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FORMED AND STARTED OPERATIONS IN 1946. REGIONAL, SCHEDULED & CHARTER, PASSENGER & CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.
20 COPE DRIVE
KANATA, ONTARIO K2M 2V8, 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.
FIRST AIR (BRS) WAS FOUNDED IN 1946 AS BRADLEY AIR SERVICES.
JULY 1995: FLIES TO 23 POINTS IN CANADA & GREENLAND.
FIRST AIR (BRS) IS OWNED BY THE MAKIVIK DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION. (BRS) SPECIALIZES IN ARCTIC OPERATIONS. IT IS CANADA'S LARGEST INDEPENDENT REGIONAL CARRIER AND ALSO A PACKAGE FREIGHT OPERATOR.
(BRS) IS A SISTER COMPANY OF AIR INUIT (AIE).
1 727-200 (JT8D-15), (CIT) (TCI) LEASED.
SEPTEMBER 1995: PEMCO CERTIFIED 727-200 COMBI CONVERSION, 170 PAX, OR 11 PALLET FREIGHTER.
OCTOBER 1995: FIRST AIR (BRS) PURCHASED PTARMIGAN AIRWAYS.
APRIL 1997: FIRST AIR (BRS) IS INTERESTED IN PURCHASING (NWT) AIR (NWT) INCLUDING 200 EMPLOYEES.
MAY 1997: 700 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 175 FLIGHT CREW (FC) & 195 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).
JUNE 1997: FIRST AIR (BRS) BOUGHT (NWT) AIR (NTA) BASED IN YELLOWKNIFE (FLIES 3 737-200C'S).
SEPTEMBER 1997: FIRST AIR (BRS) HAS PURCHASED 100% OF NORTHWEST TERRITORIAL AIRWAYS (NTA), INCLUDING 3 737-200C'S, & 1 HERCULES L382-30. AIR CANADA (ACN) & FIRST AIR (BRS) WILL CONTINUE AS COMMERCIAL PARTNERS. (NTA) WILL CONTINUE TO OPERATE SEPARATELY UNDER (ACN) CODE. THE (NTA) FLEET AND MANAGEMENT WILL STILL BE BASED AT EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
SCOTT BATEMAN, EX-(BRS), NOW PRESIDENT & (COO) NWT AIR (NTA) IS REPLACING MARK WINDERS.
OCTOBER 1997: MAINTENANCE CONTRACT FOR 2 727'S AT PEMCO, COPENHAGEN.
FEBRUARY 1998: 1 727-200F TO (TNT) AIRWAYS (TNB) (APRIL 1998) (E20381) WET-LEASED, TO BE BASED AT LIEGE, BELGIUM.
APRIL 1998: 700 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 175 FLIGHT CREW (FC) & 195 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).
SEPTEMBER 1998: (NWT) AIR (NTA) IS NOW FULLY INTEGRATED AS PART OF FIRST AIR (BRS), INCLUDING 3 737-200'S, & 1 HERCULES.
DAVE MCINTOSH, DIRECTOR LINE MAINTENANCE, EX-(NWT) AIR (NTA) MANAGER QUALITY ASSURANCE.
OCTOBER 1998: DHC-6-300 TWIN OTTER (325) SOLD TO NORTH CARIBOO FLYING SERVICE.
NOVEMBER 1998: 727-200F (22072) WET-LEASED TO CHANNEL EXPRESS (CXP) UNTIL MARCH 1999.
DECEMBER 1998: INCDT: (BRS) B AE 748-2A (1759, C-FBNW) OVERRAN RUNWAY AT IQALIT AIRPORT, (NWT), & DESTROYED = NO INJURIES OF 3 (FC)/(CA)/3 PASSENGERS.
FEBRUARY 1999: DAVE MCINTOSH, DIRECTOR LINE MAINTENANCE RESIGNED TO JOIN SPAR AVIATION SERVICES, EDMONTON.
APRIL 1999: 700 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 175 FLIGHT CREW (FC) & 195 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).
JULY 1999: B AE 748-272-2A (1690, C-GGNZ). 1 ORDER AVAERO STAGE 3 HUSHKIT FOR 737-200.
