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STARTED OPERATIONS IN 2002. HQ AT DORVAL, ONTARIO. DISCOUNT "NO-FRILLS" AIRLINE STARTED BY MICHEL LEBLANC, EX-ROYAL AIRLINES (ROY). DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL, SCHEDULED & CHARTER, PASSENGER AND CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.
7800 CHEMIN COTE DE LEISSE
SAINT-LAURENT, QUEBEC H4T 1G1, CANADA
JUNE 2002: TO TORONTO AND QUEBEC CITY. TORONTO TO VANCOUVER AND WINNIPEG (2/DAY). IN SUMMER, BETWEEN STEPHENVILLE, NEWFOUNDLAND AND SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA.
(CORP PH: +1 (514) 828-4999). (FAX: +1 (514) 828-9444).
3 MD-83'S, 160Y, WITH +1 ORDER, IN FALL 2002.
August 2002: See (ROY) - jetsgo. To Sydney/Stephenville (wkly).
September 2002: Mike Malka, Director Engineering, resigns to join Air Transat (AIJ) as Director Engineering.
November 2002: Toronto to Timmins. In 12/02, Montreal/Toronto to Fort Lauderdale (weekly), and in 1/03, Toronto to Newark, followed in 2/03, Toronto to Charlottetown (3/week).
3 MD-83's (2114-53468, C-FKLC; 2116-53469, C-GKLR; 2132-53487 C-GKLQ), Boeing (BHC) leased.
December 2002: Nav Canada is investing # C26M, to enhance air traffic safety by installing new Airport Surface Detection Equipment (ASDE) - a radar-based system that allows air traffic controllers 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.
January 2003: In 3/03, Montreal - Ottawa. Also, Ottawa - Toronto (Pearson International).
7th MD-83 delivery.
March 2003: In 4/03, Toronto - Calgary. In 5/03, Toronto - Sydney - Stephenville. In 6/03, Toronto - Edmonton. Toronto to Victoria, BC; Thunder Bay, Ontario; St John, New Brunswick; St John's, Gander; & Happy Valley - Goose Bay, Newfoundland. It will then serve 20 cities (2 in USA) with 8 MD-83's.
MD-83 (JT8D-219) (1793-49941, C-FKLI), ex-Reno (RNO), Indigo (INZ) leased.
April 2003: Jetsgo (JTG) is a Canadian low-fare airline operating a domestic and international schedule from Toronto.
In 6/03, Montreal - Saint John (2/week). Montreal - Charlottetown.
(Telephone: +1 (514) 344-7100). (FAX: +1 (514) 733-1376).
Domestic, Scheduled Destinations: Charlottetown PE; Halifax; Montreal; Ottawa; Timmins; Toronto; Vancouver; & Winnipeg.
International, Scheduled Destinations: Fort Lauderdale; & New York.
June 2003: After celebrating its 1st anniversary, JetsGo (JTG) plans to increase its fleet by +50%, and boost service to 9 Canadian cities, plus launch new flights to Las Vegas and 3 Florida destinations. Will take delivery of 5 MD-83's over the next 5 months, bringing its fleet to 12 airplanes.
Toronto - St Thomas, Gander, & Goose Bay (Newfoundland), Thunder Bay (Ontario), Victoria (BC), St John, New Brunswick.
MD-83 (1887-49943, C-GKLE), GECAS (GEF) leased.
July 2003: In 10/03, Toronto to Orlando Sanford (MD-83, 160 PAX, weekly nonstop).
2 MD-83's (JT8D-219) (2089-53463, C-FKLT; 2091-53464, C-FKLO), TLC CROCUS leased.
August 2003: In 9/03, Toronto - Las Vegas (5/week). In 10/03, Toronto - St Petersburg (Sats).
September 2003: MD-83 (2095-53465, C-FKLY), Virgo leased.
October 2003: Toronto to Orlando Sanford (MD-83, 160 PAX, Sats, nonstop).
February 2004: Will increase employees to 1,300.
18 orders (6/04) F 100's, ex-American Airlines (AAL).
March 2004: In 5/04, Winnipeg - Edmonton (6/week); - Vancouver (5/week). In 6/04, (seasonal) Toronto - Abbotsford, Fredericton, Saint John (3/week); Toronto - Victoria (3/week); Toronto - Stephenville (weekly).
Opens a cabin attendant (CA) base in Halifax.
Is fitting auxiliary fuel tanks to 2 MD-83's to permit nonstop unrestricted Montreal/Toronto - Vancouver operations.
4 F 100's (11395, C-GKZD; 11359; C-GKZE; 11361, C-GKZF; 11434, C-GKZX), bought from American Airlines (AAL).
April 2004: Launches discount hourly shuttle between Toronto and Montreal between 0700 & 1900 weekdays. Because 80% of the traffic is business related, it is introducing "ComfortPlus", a 16-passenger compartment. In 7/04, Toronto - Quebec City (wkdays). Toronto - Los Angeles (3/week).
2-year, $11.5M follow-on heavy maintenance contract (25 scheduled inspections) to Exel Tech for 14 MD-83's, including MD-83/F 100 line maintenance at Trudeau International.
