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Air Georgian News

Check back often for the latest news and updates on Air Georgian services, partnerships and commitments to the communities which it serves.


March 2016

Women of Aviation

Canadian Aviator Magazine's Women of Aviation supplement captures Air Georgian's very own Chief Operating Officer, Julie Mailhot and Pilot, Stephanie Robinson. Read how these two amazing role models chose their careers, their thoughts on women in aviation and what their plans are for the future. These ladies are proof that your aviation dreams can come true.  Read more

February 2016

Air Georgian is Attracting Top Talent

Aligning Air Georgian's brand strategies to attract top talent. This issue of Direct Marketing Magazine contains a special insert on Workforce Management. "People at Air Georgian are committed to seeing our company succeed. Many have been here for a long time because they believe in what we are building. They want to experience our growth from the smaller operation that we were to the bigger Air Canada Express partner that we are. They understand that our growth means their growth - many of our employees have ramped up quickly to new roles in different departments or more senior roles in a matter of months," says Julie Mailhot, Chief Operating Officer for Air Georgian. Read more

December 2015

Air Georgian and Seneca Collaborate and Offer Graduates a Pilot Career Pathway

Graduates from the Seneca Airline Pilot Flight Operations graduate certificate program with the required academic credentials are eligible for interviews at Air Georgian that could lead to a piloting career path. Candidates who meet Air Georgian's First Officer pilot criteria, and who successfully complete the interview and all standardized testing and evaluations, may be chosen to become First Officers on the Air Canada Express B1900D fleet. Read more

November 2015

Professional Pilot, Natural Mentor

After a career spent flying all over the world, Air Georgian's top CRJ pilot is preparing the next generation for success. Serving as Chief Pilot for the "705 CRJ" division at Air Georgian, Derek thinks that piloting is hands down the most exciting career in the world, and swears he is not just saying that because it is his chosen profession. "If you have a love for flying, this is truly a wonderful place to be," he notes. A special feature in IFLYBOMBARDIER CRJ Series Flight Deck. Read more

June 2015

Air Georgian's CRJ Series Journey

As a new member of the CRJ Series family, Air Georgian explains working under the Air Canada Express brand, rapid growth, and it's steadfast focus on safety. A special feature in Bombardier's In-Service Activities Report (ISAR). Read more

Expansion of Canada's China Transit Program

The China Transit Program (CTP) allows eligible citizens from China, who normally need a visa to enter Canada, to transit through the country visa free when travelling to or from the United States (U.S), if they meet certain conditions. Read more

April and March 2015

The Need for Feed

Kenneth I. Swartz talks Air Canada Express - In 2014, Air Georgian flew 5000,000 passengers. It employs 155 pilots, 60 AMEs or apprentices, and 115 additional staff. Eric Edmondson said the company is constantly in hiring mode, especially for its Beech 1900 operation, with the pilot attrition rate hovering around 25 percent for the past few years. Read more

Air Georgian Reaches New Heights as one of Canadas Top Small and Medium Employers For 2015

TORONTO, CANADA, March 10, 2015 – Air Georgian has been recognized as one of “Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers” for 2015 as per the annual employer survey conducted by Mediacorp Canada Inc. In selecting Air Georgian, Mediacorp highlighted the familial work environment and close-knit culture, the ongoing investment in employees through training and development, employee recognition events, the company’s Loss of License Insurance program as well as their community involvement. Read more

Air Georgian Continues to Build its Team and Spread its Wings

Air Georgian makes an effort to stay connected to its 195 pilots by offering a great work culture and other job incentives. Eric Edmondson, CEO for Air Georgian and Patrick Pendergast discuss how Air Georgian pilots grow with the company. Read more

Mentoring New Pilots, Air Georgian Attracting Women

Ashley Claxton, Pilot and Training Captain for Air Georgian along with CEO, Eric Edmondson are featured in Canadian Aviator's Women in Aviation Magazine. Read more

Ready for the Next Shift

Russ Niles, Editor with Canadian Aviator Magazine interviews Air Georgian female pilot and hockey player, Mallory Deluce and talks to CEO, Eric Edmondson about his idea to recruit female hockey players for piloting careers with Air Georgian. Photos by Ken Lin. Read more



November 2014

Regional Express Aviation’s Air Georgian and R1 Airlines featured in Airliner World.

Craig West profiles Canadian firm Regional Express Aviation’s highly diverse subsidiaries, Air Georgian and R1 Airlines in the first print edition of Airliner World Magazine, available in Indigo stores across Canada in December 2014. Read more



September/October 2014

David Carr summarizes the relationship between Air Georgian and R1 Airlines.

