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First Air

First Air



General Info /// First Air
Callsign 'First Air'
CEO or MD Dr. Brock Friesen, President & CEO
Address First Air
Flight Operations Department
20 Cope Drive,
Kanata, Ontario
K2M 2V8

Yellowknife Base:

First Air
Postal Service 9000
Yellowknife, NWT
X1A 2R3
Telephone 1 613 254-6200
1 800 661-3591 Flt Ops
First Air website
Fleet Types 3 Boeing B737-400 Combi Airliners,
1 Boeing B737-400 Airliners,
7 ATR42-300 Combi Regional Turboprops,
6 ATR42-500 EFIS Regional Turboprops.
Pilot Bases / Domiciles CYOW - Ottawa International Airport / Ottawa ON
CYZF - Yellowknife Airport / Yellowknife NT
CYFB - Iqaluit Airport / Iqaluit NU

Scheduled and Charter Flights throughout the Canadian Arctic.

Pilots flying the ATR 42 from CYFB work 15 day on/15 day off rotations. All other pilots reside at their respective bases.

Alliance Star Alliance - Air Canada partner
Last Update 2017/07/11: Personnel Updated
Pilot Recruitment Info /// First Air
Employer Notes

Please see Pilot Hiring Webpage below for detailed information regarding openings and minimum qualifications.


* Must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada.
* Must hold Canadian Professional Pilot Licences and Medical.

Pilot Hiring
Flight Crew Openings - First AirFlight Crew Openings - First Air
Ms. Joanne Kolar, Manager - Flight Ops Administration

Captain Stephan Ekiert, B737 Chief Pilot
Captain Walter LeMay, ATR Chief Pilot
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