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Name: FLAIR AIR
7JetSet7 Code: FLV
Status: Operational
Region: NORTH AMERICA
City: KELOWNA
Country: CANADA
Employees 127
Web: flairair.ca
Email: ops@flairair.ca
Telephone: +1 (250) 491-5513
Fax: +1 (250) 765-8397
Sita:
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FLV-LOGO

Formed and started operations in 2005. Domestic, regional, & international, passenger & cargo, jet airplane services.

Address:
5655 Airport Way
Kelowna, British Columbia V1V 1S1, 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.

Flair Airlines (FLV) was established to supply contract and ad hoc charter services with large commercial jet airplanes by Jim Rogers, a co-founder of Kelowna Flightcraft (KEL).

August 2005: 727-223F (21524, C-FLHR), ex-American Airlines (AAL), Kelowna Flightcraft (KEL) leased.

January 2006: The Canadian Transportation Agency authorized Flair Airlines (FLV) to provide scheduled all-cargo, jet airplane services between Cuba and Canada on behalf of Cuban flag carrier Cubana (CUB) until April 2006.

727-281F (21455, C-FLHJ), ex-Afrijet (FRJ), Finova (GRB) leased.

July 2006: 727-227F (20839, C-GNKF), Kelowna Flightcraft (KEL) leased.

August 2006: 727-227F (20839), returned to Kelowna (KEL).

October 2007: 727-243F (21270, C-GWKF), converted to freighter and leased by Kelowna (KEL).

March 2008: 737-46B (24573, C-FLER), ex-(N41XA), Kelowna Flightcraft (KEL) leased.

April 2009: 727-281F (21455), transferred to Kelowna Flightcraft (KEL) as (C-GKFJ).

September 2009: 737-4K5 (24769, OK-VGZ), ex-(CSA) Czech Airlines delivery.

December 2010: Flair Airlines (FLV) is a privately owned carrier providing passenger and cargo, jet airplane services between Canada and the USA. (ACMI) wet-lease services are also provided.

(IATA) Code: F8. (ICAO) Code: FLE - (Callsign - FLAIR).

Main Base: Kelowna International Airport (YLW).

September 2013: 737-408 (24804, C-FLDX), ex-(N737DX), delivery.

October 2013: Flair Airlines ((IATA) Code: F8, based at Kelowna) (FLV) is currently recruiting pilots (FC) and cabin crew (CA) for Do328-100 and EMB-175 operations, likely for its operations on behalf of Shell Canada ((SCL), Calgary. (FLV) currently operates four 737-400s on behalf of tour operators and the natural resource industry. Flair (FLV) has entered a ten year agreement with Shell Canada to become its exlusive air charter operator in Canada. Shell has so far been operating Do328-130 (3109, C-FSCO) and EMB-175 (0241, C-GSCL)) by itself.

January 2014: EMB-170-200LR (0241, C-GSCL), ex-(PT-SFR), bought for operations by Shell Canada.

April 2016: Air Transat (AIJ) will supplement its summer capacity with the wet-lease of 737-400s from Canadian (ACMI)/charter specialist, Flair Airlines (FLV).

The contract will begin on May 6 and will see the twinjets connecting Vancouver International, Calgary, and Edmonton International in Canada with the Mexican resort towns of Puerto Vallarta, Cancún, and San José Cabo. Two Flair Airlines (FLV) 737-400s will operate for Air Transat (AIJ) each weekend until the end of October.

Fleet:
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Click below for photos:
FLV-727
FLV-727-281F
FLV-737-400 - 2016-04.jpg
FLV-737-4B3-2010-10
FLV-737-OCT08

April 2015:

1 727-223 (JT8D-9A HK) (1473-21524, C-FLHR), EX-(AAL), (KEL) LSD 2005-08. HAS "LEAVING ON A JET PLANE" ON TAIL.

0 727-227F (JT8D-9A HK) (1031-20839, /74 C-GNKF), (KEL) LSD 2006-07. RTND 8/06. FREIGHTER.

1 727-243F (JT8D HK) (1231-21270, C-GWKF), CONVERTED TO F & (KEL) LSD. FREIGHTER.

0 727-281F (JT8D HK) (1316-21455, C-FLHJ), EX-(FRJ), (GRB) LSD 2006-01. XFRD TO (KEL) 2009-04 AS (C-GKFJ). FREIGHTER.

1 737-4B3 (CFM56-3C1) (2107-24751, /91 C-FLEJ - - SEE PHOTO - - "FLV-737-4B3-2010-10"), (KEL) LSD 2008-12. 158Y.

1 737-4K5 (CFM56-3C1) (1839-24769, /90 C-FLEN), EX-(CSA), EX-(OK-VGZ) 2009-09. KG AIRCRAFT LSD 2009-12. 158Y.

1 737-408 (CFM56-3C1) (24804, C-FLDX), EX-(N737DX) 2013-09. 158Y.

1 737-46B (CFM56-3C1) (1844-24573, /90 C-FLER - - SEE PHOTO - - "FLV-737-2008-10"), EX-(KEL)/(CIN)/(SBE), EX-(N41XA) 2008-03. (KEL) LSD 2008-03. 158Y.

1 DORNIER DO328-130 (3109, C-FSCO), (SCL) LST (FLV) FOR WET-LEASE OPERATIONS.

1 EMBRAER EMB-175 (0241, C-GSCL), (SCL) LST (FLV) FOR WET-LEASE OPERATIONS FOR SHELL CANADA 2014-01.

Management:
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JIM ROGERS, PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO).

DAVID ATKINS, DIRECTOR FLIGHT OPERATIONS (davida@flairair.ca).

JANE KENZIE, DIRECTOR FINANCE.

 
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