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User currently offlineTravatl From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2173 posts, RR: 7
Posted (11 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 1565 times:

Do any of our Canadian friends up north know anything about this carrier? Apparently it's a small commuter operation in Ontario....

Would like info on it if you have any...

Thanks..

Travis

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User currently offlineMarkus From United States of America, joined May 1999, 275 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (11 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 1512 times:

www.bearskinairlines.com
They serve many smaller cities in Ontario...operate 7 Metros, 6 Beechcraft 99s, a couple King Airs, 4 Pilatus PC-12s, plus some small Cessnas and Pipers.
Hope this helps.
Cheers,
Markus


User currently offlineB747-437B From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 1510 times:

I had an interesting chat with Bearskin's regional manager for Southwestern Ontario a few weeks ago and discussed the carrier's longterm goals. Without disclosing specifics of their plans, I think it can be safely said that Bearskin has ambitious plans to create their own niche market. The bread and butter flying will always be the tundra trips to remote outposts, but a strong market does exist for niche flying such as their highly successful YKZ-YOW route. The airline is also considering the possibility of graduating to a higher equipment guage in the near to mid-term future.

User currently offlineWG YQT From Canada, joined Dec 1999, 151 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (11 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1472 times:

I'm sure over the coming months Bearskin will start to re-position itself in the Ontario/Manitoba Market. With the booming success of the Southern/Northern Ontario routes, the pending transfer of all Sioux Lookout and North routes to Wasaya Airways, I'm sure aircraft redeployment will be necessary (hopefully not the B99's mind you). I would say over the coming months there will be many changes that will transform the once Bush Operation into a flourishing regional carrier.

Cheers!
WG YQT  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


User currently offlineLymanm From Canada, joined Jan 2001, 1138 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (11 years 3 months 2 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1434 times:

I had also heard that they would eventually like to start a YKZ-YUL route when they have enough aircraft.


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User currently offlineYow From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (11 years 3 months 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 1362 times:

With the new addition of YSB-YKZ, it's safe to say other Y??-YKZ routes will materialize.

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