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Name: NWT AIR
7JetSet7 Code: NTA
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: NORTH AMERICA
City: YELLOWKNIFE
Country: CANADA
Employees 180
Web: nwtair.nt.ca
Email:
Telephone:
Fax:
Sita: YZFHQNV
Background
(definitions)

FOUNDED IN 1962. DOMESTIC AND REGIONAL, SCHEDULED & CHARTER, PASSENGER AND CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

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.

OCTOBER 1995: AIR CANADA (ACN) OWNS 100%.

SERVES THE NORTHWEST TERRITORIES AND TO ALBERTA, CAMBRIDGE BAY, CALGARY, IQALUIT, COPPERMINE, EDMONTON, HALL BEACH, INUVIK, MANITOBA, RANKIN INLET, AND WINNIPEG.

RETURNED 737-275C (19473) TO (GUI).

JULY 1996: MARTIN CURTIS, PRODUCTION MANAGER LEFT TO JOIN (KEL) FOR GREYHOUND AIR OPERATION. NWT AIR (NTA) SHEET METAL FOREMAN, BILL DAVIS, IS NEW PRODUCTION MANAGER.

SEPTEMBER 1996: 737-200 (PY132) TO AER LINGUS (ARL) FOR "C" CHECK, & AGING AIRPLAME INSPECTION/MODIFICATIONS, TO BE FOLLOWED BY OTHER TWO. WET-LEASE OF 737-200 FROM VASI (VAS), DURING CHECKS.

MARK WINDERS REPLACES DAN MURPHY AS GENERAL MANAGER, EX-AIR ONTARIO (ALSO OWNED BY (ACN).

OCTOBER 1996: VASI (VAS) WENT INTO CHAPTER 11, SO NWT AIR (NTA) WAS NOT ABLE TO LEASE 737-200 (PK306). INSTEAD LEASED DC-9 FROM SIERRA.

DECEMBER 1996: 737-200 (PY133) COMPLETED "C" CHECK IN DUBLIN.
POSSIBLE PURCHASE OF 4TH 737-200.

APRIL 1997: FIRST AIR (BRS) EXPESSED INTEREST IN PURCHASING NWT AIR (NTA).

MAY 1997: 180 EMPLOYEES. (http://www.nwtair.nt.ca).

JUNE 1997: NWT AIR HAS BEEN SOLD TO FIRST AIR (BRS), CARP, ONTARIO.

SEPTEMBER 1997: AIR CANADA (ACN) ANNOUNCES, FIRST AIR (BRS) HAS BOUGHT 100% OF NWT AIR (NTA), INCLUDING 3 737-200C'S & 1 HERCULES L382-30. NWT AIR (NTA) CONTINUES TO OPERATE SEPARATELY BUT UNDER (ACN) CODE.

FLEET AND MANAGEMENT OF NWT AIR (NTA) WILL CONTINUE TO BE BASED AT EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

SCOTT BATEMAN, EX-FIRST AIR (BRS), MADE PRESIDENT NWT AIR (NTA), AND REPLACES MARK WINDERS.

FORT SMITH - EDMONTON.

FEB 1998: 737-200 (PY133) "C" CHECK, AT CONIFER, QUEBEC CITY, FOLLOWED BY (PY132).

APRIL 1998: 180 EMPLOYEES.

MAY 1998: SCOTT BATEMAN, PRESIDENT LEAVES NWT AIR (NTA).

JUNE 1998: MAINTENANCE CONTROL AND TECHNICAL RECORDS ARE TRANSFERRING TO FIRST AIR (BRS), OTTAWA.

SEPTEMBER 1998: GARY GRAHAM, DIRECTOR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING, NOW WORKS FOR AVMAX, CALGARY. LARRY PINTO, DIRECTOR FLIGHT OPERATIONS, NOW 737 LINE CAPTAIN FOR FIRST AIR (BRS). DAVE MCINTOSH, MANAGER QA, NOW DIRECTOR LINE MAINTENANCE, (BRS). PETER LEWKO, CHIEF INSPECTOR, AND BILL DAVIS, MANAGER PRODUCTION, BOTH RETIRED.

DECEMBER 1998: L-100-30 HERCULES NOW OPERATES FOR SCHREINER AIRWAYS (SCH), AT AMSTERDAM SCHIPHOL. RETURNED AT END OF MONTH.

APRIL 1999: 180 EMPLOYEES. SITA: YZFHQNV.

IN 1998, COMPANY WAS MERGED AND FULLY INTEGRATED INTO FIRST AIR (BRS).

Fleet:
(definitions)

November 2005:

0 737-248C (JT8D HK) (411-21011, /75), EX-(ARL), TO (BRS).

0 737-210C (JT8D HK) (413-21066, /75; 414-21067, /75), EX-(WIE), BOTH TO (BRS).

1 HERCULES L-382-30, TO (BRS), OPS BY SHREINER AIRWAYS.

Management:
(definitions)

LARRY PINTO, DIRECTOR FLIGHT OPERATIONS, TO (BRS) AS 737 LINE CAPTAIN.

GARY GRAHAM, DIRECTOR MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING TO AVMAX, CALGARY.

DAVE MCINTOSH, MANAGER QUALITY ASSURANCE, TO DIRECTOR LINE MAINTENANCE (BRS).

MARTIN CURTIS, MANAGER PRODUCTION (JOINED (KEL) 7/96).

 
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