News Listings for Central Mountain Air

  • ANALYSIS: Q400 migrates to western Canada

    News | 23 May 2013 01:48 | Kristin Majcher

    On 24 June, WestJet Encore will make its debut on regional routes within western Canada with a fleet of 78-seat Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 turboprops, a development...
  • WestJet Encore looks to drive significant fare decreases on Canadian routes

    News | 16 May 2013 18:41 | Kristin Majcher

    <p>WestJet expects its new regional subsidiary Encore to lower fares by 30% to 50% in domestic Canadian markets now only served by its "domestic competitor",...
  • WestJet Encore to initiate Fort St. John service

    News | 11 Feb 2013 16:35 | Kristin Majcher

    <p>WestJet Encore will launch daily service from Fort St. John, British Columbia to Vancouver and Calgary.</p><p>The Calgary-based regional airline will operate...
  • Jazz plans transition to Air Canada Express

    News | 31 May 2011 14:45 | Lori Ranson

    <p>Long-time Air Canada partner Jazz plans to begin operating under the Air Canada Express brand beginning 1 June. </p><p>Air Canada said that previously services...
  • Menzies Aviation acquires Calgary cargo handler

    News | 18 Jan 2007 12:50 | Victoria Moores

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Ground handling firm <span class=SpellE>Menzies</span> Aviation is to acquire <st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:PlaceName u1:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Calgary</st1:PlaceName></st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName u1:st="on">International</st1:PlaceName></st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on"><st1:PlaceType u1:st="on">Airport</st1:PlaceType></st1:place></st1:PlaceType></st1:place> cargo handling provider <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Gearey’s</span></span> Aircraft Services.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span class=SpellE>Menzies</span> says the acquisition is in line with its plans for strategic expansion and adds that <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Gearey’s</span></span> Aircraft Services will complement
  • TP market reaching plateau?

    News | 31 Jul 2006 23:00

    <P><STRONG>Since January there has been a drop in turboprop aircraft availability as well as in storage. The market is firming up leaving only older aircraft available.</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>The 19-seat market</STRONG><BR>Availability in the 19-seat market continues to drop as more aircraft, at the end of their leases, get sold by banks and investors. The market had already seen a dramatic reduction and the key driver remains the engine status. <BR>The ‘mass availability’ factor of the J31/J32 fleets is still there. BAE Systems Regional Aircraft is believed to have about 40 aircraft available, and continues to sell aircraft. Last year it sold 32 aircraft and leased eight more. <BR>BAE recorded strong Jetstream 32 activity for the first half of 2006 with 17 further aircraft sales and leases underlining the continued popularity of the 18- to 19-seat aircraft in various airline and executive configurations. It is predicting 30 Jetstream sales in 2006. <BR>“Lease rates are in the $10,000