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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 2 Boeing B737-400 Combi Airliners,
2 Boeing B737-400 Airliners,
1 Boeing B737-200 Combi Airliner,
1 Boeing B737-200 Airliner,
9 ATR42-300 Regional Turboprops.
Pilot Bases / Domiciles CYOW - Ottawa International Airport / Ottawa ON
CYEG - Edmonton International Airport / Edmonton AB
CYZF - Yellowknife Airport / Yellowknife NT
CYFB - Iqaluit Airport / Iqaluit NU

Scheduled and Charter Flights throughout the Canadian Arctic.

Main Base is Ottawa; pilots here rotate into the north on DAYS ON, and have DAYS OFF back in Ottawa.

Alliance Star Alliance - Air Canada partner
Last Update 2017/01/13: Currently Hiring ATR42 FO - Bid Closing Date July 19
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 Air
Ms. Joanne Kolar, Manager - Flight Ops Administration

Captain Stephan Ekiert, B737 Chief Pilot
Captain Aaron Speer, Director of Flight Operations