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User currently offlineNoise From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 1855 posts, RR: 4
Posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 1912 times:

I read in a recent newspaper article that there is a a number of Canadian start-up airlines that are trying to take to the skies, about seven of them, maybe more, I forget. Now, I know there is C3 and Royal, also Air Columbus and Canada West, but is there any more? Have you guys heard any news?

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User currently offlineDash8King From Canada, joined Nov 2001, 2743 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 1858 times:

There is also that new Regional one using Dash8's and based out of Toronto. I think ex-C3 heads are running that one too.

User currently offlineFallingeese From Canada, joined Apr 2001, 2097 posts, RR: 17
Reply 2, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 1853 times:

What's the latest news on all of the carriers?


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User currently offlinePolaris From Canada, joined Feb 2000, 1150 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 19 hours ago) and read 1808 times:

Conquest Vacations is expected to announce the start-up of their own charter carrier...very soon...

User currently offlineNoise From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 1855 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1794 times:

Why would a domestic carrier be a charter?

User currently offlinePolaris From Canada, joined Feb 2000, 1150 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 1782 times:

Because you are buying a package through a tour operator rather than a flight through an airline. As such, tour operators charter aircraft to provide their services...whether domestic or international.

User currently offlineAirman99o From Canada, joined Aug 1999, 980 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 1751 times:

Cnoquest is using SkyService for this Domestic Charter service.

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User currently offlineTygue From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 222 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 1742 times:

Well, I can only provide some insight here as far as Canada West goes...

Essentially we'll be seeing a two-757-200 charter operation based out of Vancouver (although there is also a LOT of rumour that they're looking at Edmonton as well). I quote airline President Gordon Andrews, "We're looking to reintroduce service into the travel industry...". Imagine the Southwest Airline's business type modeled into a charter airline. By the end of the year we'll see flights to Mexico. Summers in Europe. They're also looking to add a third 757 for destinations in Hawaii and increased frequency.

I'm on the edge of my seat : )

-Tygue


User currently offline717fan From Switzerland, joined Nov 2001, 2017 posts, RR: 6
Reply 8, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 1735 times:

What about Canjet? Will we see some 717's in Canada?

User currently offlineFly_yhm From Canada, joined Dec 2000, 1681 posts, RR: 10
Reply 9, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1723 times:

Air Columbus seems to be a good bet as on of the 727 is at the kelowna Flightcraft Hangar at YHM or atleast it was on monday.


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User currently offlineAirman99o From Canada, joined Aug 1999, 980 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (12 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1699 times:

You also forgot Triton Airlines International. A carrier that was going to be based out of St John's Newfoundland. They had tried and tried to get off the ground many times. I think 4 in total.


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