NOVEMBER 1999: DHC-6-300 (340, C-FTFX "LEN ROBINSON"). 1 CESSNA 441 (4410216, C-FNWC) DELIVERY. 1 BEECH 99 (U-75, C-FQCN), REPLACES BEECH 99 (U-126).
MARCH 2000: 727-44C (20475, C-GVFA) WET-LEASED TO CAYMAN AIRWAYS (CAY).
APRIL 2000: 1,100 EMPLOYEES.
JUNE 2000: 1 727-90C (320-19169, /66) RETIRED.
JULY 2000: 1999 = 200,000 PASSENGERS (PAX); 1,050 EMPLOYEES (+8.2%).
SEPTEMBER 2000: 1 727-2H3F (21234), EX-KALITTA (KHC) FOR OPERATIONS IN EUROPE FOR AIR CONTRACTORS (HCA).
OCTOBER 2000: 1 727-225F (20381, C-FIFA), WET-LEASED TO AIR CONTRACTORS (HCA). DHC-6-300 (340) RETURNED TO LESSOR.
NOVEMBER 2000: EUROPEAN 727F OPERATIONS FOR AIR CONTRACTORS (HCA), ON (DHL) SERVICES (USED TO BE WITH TNT AIRWAYS (TNB)).
FEBRUARY 2001: OPERATES WEEKEND CHARTERS FROM OTTAWA TO ORLANDO, AND VERADERO, FOR "GO TRAVEL DIRECT."
APRIL 2001: 1,150 EMPLOYEES.
MAIN BASE: OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
MAY 2001: CODE SHARE WITH AIR CANADA (ACN), YELLOWKNIFE - EDMONTON.
JULY 2001: IN JANUARY 2002 - APRIL 2002, YELLOWKNIFE - VANCOUVER.
NOVEMBER 2001: INTRODUCES 1ST ATR 42 INTO SERVICE, 40 PAX WITH 3 BY END OF 2001. WILL REPLACE B AE 748'S. ATR 42-300 (133, C-FIQR) DELIVERY.
JANUARY 2002: OTTAWA - PUERTO PLATA (727, WEEKLY CHARTERS).
APRIL 2002: 1,200 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 189 FLIGHT CREW (FC); & 115 CABIN ATTENDANTS (CA)).
MAIN BASE: OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (YOW). SITA: YOWSS7F.
OWNERS: MIKIVIK DEVELOPMENT (100%), AN INUIT-OWNED COMPANY.
MAY 2002: WILL UPGRADE 6 727'S BY MAKING AIRPLANES CAPABLE OF OPERATIONS IN REDUCED VERTICAL SEPARATION MINIMUM (RVSM) AIRSPACE, AS IN NORTHERN CANADA. THE SYSTEMS ARE BEING SUPPLIED BY INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS & SUPPORT (IS&S), WHICH IS WORKING WITH SUBCONTRACTORS: (ASM), AND AERO MECH. EACH (RVSM) KIT INCLUDING SEVERAL COMPONENTS SUCH AS DUAL DIGITAL AIR DATA COMPUTERS, 2 ALTIMETERS, & 2 MACH AIRSPEED INDICATORS.
July 2002: Started operating cargo flights for Cargojet Canada (CJT).
737-275C (21294, C-GFPW), bought from Air Canada (ACN).
August 2002: 737-275C (21294, C-GFPW), sold to Arkia (ARK), leased to Canadian North (CNN).
September 2002: 737-242C (21728, C-GNDC) bought from Air Canada (ACN).
November 2002: Ottawa - Puerto Plata (weekly charter) for Go Travel Direct.
December 2002: Nav Canada is investing $C26 million to enhance air traffic safety by installing new Airport Surface Detection Equipment (ASDE) - a radar-based system that allows air traffic controllers (ATC) to monitor and direct airplanes and vehicle movements on airport surfaces - over next 3 years at 8 airports across Canada: St John's, Halifax, Quebec City, Montreal Dorval, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver. (ASDE) is already in operations at Toronto's Pearson Airport.
July 2003: 727-27C (19120) donated to Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) at Carp as an anti-terrorism trainer.
September 2003: 1 Lockheed L-100 Hercules, 1 month wet-leased from Lynden Air Cargo for Yellowknife - Ekati route.