May 2004: In 6/04, will introduce in-flight entertainment on select flights with 40 APS digEplayer units on each airplane on flights of 3 hours or longer. The digEplayers are roughly the same weight and size as typical portable DVD players and feature pre-programmed video on demand, TV shows, cartoons, videos and music choices with content refreshed every 60 days. Will charge # C$10/$7 to use the units.
4 F 100's (11369 C-GKZK; 11396 C-GKZJ; 11403, C-GKZA; 11437, C-GKZW), ex-(AAL).
June 2004: 4 F 100's (11340, C-GKZC; 11352, C-GKZB; 11359, C-GKZE; 11361, C-GKZF), ex-(AAL).
July 2004: Toront - Moncton. In 9/04, Edmonton - Vancouver (3/day). In 10/04, Toronto - Sarasota, West Palm Beach (weekly).
F 100's (11406; 11408, C-GKZM), ex-American Airlines (AAL).
September 2004: Toronto - New York LaGuardia (12/week).
3 F 100's (11367, C-GKZS; 11368, C-GKZL; 11397, C-GKZV), bought from American Airlines (AAL).
December 2004: (IATA) Code: SG. (ICAO) Code: JGO - JETSGO.
Quebec City - Fort Lauderdale (weekly). In 1/05, service to Prince George, Kelowna, Fort McMurray, & Saskatoon plus launch 14/day Toronto - Ottawa shuttle. Fort McMurray - Calgary; Kelowna - Calgary; Saskatoon - Edmonton, Winnipeg; Vancouver - Prince George; Winnipeg - Vancouver; Victoria - Edmonton.
1,300 employees. (FAX: +1 (514) 733-7593).
2 F 100's (11428, C-GKZG; 11360, C-GKZH) bought from American Airlines (AAL).
February 2005: F 100 (11359) sold to Ford Motor Company (FMC).
March 2005: Suspends operations. Will seek bankruptcy protection.
May 2005: Is working diligently to finalise a restructuring plan to enable it to emerge from bankruptcy protection with a different business model.
Formally declared bankruptcy and will be liquidated.
MD-83's (49941; 49943) returned to (GEF), to be leased to Austral
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0 MD-83 (JT8D-219) (2102-53467, /95 C-GKLJ; 2114-53468, /95 C-GKLC; 1991-53124, /91 C-GKLK; 1930-53486, /96 C-GKLN; 1916-53469, /95 C-GKLR; 1932-53487, /96 C-GKLQ), EX-(KAL), BOEING EQUIPT HOLDING (BHC) LSD 5/02. ALL WFU AT ARIZONA/CALIFORNIA DESERT. 53467; 53468; 53469; 53486; RTND (TBC), LST (WJE) 9/05. 160Y.
0 MD-83 (JT8D-219) (1793-49941, /90 C-FKLI; 2101-53466, /94 C-FKLZ; 2134-53488, /96 C-FRYA; 2137-53520, /96 C-FRYH), EX-(RNO)/(AAL), (INZ) LSD 3/03. 49941 RTND (GEF) 6/05, LST (ALA) 10/05. ALL WFU AT ARIZONA/CALIFORNIA DESERT. 160Y.
0 MD-83 (JT8D-219) (1887-49943, C-GKLE), (GEF) LSD 6/03. 49943 RTND (GEF), LST (ALA) 10/05. 160Y.
0 MD-83 (JT8D-219) (2089-53463, C-FKLT; 2091-53464, C-FKLO), TLC CROCUS LSD 7/03. ALL WFU AT ARIZONA/CALIFORNIA DESERT. ST (AVI) 9/05.
0 MD-83 (JT8D-219) (2095-53465, C-FKLY), VIRGO LSD 9/03. ALL WFU AT ARIZONA/CALIFORNIA DESERT. RTND (DEA), LST (ONU) 2/06.
00 F 100 (11340, C-GKZC, 6/04; 11352, C-GKZB, 6/04; 11359, C-GKZE, 6/04; 11360, C-GKZH, 12/04; 11361, C-GKZF, 3/04; 11367, C-GKZS, 9/04; 11368, C-GKZL, 9/04; 11369, C-GKZK 5/04; 11361, C-GKZF, 6/04; 11395, C-GKZD, 3/04; 11396, C-GKZJ 5/04; 11397, C-GKZV, 9/04; 11403, C-GKZA, 5/04; 11404, C-GKZU; 11406, C-GKZP, 7/04; 11408, C-GKZM, 7/04; 11428, C-GKZG 12/04; 11434, C-GKZX, 3/04; 11437, C-GKZW 5/04), EX-(AAL). 11359 ST (FMC) 2/05. ALL 17 REGISTRATIONS CANCELED 6/05. 105Y.
MICHEL LEBLANC, EX-(ROY), PRESIDENT, CEO AND OWNER.
MARC KIRNER, COO, EX-(PGB) (10/04).
MAURICE DAHAN, VP MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING (firstname.lastname@example.org).
YVES LACASSE, VP FINANCE.
GILLES TREMBLAY, VP CUSTOMER SERVICE.
RON HENRY, DIRECTOR FLIGHT OPERATIONS (email@example.com).
CAPTAIN NORM CHARLEBOIS, DIRECTOR FLIGHT SAFETY (firstname.lastname@example.org).
ELAINE METRAS, DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCES.
LUC PRUD'HOME, DIRECTOR SALES.