Toronto Pearson International Airport|
Calgary International Airport
|Frequent-flyer program||Aeroplan (Air Canada)|
|Alliance||Star Alliance (affiliate for Air Canada)|
|Fleet size||28, 31|
|Parent company||Georgian International|
Shell Aerocentre at Toronto Pearson International Airport|
Eric Edmondson (President & CEO)|
Troy Stephens (VP Flight Operations)
Scott Monsen (VP Finance)
Leo Cordeiro (VP Maintenance)
John Tory (VP Corporate Development)
Air Georgian Limited is a privately owned airline based at Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Its main business is its operation as Air Canada Express on a Tier III codeshare with Air Canada for scheduled services on domestic and trans-border routes. Its main base is Toronto Pearson International Airport, with a hub at Calgary International Airport.
It is an executive jet operator offering aircraft charter, aircraft maintenance, aircraft management, outsourced flight operations, flight crew scheduling, technical and airline pilot training services to major airlines, corporations and individuals at its hubs in Toronto (CYYZ)and Calgary (CYYC).
Air Georgian operates under the Subparts 704 and 705 of the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CAR 704, CAR 705) and has completed the IATA Operational Safety Audit. Air Georgian is a certified dealer of Pratt & Whitney ADAS systems and is the Canadian Service Centre for the Hawker Premier. Air Georgian pilots are represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA).
Air Georgian began as an airport developer in 1985. It began commercial operations in 1994 and subsequently developed its commercial air carrier business, which as of 2011 represented 87 percent of its total business. In 1997 It became a code share partner of Canadian Airlines, operating under the banner of Ontario Regional. Air Georgian was a partner of Canadian Airlines. In 2000 Air Georgian became a Tier III partner of Air Canada and operated as Air Alliance.
It once had an amphibious Cessna 208 Caravan in the United Arab Emirates which was the first in the region. It had a long time cargo operation known as Georgian Express which was sold to Cargojet in 2007.
On November 15, 2013, Air Georgian and Regional 1 completed a joint venture through the creation of a parent company, Regional Express Aviation Ltd. (REAL), based in Calgary, Alberta. Air Georgian and R1 both benefit from having access to the world’s largest private fleet of Dash 8 and CRJ series aircraft, over CAD$100 million in spare parts and domestic maintenance bases located throughout Canada. The joint venture with R1 ended in February 2016.
Fleet as of July 2018:
|Aircraft||No. of aircraft
|No. of aircraft
|Bombardier CRJ-100/200||17||17||100 Series, 200 Series||Air Georgian lists 5 CRJ100 and 12 CRJ200. Transport Canada lists 12 Bombardier CL600 and 5 Canadair CL600|
As of June 2018 Air Georgian serves the following destinations:
- "Air Georgian route map". Retrieved 11 June 2018.
- "Canadian Civil Aircraft Register: Quick Search Result for Air Georgian". Transport Canada. Retrieved 2018-06-11.
- Air Georgian About
- "Privacy" Air Georgian. Retrieved on December 10, 2012. "Air Georgian Limited 2450 Derry Road, East Shell Aerocentre Mississauga, Ontario Canada L5S 1B2"
- "Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Skyservice Airlines Inc. Hangar 6 and 6A Lester B Pearson International Airport 6932 Vanguard Drive Mississauga, Ontario." Watters Environmental Group Inc. 152/172. Retrieved on December 10, 2012. "Shell Aerocentre at Pearson Int. Airport (N.O.S.) Mississauga City"
- Establishing the right path, Rob Seaman, in Wings Magazine. Retrieved 2014-01-12
- "Air Georgian and Regional 1 Complete Joint Venture". Retrieved 26 February 2018.
- Marowits, Ross (December 10, 2013). "Air Canada picks Air Georgian for additional regional routes". Toronto Star.
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