March 2004: (charters @firstair.ca). 1,100 employees.
August 2004: DHC-6-300 (242, C-FNAN) sold to Arctic Sunwest Charters. ATR 42-300 (125, C-GSRR) bought from (GPA-ATR).
December 2004: 1,100 employees.
November 2005: 737-2L9 (22072, C-FACP), & 737-217 (22258, C-GCPT), Arkia (ARK) leased.
March 2006: 727-44C (20475, C-GVFA), sold to TransAfrik (TCL).
September 2006: L-382G-44K (4600, C-GUSI) bought from Safair (SFA).
November 2006: ATR 42-320 (155, ex-(5R-MJD), leased.
December 2006: ATR 42-320 (132, C-GUNO), leased.
February 2007: 737-2R4C (23130, C-FNVK), delivery.
February 2009: ATR 42-300 (331, C-GKLB), delivery, ex-(G-CDFF).
June 2009: Sabre signed a contract for a 5-year extension of a 10-year deal with First Air (BRS) to continue supplying (BRS) with its SabreSonic Customer Sales and Service solution.
767-223SF (22314, C-GKLY - - SEE PHOTO - - "BRS-767-223SF-2009-06"), delivery, after arriving from Ottawa via Val d'Or on (BRS)'s inaugural scheduled freighter service with the type. Val d'Or is the pick-up point for the vast majority of the northbound food and mail products.
September 2009: Delta (DAL) TechOps signed a 3-year, $1.3 million component services contract with First Air (BRS), which recently acquired a 767-200SF.
July 2011: First Air (BRS) is a division of Bradley Air Services operating jet airplane schedules from Ottawa, Montreal, Winnipeg, & Edmonton to 24 communities in Nunavut, Nunavik and the Northwest Territories. Also charters its jet airplane fleet worldwide through brokers, freight forwarders and alliances with various other carriers.
Employees = 140.
(IATA) Code: 7F - 245. (ICAO) Code: FAB - (Call Sign - FIRST AIR).
1,000 employees (including 189 Flight Crew (FC); & 115 Cabin Attendants (CA)).
Parent organization/shareholders: Makivik Development (100%).
Owns: Ptarmigan Airways (100%).
Main Base: Ottawa International Airport (YOW).
Hubs: Iqaluit airport (YFB); Montreal Trudeau International airport (YUL); & Yellowknife airport (YZF).
Domestic, Scheduled Destinations: Broughton Island; Cambridge Bay; Cape Dorset; Clyde River; Edmonton; Fort Simpson; Gjoa Haven; Hall Beach; Hay River; Holman; Igloolik; Inuvik; Iqaluit; Kimmirut/Lake Harbour; Kugluktuk/Coppermine; Kuujjuaq; Montreal; Nanisivik; Ottawa; Pangnirtung; Pelly Bay; Pond Inlet; Rankin Inlet; Resolute; Taloyoak; Whitehorse; Winnipeg; & Yellowknife.
August 2011: ACCDT: A First Air (BRS) chartered 737-210C (JT8D-9A HK) (414-21067, /75 C-GNWN) plane crashed on Saturday afternoon, August 20 in Canada's Arctic region, killing 4/8 of 4/11 on board, police said. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said the plane went down near the hamlet of Resolute Bay in the Arctic territory of Nunavut. The First Air (BRS) charter flight was traveling from Yellowknife, (the capital of the Northwest Territories) to Resolute Bay, and was scheduled to continue on to Grise Fiord on Ellesmere Island.
(RCMP) Constable, Angelique Dignard said 12 people died in the crash and 3 people were injured. The 737-200 was carrying 15 people, including 4 crew members. Police did not have any information about the condition of the 3 survivors.
(BRS) said in a news release that the 737-200 last reported communication at 12:40 pm local time when it was about 5 miles/8 km from Resolute Bay airport. (BRS) said the Transportation Safety Board has been notified.
On its website, (BRS) says it serves the cargo and travel needs of remote northern communities in Canada's Arctic, connecting 30 northern communities with some of Canada's bigger cities. Resolute Bay is an Arctic waterway in Nunavut. The population of the hamlet is about 230, many of whom are aboriginal natives known as Inuit people. Resolute Bay, whose Inuit name, Quaasuittuq, means “place with no dawn,” is one of Canada’s most northerly communities, with sunless winter days and 24-hour sunlight in summer.
