
February 2014: Air North (AND), the Canadian carrier originating in the countryís NW territory of Yukon, strengthened its domestic network with 2 new services from its Whitehorse (YXY) base on February 6th, both operated utilizing (AND)ís 122Y-seat 737-500s. With the shortest sector being the 1,107 km service to Yellowknife (YZF), and the longest being inaugurated to Ottawa (YOW) at 4,152 km via Yellowknife (YZF), both routes are operated 2x-weekly, on Thursdays and Sundays. (AND)ís new airport pairs will face no competition from other carriers.
Route Network Update for Air North (AND):
Air North ((IATA) Code: 4N, based at Whitehorse) (AND) network changes:
Yellowknife to Kelowna route has been canceled.
August 2016: Air North ((IATA) Code: 4N, (ICAO) Code: ANT) (AND) acquired ATR42-300QC (143, C-FVGP), ex-(C-FTCP).
October 2018: See video of Air North (AND) 737-500 takeoff: