Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter

Infobox Airline
airline = Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter



logo_size = 250
fleet_size = 23
destinations =
IATA = KW
ICAO = KFA
callsign = FLIGHTCRAFT
parent = Barry Lapointe Holdings Ltd.
company_slogan =
founded = 1970
headquarters = Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
key_people =
hubs = Kelowna International Airport
secondary_hubs = Hamilton/John C. Munro International Airport
focus_cities =
frequent_flyer =
lounge =
alliance =
website = http://www.flightcraft.ca

Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter Ltd. is a cargo airline based in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. It operates long term cargo charters for couriers such as Purolator and Canada Post, as well as passenger charters to fishing lodges, forest fire patrols and aircraft sales and leasing in Canada and world-wide. It also provides maintenance and aircraft manufacturing services. Its main base is Kelowna International Airport, with a hub at Hamilton/John C. Munro International Airport, Hamilton, Ontario cite news | title= Directory: World Airlines | work= Flight International | page= 100 | date= 2007-04-03] .

History

The parent company, Kelowna Flightcraft Ltd., was established on 20 March 1970 and the charter subsidiary was established and started operating in June 1974. It is wholly owned by Barry Lapointe Holding .

Destinations

Kelowna Flightcraft operates domestic freight services to the following destinations (at January 2005) [Flight International, 5-11 April 2005] : Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Hamilton, Kamloops, Kelowna, Moncton, Montreal, Ottawa, Prince George, Regina, Saskatoon, St Johns, Thunder Bay, Vancouver, Victoria and Winnipeg.

Fleet

As of March 2007 the Kelowna Flightcraft fleet includes :
*1 Boeing 727-100F
*2 Boeing 727-200
*12 Boeing 727-200F
*6 Convair CV-580
*1 Convair CV5800
*1 IAI Astra
*2 McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30/F

In the past it has leased aircraft to other Canadian airlines including Harmony Airways and Greyhound Air.

Purolator Fleet

* 14 Boeing 727-200
* 5 Convair CV-580

Bases

Pilot bases include Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Saskatoon, Thunder Bay, Hamilton, Halifax.

Maintenance bases include the above with the addition of Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and St. John's.

References

External links

* [http://www.flightcraft.ca Kelowna Flightcraft]


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