The crash site was a hill 1.2 miles/1.9 kms east of the airport and west of the Resolute Bay community. It is accessible by All Terrain Vehicle (ATV), but it is rough terrain, Dignard said. Dignard said local residents have been assisting with the rescue.
Hundreds of military personnel were already in the area to take part in the Canadian military's annual northern training exercise. Major Gerald Favre at the northern search and rescue center at Canadian Forces Base Trenton says its airplanes have been able to assist in the rescue operation because they were already in the area as part of the training exercise. He said the 737-200 that crashed was not part of the exercise.
Prime Minister, Stephen Harper is scheduled to travel to Resolute Bay on Monday for his annual trip to the Arctic, while Governor General David Johnston, who is currently touring the Arctic, was scheduled to hold events in Resolute Bay this weekend.
SEE ATTACHED - - BRS-2011-08-ACCDT."
October 2011: SEE PHOTO - - "BRS-ATR72-212 - 2011-10" which shows this airplane on its way to Venice, Italy for cargo conversion.
May 2012: ATR 72-212F (423, C-GLHR), converted to freighter at Alenia, Naples.
June 2012: Air Greenland (GRL), in partnership with First Air (BRS), has re-started flights between Nuuk (GOH) and Iqaluit (YFB), located on the south coast of Baffin Island at the head of Frobisher Bay in the Canadian territory of Nunavut. The two airlines hold the rights to the route, but it was last served in 2001 when First Air (BRS) flew the route. Now, it is to be operated by Air Greenland (GRL)’s 34-seat DHC-8-202 airplanes on Mondays and Fridays, until September 3. The flight will connect with (BRS)’s daily flights to Ottawa flown with a 737-200. The original start date of June 18 was brought forward by 3 days to enable a delegation from Greenland to attend an oil and gas conference in St John’s. Iqaluit was one of the chosen locations for cold weather trials of the Airbus (EDS) A380 back in February 2006.
February 2013: First Air ((IATA) Code: 7F, based at Carp (CYRP)) (BRS) has purchased two ex-(KLM) Royal Dutch Airlines ((IATA) Code: KL, based at Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)) 737-400s (27232 and 27233) that have been in storage at Norwich (NWI) for some time. The 2 airplanes built in 1994 will likely be the 1st airplanes to start replacing First Air (BRS)'s aging fleet of 8 737-200 airplanes operating in various passenger, cargo and combi configurations.
April 2014: First Air (BRS) (dba: Bradley Air Services) recently added +2 ex-(KLM) Royal Dutch Airlines 737-400s, one a freighter, for services from Kuujjuaq and Winnipeg. The 1st 737-400 (C-FFNC) - - SEE ATTACHED - - "BRS-737-400-2014-04" 135Y, has a tail image (by Bryan Alexander of Scotland) of an Inuit hunter leaping ice flows. It en1tered service last September between Ottawa and Iqalut.
June 2015: First Air (BRS), the "Airline of the North," has taken delivery of its 1st ATR 42-500 (510, N510XA), Nordic Aviation leased. This airplane type will be replacing the older generation of ATR 42-300s, currently used for Northern operations and based at (BRS)’s hubs in Iqaluit and Yellowknife. First Air (BRS) currently operates 11 ATRs. The new ATR 42-500 series will gradually replace the ATR 42-300s on the scheduled passenger and combination routes. Several of the current ATR 42-300 series airplanes are scheduled to be upgraded to full freighter airplanes by 2016.
July 2015: Cargojet Airways (CJT) and First Air (BRS), the "Airline of the North," have expanded their commercial cooperation agreement, effective July 1, and extended their transportation agreement to June 30, 2025. This agreement further strengthens the strategic alliance between the two companies, and will allow for seamless air cargo transportation between the 14 major Canadian cities served on (CJT)’s overnight air cargo network, as well as the 32 communities served by First Air (BRS) in Canada’s North.
December 2015: 737-436 (25839, C-FFNM), ex-(OM-CEX), leased from AirExplore (AXE).
February 2016: ATR 42-500 (604, C-FTIK), ex-(2-RTKD) delivery.