David Carr, Reporter for Wings Magazine, summarizes the relationship between Air Georgian and R1 Airlines. "When the executive team at Air Georgian, an Air Canada Express partner, sat down in 2012 for a strategic planning session, it is likely that nobody considered a future that included the remote air strips of the Democratic Republic of Congo, or supporting Canada’s oil and gas sector. It was during a visit to Calgary by Eric Edmondson, Air Georgian’s chief executive officer to research the availability of de Havilland Dash 8 aircraft that the pieces began to fall in place." Read the article



September 10, 2014

Skies Magazine interviews Mallory Deluce

Lisa Gordon, Editor-in-Chief with Skies Magazine interviews Mallory Deluce, First Officer for Air Georgian. “Hockey and flying require the same traits,” she said. “Teamwork is necessary for both. When flying, you have to work with your captain, ground crew, and flight attendants.” Read the article



July 2014

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Andrew H Cline, Reporter for Airliner World Magazine, summarizes the launch of Bombardier CRJ100 operations by Air Georgian on behalf of Air Canada Express.



June 14, 2014

Air Georgian ad for the Air Canada Foundation charitable gold tournament.

Ad designed by agency 5th business. View the Ad



April 22, 2014

CBC Interview with Eric Edmondson

Listen up folks! CBC interview with Air Georgian's President, Eric Edmondson about our Cadet program partnership with the Ontario Womens Hockey Association (OWHA). Trying to recruit female pilots from an unlikely place - hockey. Play podcast at 23:54 minutes. Listen



April 12, 2014

Pilot project targets young female hockey players

Toronto Star article features the Air Georgian Cadet program “Pilot project targets young female hockey players – Air Georgian recruiting at provincial women’s hockey championship, selling merits of a career as a pilot not flight attendant.” Read More



December 10, 2013

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Air Canada Selects Air Georgian to Operate Additional Regional Routes




November 13, 2013

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Air Georgian and REGIONAL 1 Airlines Complete Joint Venture
Forming Regional Express Aviation Ltd. (REAL)



October 16, 2013

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Moncton Flight College Instructors Soar to New Heights as Air Georgian Pilots



September 12, 2013

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Air Georgian Announces Agreement to Merge with Regional 1 Airlines



July 10, 2013

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Air Georgian, operating as Air Canada Express, To Introduce Flights from Red Deer to Calgary, Alberta



May 9, 2013

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Sault College Flying High with Air Georgian's Pilot Mentoring Program


March 26, 2013

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Air Georgian Achieves International Operational Safety Audit Registration


January 15, 2013

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Air Georgian and Air Canada Announce an Airline Pilot Hiring and Training Program Partnership


October 31, 2012

ARGUS PROS Safety Audit Award

Air Georgian Achieves Coveted ARGUS Platinum Air Charter Safety Audit Rating


October 29, 2012

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Air Georgian Renews Two-Year Engine Services Agreement with Vector Aerospace


April 17, 2012

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Air Georgian Signs an Innovative Patnership Agreement with Ottawa Aviation Services to Build a Supply of Qualified Pilots


December 21, 2011

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Air Georgian Soars to Streamlined Safety Management with Intelex


December 15, 2011

World Air Ops

World Air Ops Partners with Air Georgian to Provide Outsourced Flight Operations


December 2, 2011

Canadian Corporate Jet Charter Services Provider Continues To Expand


November 18, 2011

Establishing the Right Path: Highlighting Air Georgian's Canadian Jet Charter Expansion and Outsourced Flight Operations


November 3, 2011

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Air Georgian Offers Corporate Jet Charter and Business Shuttle Services in Calgary


October 20, 2011

Air Georgian Tennis Group

Air Georgian sponsors Tennis Tournament in Truro, Nova Scotia


September 20, 2011


Achieving Airline Safety Excellence with Intelex


June 07, 2011

Vector Aerospace signs Engine Services Agreement With Air Georgian Limited

Vector Aerospace signs Engine Services Agreement With Air Georgian Limited


May 03, 2011

Dispatch Room

Air Georgian Provides Crew Scheduling and Planning Service To Sky Regional Express


April 27, 2011


Air Canada Launches New Regional Brand - Air Canada Express


February 21, 2011

Peewee Hockey Team Takes Private Plane Charter To Get To Tournament


February 16, 2011

Toronto Based Corporate Aircraft Charter Operator Air Georgian Launches
New Website and Showcases Its Expanded Services


January 26, 2011

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Flight Tracking Software Leader Flight Explorer
Adds Data Package on Canadian Weather to its Long List of Benefits