October 2016: First Air (BRS) Canada purchased ex-(TRIP) ATR 42-500 (579) from Nordic Aviation Capital.
August 2017: First Air (BRS) introduced an additional weekly Montreal - Kuujjuaq (Canada) Boeing 737-400 combi service.
July 2018: Canadian North, First Air will Merge to serve Canadian Arctic" by Sean Broderick (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 9, 2018.
Canadian North (CNN) and First Air (BRS) have announced plans to merge (the latest step in the carriers’ efforts to combine air services to best meet the needs of communities in the Canadian arctic).
The 2 carriers plan to operate under the Canadian North (CNN) name with an administrative headquarters in Ottawa. “By merging these airlines, we look forward to new economic opportunities in Canada and internationally, and to better air services for Inuit across the circumpolar region,” the carriers said. The deal, which requires regulatory approval, is expected to close this year.
The 2 carriers provide key passenger and cargo connections between communities in Canada’s northern region as well as links to the country’s major metropolitan areas down south. Inuvialuit Development Corporation (IDC)-owned Canadian North (CNN) flies to 17 cities in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, using Ottawa and Edmonton as southern gateways. First Air (BRS), which is owned by the Makivik Corporation, links 31 communities across Northern Canada and serves Edmonton, Winnipeg, Ottawa and Montreal.
The 2 carriers have taken several approaches to pool resources and better meet the demands of the communities they serve. Talks to merge in 2014 ended without an agreement. That deal also would have set up a single carrier with an Ottawa headquarters. A year later, the carriers announced a code share deal, but First Air (BRS) ended it in 2017.
The goals behind the merger and code share deals are similar: stretch resources to provide more consistent, reliable service to northern Canada. The challenges are not going away, and in some ways (such as finding enough qualified pilots (FC)) they may be getting worse.
“Air service is not a luxury for Northerners. It is a vital lifeline which requires ongoing investment,” (IDC) Chair Patrick Gruben said.
Added Makivik President Charlie Watt: “The world is changing and we need to adapt to new realities.”
The 2 carriers said combining forces “is the only viable way” to meet air service demands in the Canadian north. A 2017 investigation by Canada’s Competition Bureau concluded that a merger’s benefits would outweigh its drawbacks. The investigation looked at allegations that the region’s carriers were colluding to keep fares high and discouraging competition.
In 2016, startup Go Sarvaq shut down shortly before its scheduled launch date, because in part low fares offered by competitors on its proposed routes. The bureau acknowledged the fare battle, but said it found no evidence of collusion among the incumbents. The affected pilot (FC) groups welcomed the merger plans. “The merger announcement is a positive step for both pilot (FC) groups,” said Bill Rodgers Chairman of (ALPA)’s Canadian North Master Executive Council (MEC). “The Canadian aviation industry is small, and a more efficient, stronger airline will be better suited to withstand the current economic pressures our two airlines have been facing.”
First Air (MEC) chairman and First Officer Charlene Hudy noted that the 2 pilot groups are of similar size and have shared understanding of the challenges faced by both carriers. “It’s a practical business decision for this merger to take place, and I am optimistic this will have a positive end result for our pilots in the long term,” she added.
First Air (BRS) operates a fleet of 20 airplanes, including 13 ATR 42s, 5 Boeing 737-400s, and 2 737-200s, Aviation Week’s Fleet Discovery data show.
Canadian North (CNN) has 16 airplanes including 10 737-300s, 3 737-200s, and 3 de Havilland Twin Otters.
In addition to its core northern region services, both carriers have sizable charter businesses.
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BRS-737-217 - 2014-10
BRS-ATR72-212 - 2011-10
0 727-27C (JT8D-7B HK) (396-19120, /67 C-GFRB), EX-(BNF)/(KAB), WFU 2003-07, DONATED TO (RCMP) AS ANTI-TERRORISM TRAINER. 129Y OR COMBI.
0 727-44C (JT8D-7B HK) (854-20475, /71 C-GVFA), EX-(SAA)/(CMI), WET-LEASED (CAY) 2000-03. SOLD TO (TCL) 2006-03. 129Y OR COMBI.
0 727-90C (JT8D-7B) (320-19169, /66 C-FRST), EX-(ASA), RETIRED 2000-06.
0 727-171C (JT8D-7A HK) (559-19589, /68 C-FPXD "BILLIE DEAN"), 2003-11, FREIGHTER.
1 727-2H3F (JT8D-9A HK) (1209-21234, /76, C-GYFA), EX-(TUN)/(KHC) 2000-09, OPERATED FOR (HCA) FROM 2000-10. FREIGHTER.
1 727-225F (JT8D-7B HK) (823-20381, /70 C-FIFA) (20381 WET-LEASED TO (HCA) 2000-09), EX-(EAL)/(AAV), CONVERTED BY (PEMCO), 170 PAX/11 PALLETS. FREIGHTER.
1 727-233F (JT8D-15 HK) (1105-20938, /75 C-GXFA; 1128-20941, /75 C-FUFA), EX-(ACN). FREIGHTER.
0 737-2L9 (JT8D-17 HK) (623-22072, /79 C-FACP), (ARK) LEASED 2005-10. 12C, 88Y.
1 737-2R4C (JT8D-17A) (1040-23130, /84 C-FNVK "POLAR BEAR" TAIL MOTIF), 2007-02. 118Y.
0 737-210C (JT8D-9A HK) (413-21066, /75 C-GNWI; 414-21067, /75 C-GNWN - - DESTROYED IN ACCDT - - SEE REPORT 2011-08), EX-(WIE)/(NTA). 21066 W/O 2001-05 DAMAGED AT YELLOWKNIFE. 115Y OR COMBI.
1 737-217 (JT8D-17 HK) (770-22258, /81 C-GCPT "INUKSHUK" TAIL MOTIF), EX-(WZP), (ARK) LEASED 2005-09. 99Y.
1 737-233F (JT8D-15 HK) (1128-20941, /75 C-FU8FA), EX-(N727LS) 1994-07. FREIGHTER.
1 737-242C (JT8D-9A HK) (580-21728, /79 C-GNDC), EX-(ACN) 2002-06. 115Y OR COMBI.
1 737-247 (JT8D-15 HK) (1342-23521, /67 C-GNDE), EX-(N352CC) 2011-07. 99Y.
1 737-248C (JT8D-9A HK) (411-21011, /75 C-FNVT "SNOWY OWL" TAIL MOTIF), EX-(ARL)/(NTA) 1997-11. 115Y.
1 737-25A (JT8D-17) (1422-23790, /87 C-GNDF), EX-(C-GCNO) 2011-12. 99Y.
0 737-275C (JT8D-9A HK) (481-21294, C-GFPW), EX-(ACN) 2002-07, SOLD TO (ARK) 2002-08.
1 737-406F (CFM56-3B2) (25412, C-FFNF "WOLF" TAIL), EX-(PH-BTA) 2013-07. EX-(KLM). FREIGHTER.
2 737-406C (CFM56-3B2) (2591-27232, /94 C-FFNC - - SEE ATTACHED - - "BRS-737-400-2014-04;" 2601-27233, /94 PH-BTG), BOUGHT FROM (KLM) 2013-02 & 2013-09. TO REPLACE 737-200 AIRPLANES. 39C, 108Y.
1 737-436 (CFM56-3C1) (2188-25839, /91 C-FFNM), EX-AIR EXPLORE (AXE), EX-(OK-WGY). WET-LEASED (TSP) 2013-01. WET-LEASED TO (RYR) 2014-06. AIR EXPLORE (AXE) LEASED TO FIRST AIR (BRS) 2015-12. 56CY, 60Y.
1 767-223SF (CF6-80A2) (73-22314, /83 C-GKLY "HUSKY DOG SLED" ON TAIL - - SEE PHOTO - - "BRS-767-223SF-2009-06"), AIRCRAFT ONE LEASED 2009-06, EX-(ABX)/(AAL), EX-(N714AX). COOPERATION AGREEMENT 2014-10 WITH CARGOJET AIRWAYS. FREIGHTER.
11 ORDERS A350-900XWB:
0 DHC-6-300 TWIN OTTER BOMBARDIER (PT6A-27) (242, /69 C-FNAN; 362, /73 C-FAIY), 340, C-FTFX "LEN ROBINSON" RETURNED TO LESSOR, 373, /73 C-FASG; 430 TO AIR INUIT 2001-07. 340; 367; SOLD TO ARCTIC SUNWEST CHARTERS. 325 RETURNED LESSOR. 242 SOLD TO ARCTIC SUNWEST CHARTERS 2004-08. 19Y/COMBI.
0 DHC-7-150 (PT6A-50) (102, /85 C-GCFR), SURVEY, ICE PATROL.
0 B AE HS748-2A (DART 535-2) (262-1781, /81 C-GBFA; 40-1578, /65 C-GDUL; 234-1758, /78 C-GFNW; 172-1690, /70 C-GGNZ; 172-1690, /70 C-GGNZ, 104-1640, /67 C-GJVN; 200-1722, /73 C-GTLD; 150-1665, /69 C-GYMX). 1581 PARTED OUT 2001-12. 1665 SOLD TO (RCMP) AS GROUND TRAINER 2003-12. 40Y/COMBI.
1 HAWKER SIDDELEY HS 748-2B (DART 535-2) (1758, /78 C-GFNW), 40Y/COMBI.
1 L-100-30 HERCULES (L-392G-44K) (501-D22A) (4799, /78 C-GHPW "CAPTAIN HARRY SORENSON;" 4600, /75 C-GUSI), EX-(NTA), OPERATES FOR (SCH). FREIGHTER.
1 L-100-30 HERCULES (L-382G-44K) (501-D22A) (4600, /75 C-GUSI), BOUGHT FROM (SFA) 2006-09. FREIGHTER.
0 RAYTHEON BEECH 99 (PT6A-20) (U-75, C-FEJL), RETURNED. 15Y.
0 CESSNA 441 (0216, C-FNWC) RETURNED.
0 GRUMMAN GULFSTREAM G-1. RETURNED.
6 ATR 42-300QC (PW120) (119, /88 C-FTJB "WHALE" MOTIF ON TAIL; 123, /89 C-GHCP; 125, /89 C-GSRR 2004-11; , 2006-12; 133, /89 C-FIQR, 2001-10; 138, /89 C-FIQU; 143, /89 C-FTCP; 331, C-GKLB, 2009-12 "ARCTIC FOX" MOTIF ON TAIL), 42Y/COMBI.
1 ATR 42-320 (PW120) (132, /89 C-GUNO; 155, /89 C-GULU), EX-(5R-MJD), LEASED 2006-11. 49Y.
1 ATR 42-500 (510, N510XA), 2015-06, NORDIC AVIATION LEASED, WILL REPLACE ATR 72-300 AIRPLANES.
1 ATR 42-500 (579), EX-(TRIP), NORDIC AVIATION CAPITAL LEASED 2016-10.
1 ATR 42-500 (604, C-FTIK), EX-(2-RTKD) 2016-02.
2 ATR 72-212 (PW127) (423, /94 C-GLHR "SEAL" TAIL LOGO - - SEE PHOTO - - "BRS-ATR72-212 - 2011-10, DELIVERED AFTER CONVERSION 2012-05;" 432, /95 C-GRMZ), TO ALENIA, NAPLESA, ITALY FOR CARGO CONVERSION. 66Y.
CHRIS FERRIS, MANAGING DIRECTOR.
SCOTT BATEMAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO).
MARK GALLANT, VP FLIGHT OPERATIONS (mgallant@firstair).
KRIS DOLINKI, VP FINANCE.
JAMES BALLINGALL, VP MARKETING & SALES.
MURRAY MUDD, SENIOR DIRECTOR MAINTENANCE (2000-05), (YOWKP7F),
PAT DOYLE, DIRECTOR FLIGHT OPERATIONS (YOWKP7F).
CAPTAIN GORD WALLACE, CHIEF PILOT.
CAPTAIN JERRY SHANNON, FLEET CHIEF PILOT & SAFETY OFFICER (YOWKP7F) (email@example.com).
MIKE DELISLE, SAFETY OFFICER (YOWKP7F).
STEPHEN NOURSE, DIRECTOR PLANNING & PROJECTS.
RAY PATTERSON, DIRECTOR QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA) (1998-07).
PHILLIP LYNCH, DIRECTOR ENGINEERING & PLANNING (1998-07) (YOWKP7F).